Astoria Times

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Jackson Heights

Husband slashers sentenced to years

The Queens Supreme Court sentenced a Corona man who attempted to cut open his wife’s throat to 25 years in prison last week, while another Corona man pleaded guilty the next day to fatally slashing the throats of his wife and son, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Lou Lodati Park is going to the dogs

Elected officials, the city Parks Department and Sunnyside dog owners came together last Thursday to unveil a plan that would not only make Lou Lodati Park nicer for residents but for their four-legged friends. Comment.
Astoria Times

Transportation tops at Gianaris town hall

Cars parked on the sidewalk, livery cabs parked on 31st Street near the end of the N line and the preponderance of potholes peppered the discussion at a town hall meeting last Thursday for residents of the Astoria and Long Island City communities. Comment.
Astoria Times

LIC subway station opens

MTA officials and legislators cut the ribbon Friday on a project that could reduce some straphangers’ MetroCard costs by half. Comment.

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