Astoria Times

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

Jackson Heights

PS 280 zoned for district

Despite minor opposition about the procedure behind it, Community District Education Council 30 voted 7-0 with one abstention last Thursday to rezone various public schools in the Jackson Heights area to include PS 280 on the map, a former Catholic School that was reopened by the city in September. Comment.
Jackson Heights

115th Precinct sees drop in crime in 2010

The New York Police Department’s 115th Precinct saw slight decreases in almost all types of crimes this year, with murders dropping from eight to three compared to 2009, according to statistics for the period ended Dec. 19. Comment.
Astoria Times

108th Pct sees rise in crime

While the murder rate remains low in the Police Department’s 108th Precinct, incidents of crime increased by nearly 4 percent in 2010, with significant jumps in the number of rapes, robberies and felony assaults in the area, according to police statistics for the year so far. Comment.

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