Author: bparry

Drunk driver crashes in Astoria, drives to Maspeth, where cops find woman passenger who later dies: NYPD

Feb. 23, 2024 By Bill Parry A drunk driver who allegedly crashed his vehicle in Astoria on Thursday that ultimately led to the death of his passenger has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, and other crimes, authorities said.  The suspect allegedly crashed the vehicle in Astoria, before driving the damaged car to… Read more »

Two men sought in attempted armored truck heist at Queens Center Mall: NYPD

Feb. 16, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for two men who attempted to rob an armed security guard transporting money from an armored truck into the Queens Center Mall in broad daylight last week. The attempted heist unfolded at around 2:10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 as… Read more »

City seeks operator to revitalize Corona Plaza concession

Feb. 13, 2024 By Bill Parry The city has launched a search for an operator for the long-term outdoor vendor concession area in Corona Plaza. The Department of Transportation released a Request for Proposals (RFP) on Monday seeking an entity to manage the 15,000 square-foot plaza to ensure a vibrant, clean and safe concession area… Read more »