Community lauds new camera system installed in Forest Park, hopes it will deter crime
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Forest Park, and the surrounding communities of Glendale and Woodhaven, are now a little safer thanks to efforts from the NYPD and a local elected official. Last week, brand-new NYPD security cameras were installed at designated locations throughout Forest Park, thanks to a state grant of $250,000 allocated by Assemblyman Mike Miller. “This process took […]

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Three men arrested after stealing over $4M during a rooftop bank burglary in Rego Park
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Federal agents have charged three Brooklyn men who allegedly broke into a Rego Park bank in May and stole more than $4 million in cash and valuables from safe deposit boxes, prosecutors announced on Tuesday morning. Michael Mazzara, 44, Charles Kerrigan, 40, and Anthony Mascuzzio, 36, allegedly used acetylene torches to cut into the roof of […]

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25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
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Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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Man gets robbed in Elmhurst while waiting on a subway platform
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The police are looking for any information regarding two teens who allegedly robbed a man who waiting for a subway train to arrive on Saturday in Elmhurst, Queens. The robbery took place on Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. in the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station on Queens Boulevard. The victim, a 17-year-old man, was sitting […]

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Queens police precinct uses ‘predictive policing’ method to historically lower crime
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Queens’ 102nd Precinct has seen an impressive drop in crime over the last year, thanks to the success of the commanding officer’s “predictive policing” method. Officers from the 102nd Precinct patrol the neighborhoods of Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill East, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, the northern part of Ozone Park and all of Forest Park, and have […]

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