2010-11-10 E-Edition

Addabbo Announces Heating Assistance



 With the cold weather season just around the corner, state Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D–Howard Beach) warns that the ability to heat your home can literally mean the difference between life and death. Addabbo urges constituents who are eligible to apply for home heating aid as soon as possible.   Applications are available now in his two district offices at […]

Suspect Face Murder Charges In Deliveryman Attack



A 28-year-old Jackson Heights pizza deliveryman is fighting for his life after two men brutally beat him into a coma, police sources said.   Cops said Jorge Paret, 28, and Anardo Battista, 23, attacked Victor Mejia de los Santos as he walked on 75th Street near 34th Avenue just after midnight on November 5 to deliver a pizza the pair […]

Borough-Wide Blotter



 Compiled By LIZ GOFF 104th Precinct Halloween Tree Horror Police in Middle Village are searching for the suspects who ripped two young trees apart in Juniper Valley Park on Halloween night. Cops said the suspects tore the trees in half and scribbled offensive messages in shaving cream before fleeing the scene. The incident marks the fifth act of arborcide at […]

Suicide Killer Snuffed Out Pair



Investigators probing the execution-style murders of a Queens man and woman last week determined that the murders were not about love.   Police sources said the Brooklyn ex-con, who killed himself when police showed up to arrest him, executed his partner in crime, Lenny Archipolo, because he was angry that he didn’t get a share of $20,000 the pair swiped […]

Ticket Agent Summons $2M Lawsuit



 A Queens traffic agent with a reputation for giving questionable tickets, last week filed a Notice of Claim stating his intention to sue the city, a Queens City Councilmember and his former aide $2 million, for ruining his reputation.   NYPD parking agent Daniel Chu named City Councilmember Dan Halloran, his ex-chief of staff Dennis Ring and the city in […]

Tot Tossed Off Balcony



 According to a police statement read aloud last week in court, the crazed Queens woman accused of tossing her roommate’s 3 year-old son 70 feet to his death on November 2, appeared to be in a daze after her arrest.   Xai Qui Cai, 53, told cops she was confused after she was arrested for throwing the toddler from his […]

Mets Clubhouse Manager Named In Gambling Probe



Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels, who confessed to betting on baseball games and other sporting events, was suspended without pay on October 27 and will likely be fired from his $80,000-a-year job, law enforcement sources said.   Investigators at Queens District Attorney Richard Brown’s office and the NYPD Organized Crime Investigations Bureau are conducting a criminal investigation into the illegal […]

Honor, Respect, Remember America’s Veterans



Ninety-two years ago tomorrow, on Nov. 11, 1918, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent. “The War to End Wars” that began in August 1914 was over. “The War to End Wars” ended nothing. World War I, as it later came to be known, was not the first conflict of the […]

Letters to the Editor



Political Correctness To The Editor: Political correctness is not a weakness in a democracy. It has ensured minority’s protections fulfilling the promise of an open society. Those who castigate political correctness fail to comprehend the importance that it serves while missing the power it offers to balance the scales when one side takes advantage. The riots following the publication of […]