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Queens BP Richards accepting applications to serve on Community Education Councils

Aug. 7, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr.  announced on Friday, Aug. 4, that his office is accepting applications from dedicated, education-minded individuals interested in being appointed to serve on one of the borough’s Community Education Councils (CECs). “Today’s children have to cope with COVID-19-related learning loss and many other obstacles,…
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Bronx man charged with murder in shooting of Richmond Hill smoke shop employee

Aug. 7, 2023 By Anthony Medina A 24-year-old Bronx man was arrested on Aug. 6 and charged with murder in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Queens native who was working at a Richmond Hill smoke shop in March. Albert Edwards, 24, was arrested at approximately 6 p.m. within the confines of the 102nd Precinct…
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Motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Cambria Heights: NYPD

Aug. 7, 2023 By Bill Parry A motorcyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Cambria Heights early Sunday morning, according to the NYPD. Police say that Kallyn Jean, 33, of Oneida in upstate New York, was riding near the intersection of 125th Avenue and 233rd Street — within the confines of the 105th Precinct…
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St. Albans woman indicted in fatal 2021 collision on Van Wyck Expressway in South Ozone Park: DA

Aug. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry

A St.Albans woman was arraigned in Queens Supreme Court Aug. 3 on an indictment charging her with manslaughter, assault and leaving the scene in connection with a high-speed collision on the Van Wyck Expressway in South Ozone Park that killed a passenger in another vehicle and seriously injured the driver in 2021.

Man sought in random pepper spray attack on A-train rider in Ozone Park: NYPD

Aug. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry An A train rider was pepper-sprayed in his face during a seemingly random attack in broad daylight on board the subway in Ozone Park, and his assailant remains at large, according to the NYPD. Police from the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park and Transit District 23 are investigating the…
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NYPD searching for two men who stole a 73-year-old man’s wallet in Jamaica

Aug. 2, 2023 By Julia Moro The NYPD is searching for the individuals who robbed a 73-year-old man at the Sutphin Boulevard & Parsons/Hillside Avenue subway station. Authorities say that at approximately 2:06 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, the victim was walking up the stairs to the F train when two men — one of…
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Queens Chamber of Commerce announces inaugural Best Barbeque Competition

Aug. 2, 2023 By Julia Moro Members of the public are encouraged to nominate and vote for their favorite eatery as part of Queens’ Best Barbeque Competition, which will take place in August and September. The Queens Chamber of Commerce, the oldest and largest business association in Queens, is attempting to settle the barbecue debate…
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Queens native LL Cool J’s Rock the Bells festival featuring stellar lineup of hip-hop royalty returning to Forest Hills Stadium

Aug. 2, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens will become the center of the hip-hop universe this week with the return of LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells festival at Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 5, featuring performances by Queen Latifah, Method Man and Redman, Ludacris, Salt-n-Pepa, De La Soul, Big Daddy Kane, Brand Nubian,…
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