Man charged with using fake deed to steal elderly woman’s Laurelton home


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo by  Christopher Bride/ PropertyShark

A man accused of stealing a woman’s Laurelton family home with a fake deed transfer has been arrested and charged, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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Laurelton barbershop owner stabs teen to death with scissors: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A Laurelton barbershop owner used scissors to fatally stab a 19-year-old during a fight over a pair of headphones, police said.

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Community members share vision for Laurelton, Rosedale library upgrades


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Queens Library

More room is coming to the Laurelton and Rosedale library branches and officials’ visions for the project is growing. Councilmember Donovan Richards allocated $3 million for the two Queens Library reading spots to begin expansion and upgrade projects. The Laurelton branch, currently 8,000 square feet, will double to 16,000 with the addition of a second […]

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Laurelton man missing


| brennison@queenscourier.com

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Police are looking for a Laurelton resident who recently went missing and is of poor mental health. Rupert West, 59, was last seen Friday morning at 7 a.m. at his home on 218th Street. The missing is described as 5-feet-8-inches tall, 170 pounds with blue eyes, black hair and a full beard. He was last […]

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Police search for two missing Laurelton children


| brennison@queenscourier.com

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Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two Laurelton children they say went missing yesterday. Darnell, 11, and Chelsea Williams, 13, were last seen on 234th Road in Laurelton on Thursday, January 26. Darnell, described as approximately 4-feet-10-inches tall, 80 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, was last seen wearing a red […]

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Police seek Laurelton sexual assault suspect


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

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Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for a sexual assault in Laurelton late Wednesday night. Police say that just before 11:30 p.m. on October 12, a man attacked a 23-year-old woman as she walked near 226th Street and South Conduit Avenue. The suspect is described as 5-feet-5-inches tall with […]

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Laurelton woman named AARP Legislative District Coordinator


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Pamela W. Dixon of Laurelton was recently appointed by the AARP New York State Office as the Legislative District Coordinator for Senatorial District 14. As a Legislative District Coordinator, Dixon will be instrumental in communicating and promoting AARP’s legislative priorities to local legislators. “AARP has long-valued the spirit of volunteerism and the important contributions AARP […]

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