Little Neck Ledger

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Douglaston

City planned bridge to fill in boro’s Alley Pond in 1955

It was March 1955 when the city announced plans to inject 250,000 tots with the polio vaccine. The city public health commissioner explained that the effort to eradicate polio would involve all first- and second-grade school kids. Comment.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Glen Oaks

Grant money renews push for FEMA co-op equality

Queens welcomed the news that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development would include co-op and condominium owners in its housing grants for Hurricane Sandy relief, but U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge) said there was still more to be done. Comments (1).

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