Tag: Ozone Park

NYPD 102nd Precinct battles concerning uptick in violent robberies


Feb. 13, 2024 By Anthony Medina A concerning spike in robberies in the NYPD 102nd Precinct, serving Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, and Ozone Park, has officers taking decisive action to rid violent offenders from city streets.  Deputy Inspector Jeremy Kivlin, commanding officer of the 102nd precinct, addressed the jump in robberies at the precinct’s…
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Bethpage Federal Credit Unions opens branch in Ozone Park, second in Queens

Bethpage Federal Credit Union in Ozone Park.

Feb. 5, 2024 By Anthony Medina Bethpage Federal Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in New York State, officially held a soft opening of its new Ozone Park branch, located at 102-32 Atlantic Ave., on Monday, Feb. 5.  The Ozone Park location is the second among multiple locations planned to open across the…
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NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer and Czarinna Andres New York City Restaurant Week is back and better than ever with over 600 participating restaurants, including more than 30 in Queens. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 4, NYC Restaurant Week bills itself as an opportunity to explore new dining experiences as well… Read more »

Community Board 9 gifts over 400 toys in Ozone Park

Community Board 9

Dec. 20, 2023 By Anthony Medina Reliant on nothing but the kindness and generosity of Queens residents, Community Board 9 accomplished its goal of distributing hundreds of toys to families in Ozone Park on Saturday, Dec 16. Inside Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School, located at 93-11 101st Ave., Community Board 9 worked together with the Queens…
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New Panera Bread opens doors in Ozone Park


Dec. 13, 2023 By Anthony Medina A new Panera Bread located on Cross Bay Boulevard in Ozone Park officially opened its doors to customers on Monday, Dec. 11. The fast-casual restaurant and bakery-cafe franchise with thousands of locations nationwide—and across 11 countries—brings a wide selection of food and beverage options to its new Ozone Park location, at 137-20 Cross Bay Blvd.  Known for serving soups, salads, and sandwiches, Panera Bread also offers alternatives to breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Tim Doherty, president and chief operating officer of Doherty Enterprises Inc. — a franchisee of Panera Bread — shared enthusiasm over the…
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Ozone Park school celebrates opening of new halal kitchen


Dec. 1, 2023 By Rachel Butler Council Member Joann Ariola joined students and staff to celebrate the official opening of a halal kitchen at P.S. 63 in Ozone Park school with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 29. The kitchen is opened inside P.S. 63, located on Sutter Avenue, and will provide religiously appropriate meals to…
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Two men robbed at gunpoint in Ozone Park, three suspects remain at large: NYPD

Sep. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 102nd Precinct are still searching for three suspects who allegedly robbed two men at gunpoint on a residential street in Ozone Park in August. Police say the two victims, a 37-year-old and a 24-year-old, were walking in front of 97-18 80th St. at around 8 p.m….
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