Pomonok Houses

91-year-old Ralph Calinda with his grandson. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

World War II Veteran Says He May Lose Queens Apartment To City’s Downsizing Plan

Ralph Calinda, 91, has lived in the three bedroom apartment at the Pomonok Houses in Flushing, where he raised seven kids, for 61 years.

05/02/2014

A van sits outside the Pomonok House in Flushing, Queens. (credit:  Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Queens NYCHA Residents Could Be Without Gas For Months

NYCHA workers turned off the gas at Pomonok Houses early Friday morning, knocking on doors in the middle of night and handing out hot plates to residents.

03/16/2014

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

Queens Man Gets 25 Years To Life For Shooting, Killing Man Whom He Owed $200

A 20-year-old Queens man was sentenced to a maximum of life in prison for shooting and killing a man whom he owed money in a South Flushing public housing development.

10/23/2013

American Pit Bull Puppy rescued by FDNY (credit: BluePearl Veterinary Partners)

FDNY Firefighters Rescue Puppies From Queens Apartment Fire

Firefighters found several puppies inside the burning building at 65-24 Parsons Boulevard.

12/11/2012