good Samaritan

Juan Pablo Dapena helped save Queens woman from meat cleaver attack
Juan Pablo Dapena helped save Queens woman from meat cleaver attack
News Liam La Guerre 5/31/2012 at 9:55AM

His wife, kids, co-workers and just about everyone who reads about Juan Pablo Dapena thinks he’s a hero. He’s the only person who doesn’t. “I think a lot of people would have reacted the same way,” said Dapena. Dapena, of Fresh Meadows, sprang to action when he saw a man hacking a woman with a meat cleaver [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/24/2012 at 5:29AM

  Woman Found Dead In Burning Bayside Building A woman is dead and a man is hospitalized after a fire in Queens. The flames broke out around 7 p.m. Wednesday in the basement of a two-story home on 214th Place in Bayside.  When firefighters arrived, they found a 33-year-old woman dead from an apparent stab [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Hero helps thwart Sunnyside rape
Hero helps thwart Sunnyside rape
News Michael Pantelidis 4/12/2012 at 7:58AM

Sunnyside residents can feel safer under one Good Samaritan’s watch. Mike Novak woke up to the sound of a woman screaming at 5:45 a.m. on April 8 – Easter Sunday. The 54 year old rushed downstairs, thinking of his wife’s safety first. After finding her unharmed, Novak ran outside to find a woman being attacked [...]

Final act of Good Samaritan
News Melissa Chan 2/08/2012 at 4:49PM

The Howard Beach grandfather who died after a final good Samaritan act had a history of helping others, family members said. Paul Trinchese, 61, was accidentally struck by an unidentified man suffering from a violent seizure — after rushing to his aid, according to reports. The incident occurred during a student talent show at Ave [...]