Police Work Made Easy

Crime is not something that should be taken lightly in our city, but we here at QConf cannot help ourselves when the perpetrators make it this easy. Kareem Mohammed, 22, of Ozone Park robbed a clerk at gun point at the Sleep Inn Hotel on Liberty Avenue in Jamaica on May 23. Mohammed was arrested […]

QueensWay Plans Revealed At Workshops

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 […]

Borough Wide: Burglary Pattern

BURGLARY PATTERN – The NYPD has added a number of incidents to a burglary pattern, where a suspect entered closed commercial establishments through the roof or air conditioner vent and removed money, scratch-off tickets or phone cards. The first incident occurred on Dec. 14, inside of Grand 99 Cents Store on Jamaica Avenue, within the […]

Talks With A Side of Fries

Following the McDonald’s controversy in Flushing last month, there is more trouble cooking at another Queens fast food establishment. Staffers from Assemblyman David Weprin’s office recently visited the Richmond Hill Burger King at Liberty Avenue and 120th Street, to attempt to discuss seniors who like to keep away from the cold weather. The Assemblyman is […]

Push to Create Liberty Ave. BID Begins

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A local community leader is spearheading a project that hopes to give Liberty Avenue its own Business Improvement District. Although other major corridors in Queens, like Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood and Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica have their own Business Improvement Districts, the same cannot be said […]

106th Pct.: Homicide

HOMICIDE – At 3:26 a.m. on Dec. 22, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot at Liberty Avenue and 112th Street, within the confines of the 106th Precinct. Upon arrival, police observed a 23-year-old male with gunshot wounds to the torso. EMS also responded and transported the male to Jamaica Hospital, where […]

Bus Lanes Coming To Woodhaven Boulevard

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A number of changes will be made to Woodhaven Boulevard starting next year, aiming to improve car traffic along the major thoroughfare. The Dept. of Transportation provided an update to their ongoing project of making traffic changes along Woodhaven at a scarcely attended public meeting last week in Ozone Park. […]