A man was stabbed in the abdomen after a dispute near the corner of 97th Place and 42nd Avenue in Elmhurst and taken to Elmhurst Hospital Sunday afternoon, police said. The NYPD said the man was still alive, but Comment.
In his letter that ran recently in TimesLedger Newspapers, City Councilman Daniel Dromm urged New York University to kick the Chick-fil-A eatery off its campus. He claims the business has created a “toxic environment” because of its “opposition to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.” Comment.
Justice Thomas Raffaele said he was filing a notice of claim this week after Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced his office would not pursue criminal charges against an officer who Raffaele contends assaulted him in a pedestrian plaza in Jackson Heights last month. Comments (1).
City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) called upon the city Department of Transportation and NYPD Friday to institute traffic calming measures and step up enforcement on 39th Street near 51st Avenue in Blissville. Comment.
State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) said he would like to be a borough president who combines the salesmanship qualities of Brooklyn’s Marty Markowitz and the wide-reaching influence of Queens’ Claire Shulman. Comment.
A Woodside park that neighbors said is known as a notorious hangout for rowdy day laborers was the site of a deadly fight over the weekend when a homeless man fatally stabbed another with a piece of broken glass, according to the NYPD. Comment.
An Astoria Houses resident was arraigned on multiple forgery charges last week after he allegedly sold cloned wireless modems for free Internet access through Craigslist for more than a year, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1).
The Leap Dance Project, created two years ago by the Queens Council on the Arts in partnership with the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, was founded to foster a better sense of community among dancers and dance professionals working in the borough. Comment.
A domestic dispute turned into a tragic murder-suicide Thursday when a man stabbed his wife in their Sunnyside apartment and then jumped from the No. 7 train platform about an hour and a half later, police said. Comment.
Authorities removed an estimated 3 million bees in 45 hives from a Corona man’s backyard last week, and the president of the New York City Beekeepers Association has accused their former owner of more sticky shenanigans in using the hives to sell diluted honey to a bakery. Comment.