Tag: department-of-buildings

Queens property owners can ‘Get Summonses Corrected’ through the DOB at Borough Hall


May. 8, 2024 By Bill Parry

Dozens of Queens homeowners and business owners have already participated in a new education campaign by the city’s Department of Buildings called “Getting Summonses Corrected.” This initiative aims to help property owners resolve open DOB-issued violations on their properties.

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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