Twenty-two Queens Library locations, in partnership with the Department of Education, will be distributing free summer meals to children and teens 18 years and under from June 27 to August 29.
Police are looking for two men who they say robbed a TD Bank in Hollis Saturday afternoon.
Five JFK Airport baggage handlers, including two Queens men, allegedly stole thousands worth of checks and money orders that were being sent through overseas mail, officials announced Friday.
Two separate two-alarm fires broke out within an hour of each other in Hollis Tuesday night, the FDNY said.
A father and son are accused of illegally pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars from their Hollis car dealerships. Yunas Khan, 52, and his son Tabraiz Khan, 27, head Horse Power Sales on Jamaica Avenue and Car Palace on 183rd Street. They are charged with $500,000 in state sales tax theft for allegedly under-reporting sales [...]
It took seven years and an endless amount of determination, but Keyonne Zaire Session is now an Eagle Scout. The 18-year-old from Hollis earned the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America and was recognized in a National Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony on August 17 in Glen Cove, Long Island. “It’s [...]
A Hollis man has been arrested on multiple charges of child pornography after authorities allegedly found incriminating videos on his laptop. “This defendant is alleged to have had more than a dozen disturbing videos of children being sexually abused on his computer. These cruel acts cannot and will not be tolerated in a civilized society,” [...]
The NYPD is looking for two men wanted in connection to a store robbery in Hollis. The pair allegedly entered the Family Deli and Grill on Jamaica Avenue around 11 p.m. Friday, August 16 and one of the suspects displayed a gun and demanded cash, said police. The other suspect removed two cigarette cartons and the [...]
Queens shelters may soon be finding new homes. Councilmembers Ruben Wills and Leroy Comrie started work in 2011 on a bill that would disperse homeless shelters evenly throughout each borough. Wills said research revealed that Community Board (CB) 12 contains 10 of the 18 shelters in all of Queens. CB 12 includes Jamaica, Hollis, St. [...]
Some city schools need a major makeover, according to a building inspections report released by the school cleaners’ union. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ issued a report on the 20 schools in the worst condition after tallying scores from the city’s annual school inspections. Out of about 1,500 schools citywide, five Queens [...]