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March 3, 2016  RSS feed
Detectives smoked out a Queens man’s scheme to illegally sell a bounty of untaxed cigarettes, costing the state nearly a half million dollars in tax revenue, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on Monday.  More...

Hey Jude!  The Queens West Kiwanis Foundation is holding a fundraising concert event next month in Glendale, featuring the band Yesterday and Today, “a tribute to the music of the Beatles.”  More...

The final ballot for the 30th Council District’s participatory budgeting vote has been set.  District residents will be able to vote on what projects they would like to see $1 million of funding go toward, which was set aside by Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley.  More...
L train groper departed in Bushwick   The NYPD is searching for a man wanted for groping a woman on the L train.  More...
Oh say can you sing?  The New York Mets will host their 2016 Anthem Search starting on Tuesday, March 22, at Citi Field.  Singers of all ages are encouraged to audition at the Press Conference Room on the first base side of Citi Field between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Singers 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  More...
MICHAEL ELIA ELKOMMOS DANIEL YOUHANNA of Elwiledia Assuit, Egypt died on Monday, February 29, at the age of 68. A native of Menia, Egypt, he was the beloved husband of Niveen Habib Gobrial and devoted father of Mark Youhanna. A Divine Liturgy was offered at St. Mary and St.  More...
There’s an ongoing landlord-tenant showdown at a Ridgewood building that everyone in Queens should be watching.  More...
I’m appalled and find it greatly disturbing that the Obama administration has thought it fit to cut $90 million from federal funds to fight terrorism in New York City. New York City is the number one target in the country and needs protection from these evildoers. There have be many spoiled attempts thanks to our law enforcement who are out there protecting all our lives.  More...
With the mayor’s announcement a few weeks ago that 67 new Parks Enforcement Patrol (PEP) officers would be funded in this year’s budget, some of us might have felt hopeful that many of these officers would go to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which has one of the highest crime rates of any park.  More...
LOCAL ART
When Ewa Campbell opened the aptly-titled Little Coffee Shop in Ridgewood back in December, she wanted to serve more than just a nice cup of joe and tasty food.  Campbell wanted to make sure that local artists had a venue where they can be represented in the community, so she allowed artists to display their work on a wall of the shop located at 59-15 71st Ave.  More...