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25 years for fatal shooting outside Richmond Hill bar
Police Terence M. Cullen 1/08/2013 at 3:12PM

The Ozone Park man who fatally shot a 19-year-old nearly three years ago was sentenced on Tuesday, January 8 to 25 years to life in prison. Miguel Viruet, 37, was convicted on second-degree charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon last month for the May, 5 2010 shooting of Christian O’Hara outside Scooby’s [...]

Cops who arrested pair in car thefts honored
Cops who arrested pair in car thefts honored
News Melissa Chan 1/24/2012 at 11:41AM

Two officers were honored at the most recent 102nd Precinct Community Council meeting in Richmond Hill. Captain Martin Briffa announced officers Kevin Warmhold and Kenneth Vencak as Cops of the Month during the Precinct Council’s monthly meeting on January 17. Briffa — executive officer of the 102nd Precinct — said the pair was feted for [...]

Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
Residents opposed to Woodhaven street changes
News Melissa Chan 1/17/2012 at 3:14PM

The city’s plan to change the direction of two streets in Woodhaven is heading down a one-way road to opposition. While the project is only in its proposal stage, plans to convert 84th Street from one-way northbound to one-way southbound from Liberty to Atlantic Avenues and turn 89th Avenue from a two-way to a one-way [...]