Guard your car! Cops issued alert on vehicle break-ins in Ridgewood and Maspeth
By Myke2020 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The 104th Precinct is beefing up efforts to reduce the recent uptick in car break-ins seen in Ridgewood and parts of Maspeth. As of Wednesday, Feb. 3, there have been at least 25 thefts from vehicles within the 104th Precinct in 2016, the precinct reported. Some of those vehicles had their windows broken, while some owners […]

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Suspect busted nearly a year after robbing deliveryman in Ridgewood
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Following a lengthy investigation, a 21-year-old man was locked up last week for participating in an armed robbery outside a Ridgewood store last April, police reported. Shaquan Bullock of Brooklyn was taken into custody on Feb. 2 by the 104th Precinct Detective Squad for his alleged role in the robbery that occurred at 2:23 p.m. on […]

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NYPD touts 2015 as year of success for Queens North precincts
COURIER/Photos by Anthony Giudice

There was a sea of blue at Terrace on the Park on Tuesday morning, as officers from northern Queens precincts heard a report from the Patrol Borough Queens North commander about overall crime last year and plans to keep crime down in 2016. Assistant Chief Diana Pizzuti presented the SATCOM Queens North Year-End Review and 2016 […]

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Two more arrests in New Year’s machete attack in Ridgewood
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Officers picked up last week two teenagers allegedly involved in a gang assault on New Year’s Day in Ridgewood in which a 21-year-old man was attacked with a machete. Erick Difo, 16, and Antonel Rivas, 18, were collared Thursday by the 104th Precinct for their alleged roles in the incident, which occurred at about 3:18 a.m. on […]

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Editorial: Keep the massage parlors honest

Their storefronts are often covered with thick curtains or tinted glass, making it nearly impossible for passersby to see in. There are colorful neon signs calling the business a spa, often accompanied by handwritten notices advertising discounts on back and foot rubs. More and more of these types of “spas” have opened up on shopping […]

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