Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009

Laurelton

City remembers Springfield Gardens soldier with new street

The family of an 18-year-old Springfield Gardens soldier who was killed two years ago in Iraq said they were honored their son’s courage and sacrifice was commemorated by the city when a section of 145th Avenue was renamed in his memory last weekend. Comment.
Jamaica Times

Pollution plagues Breezy Pt.

A national study of the nation’s beaches found that two Queens beaches — Douglas Manor and Rockaway’s Breezy Point — were among the city’s three most-polluted swimming sites. Comment.

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