Washington Heights

NYPD identifies murdered woman found in Queens attic
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/14/2012 at 7:17PM

The NYPD has identified the murdered woman who was found in a Richmond Hill attic August 4 as Samantha Bermudez, 19, of Washington Heights. The residence where the body was discovered belonged to a man who had committed suicide a few weeks earlier.

School aides protest pink slips
Education & Kids Nargas Karimi 10/03/2011 at 2:25PM

As Local 372 members return to their jobs, bureaucrats at the Department of Education (DOE) are pre¬paring pink slips and layoff notices for nearly 800 school aides. “During the budget negotiations this June, the Chancellor [Dennis Walcott] called Lillian Roberts [DC 37 executive director] to try to work with DC-37 to avert DOE layoffs. Unfortunately, [...]