Traffic violations plague 104th Precinct


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

If there was an auto accident in the confines of the 104th Precinct this year, there’s a good chance it was on Woodhaven Boulevard. The thoroughfare has two intersections that are ranked in the top five in accidents throughout the precinct area – which includes the neighborhoods of Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Glendale – […]

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Cops put the brakes on illegal truck activity in southwest Queens


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The 104th Precinct recently conducted a Truck Enforcement Operation that stalled about 80 law-breaking vehicles. The precinct directed the program within neighborhoods it oversees — Middle Village, Maspeth, Ridgewood and Glendale. Some streets in these areas are notorious for truck traffic, such as Grand Avenue in Maspeth, where local civic leaders and elected officials have […]

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109th Precinct gets new executive officer


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THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

The 109th Precinct has named a new second in command, hoping the executive’s bilingual skills and immigrant roots will give the downtown Flushing-based precinct a leg up. Captain Tommy Ng, 41, was assigned as the new executive officer of the 109th Precinct this week, after Captain Christopher Manson, the precinct’s former second in charge, was […]

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Meet VH1’s Newest Star: Funnygirl Stevie Ryan


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A lot of talented people upload videos of themselves performing to websites like YouTube on a daily basis. While a lot of these folks are skilled in what they do, most of them don’t make it past the Internet. One gifted lady who is getting the chance at the big time—with her own television show—is Stevie […]

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109th Precinct Warns About Public Cell Phone Thefts


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Officers of the 109th Precinct have warned residents to be wary with their cell phones – even when walking. According to Precinct Executive Officer Captain Christopher Manson, cell phone snatchings are currently among the most common forms of theft. “These iPhones are the biggest thing electronically citywide,” he said. “Cell phones as a whole, but […]

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