Category Archives: Local News

Woman found dead inside Rego Park apartment house

An investigation is ongoing regarding the death of a 40-year-old woman in a Rego Park apartment Monday morning.

Police looking for Long Island City attempted robbery suspects

Cops are looking for a male and female duo that attempted to steal money from a register at a local bodega in Long Island City, but were successfully fought off by the store employee.

Volunteers create new classrooms for Astoria school

As part of its Heads, Hearts and Hands program, workers from information technology services company Dimension Data volunteered to beautify I.S. 126Q on May 21 and convert storage space into new classrooms, allowing the school to serve an additional 120 students.

Flushing public forum reveals planning study

The NYC Department of City Planning publicly revealed Thursday night details of a Flushing West planning study which will result in large scale re-zoning in line with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 10-year plan to increase affordable housing.

Corona’s Langston Hughes Library wins $20K

The Langston Hughes Community Library, located at, 100-01 Northern Blvd., was announced on Thursday as one of five winners in this year’s 2nd annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards.