Tag: department-of-buildings

Rep. Meeks assures Cambria Heights: Vacant Rite Aid will not become a shelter


May. 1, 2024 By Athena Dawson U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-5) addressed residents’ concerns during a Queens Community Board 13 virtual meeting on Thursday, Apr. 29. He assured the Cambria Heights community that the vacant Rite Aid at 222-14 Linden Blvd. would not be converted into a shelter. This announcement comes after weeks of active…
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Lobby of Queens Village apartment building collapses, several families now in shelters


Jan. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The lobby of a three-story Queens Village building partially collapsed Wednesday, prompting a rapid response from authorities and contractors. The collapse took place at 93-43 222nd St., with the FDNY called to the building at around 7:35 a.m. Despite the structural damage, there were no reported injuries. The FDNY…
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