Astoria Times

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011

Jackson Heights

Killings fall in 110th Pct. as crime eases

Murders in the 110th Police Precinct dropped to four last year from six in 2009, continuing a downward trend that has been in effect since 1990, according to crime statistics compiled by the Police Department. Comments (1).
Astoria Times

CB 1 asks city to nix hotel on 39th Avenue

At the urging of Dutch Kills activists, Community Board 1 recommended that the city Board of Standards and Appeals deny a Manhattan developer a certificate of occupancy for his nearly complete hotel on 39th Avenue last month, but the action left the developer undeterred. Comment.
Astoria Times

Astoria rabbi has plan to bring in new worshipers

Rabbi Jonathan Pearl and his wife Judy Pearl know a lot about movies and Jewish people, but when they came to the Astoria Center of Israel to revitalize the waning synagogue three years ago, they never suspected their latest home had a silver screen credit. Comment.
Astoria Times

Murders rise in 114th Pct.

The NYPD’s 114th Precinct had a spike in the number of murders last year, with nine people killed, but the number of crimes overall still recorded a slight drop as of Dec. 26, according to crime statistics. Comment.

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