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August 18, 2016  RSS feed
A man wanted for sexually assaulting a woman on a Bushwick street earlier in the week has been arrested, police announced. More...
Hundreds protest proposed homeless shelter in Maspeth

Maspeth has a crystal clear message for Mayor Bill de Blasio, his administration and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS): don’t put a homeless shelter there. More...

102nd Precinct Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park Cops cuff pair for Richmond Hill hookah bar shooting Detectives slapped the cuffs on two men for allegedly shooting four individuals following a dispute outside a hookah lounge in Richmond Hill early in the morning of Aug. 13, according to police. More...
This kid is ready to rumble! Ra-leek Born, the 10-year-old boxing sensation from Springfield Gardens, is already turning heads and winning tournaments at such a young age. Born began boxing a little over a year ago and has quickly excelled at the sport, winning the Metro Junior Olympic Championship, his father Ra-tru Born said. More...
PETER D. POLLINA died on Friday, August 12, at the age of 90. He was the beloved father of Peter Pollina, father-in-law of Monika and cherished grandfather of Eduard, Peter and Isabella. A private cremation w as held on Monday, August 15, at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth. More...
By the hundreds, Maspeth residents came out last week to voice their strong opposition to a homeless shelter planned for their neighborhood. They were hot under the collar for reasons that had nothing to do with a summer heatwave. More...
It was certainly exhilarating to hear of the landlord’s sale of the property at Flagship Diner in Briarwood for demolition and construction of new residential housing co-ops with commercial space. More...
CITY PUSHES FOR FEDERAL ZIKA FUNDING
A new political push for federal funding to tackle the Zika crisis was announced Wednesday at the New York City Public Health Lab. The charge, led by Mayor Bill de Blasio, requests $1.9 billion in funding from the Republican controlled Congress in order to study and fight the disease. More...
A full-service bike shop has finally arrived in Ridgewood! Located on 60th Avenue off Myrtle Avenue, Bike Slug offers repairs and tune ups, and sells new bikes and accessories. More...