New Law Targets Surprise Medical Bills

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A law included in the 2014-2015 State budget is looking to give patients a break on unexpected medical charges. The new law will prevent surprise medical bills for patients sent by in-network doctors to out-of-network providers. These out-of-network medical services can be anything from a specialist to a specific lab […]

NYHQ Acquires Breast Surgery Practice

New York Hospital Queens is continuing its expansion of services throughout the Borough, adding a breast surgery practice in Middle Village to its ranks this week. The hospital announced on April 15 that it has acquired the physician practice of Kap-Jae Sung, M.D., a surgeon who specializes in breast surgery. The practice is located at […]

104th Pct.: Grand Larceny

GRAND LARCENY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual wanted for a grand larceny that took place at approximately 5:30 p.m. on April 2. The suspect used a stolen ATM card to buy sneakers inside J and M Sneakers, located at 5734 Myrtle Ave. The suspect is described as a […]

105th Pct.: Fatal Collision

FATAL COLLISION – At 4:15 a.m. on April 14, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles in the vicinity of South Conduit Avenue and Brookville Boulevard. Upon arrival, police discovered that a white 2014 Infinity sedan operated by a 28-year-old female, identified as Sharlene Numa of Roosevelt, was […]

112th Pct.: Grand Larceny & Assault

ASSAULT – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual (left) wanted for an assault that took place on April 2 on a Queens-bound F train, within the confines of the 112th Precinct. The suspect threw a coffee in the face of a victim and then proceeded to punch the victim in […]

114th Pct.: Shooting & Burglary

POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING – At 11:16 a.m. on April 12, officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a family dispute involving a firearm at 31-28 38th St. Upon arrival, a uniformed sergeant and a police officer observed a male in possession of a shotgun. Officers instructed the man to drop the weapon. The man then turned […]

Events In Queens For April 17-23

Events In Queens For April 17-23

Doktor Kaboom, Queens Theatre, Saturday, 4/19 (see below). FRIDAY 4/18 HINDI POETRY Join the Glen Oaks Library for an afternoon of Hindi poetry, hosted by Ashok Singh, the Director of the International Hindi Association, and featuring invited poets Ashok Vyas, Anand Ahuja, Bindeshwari Agrawal, Purnima Desai and Ram B. Gautam. The recital starts at 4 […]

Musicians Of Queens: Annika

Musicians Of Queens: Annika

Although Annika may be only 16 years old, her songs prove that she has a soul that is wise beyond her years. Her songwriting has the distinct sound of a veteran too, simple yet powerful, with most of the weight being carried by her voice and acoustic guitar. Given that she has been playing music […]