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Ex-con allegedly pummeled woman in NYC subway after being freed on parole violation

A ex-con vagrant accused of beating a woman in a Queens subway station had been arrested for violating his parole weeks before the caught-on-video attack — only to be cut loose thanks to a state “reform’’ backed by Gov. Hochul, critics charge. Waheed Foster, 41, was still on parole for an assault rap when he was arrested twice for misdemeanors in August, records show. But instead of being held on the parole violation — as his parole officer wanted — a judge freed the career criminal, who also killed his grandma when he was 14. New York state’s new “Less is More” act...
QUEENS, NY
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Attempted murder for brutal HB beating that left woman without vision

The man allegedly captured on film brutally beating a woman at a Howard Beach subway station, causing her to lose vision in one eye, has been indicted on attempted murder and assault charges, facing up to 25 years if convicted. “We have had enough,” said Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz...
QUEENS, NY
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‘It’s not stopping’: Parents of murdered FDNY paramedic slam skyrocketing violence in NYC

The elderly parents of the FDNY lieutenant stabbed to death in an unprovoked Queens attack bashed surging violence in the city Friday, saying “it’s not stopping” and is “costing people their lives.” Paramedic Alison Russo-Elling, 61, phoned her mother and father daily to check in on them but didn’t get the chance Thursday – when a madman fatally stabbed her 19 times in Astoria, grieving mom Catherine Fuoco, 85, told The Post. “Every day she called. Yesterday, she didn’t call,” Fuoco said, with her husband Frank, 87, sitting behind her in a wheelchair in the couple’s Commack, LI, home. “It’s a terrible, terrible...
QUEENS, NY

Rapper Accidentally Left His Loaded Machine Gun in NYC Rideshare, Feds Say

A rapper who has boasted in songs about using a different Glock everyday was arrested in New York City on Friday after allegedly leaving his gun in a rideshare car. Lil Zay Osama, whose real name is Isaiah Dukes, took the rideshare with a group of friends from a hotel to a recording studio in Queens on Thursday, federal prosecutors said in a criminal complaint. The driver noticed that Dukes was holding a gun during the ride—and then realized it was still in the car after the group got out, the filing says. The driver called police, who promptly arrested and charged Dukes for possessing the loaded Glock model 22 .40 caliber pistol with an affixed “switch” or “auto sear” that turned it into a fully automatic weapon. In arguing for his detention, prosecutors included screenshots from one of Dukes’ music videos and quoted song lyrics that they argued showed the rapper’s propensity for using firearms. “Every day a different Glock,” the lyrics go. “Pussy boy know how I play it / I hope this song right here don’t get in the hands of the feds.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Jericho returns to normality, says Supt.

“For all intents and purposes, we are back to pre-pandemic activity,” Jericho Schools Superintendent Hank Grishman told the community at the monthly school board meeting September 22. Grishman said class and school trips have been restored and added that over the summer more than ten million dollars worth of...
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Jericho’s districtwide Welcome Night a success

The Jericho School District recently held a Welcome Night for families that have recently moved to Jericho. The night included a fair that featured local organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Jericho Cares, PTAs, Jericho Athletic Association, Chinese Association of Jericho, Jericho Public Library, and Northwell Health. Families had the opportunity to learn more about these community groups.
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Levittown Man Accused Of Choking 10-Year-Old, Hitting Child's Mother

A Long Island man was charged with assault after allegedly choking a 10-year-old boy and hitting his mother. The incident took place in Jericho on Sunday, June 27. According to detectives, a witness, and the mother of an 11-year-old (10 at the time of the incident) boy, came to the Second Precinct Station House in Woodbury to report an incident that occurred in her home in June of 2021.
WOODBURY, CT
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The Haunted Milleridge Village is Back

The Haunted Milleridge Village is back for the season.The spooky fun at Jericho’s Milleridge Village starts Friday, October 7 and continues Fridays and weekends through October 30. The family-friendly event features a haunted house, escape room, a train, pumpkin patch, mini-golf, bounce houses, axe throwing, and more. The historic...
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First baby giraffe born on Long Island delights visitors

MELVILLE, N.Y. - Giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world, but one of the tiniest is being nurtured in our area. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports farmgoers in Melville are delighted with an adorable and curious newborn giraffe. It's a girl! Savanna weighed in at 142 pounds at birth, and is 5'4" tall. Her mother was pregnant for 15 months. "She's an incredible mom. She's been taking care of baby. She cleans the baby, she feeds it. She's always very attentive," said Ronald Brigati of White Post Farms. Savanna is the first giraffe born on Long Island. She and her parents are adjusting well...
MELVILLE, NY

Suspect Nabbed In Robbery At Bellerose Terrace Store

Months after allegedly robbing a Long Island smoke shop and terrorizing an employee, a suspect is finally behind bars. Anthony Yates, age 54, of Queens Village, Queens, was arrested in Manhattan in connection to a Nassau County robbery that occurred early Saturday, Feb. 5, in Bellerose Terrace. Police were called...
QUEENS, NY
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5 Things to Do the Week of October 1, 2022 - October 8, 2022

Every week, Macaroni Kid Long Beach - Oceanside - Rockville Centre, NY shares five things to do with your kids in Long Beach and the surrounding areas over the coming week. Here is Macaroni Kid Long Beach - Oceanside - Rockville Centre, NY picks for the five things to do in Long Beach and surrounding areas with kids during Saturday, October 1, 2022 - Saturday, October 8, 2022. Click on the links for all the details! Some are fun and some are educational. Don't forget to check out all our events in the events calendar. See the full month here and if you click on a day, all the events for that day will appear below. Click on another day, same thing. It won't take you to another page. Easy Peasy.
LONG BEACH, NY
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