Bus Rapid Transit advocates release Woodhaven Boulevard crash study numbers

| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com


Last month the BRT for NYC coalition, a group of labor unions, advocates and business associations that support the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan, announced the findings of their newest study analyzing the crash patterns along the Woodhaven Boulevard/Cross Bay Boulevard BRT corridor.

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Captain announces the return of the beat cop at Middle Village meeting

By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Beat cops are returning to the streets of Middle Village and other communities across the city under an NYPD restructuring plan.

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Annual Italian Heritage Celebration held at City Hall Wednesday

| asuriel@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the office of Councilman Paul Vallone

The Annual Italian Heritage Celebration was held Wednesday at City Hall and drew nearly three hundred guests to the Council Chambers to honor Italian culture and commemorate the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra.

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Queens College women’s basketball team, player earn preseason recognition

| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo courtesy Queens College Athletics

The Queens College Knights have been ranked 11th in the WDIIB Preseason Top 25 Poll, while Madison Rowland was named to the Super 16 All-American Team, representing the East region.

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Third Flushing resident charged for sex trafficking in Nassau County

| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Nassau County District Attorney's office

Li Fei Leng, 32, was arrested Thursday morning and arraigned on charges including sex trafficking, promoting prostitution, and labor trafficking.

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Ozone Park PathMark will become a Stop & Shop supermarket next week

| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Project Woodhaven

Now officially sold from its bankrupt parent company, the Ozone Park PathMark supermarket will be closed and reopened next week as Queens’ newest Stop & Shop store.

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