114th Pct.: Collision Investigation

COLLISION INVESTIGATION - At 1:40 p.m. on May 27, police responded to a call about a car explosion on the eastbound Grand Central parkway at Exit 4 for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a 2010 Toyota Highlander was traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway when it ran over a piece […]

115th Pct.: Collision Investigation

COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 11:07 p.m. on March 28, in the vicinity of Grand Central Parkway and 31st Drive, police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, identified as Fidel Vidal Diaz, 31, of Flushing, unconscious and unresponsive with severe trauma to the body. Preliminary investigation determined […]

MTA President Fails To Listen To LIC Residents

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Residents, local businesses and community groups voiced concerns to Metropolitan Transportation Authority representatives about the dire need for a shuttle bus that goes directly to Grand Central during the weekends of the No. 7 train shutdowns, between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza, during a special meeting last week at PS/IS […]

Community Protests 7 Train Repairs

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Jan. 17, business owners, cultural and community leaders who frequently use No. 7 train called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to stop disrupting the lives of Queens residents by conducting service on the train line for 22 continuous weekends. These disruptions will begin Feb. 28 and are projected to […]

Queens Museum Ready To Reopen

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer After two years of construction, the new Queens Museum will open its doors this weekend. The $69 million expansion took over the adjacent ice rink, doubling the size of the museum to 105,000-square-feet, adding a significant amount of performance and exhibit space. The museum took the opportunity of the ice […]