Author: michaeldorgan

Missing 5-year-old Jackson Heights girl found safe, one person in custody: NYPD

Aug. 22, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A 5-year-old girl who was reported missing from Jackson Heights has been found and one person is in custody, according to police. Police issued an urgent alert on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 22, regarding the whereabouts of Genesis Inamagua, who had been last seen at around 9 a.m. this morning… Read more »

Queens historian joins Brooklyn-based preservationists in salvaging signs from shuttered NYC businesses

Aug. 22, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Gone, but not forgotten. A Queens historian and preservationist has teamed up with a Brooklyn-based foundation to salvage storefront signs from shuttered city businesses — including the distinct red and yellow sign of the Alpha Donuts coffee shop in Sunnyside and the Tower Diner sign in Forest Hills that… Read more »

BP Richards bringing ‘Borough Hall on Your Block’ featuring week of public programming events to northwest Queens

Aug. 18, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Queens Borough President Donovan Richards will make two major funding announcements next week in northwestern Queens, where he will also host public programming events as part of an initiative to engage with residents and connect them with public resources. The week-long initiative, called Borough Hall on Your Block, will… Read more »

Alleged pervert wanted for groping woman in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Aug. 17, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released an image of an alleged pervert who groped a woman in Jackson Heights last month. The suspect approached the 43-year-old woman while she was walking in the vicinity of 34th Avenue and 90th Street on July 25 at around 7:10 a.m., according to authorities. He then… Read more »

Unauthorized vendors and the battle for the streets of Corona

Aug. 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan *This article contains several video interviews below* Corona is one of the most diverse areas in Queens that has gained a reputation for being a food hub offering cuisine from all around the world, but an explosion of unauthorized street vending — and its knock-on effects — appears to… Read more »

Female suspect wanted for pickpocketing man in East Elmhurst: NYPD

Aug. 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released a photo of a female suspect wanted for allegedly pickpocketing a man in East Elmhurst last month. The suspect picked the pocket of the 31-year-old victim in the vicinity of 105th Street and 32nd Avenue at around 1:45 a.m. on July 23. His credit card and… Read more »

Thieves snatch $7,000 gold chain from Jackson Heights jewelry store: NYPD

Aug. 11, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released video of two men wanted for allegedly stealing a gold chain worth $7,000 from a jewelry store in Jackson Heights last month. The suspects entered Elegance Jewelry, located at 37-56A Junction Blvd., at around 5:30 p.m. on July 24, before one of the perpetrators allegedly grabbed… Read more »