Second annual Three Kings Day celebration to take place in Jackson Heights
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Timothy Krause

Though the 2015 holiday season may be coming to a close, there is still one more chance to celebrate. The second annual Three Kings Day Parranda will begin in Jackson Heights on Jan. 3 at 12:30 p.m. The event is celebrated in Latin America and Spain to commemorate the 12th day of Christmas and the three wise […]

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Fresh Meadows group and lawmaker urge owners to sell historical cemetery
Photo courtesy of the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Here’s a down payment for what could be a historic deal. A Fresh Meadows nonprofit looking to purchase the Colonial-era Brinckerhoff Cemetery received a $180,000 grant from a local lawmaker to help fund the goal of acquiring the site. State Senator Tony Avella announced the grant on Tuesday in meeting with members of the Friends […]

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Cops find trailer full of marijuana near JFK Airport, arrest ‘deliverymen’

Talk about pot luck. Police hauled two men to jail this week after finding more than 800 pounds of marijuana stored inside a U-Haul vehicle during a routine traffic stop near John F. Kennedy International Airport, prosecutors said. According to authorities, on Tuesday afternoon members of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York task force […]

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BOTB Services, Home And Garden 2013 winners

 You voted, they won Best of the Boro Services, Home & Garden 2013 winners BEST APPLIANCE/ELECTRONICS STORES Winner Bob Coccia’s Appliance Center 215-03 Horace Harding Expy., Bayside, (718) 224-4344 Runner-up P.C. Richard & Son, Bayside 51 Northern Blvd., Greenvale, (516) 625-8100 BEST ARCHITECTS Winner Frank Petruso Architects 305 Northern Blvd., Great Neck, (516) 498-9080 Runner-up […]

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Man arrested for kidnapping ex-girlfriend in East Elmhurst
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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 […]

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