Author: Czarinna

33-Year-Old Elmhurst Man Missing: NYPD

Aug. 21, 2019 By Allie Griffin A 33-year-old man from Elmhurst was reported missing Monday, police said.  Andrea Zamperoni was last seen at his home on 74th Street on Monday, Aug. 19 at around noon. He is described as a white, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. It isn’t clear… Read more »

DOT to Expand Bike Network in Jackson Heights and Surrounding Areas, Installation Begins this Month

Aug. 21, 2019 By Allie Griffin The Department of Transportation is expanding its network of bicycle lanes and work is about to begin  in several western Queens neighborhoods. The DOT will be adding shared and standard bicycle markings to dozens of streets within Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst and Corona. Construction is expected to take… Read more »

De Blasio Lowers Requirements to Enter Affordable Housing Lottery, To Benefit Undocumented Immigrants

Aug. 21, 2019 By Allie Griffin The city has lowered the requirements necessary to enter its affordable housing lotteries, lessening barriers that discourage undocumented immigrants from applying. Starting later today, applicants will no longer need a Social Security number or tax ID number for each adult member of the household to be considered for the… Read more »

Free US Open Events Takes Place in Flushing All Week

Aug. 21, 2019 By Shane O’Brien Dozens of free events are taking place at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing this week ahead of the start of the 2019 US Open on Monday. The events are happening as part of the US Open Fan Week ahead of the final major in the… Read more »

New York State and City Sue Trump Administration Over ‘Public Charge’ Rule

Aug. 20, 2019 By Allie Griffin New York City, New York State, Connecticut and Vermont have filed a joint lawsuit against President Trump’s new public charge rule, which makes it easier for the federal government to deny green cards and visas to immigrants who use or have used certain public assistance programs. New York Attorney… Read more »

East Elmhurst Animal Hoarder Convicted of Assaulting Probation Officer: DA

Aug. 16, 2019 By Shane O’Brien An East Elmhurst animal hoarder has been convicted of second-degree assault after she pushed a probation officer down a flight of stairs during an unannounced visit to her house last year. Elizabeth Grant, 51, of 25-44 82nd St., pushed the probation officer in the back as the female officer… Read more »

Fifth Annual Sunnyside Post Mile Set for Oct. 5, Register Now

Aug. 16, 2019, Staff Report The fifth annual Sunnyside Post Mile is set to take place on the streets of Sunnyside and Woodside on Saturday, Oct. 5. The Queens Post is proud to bring back this popular, family-friendly event which is co-organized by the Sunnyside Post, the Woodside Sunnyside Runners and Sunnyside Community Services. “Last… Read more »

NYPD: Man Suspected of Grabbing Woman’s Buttocks Aboard F Train

Aug. 15, 2019 By Shane O’Brien Police are looking for a man suspected of touching a woman’s buttocks while on board a subway train in Jackson Heights last month. According to the NYPD, the man touched the woman’s buttocks while on a Queens bound F train as it approached the Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights station at… Read more »