Posted in January 2013

Going will be easier at Little Bay Park

Going will be easier at Little Bay Park


Parks plans to replace Porta Potties at Little Bay Park Photo by Christina Santucci Canoes embark on their journey from Little Neck Bay in northeast Queens, where portable toilets remain the only options for relief. By Phil Corso Residents of northeast Queens took some comfort in hearing that one long-awaited project at Little Bay Park … Continue reading

Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

Prevent the Spread of Norovirus


Norovirus causes about 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the United States. There’s no vaccine to prevent infection and no drug to treat it. Wash your hands often and follow simple tips to stay healthy. New Strain of Norovirus In 2012, a new strain of norovirus was detected in Australia. It is called GII.4 … Continue reading

Sick New Yorkers still forced to work during flu epidemic

Sick New Yorkers still forced to work during flu epidemic


JANUARY 24, 2013 / BY JAMAR HOOKS Sick New Yorkers still forced to work during flu epidemic The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting that the current flu season has officially been designated an “epidemic.” Last year, only 4,400 New Yorkers were diagnosed with  “severe” flu cases, but this season, that number has already risen to 15,000 — an explosive … Continue reading

Balls!

Balls!


There are so many things you can do with balls! But I think one of the most fun things is to sit on them and bounce across the lawn.  I suppose you can do this indoors too providing you have a large area.  These balls, I’ve recently found out, are called “space hoppers” and come … Continue reading

Parks plans to protect creek

Parks plans to protect creek


Photo by Christina Santucci Little Neck residents Ryan (l.-r.) and Julianna Hybner and Theresa Paretta get a closer look at the water in Alley Creek during the Little Neck Bay Festival at the Alley Pond Environmental Center. At the end of this month, Parks will host a meeting in Douglaston to discuss Alley Creek’s watershed … Continue reading