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Obama’s New Chief From Forest Hills

President Barack Obama appointed Jacob Lew, a Forest Hill High School alumnus and former Queens resident, to be his new chief of staff on Jan….

TSA Agents Stole $40K Cash from Baggage

Two former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers based at John F. Kennedy Airport have been sentenced after pleading guilty to third-degree grand larceny and other…

Three Train Stations Closer to Needed Repairs

Three Train Stations Closer to Needed Repairs

If preliminary projections are correct, three Queens train stations are closer to needed additions and reparations, beginning this year. According to Joseph Raskin, assistant director…

Looking Back 2011 – Year in Review

Looking Back 2011 – Year in Review

The passage of 2011 has brought us to the threshold of yet another year– our 35th year of publication. Looking ahead we wonder what changes…

Former Councilman Monserrate Loses Appeal

Former NewYork State Senator Hiram Monser rate’s conviction for recklessly causing physical injury to his girlfriend during a domestic violence incident at his Jackson Heights…

Two Stabbed in Maspeth Murder-Suicide

Two Stabbed in Maspeth Murder-Suicide

A woman died Tuesday after she and her adultson were brutally stabbed at their Maspeth homein the early morning by her boyfriend, who leapt to…

Howard Beach Home Invasions

Howard Beach Home Invasions

Howard Beach residents are alarmed over a recent spike in crime in their normally quiet neighborhood. Two daylight break-ins within a week of each other—one…