Police looking for suspect in South Ozone Park attempted robbery


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photos Courtesy of NYPD

On Wednesday, Aug.6 at about 2:10 p.m. the victim was on the corner of 130th Street and 109th Avenue when she was pushed from behind by the suspect as he tried to grab her purse, police said. This caused her to fall to the ground and hit her head on the sidewalk.

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South Ozone Park couple broadcasts international radio show out of home


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/ Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

Two South Ozone Park residents are part of an international syndicate of DJs streaming an international radio show that plays Caribbean, Guyanese and Indian music.

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Man pleads guilty to sexually abusing two seven-year-old girls in South Ozone Park


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A man arrested last May for sexually abusing two young South Ozone Park girls pleaded guilty to the crimes Monday, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Two wanted in South Ozone Park hotel robbery


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for a pair of men who allegedly robbed a hotel near the John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday. The suspects entered the La Quinta Inn & Suites at 111-26 Van Wyck Expressway around 9:30 p.m, said cops. One of the suspects went to the front desk, pointed a shotgun at the manager […]

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Board shuts down South Ozone Park hotel proposal


| mhayes@queenscourier.com


Developers foresee a luxury hotel, but South Ozone Park residents fear a future homeless shelter. Community Board (CB) 12 shot down a proposal at its November meeting that would rezone a part of 135th Avenue to allow for a 13-story hotel to be built right near a residential neighborhood. The proposal is reminiscent of a […]

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