GRAND LARCENY The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with Grand Larceny. At approximately 11:40 p.m. on May 14, the suspect attempted to use a stolen credit card at Rite Aid Pharmacy, located at 96-02 Rockaway Blvd., in order to buy a carton of cigarettes. The […]
COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 9:05 p.m. on April 26, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian struck near the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and 107th Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male, identified as Oscar Pauzhi, 54, of Woodhaven, lying in the roadway with severe head trauma. EMS […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer During two workshops last week, residents got a more detailed look at what the QueensWay could look like if the proposed pedestrian/bike path were to become a reality. Representatives from the two design companies working on the QueensWay presented the most detailed plans to date at public workshops in Forest […]
Assemblyman William Scarborough (left) praised the efforts of Greater Jamaica in helping to bring the largest private investment in Jamaica in decades. Carlisle Towery (right), president of Greater Jamaica, was brought to tears while reflecting on the 12 years it took to bring the historic development to the area. BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A small Forest Hills neighborhood will be among the honorees at a celebration dinner later this month. The Historic Districts Council, a group that advocates for historic districts and buildings, selected the Forest Close neighborhood, a group of about 38 neo-Tudor houses, as one of six areas to celebrate in […]
Ozone Park’s zoning has officially been changed, which will allow new types of businesses to open in the neighborhood. The rezoning, passed by the City Council on Dec. 10, will change about 530 blocks in Ozone Park to reflect the neighborhood’s current building patterns and allow for new development. The rezoning is the second largest […]
State Sen. Joseph Addabbo helps raise the U.S. flag at the Medisys Health Care building, the former site of the Lalance Grosjean factory on Atlantic Avenue and 91st Street in Ozone Park, on Friday.