Gov. Andrew Cuomo, along with other elected officials, attended New York State’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Donation Drive at the First Baptist Church of East Elmhurst to hand out 150 turkeys to community residents. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Congressman Joseph Crowley, state Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry joined the governor at the church, where people lined […]
BY IRENE SPEZZAMONTE Credit card skimming cases have intensified in Corona and East Elmhurst in the past year, according to Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland. Citing information she received from the 115th Precinct, Ferreras-Copeland said the area suffered 16 skimming cases last year over the last 10 weeks, and this year the number of cases increased to […]
East Elmhurst dogs and their owners will have new and improved places to play. Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras and Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubrey announced on Wednesday that the Parks Department will invest a total of $3.2 million for renovations at Overlook Park, including the creation of the neighborhood’s first dog run. The dog run, which received $1.5 million from the […]
Starting Monday, homeless families with children will begin to move into a new shelter which has opened at the former site of the Clarion Hotel, located at 94-00 Ditmars Blvd. in East Elmhurst.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for abducting his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend in East Elmhurst on Saturday, police said. Authorities have charged Jonathan Coronel with rape, robbery, kidnapping, criminal possession of a weapon, unlawful imprisonment and criminal contempt. According to police, at 9:35 a.m. Saturday Coronel approached his ex-girlfriend outside a location on 81st Street near Northern Boulevard and […]