Historical Thoroughfare Regains Its Identity
An historical thoroughfare regained its identity after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law legislation that renamed a portion of Jamaica Avenue (Route 25) between the Cross Island Parkway in Bellerose and 257th Street in Floral Park, Jericho Turnpike, erasing confusion that has existed for decades.
Residents Protest LIRR's 'Third' Track Expansion Project
A crowd of some 200 local residents, many of whom showed up with homemade signs and paraded outside of the Floral Terrace, attended the Metropolitan Transit Authority/Long Island Rail Road's (MTA/LIRR) second of three scoping meetings June 16 in Floral Park. They came out in full force to oppose the railroad's plans to install an additional track from Queens Village to Hicksville, which would travel through Floral Park, Bellerose and other local communities along the Main Line Corridor. Other meetings took place at Jericho Terrace in Mineola June 14 and at Antun's in Hicksville June 21.
Alfano Will Fight 'Ill-conceived Third Track Scheme'
'I Applaud Tom Suozzi'