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Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

St. Albans

Robber stole jewelry from boro home: Post

ST. ALBANS — Police said they arrested a gun-wielding 23-year-old who robbed a family in St. Albans, the New York Post reported. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Cambria Heights

Woman threatens man with machete: Brown

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — A woman was due in court Nov. 30 after allegedly brandishing a machete and some colorful language in Cambria Heights last week, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

“America’s Next Top Model” contestant Bianca Golden, a native of Queens, visited Le Bourgeosie Boutique in Jamaica Sunday. Golden, who has been signed by both Major Models and Ford Models, signed autographs for fans. A voter registration drive was also held during the event. Comment
Students at PS/IS 48 in Jamaica have been yearning for a school building where they did not have to share a single room in which to eat, play and assemble and this year their wishes were granted. Comment
A Queens judge handed the man who left a former NYPD officer for dead during a carjacking before leading the police on a wild ride on the streets of southeast Queens a lengthy prison sentence for his crimes, the Queens district attorney said last week. Comment
The online community that has been working for weeks to find a missing cat at John F. Kennedy International Airport was up and about this weekend to get more people on their team and bring the missing feline home. Comments (7)

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Jamaica

Survey IDs boro danger zones

Jamaica

Survey IDs boro danger zones

A transportation advocacy group has identified southeast Queens as the borough’s most dangerous place for pedestrians and it is calling on the city to do more to prevent people from getting hurt. Comment
An elected official and crime watchdog group have pledged to provide safety support to southeast Queens residents after the neighborhood was the site of two nighttime sexual attacks. Comment
An effort to curb cyberbullying through legislation made its way to Campus Magnet HS in Cambria Heights last week to raise awareness and get teens to document their experiences. Comment
The city has taken another step in cleaning up Jamaica Bay and making one of its water treatment facilities more environmentally friendly. Comment
South Jamaica

Van kills woman near S. Jamaica home: Cops

South Jamaica

Van kills woman near S. Jamaica home: Cops

Police were searching for the driver of a dollar van who they say struck a woman and left her to die on the streets of south Jamaica Sunday night. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

Springfield Gardens

Sanders rallies community to combat sexual assaults

Springfield Gardens

Sanders rallies community to combat sexual assaults

City Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton) is hosting an emergency meeting Wednesday in light of the pair of sexual attacks that have taken place in southeast Queens over the last week. Comment
Far Rockaway

Cops need family to ID man’s body in Rockaways

ROCKAWAYS — The NYPD was still waiting for the family to identify a man who was shot and killed Monday. Comment

Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

South Jamaica

Driver in fatal South Jamaica hit and run sought

South Jamaica

Driver in fatal South Jamaica hit and run sought

Police are searching for the driver of a dollar van who they say struck a woman and left her to die on the streets of South Jamaica Sunday night. Comment

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