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World-renowned Jazz master Reggie Workman to be honored with 2023 Satchmo Award at Flushing Town Hall


Oct. 19, 2023 By Rachel Butler The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF) will be honoring the world-renowned bassist, composer, bandleader, educator and NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman with the foundation’s prestigious Satchmo Award. The artist is being recognized for his seven decades of jazz musicianship. The event will be taking place as part of the WBGO’s Kids Jazz Concert Series at Flushing Town Hall at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. The free concert will feature Workman’s current creation for Armstrong, his six-piece ensemble with pianist David Virelles, drummer Gary Jones, III, alto saxophonist Marvin Carter, rap vocalist J Swiss and…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: Rape cases rising, grand larceny continues downward trend


Oct. 18, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD released the crime stats for northern and southern Queens from Sept. 17 to Oct. 15. While much of it follows a similar trend to last week’s stats, there are some notable changes in trends. Rape cases in northern Queens rose from 15 to 20 year-over-year. While the 104th, 111th and 112th precincts each saw no change, the only northern Queens precinct to experience a decline was the 115th, from five last year to one this year. Southern Queens, on the other hand, experienced no change compared to the same period of time…
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NYPD’S 109th Precinct talks reduced crime rates in Flushing, address residents’ concerns during community council meeting


Oct. 16, 2023 By Rachel Butler Dozens of Flushing residents filled the hall at Bowne Street Community Church to hear reports of reduced crime and applaud the Officers of the Month during the 109th Precinct Community Council Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Attendees also had the opportunity to voice their concerns to their local officers…
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