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A 61-year-old Asian woman was left in critical condition after being attacked by a man wielding a “large rock,” police said.

Elisaul Perez has been charged by the District Attorney after allegedly striking GuiYing Ma in the head with a rock while she swept the sidewalk in front of her 38th Avenue and 97th Street North Corona apartment.

Police discovered a dead man on the Long Island Expressway Nov. 27.

The unidentified man was found at 3:30 p.m. on the eastbound roadway at Exit 23. The exit lies beneath a pedestrian walkway over the highway, which connects 136th Street in Queensboro Hill on either side.

On the first night of Chanukah, a large menorah in Hollis Hills was knocked over and several of its lights broken. Jewish leaders suspected it was an act of anti-Semitic vandalism, but police told the Chronicle that it was most likely due to heavy winds.

The investigation is still ongoing, the commander of the 111th Precinct told the Chronicle the evening of Nov. 30, but no evidence at this time points to foul play. The base of the menorah appears to have been weakened by rust, he said.