Couple Featured At Rose Bowl Parade

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer A Queens married couple showed their everlasting love when they were featured on a brand new eHarmony float in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day. The float is meant to inspire those looking for love in the New Year by bringing seven of the […]

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.: Transit Arrest

TRANSIT ARREST – Police arrested two individuals connected to an incident at the Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue subway station at 12:45 p.m. on Dec. 10. Police officers assigned to Transit Bureau Impact observed two males enter the turnstile at the same time, while only swiping a MetroCard once. After being placed under arrest, the […]

Van Buren, Other Co-Locations Approved

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer After a tumultuous mixture of community protest, input and support, the Dept. of Education approved a co-location for Martin Van Buren High School. With the vote taking place on Oct. 30, the DOE’s Panel of Educational Policy went forward with co-locations for eight schools in Queens, including Van Buren. 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 […]

113th Pct. Homicide

HOMICIDE – At 1:34 a.m. on Oct. 5, police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 184-09 140th Ave., Springfield Gardens. Upon arrival, police observed the victim, a 29-year-old Black male, with five gunshot wounds to the body. EMS responded and transported the victim to Jamaica Hospital, where he was […]