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Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
News Jay Lane 12/21/2011 at 9:00AM

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth A woman died yesterday after her boyfriend slashed her throat in their Maspeth apartment, stabbed her stepson, then jumped in front of an LIRR train, authorities said. Maureen Biermann, 43, died at Wyckoff Heights Hospital. Her attacker, James Peck, 33, died on the tracks. Biermann’s stepson, 22, was in stable condition. [...]

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
News Jay Lane 12/13/2011 at 8:46AM

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski The accomplice who fled from cops after his low-life pal shot and killed Officer Peter Figoski has been caught, police said Tuesday. Three other suspects were also taken into custody overnight — two neighbors who live across the street and the alleged getaway driver. The accomplice was arrested [...]

Resorts World New York will enhance New York’s thoroughbred racing and breeding stature
Resorts World New York will enhance New York’s thoroughbred racing and breeding stature
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 11/08/2011 at 9:52AM

By John Sabini New York’s storied history of horse racing is unparalleled anywhere in the world, and with the opening of Genting’s Resorts World New York at Aqueduct, we’re already seeing an enhancement of our state’s leading position. Revenue generated at Resorts World New York is expected to drive hundreds of millions of dollars into [...]

Leaders wary of businesses opening near Aqueduct Racino
Leaders wary of businesses opening near Aqueduct Racino
Business Melissa Chan 10/05/2011 at 2:36PM

Pawn shop and bar owners in South Ozone Park are looking to cash in on their own jackpot once the city’s first casino opens for business. The stores have been sprouting up on Rockaway Boulevard and owners say it’s the perfect time and place to set up shop. “Why open up a bar here? To [...]