Brown Highlights Lower Crime In Queens

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last week, Queens DA Richard Brown delivered his year-end address, in which he highlighted his office’s four biggest prosecution victories of 2013 and touted Queens as one of the City’s leaders in crime reduction. Brown, who will begin his 23rd year in office this week, noted that in the last […]

103rd Pct.: Homicide Arrest

HOMICIDE ARREST – On Dec. 20, police arrested two individuals in regards to an incident on Dec. 3, where a 38-year-old woman, identified as Sheryl Outerbridge, died at Jamaica Hospital after sustaining injuries. The medical examiner later ruled the death a homicide due to the blunt force trauma to the head and body. As a […]

Lack Of Funds Closes Bell Community Center

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Just months shy of its three-year anniversary, the Sean Elijah Bell Community Center in South Jamaica has closed its doors due to lack of funds. The news does not come as a shock to the community residents. Executive director Anthony Anderson anticipated a closure exactly one year ago, when the […]

2013 General Election Guide

2013 General Election Guide

On Tuesday, New Yorkers will go to the polls for City-wide elections, and will decide on a new Mayor, Public Advocate and Comptroller. In addition, a number of local races will introduce new faces to the City Council and Borough Hall. Individuals who registered before the deadline in October will be eligible to vote in […]