east elmhurst

Elmhurst man killed in Christmas morning hit-and-run
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/25/2013 at 1:25PM

A man died early Wednesday morning after a car struck him in East Elmhurst before fleeing, police said. Enrique Clemente-Ovando, 29, of Elmhurst, was crossing Astoria Boulevard, near 103rd Street, about 4:30 a.m., when the vehicle hit him, according to the NYPD. Clemente-Ovando was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The car, which [...]

Op-ed: The spirit of giving
News Op-Ed 12/08/2013 at 2:37PM

COUNCILMEMBER JULISSA FERRERAS Every year, the holiday day season gives us an extra special opportunity to reflect upon our blessings and take time to give back to those we love. With Chanukah just ending and Christmas and Kwanzaa fast approaching, it’s clear that the spirit of giving is already in the air – almost everywhere [...]

St. Michael’s Cemetery looking to expand
St. Michael’s Cemetery looking to expand
West Angy Altamirano 8/21/2013 at 1:25PM

St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst is looking to expand in order to continue serving the community — both in this life and after. In order to make sure St. Michael’s, located at 72-02 Astoria Boulevard, does not run out of space and continues to serve the community, the cemetery is in talks to purchase [...]

Cops searching for suspects in East Elmhurst kidnapping
Cops searching for suspects in East Elmhurst kidnapping
Police Cristabelle Tumola 7/25/2013 at 11:14AM

Police are looking for a group of men who allegedly abducted and beat a woman after they struck her with their vehicle as she was riding her bicycle. The 52-year-old victim was traveling down 30th Avenue near 74th Street at 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, July 20 when the suspects’ van hit her and knocked her off her [...]

East Elmhurst boy runs five-mile race to raise money for autism program
East Elmhurst boy runs five-mile race to raise money for autism program
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 7/12/2013 at 10:16AM

Max Moore has crossed the finish line to make a difference. The nine-year-old from East Elmhurst put on his running shoes to run in the June 30 Achilles International Hope and Possibility Five Mile Race in Central Park for the second time. This year, the youth raised $1,279 in funds online, surpassing his goal of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/20/2013 at 6:51AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 81. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Thursday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 63. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY:  Live [...]

Burglar wanted in 13 apartment building thefts
Burglar wanted in 13 apartment building thefts
Central Cristabelle Tumola 5/24/2013 at 11:21AM

Police are looking for a man who stole cash from the basement change machines of 13 different Queens apartment buildings. The burglaries occurred between April 18 and May 20 in the Forest Hills, Rego Park, Woodside and East Elmhurst sections of the borough, said officials. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at [...]