Man runs off with more than $500 in Ridgewood bank robbery

Cops are searching for the man who forced a teller to fork over hundreds of dollars in a bank robbery in Ridgewood on Thursday. Police said the suspect walked into Popular Bank — located at 918 Seneca Ave. — at around 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 and handed a bank teller a note demanding money. The […]

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Cops seek scammer who has stolen thousands of dollars from elderly residents in citywide scheme

The NYPD is looking for the man behind a citywide scheme to scam elderly folks into handing over tens of thousands of dollars. The scam, which has been run in Auburndale in Queens, Yorkville in Manhattan and Concord in Staten Island, involves a phone call to an elderly individual, a plea for money from someone […]

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Richmond Hill’s 32nd Annual Phagwah Parade scheduled for March

The biggest street festival in Queens is returning to the borough in March. While Phagwah, or Holi, will be observed on March 9, the Richmond Hill community will celebrate the holiday with a parade later in the month. The 32nd Annual Phagwah Parade in Richmond Hill will return Sunday, March 22, at 12 p.m. when parade floats will […]

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Crowley scores TWU Local 100 endorsement in race for Queens borough president

Former Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s campaign for Queens borough president picked up an endorsement Wednesday from TWU Local 100, the union representing the city’s 43,000 transportation workers. “Throughout her time in the New York City Council, Elizabeth was a steadfast supporter of organized labor and a friend to the thousands of transport workers who move New […]

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Teen shot in Arverne, remains in critical condition: NYPD

A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in Arverne on Tuesday, according to the police. The NYPD responded to a 911 call around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, to find the teenager with a gunshot wound to his abdomen at the intersection of Beach 59th Street and the Rockaway Freeway. The […]

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