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Two Men Shot and Injured Inside Astoria Houses NYCHA Complex Sunday

June 15, 2020 By Michael Dorgan Two men were shot and injured inside the Astoria Houses NYCHA complex Sunday. The victims, who were in the courtyard area at 4-10 27th Ave. at around 5 p.m., were caught completely unaware. They heard gunshots and then suddenly felt pain to their bodies, police said. One victim, a 52-year-old,… Read more »

Sunnyside Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Long Island Expressway

June 15, 2020 By Allie Griffin A 31-year-old man from Sunnyside was killed in a motorcycle crash on the Long Island Expressway shortly after midnight Monday. Richard Diaz, of 48th Street, was riding his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle westbound on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control and rear-ended a 2013 Porsche Cayenee SUV near… Read more »

Astoria Woman Coughs on Fellow Customer at Bagel Store, Video Goes Viral

June 14, 2020 Staff Report A video has gone viral of a woman deliberately coughing on another customer at a bagel shop in Astoria. In the video, a woman comes into New York City Bagel & Coffee House on Broadway–near 30th Street–to pick up an order without a mask on June 6. Another customer complains… Read more »

Ramos: High School Design Will Change, Follows Heavy Criticism

June 14, 2020 By Christian Murray The rendering of a high school slated to go up on Northern Boulevard was released last week and its design was not lavished with praise. State Sen. Jessica Ramos, whose district borders the school site, as well as many residents said it looked like more like a jail than… Read more »

Pride Month in Queens to be Celebrated Online Thursday

June 14, 2020 By Michael Dorgan A virtual celebration to mark Pride Month in Queens will take place Thursday. Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee will host the online event via the video-conferencing application Zoom on June 18 at 2:00 p.m. The event will celebrate the LGBTQ community who typically put on parades and marches… Read more »

Proceeds from Sunday Drive-In Movie Night to Feed Queens Residents in Need

June 12, 2020 By Allie Griffin Queens residents can enjoy a drive-in movie in Long Island Sunday, while supporting their neighbors in need. The nonprofit Commonpoint Queens is hosting a drive-in screening of the 1996 hit Space Jam in Great Neck Sunday. Tickets cost $35 per car, with all proceeds going towards the Commonpoint Queens… Read more »

Man Wanted for Fatal Stabbing on Northern Boulevard Friday

June 14, 2020 By Christian Murray The police have released video surveillance of a man wanted for a fatal stabbing in Jackson Heights Friday. The footage is of a suspect who allegedly killed a 21-year-old man by stabbing him multiple times in the chest on Northern Boulevard Friday evening. Police responded to a call at… Read more »

Cuomo Signs Police Reform Bills Into Law

June 12, 2020 By Michael Dorgan Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of police reform bills into law Friday that seeks to improve relations between cops and the general public. The legislation, which was hurried through the state legislature earlier this week, will make police disciplinary records public, ban cops from using chokeholds on civilians… Read more »