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March 17, 2016  RSS feed
Now you can easily view the crimes committed in your neighborhood thanks to a new handy NYPD website.  Precincts across Queens and New York City have recently introduced CompStat 2.0, a website dedicated to giving a comprehensive overview of major crime statistics throughout the city. It gives users an interactive experience in seeing where crimes have happened in their neighborhoods.  More...

The suspect wanted for shooting two employees at Mike’s Deli Grocery in Ridgewood early in the morning of March 13 was found dead a short time later with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, police said.  More...

Crowley seeks cleaner & brighter shopping strips in Ridgewood, Maspeth, Glendale and Middle Village
Don’t forget about us!  That is Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s message to Mayor Bill be Blasio’s administration and the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) after de Blasio unveiled plans for a new initiative to keep communities clean in Queens and throughout all five boroughs, called CleaNYC.  More...
102nd Precinct  Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park  Cops looking for six suspects in a stabbing in Woodhaven   The NYPD released images and video of six males who remain at large in connection with the stabbing of a 24-yearold man at a Woodhaven street corner earlier this month.  More...
The St. Margaret/Resurrection Flyers took the Diocesan Championships by storm at St. Anthony’s in Huntington Station on Feb. 28 by winning six gold medals, along with several silver and bronze medals.  More...
SUSAN RODE of Brooklyn died on Sunday, March 13, at the age of 58. A native of Brooklyn, she was the dear sister of Deborah Marano. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St.  More...
Shortsightedness a decade ago has led to a crisis at one school today.   Nine years ago, Middle Village residents largely cheered the news that the city School Construction Authority would build a larger P.S./I.S. 128, replacing its overcrowded one-story schoolhouse with a four-story building.  More...
It is an honor to lead Queens Library in the important work of empowering and serving the people of this borough. I have lived in Queens most of my life and got my first library card from the St. Albans branch when I was in elementary school. My wife, Denise, was an active Friend of Cambria Heights Library.  More...
Unprecedented advancements in technology have dramatically changed our lives for the better. At the same time, however, some advancements have had an unintended consequence — creating new opportunities for criminals.  More...
When The Bushwick Collective announced that their fifth annual block party will be held on June 5 this year, they alluded to the possibility of filling the void left behind by the Bushwick Open Studios.  More...