Archive by month January

Events In Queens For Jan. 23-29

Events In Queens For Jan. 23-29

J. Cole, Colden Auditorium, Queens College, Monday, 1/27 (see below) FRIDAY 1/24 ALEX BLAKE QUARTET Bass virtuoso Alex Blake will perform at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. A master of the classical upright bass and the electric bass, Blake’s classical fingerpicking and strumming of melodic patterns are a must-see for any music fan. Tickets […]

103rd Pct.: Triple Homicide

TRIPLE HOMICIDE – At 7:07 p.m. on Jan. 19, police responded to a 911 call of three unconscious females inside of an apartment at 90-20 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica. Upon arrival, officers discovered three female victims in a bedroom, each with multiple stab wounds. The first victim, identified as Deisy Garcia, 21, was stabbed multiple times […]

104th Pct.: Collision & Homicide

FATAL COLLISION – At 11:20 a.m. on Jan. 18, police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the vicinity of Grand Avenue and 69th Place. Upon arrival, police observed the victim, identified as Angela Hurtado, 68, of Elmhurst, lying on the ground with head and body trauma. EMS also responded and transported Hurtado […]

115th Pct.: Forcible Touching

FORCIBLE TOUCHING – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying and locating the following suspect wanted for a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 115th Precinct. At 8:05 a.m. Jan. 16 on a Manhattan-bound 7 train at the 74th Street Roosevelt Avenue station, a male touched a 16-year-old female over […]

Actors Of Queens: Brian Murphy

Actors Of Queens: Brian Murphy

When every person reaches their late teenage years, they have to make a choice. Do they take the safe path for a career with security and a path forward? Or do they follow their dreams in the hopes of succeeding? For Brian Murphy, he took a chance and decided to become an actor. He did […]

Seeking Help

Embattled State Sen. Malcolm Smith is reaching out to his supporters for help, but not in his ongoing legal and public perception battles. With new challengers popping up each week, Smith sent out a campaign email last week with the subject, “Please Help…” As the first filing for the 2014 Senate race approached, Smith put […]

Slow Start For Bill

It looks like the City budget process will get started a little later than usual this year. With Mayor Bill de Blasio slow to name his full staff, it has pushed back an important process, called “putting the City’s budget together.” At a recent Community Board 8 meeting, Councilman Rory Lancman said the Mayor asked […]

Life After 5Pointz

Months after a war of words led to white-washed walls and hurt feelings, it looks like the artists who worked at the graffiti Mecca of 5Pointz have found a new place to paint. A number of the artists who had their work displayed on the side of the Long Island City building have moved their […]

J. Cole To Perform At Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Although Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are the official performers for Super Bowl XLVIII, Queens College will get its own musical guest as J. Cole will hold a concert at the school. With the divisional playoffs decided, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are gearing up to […]