A Department of Sanitation garbage truck. Photo by Jason Lawrence.

Trash Law Treasured In Southeast Queens

The smell of trash and the rumble of garbage trucks are all too common experiences for residents of Southeast Queens.

For years, Community District 12 — which includes Jamaica, Hollis, St. Albans, Springfield Gardens, Baisley Park, Rochdale Village and South Jamaica — has been a literal dumping ground for the rest of New York City, but starting next year, the trash burden will lighten.

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Riders prepare to depart for the first annual Brian Moore Hero’s Run. Eagle photos by Andy Katz.

Cops Ride to Remember Brian Moore in the First Annual Hero’s Run

Hundreds of cops hopped on their hogs Saturday for the first annual Hero’s Run to honor deceased NYPD Officer Brian Moore, who was shot and killed in Hollis in May 2015.

Though the weather forecast predicted heavy rain, about 400 motorcyclists revved their engines in the parking lot at Resorts World Casino ready to ride for their fallen brother.

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