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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Ozone Park

Ozone Pk. shop celebrates another milestone

Three decades after it was first opened, Innovation Printing and Promotions is still sticking to its origins as a successful, family-run business. Comment.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Kew Gardens

Brown names nine new ADAs

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last Friday the appointment of nine law school graduates as assistant district attorneys. Comments (1).

Monday, March 17, 2014

Forest Hills

Get your pub grub on at Forest Hills’ Flying Pig

We confess to having a weirdly superstitious belief in the laws of equilibrium. Comment.

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Rego Park

Apartments planned for Abbracciamento’s

A development company was quick to lap up the leftovers after Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant and Catering served its last course. Comment.
Rego Park

Police searching for missing Rego Park senior

REGO PARK — Police were searching for an elderly Rego Park man who had been missing since March 8. Comment.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Glendale

Glendale pols to discuss shelter plans with city

Several of Glendale’s elected officials plan to discuss a proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue with the city, and one state assemblyman has made it clear he wants a review of the recently conducted audit of the proposed operator at the top of the agenda. Comment.
Rego Park

Sanitation employee charged with DWI in 112th Pct: NYPD

REGO PARK — Police said an off-duty city Sanitation Department employee was arrested in the 112th Precinct, which encompasses Rego Park and Forest Hills, and charged with driving while intoxicated and other offenses just before midnight Tuesday. Comments (1).
Letters

Queens Taste to celebrate boro’s small biz

As I watched the Sochi Olympics last month, it occurred to me that instead of trying to promote New York City as a site for the Summer Games, as we did 10 years ago, we should go after the Winter Games. We certainly had more snow than Sochi over the last few weeks, and we have the venues: ice hockey in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, cross-country skiing in Forest Park and luge along the Jackie Robinson Parkway. Comment.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Woodhaven

Eighth burglary connected to string of southern Queens break-ins: Cops [With Video]

WOODHAVEN — Police released video of two suspects wanted in a rash of Queens burglaries allegedly cashing in lottery tickets at a Brooklyn bodega Feb. 27, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
Maspeth

Maspeth man dies in motorcycle crash: NYPD

MASPETH — A 47-year-old Maspeth man died after his motorcycle struck a Lexus Sedan in Brooklyn Sunday, the NYPD said. Comment.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Howard Beach

Howard Beach votes on how to shelter the area from future storms

Few elections invite the community to cast their votes in cash, but that is how the NY Rising Howard Beach Committee organized its vote this week on which proposed storm protection initiatives the neighborhood supported most. Comment.
Rego Park

Briarwood couple opens magic bar on Queens Boulevard

Few bars advertise their services with beverages flying through the air or accessories catching fire. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Boro leaders back budget proposals

Melinda Katz and her staff received unanimous support among the borough’s leadership for her initial budget proposal as the new borough president. The leadership group, known as the Queens Borough Board, is comprised of all 11 Community Board leaders and all 14 of the City Council members from the county. Comment.
Ridgewood

Two charged with tagging western Queens spots with graffiti: 104th Precinct

MIDDLE VILLAGE — Police in the 104th Precinct arrested two men they say are responsible for more than two dozen separate graffiti complaints throughout central Queens. Comment.
Woodhaven

Authorities trying to identify man found in Woodhaven

WOODHAVEN — Police were asking for help identifying a man who was found in Woodhaven without identification March 1 and can not communicate. Comment.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Forest Hills

Bidder for Parkway Hosp. fails to close on $22M sale

The former Parkway Hospital property appears to be bound for another auction. Comment.
Ridgewood

Assembly plans to OK mayor’s pre-K tax hike

The state Assembly planned to authorize the city to raise income taxes to fund an expansion of pre-K, but in the state Senate, where Democrats do not hold the reins, the body was split on how to fund the expansion. Comment.
Maspeth

69-year-old Glendale man dies after van backs into him: Cops

A 69-year-old Glendale man died after a van backing out of a driveway in Maspeth struck him last week, police said. Comment.
Maspeth

Rockwell painting stolen from Maspeth recovered: Report

MASPETH — A Norman Rockwell painting that police said was stolen from a Maspeth storage facility last year has been recovered undamaged in Ohio, the Wall Street Journal reported. Comment.
Middle Village

Christ the King crowned CHSAA champs

Rawle Alkins delivered on the hype and his guarantee to bring Christ the King yet another city championship. Comment.
Middle Village

Nazareth’s Cuevas scores 50 to end CK’s season in semis

Bob Mackey exited the locker room with his collar open and a look of exhaustion on his face. The Christ the King girls’ basketball coach and his team had no answer for Nazareth star guard Bianca Cuevas in a battle of the McDonald’s All-Americans between Cuevas and the Royals’ Sierra Calhoun. Comment.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Ridgewood

Man arrested in Ridgewood robbery spree: 104th Precinct

RIDGEWOOD — The 104th Precinct announced Monday that officers had arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with four robberies in the second half of February. Comment.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Maspeth

Man struck by van in Maspeth dies: NYPD

A man died Thursday night when a van backing out of a driveway in Maspeth struck him, police said. Comments (4).

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