Whitestone Times

Friday, Dec. 5, 2008

Whitestone Times

Flushing man set gas tank on fire upstate: Cops

FLUSHING — Police arrested a Flushing man who they say set a propane tank on fire in front of a home in New Paltz, a village halfway between the city and Albany. Comment.
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Police officer attacked pedestrian: Brown

FOREST HILLS — An NYPD officer has been charged with brutally beating a pedestrian whom he almost struck moments earlier with his car as the man was crossing Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comment.
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2 arrested in attempt to steal car: Police

FRESH MEADOWS — Two Rego Park men were arrested after police said they had tried to steal a car parked at 197th Street and 67th Avenue just off Francis Lewis Boulevard a little after 10 p.m. Nov. 25. Comment.
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College Pt. bear scare all roar, no fur: Cops

A bear in College Point? Comment.
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Flushing beautician gets 5 yrs for unlicensed surgery

A Flushing beautician who disfigured the faces of two of her patients while performing cosmetic surgery without a license was sentenced to five years in prison Monday morning, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
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Animal group files suit over pair of pups

A northeast Queens animal rescue group has filed a lawsuit against a Long Island couple in an attempt to retrieve 3−year−old cocker spaniel Haley and her two new pups amid a dispute involving a contract to have the dog spayed. Comment.
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Students subpoenaed as Gennaro, Padavan battle on

Representatives for state Sen. Frank Padavan (R−Bellerose) and City Councilman James Gennaro (D−Fresh Meadows) took their battle for the 11th Senate District seat to court Tuesday. Comment.

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