For years garbage trucks operated by the Department of Sanitation that park by the Ravenswood Houses in Astoria have caused headaches and smells. According to QNS. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer had first begun pressuring the city for an alternative site for the trucks to park at since 2010. “It’s a decades-long problem and the people…

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The sights and the sounds of living in Astoria are truly like no other city, apart from the smells emitted from the Bowery Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant for over 80 years. Fortunately for us, City Councilman Costa Constantinides (D-Astoria) teamed up with the City Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Steven Lawitts to combat the foul…

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