1999-11-27 / Columnists

Beachcomber

QM16 express bus service is back on Beach 116 street and Rockaway Beach boulevard. According to Community Board 14 District Manager John Gaska, a sign will be placed in front of Greenpoint Bank notifying commuters of the stop.

Wear your seatbelts! The NYPD started a seat belt initiative on November 19 and it will last through the end of the month.

While we're on the topic of the NYPD, the 100 Precinct is running a coat drive. Before you decide to toss that old coat, remember it could keep someone else warm this winter. Coats will be accepted at the precinct, 92-24 Rockaway Beach boulevard.

Shore Front parkway is looking spiffy these days. Trees were planted by the Parks Department along the center medians and around Whaleamenia.

Superbowl here they come! Broad Channel's Pee Wees and Ponies won their playoff games and have made the big times. Best of luck!

Traffic was held up for more than an hour when a Green Lines Bus broke down on the Gil Hodges bridge on Monday, November 22. This seems to be one of the unavoidable problems during bridge construction.

Department of Housing and Urban Development had the court battle between the owners of Dayton-Seaside and the City of New York removed from the hands of the Supreme Court of New York and placed in federal court.

Two of Rockaway's "Most Wanteds," suspects in a series of drug-related shootings and at least one homicide, will be featured tonight, Saturday, November 27, on "America's Most Wanted" on Fox 5.

How did 122 "garden apartments" evolve into 122 apartments "dedicated to low-income tenants"? That's what locals and community activists are asking about the planned development of additional housing at Wavecrest Gardens.

Edgemere Houses are sporting new window screens. Tenants are happy, but would like the workers to place the window guards back in a speedy manner.

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