Ozone Park

Op-Ed: Where are we one year later?
News Op-Ed 10/26/2013 at 10:42AM

BY STATE SENATOR JOSEPH ADDABBO JR. On any particular day, whether I’m working, getting a cup of coffee, shopping or having dinner in the district, people detail their experiences involving Superstorm Sandy in many different ways. A year later, many still get tears in their eyes, others remain frustrated about the lack of progress, while [...]

Ozone Park man rescues driver from burning car wreck
Ozone Park man rescues driver from burning car wreck
South Liam La Guerre 10/22/2013 at 4:21PM

Saving a drunken driver from a burning car crash was literally all in a day’s work for one Ozone Park resident. Fuel truck driver Alex Mitchell, 37, was on his shift when he stopped to rescue an allegedly intoxicated John Boisseau, who slammed his car into a tree near Exit 55 on the Long Island [...]

Cops release new video in Ozone Park sex attack
Cops release new video in Ozone Park sex attack
Police Queens Courier Staff 10/16/2013 at 10:57AM

Police have released new video footage in hopes of catching a man who allegedly committed a criminal sex act against a 12-year-old girl in Ozone Park. The victim and two other girls were talking at the corner of 116th Avenue and Lincoln Street around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, according to a resident whose home security cameras [...]

12-year-old girl arrested for allegedly killing kitten in Ozone Park
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2013 at 1:45PM

A Queens girl has been arrested after she allegedly threw a kitten in front of a car, killing it. The girl is accused of tossing the gray tabby into oncoming traffic at the corner of 102nd Street and 101st Avenue in Ozone Park on September 11, according to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty [...]

Cops seek suspect who sexually attacked 12-year-old girl in Ozone Park
Cops seek suspect who sexually attacked 12-year-old girl in Ozone Park
Police Maggie Hayes 10/15/2013 at 10:00AM

Updated 3:41 p.m. Police are looking for a perp accused of committing a criminal sex act against a 12-year-old girl in Ozone Park. Three girls were talking at the corner of 116th Avenue and Lincoln Street on Sunday, said a resident whose home security cameras caught the incident. “The gentleman pulled up in an SUV, [...]

Ozone Park bank robbery suspect wanted
Ozone Park bank robbery suspect wanted
Police Queens Courier Staff 10/08/2013 at 12:30PM

Police are looking for a man suspected in an Ozone Park bank robbery last month. The suspect entered the Valley National Bank located at 107-01 Liberty Avenue around 11:20 a.m. on September 14 and passed a note demanding money. He then fled on foot westbound along Liberty Avenue with cash. No weapon was displayed and [...]

Tudor Village voters granted poll site switch in time for general election
Politics Maggie Hayes 10/01/2013 at 6:23PM

The good fight was won, and a poll site switch will give residents an easier travel route straight to the ballots. Councilmember Eric Ulrich wrote to the Board of Elections (BOE) in September on behalf of Tudor Village voters, whose poll site was switched from P.S. 63 in Ozone Park to P.S. 232 in Lindenwood. [...]

Ozone Park could be home to new pedestrian plaza
Ozone Park could be home to new pedestrian plaza
South Maggie Hayes 9/20/2013 at 10:37AM

A pedestrian plaza could be coming to an area of Ozone Park the Department of Transportation (DOT) said is under-utilized and in need of more open space. The Bangladeshi American Community Development & Youth Service (BACDYS) applied to create a plaza at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and 101st Avenue near Drew Street, just on [...]

Ozone Park rezoning plans on the table
South Maggie Hayes 9/17/2013 at 3:38PM

The map in Ozone Park could soon be changing to allow the community to welcome new development and reinforce its “residential character.” The Department of City Planning (DCP) proposed a rezoning of the neighborhood in response to the community’s concerns that the existing zoning doesn’t “closely reflect established building patters,” according to the DCP. Community [...]