A Queens grand jury indicted a Yonkers man on sex trafficking charges last week after he allegedly prostituted three teenage girls in Jackson Heights and throughout the city, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
A Jackson Heights tailor famous for making and altering suits for sports stars pleaded guilty Tuesday to evading almost $2 million in taxes and could spend up to three years in jail, the state attorney general’s office said. Comment.
Green was not the only color on the streets of Sunnyside and Woodside Sunday as the whole spectrum of shades came out to celebrate the neighborhoods’ St. Pat’s for All parade, now in its 14th year. Comment.
U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley recently honored several community and political leaders for their contributions during a Black History Month Celebration. The annual event celebrates the achievements of African Americans throughout our history and celebrate New York’s rich diversity, according to Crowley. Comment.
In step with a recent push in the borough to keep immigrant families intact, the City Council passed two bills last week that would keep undocumented people charged with minor crimes from being directed to federal customs and deported. Comments (1).
Queens residents who were in foreclosure in 2009 or 2010 with any of the 13 mortgage servicers that inked an agreement with federal regulators last week are expected to be contacted by the end of March about receiving payments, which could range anywhere from a few hundred dollars to $125,000. Comment.
Whether you are an art aficionado or just want insight into the creative process of professional artists, the Diego Salazar Art Gallery in Long Island City should be your hangout spot for the next two Saturdays. Comment.
City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) said while an eight-story medical building under construction in Astoria has damaged multiple homes nearby, he would like to see the building completed rather than being left to deteriorate. Comments (1).