2014-12-31 E-Edition

City Issues Rules For Christmas Tree Curbside Pickup

If your Christmas tree is beginning to resemble Charlie Brown’s, it’s time to unwrap the tinsel and place the tree curbside for recycling by the city Department of Sanitation (DOS).Curbside collection of Christmas trees is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 3 and will run through Friday, January 13, DOS officials said.You must follow the following rules for curbside pickup:Do […]

Queens Man Jailed In NYPD Slay Threat

A Queens man arrested for threatening to ill a cop “before Christmas” remains behind bars on Rikers Island, despite his claim that he was just exercising his right to free speech when he made the death threat,, law enforcement sources said.Elvin Payamps, 35, was speaking on his cell phone inside a TD Bank branch on 805h Street and Metropolitan Avenue […]

Local Cops Ramp Up New Years Eve Crackdown

Queens police officials this week issued a “stern, new warning” to motorists who party too hard and get behind the wheel on this long New Years Eve weekend.Police officials said cops at local precincts will be out in force from December 26 through January 2, enforcing a strict “Zero Tolerance” crackdown that will include a series of undisclosed DWI checkpoints […]

Hunt Three Gunmen In Jackson Heights Attack

Police in Jackson Heights are searching for three armed men who gunned down a local man on December 22.Cops said one of the suspects opened fire on the 23-year-old victim at about 7:50 p.m. on December 22 near 90th Street and 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights.The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center where he is listed in stable condition, […]

Cops On High Alert, Auxiliaries Nixed Following Threats

Queens police are working on high alert in response to a series of phone threats called into stationhouses throughout the city and the borough, law enforcement sources said.NYPD officials have beefed up security at a number of stationhouses in Queens, including the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood, after a local man threatened cops last week.Officials sent a “FINEST Message” to rank […]

Cops Hunt Suspect(s) In Fatal Stabbing

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate the suspect(s) who fatally stabbed a 25-year-old Jackson Heights man on December 19.Cops said the victim was returning home to his basement apartment on 90th Street in Jackson Heights at about 9:15 p.m. on December 19 when he was stabbed in the chest by the unknown suspect(s).The victim […]

Cops Hunt Christmas Eve ‘Sneeze’ Thug

Police are searching for a germophobic slugger who assaulted a straphanger who sneezed in his direction on Christmas Eve.Cops said the 66-year-old victim was on the mezzanine level at the Roosevelt Avenye/74th Street subway station at about 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve when he sneezed in the direction of the suspect.The outraged thug punched the sneezer in the face, sending […]

Lift A Glass To A Safe & Sober New Year

Queens police officials are reminding New Years Eve party hosts that they are responsible for keeping their guests safe by offering non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers – guests who plan to get behind the wheel after the celebration.Party hosts who want to help designated drivers celebrate New Year’s Eve might consider serving holiday cocktails that are 100 per cent alcohol-free, […]

Paying Respect

On Saturday, December 27, thousands turned out for the funeral of Police Officer Rafael Ramos, 40, in a massive display of support. Ramos was assassinated in cold blood, along with his partner, Police Officer Wenjian Liu as they sat in their patrol car on the afternoon of December 20. Attending the funeral at Christ Tabernacle Church, 64-34 Myrtle Ave. in […]