Participatory budgeting results to be released Friday, more than 5,000 voted

April 25, By Hannah Wulkan

Participatory Budgeting in the Sunnyside, Woodside and Long Island City district saw a record participation rate this year, with more than 5,000 people casting ballots for community improvement projects this year.

A total of 5,125 people voted in the Participatory Budgeting process in the 26th Council District this year,…

Tickets go on sale for the 2017 Taste of Sunnyside

April 24, By Christian Murray

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Taste of Sunnyside.

The event, organized by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, will feature about 25 restaurants and will once again take place under a block-long tent on Queens Blvd (between 45th and 46th Streets) under the elevated 7 train.…

Police looking for 3 suspects who robbed a man in Sunnyside

April 21, Staff Report

The police released photos today of three suspects wanted in connection to a robbery that took place in Sunnyside in February.

The incident occurred in front of 47-25 48th Street on Friday, Feb. 24, when three suspects surrounded a 38-year-old man at around 10:15 pm and stole his money and food,…

Man who bludgeoned the owner of a Woodside party supply store to death with a door handle sentenced to 17 years

April 20, Staff Report

A Queens man was sentenced to 17 years in prison after beating a shopkeeper in Woodside to death with a door handle last year.

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced that 22-year-old Victor Mendoza of Woodside was sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to first degree manslaughter for beating 34-year-old Martin Ouiej to death in March 2016.…

Veterinarian to open new clinic in Sunnyside April 29

April 20, By Christian Murray

An Astoria-based veterinarian is opening a Sunnyside location later this month.

The clinic will be located at 45-10 Skillman Avenue and a grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 at 1pm. The practice is called the Skillman Animal Clinic and has been in the works for about a year.…

Queens resident sentenced to 22 years for killing a man outside Woodside strip club, DA

April 19, Staff Report

A Queens man was sentenced to 22 years in prison yesterday for shooting and killing a man outside of a Woodside strip club.

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced that 30-year-old Dwayne Johnson of Queens Village was sentenced after pleading guilty to manslaughter for shooting and killing 25-year-old Allah Howell in October 2013 outside Perfection nightclub at 62-05 30th Avenue,…

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