A man died Monday night in a possible explosion in Kew Gardens, authorities said.
Queens residents woke up to more than half a foot of snow Friday morning as they prepared to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm.
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 NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for rape in Rego Park. On Friday, a 52-year-old woman was exiting the R train on 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard around 10 p.m. when the suspect began to probe the woman for her name and phone number, said cops. After she [...]
A growing congregation in Rego Park fears their beloved synagogue will be demolished in the near future despite assurances from the site’s new owner that it will remain. Supporters of the Ohr Natan synagogue, built in the former Trylon movie theater, have collected more than 1,300 petition signatures so far in their efforts to keep [...]
A home health aide has been indicted on charges she stole $55,000 from an ailing Queens senior who was under her care, authorities said. Tameka Nunes, 31, of the Bronx, faces up to 15 years in prison for grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. District Attorney Richard Brown said Nunes systematically — almost [...]
Cops are seeking a man wanted for sexually assaulting a woman in Forest Hills Sunday. Around 4 a.m. the suspect followed the 23-year-old victim to the front of her home near Queens Boulevard where he assaulted her, said police. The suspect is described as Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches [...]
Forest Hills and Rego Park cyclists are getting nearly 40 more places to lock up and park. The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) has installed most of its proposed 39 bike racks within Community Board 6, a spokesperson said, with remaining sites to be scheduled over the next few weeks. “Without a doubt, we need [...]
A Forest Hills fender bender left seven special education students stranded on a bus for up to two hours while they waited for police, parents said. “These are emotionally fragile children. They get scared easily,” said parent Rita Kimmel. “They have anxieties and phobias and would be more or less freaked out to be in [...]
BY MELISSA CHAN AND ROSA KIM The city’s plans to make a dangerous Forest Hills intersection safer would crush local shops, business owners said. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed turning 14 metered parking spots along Metropolitan Avenue, between 70th Drive and 71st Avenue, into No Standing zones. The measure is meant to improve [...]