Just shy of one month after an off-duty cop was beaten nearly to death, Officer Vincent Siraco of the 106th Precinct was honored for nabbing his fellow cop’s attacker. Sergeant Mohammed Dean took a brutal beating in Ozone Park on Nov. 17 that left him unconscious. As police pulled up to the scene on Liberty Avenue [...]
Following a series of accidents at the same site in 2011, State Senator Michael Gianaris, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney and Assemblymember Catherine Nolan sent a letter to the DOT demanding the redesign the ramp and continue to improve temporary safety measures.
The LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market kicked off the season with a successful weekend full of holiday fun, as people shopped for friends and family, while indulging in food from all over the world. Thousands of visitors, from near and far, came to the Holiday Market inside the warehouse, located at the corner of [...]
Selling lemonade, Bayside siblings Olivia and Paul Esposito raised $922 for pediatric cancer awareness.
Completion of the new police academy in College Point has been pushed back three months due to fire and flood damage. Plans are still on track for the first recruit class to move in by July 2014.
A Baruch College freshman from Oakland Gardens died Monday after he was severely injured in a fraternity hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, cops said. Chun “Michael” Deng, 19, was one of four pledges who were staying with more than 30 members of the national fraternity Pi Delta Psi in a home in the Poconos over the weekend, police said. Deng [...]
The New York City Industrial Development Agency (NYCIDA) voted Tuesday to give $43 million in tax breaks for developers who plan to transform Willets Point.
The North Pole came to Neponsit Beach for a night and the community celebrated Christmas in style. Lights showered Joe Mure’s Neponsit Avenue home where he hosted his annual “Little North Pole” event to benefit juvenile diabetes on Saturday. A Christmas display surrounded the house and close to 5,000 people came to see the show, [...]
Two Queens teenagers caught trying to pass through a Jamaica subway turnstile with one MetroCard swipe were then arrested for illegally possessing a gun.
The Queens Courier found two neighboring houses in Bayside shining bright for the holidays.