Little Neck Ledger

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012

Douglaston

Joe Hellmann’s plaque unveiled in Douglaston

Community leaders and residents of Douglaston overlooked the pouring rain last week to celebrate the unveiling of a ceremonial plaque in honor of late area activist Joseph Hellmann. The ceremony was a precursor to an ongoing project on the property to construct an overlook by next year. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

Bellerose

Vehicle engulfed in flames on Cross Island

A raging fire engulfs the front half of a car along the northbound lanes of the Cross Island Parkway Monday night around 8 p.m. The burning vehicle was sitting north of Union Turnpike, emanating heat across the highway and snarling traffic behind it. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012

Bellerose

Pols push for passage of veteran-owned business legislation

Two area politicians took to Bellerose Thursday morning to advocate for state legislation that would require contracting opportunities be procured to veteran-owned businesses, similar to a current federal law. Comment.
Douglaston

Douglaston blaze destroys home

Years of construction were set back by a devastating three-alarm fire in Douglaston, leaving future plans for a historic home up in smoke. Comment.

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