A 50-year-old retired correction officer is dead after he was shot in Queens Village Friday morning following a domestic dispute with two other correction officers, according to published reports and police.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Mohamood Ishmael has been a member of the Queens Village Civic Association for over 20 years. He had served as treasurer before becoming president in 2011. In April, he became a member of Community Board 13, where he is committed to providing community service. “As a civic leader I see myself as an […]
The Queens Village Long Island Railroad (LIRR) station received a multi-million dollar makeover, which is just the beginning in improving access to stations throughout southeast Queens. The current station building, opened in 1924, was renovated through an $8.5 million project and features two new elevators, one serving the eastbound platform and the other serving the […]
Flipping through Facebook pictures one day in January 2011, Queens Village resident Joseph Gordon realized he was gaining too much weight. He had just started a job as an accountant after college and attributed his weight gain to lack of exercise and sitting at his desk “all day.” So that same day, he decided to […]
A 22-year-old was fatally shot in Queens Village early Saturday morning, police said. Cops found the victim unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the upper back around 3 a.m. at the corner of Jamaica Avenue and 217th Street He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests […]