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Parents, officials demand DOT action following accident near little league field
Parents, officials demand DOT action following accident near little league field
Southeast Maggie Hayes 4/30/2013 at 3:29PM

Alec MacFarlen, a seven-year-old from Rosedale, was crossing the street near his little league field when he was hit by a speeding car on Monday, April 22. Although McFarlen survived, locals have had enough. The community has requested a traffic advisory on 147th Avenue between Brookville Boulevard and 232nd Street for years. But community members [...]

Body found floating near Idlewild Park Preserve
Body found floating near Idlewild Park Preserve
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/19/2013 at 3:36PM

Police are investigating a dead woman’s body that was discovered near the Idlewild Park Preserve this morning. Officers found the unidentified person, who authorities describe as a black female in her 20s, around 1o:30 a.m. floating in the water off of Craft Avenue and Huxley Street in Rosedale. EMS arrived and pronounced her dead. The [...]

Suspect sought in Rosedale attempted bank robbery
Suspect sought in Rosedale attempted bank robbery
Police Queens Courier Staff 3/14/2013 at 5:24PM

Authorities are looking for a man who tried to rob a Bank of American in Rosedale last month. According to police, on Wednesday, February 27, at approximately 2 p.m., the suspect entered the bank located at 241-42 South Conduit Avenue, approached the teller window and passed a demand note. He then took the demand note [...]

NYPD looking for suspect who shot man in behind, then fled
NYPD looking for suspect who shot man in behind, then fled
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/05/2013 at 9:34AM

Police are looking for a suspect after he walked up to a man in Rosedale and shot him, said the NYPD On Saturday, March 2, around 3:50 a.m., the suspect approached the victim in front of 234-36 Merrick Boulevard, displayed a firearm, shot him in the buttocks, then fled on foot. The victim was transported [...]

Teen found dead outside Queens home
Teen found dead outside Queens home
News Alexa Altman 2/17/2013 at 7:20PM

A fifteen-year-old girl was found dead outside a home in Rosedale, according to the NYPD. The body of Aeisha Sarooqui was discovered outside 245-07 135th Avenue around 7:40 a.m. on Sunday morning. Sarooqui lived on Parsons Boulevard, several miles from where she was found. It is suspected that the cause of death was a drug overdose, according [...]

Bank robbers wanted in Flushing, Rosedale
Bank robbers wanted in Flushing, Rosedale
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/06/2013 at 10:46AM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted in two separate January bank robberies in Queens. On Wednesday, January 9, at 9:15 a.m. the first suspect entered a Capital One Bank, located at 145-15 243rd Street in Rosedale, approached the teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled [...]

Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map
Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map
News Terence M. Cullen 1/30/2013 at 3:21PM

Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Rosedale were added to FEMA’s latest advisory map on flood zone elevation in an attempt to avoid the same volume of flooding and damage experienced during Sandy. “This is the first in a series of steps on what will become the regulatory guidance,” FEMA coordinating officer Mike Byrne told NY1. “We [...]

Candidates vie for Sanders’ City Council seat in special election
Candidates vie for Sanders’ City Council seat in special election
Politics Maggie Hayes 1/10/2013 at 5:25PM

A vacant seat has been left in the 31st Council District by James Sanders’ ascent to the State Senate, and more than one candidate hopes to slide into the spot. A special election is set to be held on February 19 for the coveted Council seat, covering parts of Springfield Gardens, Laurelton and Rosedale. The [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/04/2013 at 8:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Friday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 28F with a windchill as low as 19. Breezy. Winds from the [...]

Woman charged with DWI in death of pregnant passenger
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 10:10AM

The woman behind the wheel of a car that flipped into a shallow marsh off of Jamaica Bay leaving a pregnant Queens woman dead has been charged with driving under the influence and without a license, according to the NYPD and media reports. Denise Finley 32, of Arverne, was heading southbound on Brookville Boulevard in the [...]