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July 28, 2016  RSS feed
Community joins together in Maspeth to remember slain officers from around the country
It was a solemn evening in Maspeth as precincts from across the communities gathered to pay their respects and remember their fallen brothers in blue who were needlessly gunned down over the last few weeks.  More...

Detectives continue to look for the man who threatened a woman with her life before raping and robbing her inside her Bushwick home early on Monday morning.  According to the police, the 29-year-old female victim was awoken at 1:30 a.m. on July 25 to the door of her private residence in the vicinity of DeKalb and Wilson avenues being opened by the unknown male suspect.  More...

It’s official. The MTA announced Monday that the L train’s Canarsie Tunnel will be closed for 18 months — starting in January 2019 — to repair major damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. More...
Six individuals are wanted in connection with a citywide grand larceny pattern, stealing more than $30,000 from unsuspecting victims over the last month, police said.  According to officers, between May 25 and July 18, 58 victims were informed by their respective bank representatives that their credit card numbers were compromised.  More...
There’s a chance that New York Mets fans will be sharing their sports enthusiasm with hockey lovers, since the New York Islanders may be moving to Flushing.  According to Bloomberg News, the Islanders are in active discussions with the Mets owner Sterling Equities about building a hockey arena next to Citi  Field.  More...
MARIA ANGELA SPOTORNO died on Monday, July 25, at the age of 71. She was the beloved wife of Mario S. Spotorno, loving mother of Antonio Spotorno and Carmela Spotorno, cherished grandmother of Sabrina, Marco, Tatianna and Matteo, dear sister of Gioacchino Sciabbica and the late Giuseppe Sciabbica, devoted godmother of Angela and dearest cousin of Linda.  More...
They’ve been in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for just one season, but it seems the New York Islanders are pondering a move to Queens.  More...
K2 is touted in the communities as an alternative to marijuana because it allegedly provides a high similar to marijuana while not being detectable by common drug tests used today. Unlike marijuana, which is natural and has been proven safe and nonaddictive, K2 is a synthetic chemical that is sprayed on greens.  More...
With the Pokémon Go craze sweeping the nation, some campaigns have taken to using the app to catch – and register – voters.  More...