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May 12, 2016  RSS feed
The 104th Precinct was creating a real buzz around Ridgewood on the morning of May 9.  In the city’s first bee swarm call of the year, the 104th Precinct helped remove nearly 20,000 bees from a tree at Grandview and Greene avenues, with the help of the NYPD Bees unit.  More...
As the signs say, ‘Your Speed:’ is going down, in Ridgewood, Glendale and Maspeth according to the 104th Precinct’s commanding officer.  In an attempt to reduce speeding throughout the precinct, portable speed signs have been placed at locations where people have been known to speed. And the program is seeing results.  More...
102nd Precinct  Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park  bandit grabs cash to go in Woodhaven   Detectives ask for the public’s help in finding the man who recently robbed cash at gunpoint from a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Woodhaven.  The stickup took place at 11 p.m. on April 24 inside the eatery located at 92-17 Jamaica Ave.  More...
ROGELIO MEJIAS of Glendale died on Sunday, May 8, at the age of 83. A native of Puerto Rico, he was the beloved husband of Carmen Rivera and devoted father of Loida Mejias, Beatrice Sierra and Marivel Martinez. He is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  More...
At long last, the city is starting to renovate the Kew Gardens fountain where the controversial Civic Virtue statue once stood.  Along with being beautified, the site is being re-dedicated to the women of Queens. This will be noted on a plaque installed at the site.  More...
In 1968, the state took over New York City’s buses and subways and created the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Nearly 50 years later, riders suffer as the MTA struggles with aging trains, bloated projects and long delays for needed upgrades.  More...
“One man’s past becomes another man’s future” is the tagline for Glendale author J. Carson Rose’s debut novel “The Grey Woods,” but it could very well describe how her own past helped to shape her future.  More...