Author: michaeldorgan

18-Year-Old Student Shot Dead Near High School in Kew Gardens Hills Thursday

Nov. 11, 2022 By Michael Dorgan An 18-year-old student was shot dead near a high school in Kew Gardens Hills Thursday. The victim, Mark Greene, was fatally shot at around 3:10 p.m. at the 77th Road and Main Street intersection — just feet away from P.S. 792 North Queens Community High School where he was… Read more »

Queens Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 1976 Killing of WWI Vet

Nov. 7, 2022 By Michael Dorgan A Queens man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for the 1976 killing of a World War I veteran — in a decades-old cold case that was solved using forensic genetic genealogy for the first time in New York City. Martin Motta, 75, of Jamaica, pleaded guilty… Read more »

Queens County Farm Museum Hosting Halloween-Themed Event Sunday

Oct, 28, 2022 By Michael Dorgan The Queens County Farm Museum is hosting a Halloween-themed event Sunday that will include trick or treating, spooky hayrides and a haunted farmhouse. The event, called Halloween on the Farm, will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy farm and all attendees… Read more »

Queens Night Market Wraps Up Saturday With Halloween-Themed Finale

Oct. 28, 2022 By Michael Dorgan The Queens Night Market will end for the year Saturday and organizers are hosting a Halloween-themed event to mark the occasion. The season finale, which will run from 5 p.m. to midnight, will feature trick-or-treating, costume contests, dance performances, and live music. Around 50 food vendors from around the… Read more »

Jackson Heights Halloween Parade to Take Place Monday, Thousands Expected to Attend

Oct. 28, 2022 By Michael Dorgan Thousands of people are expected to flock to Jackson Heights Monday for one of New York City’s biggest Halloween parades. The annual Jackson Heights Children’s Halloween parade will step off at 5 p.m. at the corner of 89th Street and 37th Avenue. Costume-clad participants will march down to the Foodtown Supermarket… Read more »