Elizabeth Crowley

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Glendale »

Glendale Wants Its Own ZIP Code to Break Away From Ridgewood

Residents claim their neighborhood is being confused with nearby Ridgewood.

Sunnyside »

Corrections Department Overtime Costs Exploding, City Councilwoman Warns

The city DOC's overtime cap is 57 hours a month, nearly twice what it was in 2010.

Kew Gardens »

Plaque Sparks War of Words Over Civic Virtue Statue

A group trying to bring back the "Civic Virtue" statue says its new caretakers are rewriting history.

Civic Center »

Dwindling City Hospitals Driving Up Ambulance Response Times, FD Boss Says

Outgoing FDNY Commissioner Cassano said the loss of hospitals was partly to blame for response times.

Civic Center »

Women Firefighters Push de Blasio to Help Boost Their Numbers

On the heels of a battle over racial bias, activists want to see more women in the FDNY.

Woodhaven »

Police Remove Extra Patrols Placed in Forest Park After Sex Attack

The NYPD had increased patrols after a rape occurred there in August.

Woodhaven »

Queens to Double Number of Parks Officers

Parks Department says there will be a total of 36 officers in the borough by the end of the year.

Woodhaven »

Advocates Push for Devoted Forest Park Precinct After Sexual Assaults

Two women have been Tasered and sexually assaulted inside the park, police said.

Forest Hills »

Cops Assign Permanent Patrols to Forest Park After Sex Attacks

Police officers will now patrol the Queens park seven days a week.  

City Island »

City Launches Online Database for Massive Hart Island Potter's Field

The city has a new online database for Hart Island's cemetery, but advocates want access to graves.

Woodhaven »

Cops Beef Up Patrols in Forest Park After Stun Gun Sex Attack

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is also calling for increased lighting in the park.

Woodhaven »

Landmarking Carousel Could Make Operating Ride Difficult, Some Say

The Forest Park Carousel reopened last May after being closed for years.

New York City »

City Asked to Let Families Visit Massive Hart Island Graveyard

Hart Island is the city's Potters Field, but little is known about who's buried there.

New York City »

Primary Turnout 'Pathetic' Despite Hot Races

Turnout in the primaries was low across the city, where fewer than 15 percent of voters cast ballots.