Astoria Times

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

Jackson Heights

DA charges Corona woman with shaking baby, assault

A 26-year-old Corona woman allegedly shook her 21-month-old nephew, who was recently entrusted to her care, and caused brain damage, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Worker dies after wall collapses

A father of three died and three other construction workers were injured after a concrete wall crushed them on a site owned by notorious Flushing developer Thomas Huang in East Elmhurst Monday, a spokeswoman from the city Department of Buildings said. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Ferreras, civics help 5-alarm fire victims

City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) and members of the civic organizations in the Elmhurst and Jackson Heights areas announced Friday that they had collected 100 bags of clothing and funding and encouraged residents to give more for those displaced by the five-alarm fire in a large Judge Street apartment house during the snowstorm. Comment.
Astoria Times

CB 2 rejects dorm for undergraduates

Representatives from a real estate investment firm went to Community Board 2 last Thursday hoping to amend their already approved city Board of Standards and Appeals resolution and build a residential tower before a planned dormitory for CUNY students. But they ended up having CB 2 reject their resolution entirely. Comment.

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