(Family Features) Getting a first car is a proud and exhilarating moment for many teens. But before you hand the keys over, take some time to go over some important aspects of car ownership.
(Family Features) While driving a new vehicle off the lot may sound tempting, the financial commitment it brings is not an option for most families.
Councilman Donovan Richards, center, and two of his younger constituents were on hand on Monday to help the Queens Library system cut the ribbon on a $575,000 renovation project at its Rosedale branch.
(StatePoint) Everyone seems to be looking for ways to save more money, especially as the cost of living is on the rise. By trimming expenses on the things you need, you can devote more toward the things you want, as well as save more for the future.
(Family Features) In the U.S. alone, approximately 60 million people suffer from asthma and allergies, which according to the American Lung Association can be triggered by mold for those who are allergic. As a responsible homeowner, it's essential to be aware of the many threats, such as mold and fire, which may cause harm to your family and your investment.
(NAPSI)—How well your outdoor power equipment works the next time you need it could depend on how you winterize and store it. Here are hints that can help:
(NAPSI)—Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Fortunately, your car can protect you from the pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside through air-conditioning and ventilation systems.
(BPT) - Most of us spend the majority of our time indoors. Ironically, that's where allergens, mold and other irritants are most at home. In fact, the EPA finds that pollutant levels can be two to five times higher inside our homes than outside.
Queens Library President and CEO Tom Galante, left, and City Councilmember Donovan Richards are joined by 8-year-old Sasha-Lee Elliott on May 29 as they updated community officials on the ongoing progress of renovations at the Rosedale Library.
When completed the building will have a new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system; a new ceiling with improved, energy-efficient lighting fixtures as well as a number of cosmetic changes.
(StatePoint) Power outages can be inconvenient, costly and even dangerous. Being prepared is especially important when wicked seasonal weather -- such as hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes and heat waves -- are more likely to take a toll.
A Community Board 8 committee rejected a proposed rezoning of Union Turnpike, which would allow a four-story building for commercial and residential use on a lot bounded by Parsons Boulevard and 79th Avenue, with a vote of 6-1 at a public hearing on Tuesday evening at Hillside Manor.
The board raised concerns about parking and traffic on Union Turnpike, as well as sewage, schools and the shadows that would be cast by the building, which would house a ground floor for commercial use and three floors composed of 39 residential units in total. In the basement there would be 71 parking spaces.
Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens plans to operate, mend and improve in the next three years.
Representatives from the Astoria-based medical center presented a proposal to construct a six-story addition on the west side of its property on Crescent Street between 30th Avenue and 30th Road to Community Board 1 on Tuesday. The blueprints would require four zone variances, which CB 1 unanimously voted to support with one abstention and a few stipulations.
July 6, 2012 – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene today warned New Yorkers of health risks from the dangerously hot weather forecast for tomorrow, following several days of hotter than normal weather. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for tomorrow, with temperatures forecast to reach near 100 degrees and humidity that will make it feel even hotter. The Health Department urges New Yorkers to take precautions to prevent serious illness that can result from the heat, especially among vulnerable individuals such as seniors and those with chronic health problems or mental disability.