Bayside bishop cuffed for sexually abusing a young parishioner over the course of three years: DA

A spiritual leader at a traditionalist church in Bayside was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage boy in his congregation over the course of three years, prosecutors announced Friday. Bishop Jesé (Jesse) Milagrosa, 69, was arraigned on Thursday, Dec. 5 on charges of predatory sexual assault against a child, first-degree course of sexual conduct […]

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Jamaica native Rodney Harrison chosen as NYPD’s first Black Chief of Detectives

In one of his first official moves Police Commissioner Dermot Shea selected a fellow Queens native as his Chief of Detectives. Chief Rodney Harrison, who grew up in South Jamaica and graduated from Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside was promoted from Chief of Patrol to become the first African-American to lead the NYPD’s detectives […]

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These commercial streets in Queens were among the most expensive in 2019

BY SAMANTHA WANDERER Metro Manhattan Office Space, a New York City-based commercial real estate brokerage firm, found in their latest report that Queens’s Northern Boulevard is in the top five for most expensive commercial streets in New York City, ranking it among Manhattan’s Third Avenue and Brooklyn’s Flatbush Avenue. Northern Boulevard’s median sale price for […]

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Queens couple receives ‘special’ honor at 18th anniversary gala for Penn State’s Chabad house

Longtime Queens residents Ted and Linda Spigel were honored at a gala in celebration of Penn State’s Chabad house’s 18th anniversary — a special milestone in Judaism. Ted, a commercial real estate broker, and Linda, the public affairs director at Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, played an integral role in the inception of Penn […]

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Muslims for Progress endorses left-wing insurgent for northeast Queens, Long Island Congressional seat

Muslims for Progress (MFP), a coalition of left-leaning Muslim Americans across New York City and Long Island, endorsed Melanie D’Arrigo in her 2020 Democratic primary campaign against two-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi for New York’s Third Congressional District. In their endorsement for the district — which includes about 60,000 Queens residents in Whitestone, Bayside, […]

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