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Mar. 1, 2024 By Rachel Butler
According to a recent quality of life survey conducted in late 2023, constituents in Senator Joseph Addabbo’s district have identified crime and taxes as their most pressing concerns.
Police from the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows are looking for a suspect who attempted to rape a 20-year-old woman inside a Jamaica Hills subway station early Saturday morning before a good Samaritan came to her rescue.
The victim was exiting a Queens-bound F train at the 169th Street station on Hillside Avenue just after midnight when a stranger began to follow her. Once inside the mezzanine level, the assailant punched her in the face multiple times while she tried to cover her face.
A former city cop from Bellerose was arrested by federal agents on Wednesday and indicted for conspiracy to commit wire fraud for allegedly swindling investors out of nearly $5 million they put into the foreign exchange-focused investment fund he founded in 2020.
Jason Rodriguez, 37, was named in an indictment unsealed in Brooklyn federal court for allegedly promising investors in his forex-focused fund that there would be a “loss reserve account” that could be used to repay investors if the company lost money trading. Rodriguez, the Chief Operating Officer of Technical Trading Team, LLC, also promised investors that he would never risk more than 1% of assets under management on any single trade and would not hold positions open overnight, according to the indictment.
Feb. 29, 2024 By Anthony Medina
The 21st annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Middle Village is set to kick off with a bang at the iconic O’Neill’s bar and restaurant in Maspeth, set for Tuesday, March 5.
Feb. 29, 2024 By Athena Dawson
The United States Postal Service held an unveiling ceremony for a stamp of the late civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis in Saint Albans on Monday, Feb 27.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Joshua Schneps
One of the first community newspapers I acquired came with three vaults in the office. I was given the combination for each, but no longer had use for them.
A Southeast Queens man was killed when he crashed into a tractor trailer in Jamaica on Monday morning.
Ray Holman, 67, of 220th Street in Brookville, was behind the wheel of a maroon 2015 Infiniti QX8 SUV traveling southbound on the Van Wyck Expressway when he struck a 2016 International 18-wheeler that was also traveling southbound, police said. The incident took place near the Linden Boulevard exit shortly after 10:35 a.m.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Czarinna Andres
In an effort to combat hate, the students at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica underwent the Simon Wiesenthal Center‘s ‘Combat Digital Hate’ program in February—prompted, in part, by a series of anti-Semitic incidents at the school.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Dawn Kelly
One day in 2015, my corporate job was eliminated. I’d worked hard for over 30 years, and suddenly I didn’t know where my next paycheck would come from or what I should do with myself.
Feb. 28, 2024 By Christian Murray
The number of felony assaults reported across Queens over the last month are up nearly 10% compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Feb. 26.