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Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Cambria Heights

Queens saxophonist makes splash in the City

For the past decade, Cambria Heights saxophonist Carl Bartlett Jr. has been playing his way to the top of the city’s jazz scene. Comments (2).

Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013

Queens Village

Missing Queens Village man last seen at his home

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police were looking for a 21-year-old man who was reported missing from his home on 216th Street last week. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Queens Village

O Magazine gives posh treatment to three deserving boro women

A trio of Queens women were given the star treatment by Oprah Winfrey’s magazine in recognition of the good works they do in their communities. Comments (1).
Far Rockaway

Teen charged with shooting at police in Far Rockaway: NYPD

Police nabbed a man who allegedly exchanged gunfire with officers in Far Rockaway early Friday, the NYPD said. Comments (3).

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Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

South Jamaica

2013 safest year in boro under Bloomy

Queens was on pace to see a significant drop in murders this year, preliminary data showed, making 2013 by far the safest year in the borough during the Bloomberg administration. Comments (1).
South Jamaica

Q111 bus murderer gets 95 years in jail

The ex-con who murdered his girlfriend’s son inside her Baisley Park Houses apartment two years ago and then opened fire on passengers inside a city bus was sentenced to nearly 100 years in prison last week, the borough’s top prosecutor said. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Far Rockaway

Santa float brings joy to kids in Rockaways

Santa Claus came early to the Rockaway Peninsula, delighting unsuspecting children as he waved from aboard a float flanked by dancing elves Saturday afternoon. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Richmond Hill

Men murdered in Corona and Richmond Hill

Two men in their 20s lost their lives over the weekend in western Queens murders, police said. Comments (13).

Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill native fatally shot on Liberty Avenue

A 23-year-old man was gunned down in Richmond Hill early Sunday after several men tried to jump him, police and the man’s friends said. Comments (178).

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