Astoria Times

Monday, May 31, 2010

Astoria Times

LIC man shot and killed at Queensbridge

A Long Island City man died last weekend on the grounds of the complex where he had spent much of his life after being shot at the Queensbridge Houses, police and friends said. Comment.
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Ex-Woodside suitor admits slaying lover

A Woodside man facing charges in the brutal murder of former NYPD Crime Lab Technician Michelle Lee, 24, of Sunnyside and the attempted cover-up of the killing pleaded guilty last week to first-degree manslaughter and three counts of tampering with evidence. Comment.
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Leaders take to the streets to preserve Astoria firehouse

A bevy of western Queens elected officials called on the city not to close Astoria’s Engine 262 Ladder or other Queens firehouses amid Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s budgetary proposal to eliminate four sites in the borough. Comment.
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Amtrak stops cutting trees

Amtrak recently chopped down hundreds of trees along its tracks in western Queens, but halted the clearing after livid Woodside and Astoria residents complained to the railroad corporation. Comment.

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