Good Sam’s killer gets jail
A Queens man who fatally stabbed a good Samaritan was sentenced to 18 years in prison yesterday after the judge lambasted him for killing because of “intolerance.” Read more: New York Post
Lost Queens pooch found 14 months later in North Carolina
A lost Queens pooch took an amazing journey that ended 14 months and more than 500 miles later in North Carolina.
Annie, a Maltese/Westie mix, was found late Wednesday night in the middle of a highway in Liberty, N.C. Read more: Daily News
Queens group attempts to turn downtown Jamaica into retail and hospitality hub
A southeast Queens development group is seeking to turn downtown Jamaica into a shopping and hospitality hub.
The Greater Jamaica Development Corp. and the city have released requests for proposals for commercial or hospitality projects at two separate sites across the street from the AirTrain station to Kennedy Airport. Read more: Daily News
Ice cream truck ‘turf wars’ hit sour note
Jackson Heights residents aren’t sweet on playground-invading ice cream trucks or their late-night rounds.
Increasingly aggressive vendors are encroaching on play places and blasting jingles deep into the night, residents said. Read more: Daily News