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Woodhaven ‘eyesore’ will not be knocked down
Woodhaven ‘eyesore’ will not be knocked down
Top Stories Eric Jankiewicz 7/18/2014 at 3:02PM

The owners of a partially collapsed Woodhaven building have prevented the city from demolishing their building by coming to a settlement to repair the collapsed roof by Oct. 15, according to court records and the lawyer representing its owners.

Woodhaven’s New Pop’s Restaurant gets new owner
Woodhaven’s New Pop’s Restaurant gets new owner
Southwest Eric Jankiewicz 6/05/2014 at 1:07PM

New Pop’s Restaurant, a diner that has been in Woodhaven for more than 20 years, is set to open on Father’s Day weekend after having been closed for more than a month, according to the diner’s new owner George Alexiov.

Police looking for Richmond Hill serial burglar
Police looking for Richmond Hill serial burglar
Police Liam La Guerre 5/17/2014 at 12:47PM

Cops are looking for a serial burglar who has broken into at least three Richmond Hill apartments within the last month and stolen thousands of dollars in cash and property.

Santa visits the Richmond Hill Block Association
Santa visits the Richmond Hill Block Association
Southeast Maggie Hayes 12/16/2013 at 4:20PM

Santa is making his rounds through the borough and stopped at the Richmond Hill Block Association to bring holiday cheer to the neighborhood. Children and their families gathered at the Block Association for the annual Santa Day on Saturday for an afternoon of treats and Christmas cheer. Despite the snowy day, almost 300 area children, [...]

Police looking for suspect in deadly Woodhaven hit-and-run
Police Angy Altamirano 12/07/2013 at 2:06PM

Updated December 7, 3:57 p.m. Police are looking for a suspect who fatally struck a man in Woodhaven Friday morning. The victim, 35-year-old Yunior Antonio Perez Rodriguez, of Brooklyn, was struck by a car around 3:15 a.m. while attempting to cross Woodhaven Boulevard at Jamaica Avenue, said cops. Rodriguez sustained severe trauma and was taken to Jamaica Hospital [...]

Man found murdered in Richmond Hill home
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/04/2013 at 8:19PM

Police are investigating the homicide of a man who was discovered dead in Richmond Hill Wednesday. Officers found Noel Hidalgo, 58, inside of his Jamaica Avenue residence around 3:40 p.m. with trauma to his head, said cops. He was pronounced dead at the scene.   RECOMMENDED STORES Man found murdered inside South Ozone Park basement [...]

FDNY firefighter made fake 911 calls to steal money
News Maggie Hayes 7/20/2013 at 2:01PM

FDNY firefighter Joseph Keene pulled the false alarm, making phony calls to various firehouses. Once firefighters responded to the call, Keene crept into the fire stations and made off with others’ cash, according to a report released by the Department of Investigation (DOI). The investigation shows that Keene, through a series of thefts, made several [...]