A 75 year old woman was apparently attacked by her mastiff on Monday and pronounced dead, according to police. At around 12:58AM officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a call in the area around 38th Avenue and 27th Street. When reaching the home they found a woman who was unconscious and unresponsive with trauma…

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On December 17th, at around 4AM, a man smashed through a salon in Astoria, breaking through the glass door and stealing $350 from the cash register. According to police, Dawa Threading Salon, on the second floor of a building on 30th Avenue, close to 31st Street, was the target of the thief, who can be…

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Everyone knows that driving in Astoria is a headache. The streets are full of inconsiderate motorists looking to treat the road as their own personal highway, while the traffic gets heavier and more congested. Getting around by car could add another hour to your trip, and if you’re a pedestrian, then most days are spent trying to avoid…

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A new Neighborhood Policing Program has been unveiled by the 114th Precinct recently, a program that plans to both help prevent crime while reaching out to the community. There are currently 8 other commands citywide that have incorporated the new program into their communities. The concept is based on designating Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO’s) who…

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  It started at 11:30AM on Sunday, when 23 year old James Patrick Dillon ran into a 39-year-old woman on 36th Street near 28th Avenue. Dillon then proceeded to slash the victim on the back of the head and face before making his way from the scene.  The woman was taken to Sinai Hospital, where she is in…

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Two Astoria police officers – Przemyslaw Jamiolkowski and Craig Zaleski – have received Cop of the Month honors during Tuesday’s 114th Precinct Community Council meeting in Astoria, after arresting two men who were wanted in connection to a list of larcenies. On December 22th, 2015, at about 9:30PM, the two officers were out patrolling the neighborhood when they spotted two…

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This November, at the 114th Precinct in Astoria, The Juvenile Robbery Intervention Program will begin. The programs goal is to focus on youths who have already committed crimes, helping them to get back into schools, or find jobs.  The program was already successfully introduced in other boroughs, where it was able to reduce youth recidivism.…

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