Astoria Times

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012


Missing man, 47, from Woodside sought by cops

WOODSIDE — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who went missing Nov. 6. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012


MLS survey finds Queens wants soccer stadium

Major League Soccer released a survey last week showing that seven out of 10 Queens residents support building a new 25,000-capacity stadium in Queens. Comments (12)

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Jackson Heights

Queens residents helped Obama win swing states

Doug Forand, of the political consulting firm Red Horse Strategies, told a New Visions Democratic Club meeting last Thursday that grassroots strategies and organizing kept President Barack Obama in office and helped many Democrats keep or maintain office on Election Day. Comments (1)

GOP Ignored Latino Vote

The re-election of President Barack Obama should serve as a wake-up call for the Republican Party, but it won’t. Comment

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

East Elmhurst

Mifsud’s hat trick sends defending champ McClancy back to final

There is a running joke around the Monsignor McClancy soccer team about Joey Mifsud. Comment

Police looking for missing man from Elmhurst, 27

ELMHURST — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 27-year-old man who went missing in Elmhurst Nov. 7. Comment

Officers charged with DWI in 112th and 114th

ASTORIA — Two off-duty police officers were recently arrested and charged with DWI on separate occasions, police said. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Jackson Heights

Brooklyn man arrested in Jax Hts. sex attack on girls

A 52-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested and is awaiting arraignment after he allegedly sexually assaulted two young girls Monday in a Jackson Heights apartment complex, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment
Jackson Heights

Romney alienated Latinos: Pols

After President Barack Obama received record support from the Hispanic population during his re-election last week, Queens’ Hispanic legislators said it was the Republican Party’s hard-line stance against immigration reform that lost challenger Mitt Romney the vote. Comments (1)
Jackson Heights

NYPD searching for man in Jax Hts sexual assault

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying an individual wanted in connection with a sexual abuse in Jackson Heights Nov. 6. Comment
Jackson Heights

Missing Jackson Heights woman located

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Cops announced that they have located a 75-year-old woman who was reported missing in Jackson Heights Sunday. Comment
Long Island City

Aviation boys continue fortuitous postseason

Mario Cotumaccio admitted that he didn’t think his beaten-down Aviation team could continue its improbable run. The coach’s team was tired, having played three games in as many days, and injured after a physical second round contest against Francis Lewis. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012


Astoria bars to host Sandy fund-raiser

If you go out to responsibly drink in Astoria next Saturday, five neighborhood residents ask that you give to those who have been displaced by Superstorm Sandy before you go. Comment

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