Ozone Park

NYPD, Lion Cage Shredding holds free public document shredding event at Queens Center
NYPD, Lion Cage Shredding holds free public document shredding event at Queens Center
West Angy Altamirano 1/06/2014 at 4:46PM

Together with Lion Cage Shredding, located at 120-10 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens and Macerich Properties, owner of Queens Center in Elmhurst, the NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section held a free document shredding public event in front of the mall on Sunday to make sure personal information does not get into the wrong hands.

Ozone Park Filipino man lives the American dream
Ozone Park Filipino man lives the American dream
South Maggie Hayes 12/21/2013 at 10:35AM

Ernesto Pamolarco grew up in poverty, with little food and no electricity, sleeping on the seashore of the Philippines. Now, he owns his Ozone Park home and provides for his wife and six children. Early on, he learned that “life is so hard without education,” and put himself through the education system, eventually becoming an [...]

Cops looking for suspect who tried to rape Ozone Park woman at knifepoint
Cops looking for suspect who tried to rape Ozone Park woman at knifepoint
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/15/2013 at 9:25AM

A man tried to rape a woman at knifepoint inside her Ozone Park apartment Friday morning, then cut his victim as she stopped his attack, police said. The suspect gained entry inside the 27-year-old victim’s home around 10 a.m., placed a pocket knife to her neck and told the woman to take her clothes off, according [...]

South Queens officer honored for arresting suspect in cop beating
South Queens officer honored for arresting suspect in cop beating
Police Maggie Hayes 12/13/2013 at 11:06AM

Just shy of one month after an off-duty cop was beaten nearly to death, Officer Vincent Siraco of the 106th Precinct was honored for nabbing his fellow cop’s attacker. Sergeant Mohammed Dean took a brutal beating in Ozone Park on Nov. 17 that left him unconscious. As police pulled up to the scene on Liberty Avenue [...]

City Council passes Ozone Park rezoning
City Council passes Ozone Park rezoning
South Maggie Hayes 12/10/2013 at 7:14PM

The City Council passed a change in Ozone Park’s zoning map Tuesday to reflect the neighborhood’s building patterns. Now, the zoning mandates will reinforce the area’s one- and-two-family residential homes and direct new residential and mixed-use developments to more commercial locations. “The new zoning enacted into law today will protect Ozone Park from overdevelopment and help [...]

Wife, band remember musician killed in Howard Beach car crash
Wife, band remember musician killed in Howard Beach car crash
South Maggie Hayes 12/03/2013 at 4:34PM

Jim Sinisi’s wife said the world is “a dimmer place” now that her husband is not in it. “He was a once-in-a-lifetime kind of person,” said Susan Sinisi of her husband, a musician in the band Wordy Bums. Only two weeks shy of his 38th birthday, Jim was driving in Howard Beach on Saturday, November [...]