Astoria Times

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Astoria Times

Beloved Bay Ridge merchant James Modafferi dies

Brooklyn lost one of its unique sons last week when James Modafferi was taken from us — far too soon — at age 66. Comment.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Jackson Heights

Corona man admits to owning child porn

A Bronx man has admitted to possessing child pornography after being arrested last year on charges he was impersonating an enforcement agent outside a karaoke club in Corona, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Ex-cop Castro wins lawsuit

The ex-police sergeant and former chief of staff for Hiram Monserrate during his City Council days has won his civil case against the city after a jury found the city had discriminated against him by excluding him from the Sanitation Department’s hiring process. Comment.
Astoria Times

Arris Lofts tenants upset at sign change

After complaints from residents and calls from the community board, the city is removing the “no standing” signs it installed along Court Square in front of the Arris Lofts about a month ago. Comment.

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