Star of Queens: Carolann Foley, president, 107th Precinct Community Council


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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BY LUKE TABET Community Service:  As president of the 107th Precinct Community Council, Carolann Foley describes herself as the bridge between police and the community. Foley works closely with the precinct’s captain, community affairs officer, crime prevention officers and sometimes the lieutenant of special operations to enhance partnership between residents and the police. With help from […]

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107th Precinct gives holiday safety tips


By Queens Courier Staff

Members of the 107th Precinct are urging residents to take extra precautions to remain safe during the holiday season. The 107th Precinct has been distributing flyers in the community with tips directing citizens on what precautionary measures to use while driving, using public transportation, collecting money from the ATM or just walking on the street. […]

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Amalgamated Bank toy drive with 107th Precinct


By Queens Courier Staff

There are just days left to perform a small act of kindness that can make a huge impression on a child’s life this holiday season, by donating to a toy drive. Amalgamated Bank branches in Flushing and Long Island City will be collecting toys through Friday, December 21. Donations can be dropped off at either […]

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107th Precinct
Flushing
Fatal Accident


By Queens Courier Staff

A construction vehicle being towed on the Grand Central Parkway became dislodged, resulting in the death of one man on Wednesday, August 15. According to police, the construction light tower was being towed by a pick up traveling westbound when it became dislodged. The two men in the truck tried to reattach the tower, but […]

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107th Precinct
Flushing
Fatal Shooting


By Queens Courier Staff

Brian Paige, 26, was found in front of the doorway of 155-19 Jewel Avenue, shot repeatedly in the torso at around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Paige, of 155-11 Jewel Avenue, was rushed to New York Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, where he was pronounced dead at 11:50 p.m., authorities said. No arrests have been […]

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Cops honored at 107th Precinct


By Queens Courier Staff

At the most recent meeting of the 107th Precinct Community Council, two officers - Mike Russo and Victor Mauro - were honored for catching one of two men who robbed a woman at gunpoint. Earlier this month, the officers were called to the scene of a robbery near 169th Street and the Grand Central Parkway. […]

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107th Precinct
Flushing
Attempted Bank Robbery


By Queens Courier Staff

Police are looking for the man wanted in connection with the robbery of the Bank of America located at 175-57 Hillside Avenue. According to police, the suspect approached a teller with a note demanding money. He fled without any cash. He is described as 5’10” to 6’, 180 to 200 pounds, wearing a black jacket, […]

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107th Precinct
Flushing
Fatal Accident


By Queens Courier Staff

A 23-year-old man was killed on March 27 when the motorcycle he had been driving was hit by an MTA bus. The accident occurred on Hillside Avenue at 173rd Street. The motorcyclist, Kristopher Thompson of Cambria Heights, was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There is no criminality suspected in the […]

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107th Precinct


By Queens Courier Staff

FlushingFatal Hit-And-Run On GCP, Man Arrested A collision on the Grand Central Parkway on February 7 left one man dead, another in critical condition, and a 34-year-old under arrest. According to police, two cars collided. One of the vehicles fled the scene; the three passengers in the other vehicle exited the car at which time […]

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107th Precinct


By Queens Courier Staff

FlushingPedestrian Struck On December 24, a man was struck as he crossed Hillside Avenue at 150th Street. The victim, who remains unidentified, was struck by a 1993 gold Thunderbird driven by a 58-year-old male. The driver remained on the scene and the victim was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital with a severe head injury. The […]

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107th Precinct


By Queens Courier Staff

FlushingFatal Crash A passenger in a car traveling westbound on the Grand Central Parkway on October 18 was killed when the vehicle hit the guard rail and overturned. The man, 31-year-old Nathaniel Jermaine, was pronounced dead following the accident at Queens General Hospital. The driver, a 31-year-old male, was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical […]

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