Around the Borough: Queens
- Bones found near LaGuardia Airport, although nobody’s sure if they’re human remains.
- Russell Simmons joined lawmakers and hundreds of others help to curb the violence plaguing south Queens.
- State Sen. Toby Stavisky and challenger John Messner will speak at a candidates forum at New York Hospital Queens on Aug. 29, hosted by the Queensboro Hill Civic Association.
- The city announced a plan to help residents in flood-prone Springfield Gardens, finished by 2014.
- NYC’s creating new “slow-zones” in the five boroughs, including Auburndale and Corona in Queens.
- A Sunnyside community leader is trying to ban food carts from operating under the 7, saying they attract vermin.