There is much to be addressed when our youth demonstrate behavior patterns that are red flags and warning signs as a cry for help. As a nurse practitioner with more than 24 years of nursing experience, I have cared for individuals and family members who have acknowledged, “If only I had done this or that.” Comment.
FAR ROCKAWAY — A Far Rockaway man was accused of beating and robbing two other men within two different early March confrontations and was arraigned last week, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
In the wake of recent incidents where bird strikes forced two airliners to make emergency landings in the new York area, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation that would force federal officials to speed up the removal of Canada geese coming from a wildlife refuge near John F. Kennedy International Airport. Comment.
The front entrance to Peninsula Hospital was shuttered Sunday afternoon, as it had been since the beginning of the month. A sign on the door of the Lillian and Ira Lechtman Pavilion said that after 104 years, the Far Rockaway hospital had closed its doors for good and the nearest emergency room, at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, wasn’t for another two miles east. Comments (2).
Before the city Panel for Educational Policy decided to close August Martin HS and six others in Queens, a representative from state Sen. Shirley Huntley’s (D-Jamaica) office blasted the panel for the way the city Department of Education removed the principal of Martin last month. Comment.
Even before the recent foreclosure crisis hit southeast Queens, predatory lenders took advantage of minority communities, according to fair-housing experts, who warned that many of those dangers still exist in the services now being offered to help distressed homeowners. Comment.
JAMAICA — A Jamaica man was sentenced to 37 years to life in prison for the August 2006 drive-by shooting murder and attempted murder of two other local men, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
As construction equipment cleared debris along Hempstead Avenue Monday afternoon, Fire Department investigators searched for clues as to what set a Queens Village bodega ablaze earlier in the morning. Comment.