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 […]
A Queens Village man has pleaded guilty to forcing a 15-year-old girl to be his sex slave, the district attorney’s office said. Christopher Whitfield, 25, raped the teen twice and made her have sex with strangers for cash he pocketed, authorities said. The girl had run away from home when Whitfield found her last March. […]