Motorcyclist killed after van strikes group of people in Rosedale


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POLICE TAPE

A motorcyclist was killed and several people were injured when a van struck a group of people as they were loading the man’s bike into a pickup truck in Rosedale Friday night, police said.

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Community members share vision for Laurelton, Rosedale library upgrades


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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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Suspect sought in Rosedale attempted bank robbery


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Photo courtesy of NYPD

Authorities are looking for a man who tried to rob a Bank of American in Rosedale last month. According to police, on Wednesday, February 27, at approximately 2 p.m., the suspect entered the bank located at 241-42 South Conduit Avenue, approached the teller window and passed a demand note. He then took the demand note […]

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Bank robbers wanted in Flushing, Rosedale


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Flushing bank robbery

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted in two separate January bank robberies in Queens. On Wednesday, January 9, at 9:15 a.m. the first suspect entered a Capital One Bank, located at 145-15 243rd Street in Rosedale, approached the teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled […]

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Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map


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fema MAP

Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Rosedale were added to FEMA’s latest advisory map on flood zone elevation in an attempt to avoid the same volume of flooding and damage experienced during Sandy. “This is the first in a series of steps on what will become the regulatory guidance,” FEMA coordinating officer Mike Byrne told NY1. “We […]

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Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/07/2011: Small child’s severed foot found on front lawn in Rosedale


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Suspect smashes 12 cars in Astoria A driver is under arrest for allegedly plowing into a dozen vehicles in Queens. Police say Michael DeLorenzo jumped into a friend’s car early Sunday morning following a dispute in Astoria. When responding police attempted to stop him, they say he took off and ran through two red lights, […]

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Rosedale group home celebrates 10th anniversary


By Queens Courier Staff

The six women of Life’s WORC’s Rosedale group home recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of their residence. Founded in 1971, the mission of Life’s WORC “is to provide services that facilitate an independent and productive life experience for individuals with developmental disabilities including autism spectrum,” according to its web site. One of the organization’s services […]

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Rosedale Jets honor football players


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Victory must be earned in the classroom as well as on the football field. That was the message at the Rosedale Jets Football Association’s (RJFA) annual awards dinner on Sunday, January 31. It was the culmination of a season that featured dominating performances by students both on and off the field. More than 200 youths […]

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Rosedale Jets honor football players


| smosco@queenscourier.com

Victory must be earned in the classroom as well as on the football field. That was the message at the Rosedale Jets Football Association’s (RJFA) annual awards dinner on Sunday, January 31. It was the culmination of a season that featured dominating performances by students both on and off the field. More than 200 youths […]

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Rosedale resident honored as tennis ace


By Queens Courier Staff

On Tuesday, August 26, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, John McEnroe and Billie Jean King co-chaired the 11th Annual CityParks Tennis Benefit presented by Metropolitan Pacific Properties. The event raised significant funds for CityParks Tennis presented by Chase, City Parks Foundation’s free tennis instruction program serving 8,000 youth ages 5-16 each […]

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Rosedale


By Queens Courier Staff

Woman Arrested For Assault, Harassment Shera Washington, 25, has been arrested and charged with attempted assault and harassment after she allegedly threw bleach in the face of a male acquaintance in April and allegedly threw a brick through his car windshield on May 11.

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