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Woodside Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Stabbing of 78-Year-Old Mother

April 30, 2020 By Allie Griffin A Woodside man has been charged with murder for stabbing his 78-year-old mother to death last Friday. David Galicia, 48, allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife and fatally slashed his elderly mother in the head whom he lived with. The incident took place at around 7 a.m. the morning of… Read more »

Cuomo to End 24-Hour Subway Service To Disinfect Trains and Buses

April 30, 2020 By Michael Dorgan Governor Andrew Cuomo is shutting the New York subway system for four hours each night for “aggressive” coronavirus cleanings. The system – which has operated on a 24/7 basis throughout the pandemic – will stop for nightly closures so that trains can be cleaned and sanitized, the governor said… Read more »

Police Looking for Ridgewood Wig-Snatching Duo

April 30, 2020 By Allie Griffin Police are looking for a wig-snatching duo that stole thousands of dollars worth of cosmetic wigs from a Ridgewood studio space last week. The two women broke into One Eyed Studios, located at 1639 Centre St., last Wednesday, April 22 around 3:40 p.m., by forcing open the front door,… Read more »

IKEA Donating More Than 14,000 Products to Queens Families in Need

April 30, 2020 By Michael Dorgan IKEA is donating thousands of products to Queens-based organizations that will distribute them to families in need. The Swedish home ware and furniture giant is partnering with the Queens Borough President’s office to provide new bedding, towels, batteries, and children’s items to low-income families. The contribution is part of… Read more »

City to Hand Out Thousands of Free Face Coverings to New Yorkers at Parks

April 30, 2020 By Allie Griffin New York City will be handing out free face coverings to New Yorkers in an effort to further control the spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today. City workers will be distributing up to 100,000 face coverings in parks and playgrounds across the five boroughs from… Read more »

Men Wanted for Burglarizing Gas Stations Throughout Queens: NYPD

April 30, 2020 By Allie Griffin Two men plus a getaway driver have been burglarizing gas stations throughout Queens and have stolen thousands in cash and products. The pair first broke into a Long Island City gas station on March 26 by throwing a rock through the front door sometime during the night, police said…. Read more »

Queens Approaching 50,000 Cases of COVID-19

April 30, 2020 By Allie Griffin Queens is approaching 50,000 cases of COVID-19 as the pandemic continues to halt daily life in New York City. The World’s Borough continues to have the highest count of residents infected with the coronavirus among the five boroughs. Queens has had 49,559 residents inflicted with the deadly virus, while… Read more »

IKEA Rego Center Store Opening Pushed Back to Fall 2020 Due to COVID-19

April 29, 2020 By Michael Dorgan IKEA is delaying the opening of its new store at the Rego Center mall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The popular Swedish homeware and furniture store was expected to move into a 115,000 square foot space at the corner of Queens Boulevard and Junction Boulevard this summer. However, IKEA… Read more »