Astoria Times

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Astoria Times

Fire shuts LIC store, eatery

A two-alarm fire on Vernon Boulevard Friday damaged two apartments and closed two businesses but caused no major injuries, according to the FDNY. But one casualty of the blaze at 47-35 Vernon Boulevard was the birthday party of a 5-year-old girl in the neighboring building, witnesses said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Astoria bodega owners nab one robbery suspect

The owners of an Astoria bodega wrestled a gun away from one of two men during a recent robbery and held down one of the suspects until cops arrived on the scene, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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