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December 24, 2015  RSS feed
A Glendale man was identified as the alleged ringleader of a lucrative heroin trafficking ring that operated in Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson.  More...

One cab driver in Bushwick lost more than a fare last week, and cops are still looking for the man who robbed him.  According to police, on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 3:05 p.m., a livery cab driver picked up the suspect at the Par-Central Motor Inn, located at 82-85 Parsons Blvd.  More...

104th Precinct lauds Gonzalez at Middle Village dinner
He was the finest of the 104th Precinct’s Finest this year.  P.O. Geraldo Gonzalez received the 104th Precinct Community Council’s first “Cop of the Year Award” during a dinner held at Middle Village’s Villa Erasmo restaurant on Dec. 20 for making the biggest difference while on duty throughout 2015.  More...
Since employing new tactics to combat prostitution at illegal massage parlors, the 104th Precinct has seen another establishment close, the precinct’s commander informed residents during the 104th Precinct Community Council meeting Dec. 15 night at Frank Kowalinski Post 4 in Maspeth.  More...
The LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) Lady Red Hawks came out firing on all cylinders as they put an 88-41 drubbing on the Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Bulldogs on Saturday, Dec. 19. Their 47-point victory was the largest in school history, breaking the previous record which was set on Nov. 15 in a win over Dutchess. More...
CATHERINE M. O’BRIEN of Glendale died on Saturday, December 5, at the age of 69. She was the devoted mother of Maureen R. Diaz, loving grandmother of Jonathan, Karlee, Aaron and Sean, dear sister of Frances Lough and dear motherin law of John.  More...
The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) spent city tax dollars-- your tax dollars-- to allow homeless people to live in filthy, cramped and insecure shelters.  More...
Congratulations to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. He found the silver lining-- namely Sheldon Silver lining his pockets and exposed Dean Skelos’ skeletons in the closet. Keep up the great work, Preet!  Bill Lindauer, Long Island City   More...
On Tuesday, Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, Governor Andrew Cuomo received the World AIDS Day Leadership Award from the End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition. The governor’s work and demonstrated commitment to ending the AIDS epidemic in New York State is herculean.  More...