An alleged domestic dispute turned violent in Ozone Park Saturday morning leading to the shooting death 40-year-old woman, whom cops said was gunned down by her husband, in front of their children, leaving an entire neighborhood in shock.
Gabino Abraham Castelan Solo Show, in collaboration with Mano a Mano, Space Art Gallery, 29-09 39 Ave., Long Island City, now thru Apr. 25.
Ralph McDaniels, music entrepreneur, hip-hop pioneer and the creator, producer and host of the long-running show “Video Music Box,” is scheduled to appear at the Teen Center at the Central Library in Jamaica on May 30, and at the Langston Hughes Library in Corona on May 31.
Queens and hip-hop music are intrinsically linked, with many of the pioneering artists, entrepreneurs and personalities coming from and living in the borough.
Now the Queens Library decided to devote the entire month of May to “31 Days of Hip-Hop,” a celebration of both the music and the people from Queens who are synonymous with the art and its culture.
The partially collapsed building at 78-19 Jamaica Ave. may finally be torn down after a judge ruled the city can move forward with its demolition.
Woodhaven residents who have been demanding the city demolish a Jamaica Avenue building that partially collapsed a year ago may finally get their wish. The building could come down within a month.
The owner of the building failed to appear in court for a hearing on April 10 — almost a year to the day since the collapse — allowing the judge to give the city the authority to make the next move.
An Easter celebration came early last Friday for students at PS 182 in Jamaica, courtesy of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation.
The GJDC sponsored the event, where children gathered in the Harvest Room at the Jamaica Market to partake in a party complete with games, and colorful arts and crafts.
St. John’s University in Jamaica has named a new president and it’s not a priest.
The Board of Trustees has selected Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, 60, as the school’s 17th president; the first time a priest will not be at the helm. The position becomes effective in July.
A 29-year-old Nassau County man was killed early Monday morning in what the NYPD is calling an alcohol-related crash.
Police in the 105th Precinct said Kendall Heard of Freeport was a passenger in a 2014 Infiniti sedan being driven east on the Belt Parkway at about 4:15 a.m. by Sharlene Numa, 28, of Roosevelt, LI.
There was hardly a seat open at the long table in the second-floor conference room in Borough Hall last Thursday night.
Parents, retired educators and members of the borough’s community education councils sat around the table and discussed issues concerning public schools in the borough including overcrowding, co-locations, new school construction and Common Core.
They were a long time in coming.
So when the New York City Housing Authority began installing security cameras at the crime-ridden Hammel Houses in Rockaway Beach on April 4, Councilman Donovan Richards (D-Laurelton) and his predecessor, state Sen. James Sanders (D-South Ozone Park), made sure to be on hand.
Woodhaven played host to the stars again last Friday.
Crews spread out along Jamaica Avenue to film part of an episode for the CBS show “Unforgettable.” One scene was shot outside New Pop’s Restaurant on 86th Street.
Photos courtesy Maria Thomson
Spring is in full bloom on Woodhaven’s main commercial strip, Jamaica Avenue.
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District held its spring promotion over the weekend, featuring a performance by the Beatles cover band “Plastic Soul,” left, who stopped to chat with WBID staff and the Easter Bunny.
April is also tax season at the office of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.
Brown on Thursday announced the filing of tax-related complaints against two Queens businesses and their owners.
A really Happy Easter celebration.
Jude Jones lends an artistic touch — and his infectious smile — to last week’s holiday festivities.
Dershaun Steward, left, Noah Mitron, Cierra Jones, Sophia Garcia and Patrice Washington show off their bounty courtesy of the Easter Bunny.
... and where he stops, nobody “nose.”
Pin the nose on the bunny ...
Justin Rodgers, left, of GJDC, goes over a map of the commercial district with Andre Green of the Garvey Realty Group.