2013-02-06 E-Edition

Goldfeder Installs Officers At West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Dpt’s. 85th Anniversary

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined in the celebration and installed officers at the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department’s 85th Anniversary and Dinner Dance held at Russo’s on the Bay. He congratulated them on their achievement and outstanding service.  (left to right)  Lieutenant Tyronne Finholt, Captain Ronald Corchado, Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder, Chief Jonah Cohen, Ex-Captain Mitchell Udowitch (in front of podium), […]

Dromm: Teacher’s Death Could Be A Hate Crime

The murder of a Flushing middle school teacher who was found last week in a pool of blood in his Jackson Heights apartment could be a hate crime, City Councilmember Daniel Dromm said.Police said the body of David Rangel, 53, was found stuffed underneath a sofa inside his apartment on 91st Street by cops who were responding to a 911 […]

Cops Issue Warning On Energy-Saver Scam

Queens law enforcement officials are warning residents to pull the plug on a door-to-door scam that promises lower energy bills.The scammers, in an attempt to lure-away Con Edison customers, are ringing bells at homes and apartments throughout western Queens, offering rock-bottom gas and electric rates through several energy service companies, officials said.Law enforcement sources said the salespeople will do anything […]

Feds Probe Worker Death At Astoria Construction Site

City and federal investigators are probing the January 24 death of a 45-year-old worker at an Astoria construction site.The city Department of Buildings (DOB) issued a stop-work order following the incident at the construction site at 46-11 Broadway in Astoria, where the worker Ricardo Gonzalez plunged, head first, into a 15-foot-deep ditch, striking his head on a steel girder.Gonzalez was […]

Cops Nab Flushing Kid-Flash Pervert

Police in Flushing last week arrested a 32-year-old Queens man as he was walking near Cherry Avenue and Bowne Street in Flushing – on the same block where police say he flashed two girls, ages 12 and 13.Cops said Dagoberto Amaya was arrested on January 30 and charged with public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child after he […]

Cops ‘Picture’ Astoria Burglar

Police officials last week released a photo (see photo) of a man they believe burglarized three Astoria businesses by cutting holes in their roofs and climbing in, an NYPD spokesperson said.Cops said the suspect was captured on surveillance video that provided the photo.Police said the suspect struck first at about 3 a.m. on December 24 at a Rite Aid Pharmacy […]

114th Precinct Crime Watch

114th Precinct CRIME WATCH Offer $2G Reward In Queensbridge MurderQueens detectives are searching for a gunman who opened fire outside a Long Island City deli on February 2, killing an 18-year-old resident of the Queensbridge houses.Cops said the unidentified victim was walking out of the grocery store on 41st Avenue near 21st Street at about 9:41 p.m. on Saturday when the […]

Questions Remain In Death Of Woodside Boy

Police do not believe 10-year-old autistic boy who died last week at his family’s home in Woodside was the victim of foul play, law enforcement sources said.Farhan Taiukder was found by his mother, face down on a bath mat in the bathroom of his parent’s apartment at 59-29 Queens Boulevard at approximately 5:30 p.m. on January 31, police said.The boy’s […]

NYPD Urges Parents: Protect Kids From Perverts

Queens police officials are urging parents to take steps to protect children and young adults who, they said, are “the bull’s eye on the target” of child sex predators.Cops are urging parents to teach children about the dangers of speaking with strangers – and following them, regardless of the ploy they use to entice youngsters.The warnings follow several recent incidents […]