Police have released video footage of a March stickup at a Springfield Gardens Subway restaurant showing an employee struggling with the armed robber who, along with a partner, is wanted for two other heists.
A Springfield Gardens man inexplicably massacred his own family early Saturday morning when he methodically shot his two daughters, their mother and their grandmother, leaving three dead and a 12-year-old girl fighting for her life, police said.
The holiday spirit is alive in Springfield Gardens. The Christmas tree in Springfield Park lit up for the season on Wednesday, December 11 with residents and community leaders watching. “This is a great event for the whole family,” said Councilmember Donovan Richards, who hosted the tree lighting along with the Parks Department, Friends of Brookville […]
Updated Monday, December 2 12:08 p.m. A man is dead after he was hit by a car on Rockaway Boulevard Tuesday morning. The victim was crossing the roadway at Farmers Boulevard around 6:15 a.m. when a Subaru Impreza traveling eastbound on Rockaway Boulevard struck the man, said police. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where […]
A 29-year-old man is dead after he was shot multiple times in Springfield Gardens Saturday. Cops found the victim in front of 184-09 140th Avenue around 1:30 a.m. with five gunshot wounds to the body, said police. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests at this time […]
A would-be business owner was recently busted for attempting to bribe a southeast Queens pol, according to officials. Tarsem Singh applied to open a liquor store on North Conduit Avenue, right across the street from Springfield Gardens High School. The proposal was heavily opposed by Councilmember Donovan Richards and the Springfield Gardens community. “Our children […]
The southeast Queens community has successfully shut down a proposal to put a liquor store mere steps from Springfield Gardens High School. The shop was set to move into a new building on North Conduit Avenue, right across the street from the high school. Councilmember Donovan Richards, State Senator James Sanders and the community rallied […]
Springfield Gardens wants to make sure the area around its high school stays dry. A construction site across the street from Springfield Gardens High School could be the new home for a liquor store. But the community is calling for its owner to put a cork in it. “We are not going to get drunk […]
Officials are hoping that relief is on the way for Springfield Gardens residents, who have long suffered from the deluge of downpours. On Tuesday, October 16, city and local officials broke ground on the fourth phase of a project to upgrade sewer and water infrastructure in the southeast Queens community. “For years, heavy rain in […]
People living on 181st Street in Springfield Gardens said the residents of the home where a man was held hostage in a garage last week kept to themselves and never really raised any eyebrows. Hakeem Clark, 30, and Jason Hutson, 27, were arrested on Friday, July 27 at the home of NYPD veteran Ondre Johnson […]
With the city’s Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) facing a $1 billion budget gap over the next two years, the Springfield Gardens Medical Center had been slated to close at the end of the last fiscal year, on June 30. “[The HHC] had to reduce spending by $316 million,” said Philip Cooke, Director of External […]
Police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of an 11-year-old Springfield Gardens boy in his own home. According to reports, Tyshon Falconer answered the door of his two-story brick home at about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 30. The suspect now in custody, Michael Peterson, 20, asked for Falconer’s older brother, Tony, […]