State Senator Leroy Comrie was joined by Councilman I. Daneek Miller, Democratic Assembly nominee Alicia Hyndman, NAACP Jamaica branch president Leroy Gadsden, and a large number of residents and community members fighting to keep the Chase Bank branch located at 134-40 Springfield Blvd. open.
While most high school students were relaxing during their summer vacation, one student from Queens finished a six-week summer program with All Star Code, an organization that prepares young men of color for full-time employment in the technology field.
Two armed robbers wanted for tying up employees at a Fresh Meadows RadioShack earlier this month are suspected of pulling off the same crime at a Springfield Gardens cellphone store on Tuesday, police said.
A bank robber had mixed results in two bank robbery attempts in Springfield Gardens on Friday afternoon, police said, failing to get cash from one branch but succeeding at another location a short time later.
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.