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The Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens will be
accepting bids for their Child Adult Food Care Program
Sealed bids will be received at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens office
located at 110-04 Atlantic Avenue, South Richmond Hill, NY 11419 from November
9th to December 8th, 2017 until 2pm for meal catering services at the Boys &
Girls Club of Metro Queens site. Qualified vendors must be able to deliver:
• Meals exclusively for children
• Meals must be made from scratch with meats, fruits and vegetables having
never been canned or frozen
• No processed or packaged foods on the menu
• Served family style
• Deliver 300 suppers AND snacks daily
All work will be conducted in strict accordance with bid specifications.
Bids will be opened and read on December 8th at 2pm.
Flushing, Fresh Meadows,
hits Dunkin’ Donuts
Police are looking for a man who
jumped the counter and tried to rob a
Jamaica doughnut shop at knifepoint earlier
At 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 5, an unknown
man posed as a customer and ordered
doughnuts from a Dunkin’ Donuts located
at 179-15 Hillside Ave. Aft er ordering,
the man gave the 45-year-old female
employee money to pay for the doughnuts.
When the employee opened the cash
register, police said, the suspect jumped
onto the counter, displayed a knife and
attempted to take money from the register.
Th e employee closed the register
before the bandit was able to take any
Th e crook then fl ed the store in an
unknown direction. Offi cers from the
107th Precinct responded to the incident.
Th e suspect is described as a white man
with a beard, standing 5 feet, 10 inches
tall. He was last seen wearing a black
and gray hooded sweater, a dark-colored
baseball cap, black pants and black
Anyone with information in regards to
this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s
Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS
(8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA
(74782). Th e public can also submit their
tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.
com or by texting their tips to 274637
(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls
and messages are kept confi dential.
College Point, Flushing,
Creep menaces kid at a pizzeria
Police need the public’s help in fi nding
a man who touched a child and made
creepy statements to him at a Bayside pizzeria
earlier this month.
Law enforcement sources said the incident
took place at 4:39 p.m. on Nov. 14 inside
Jack’s Pizza and Pasta, located in the Bay
Terrace Shopping Center at 212-49 26th Ave.
According to police, the suspect — a white
man in his 50s, standing 5 foot 7 inches tall
and weighing 150 pounds — approached
the young boy and began touching his hair.
Police learned that the creep, who may have
been intoxicated, allegedly told the boy, “You
have nice hair, nice eyes and a nice mouth,”
then asked the child to open his mouth.
Authorities said the creep winked at
the child as he sought help from pizzeria
On Sunday, the 109th Precinct Community
Council posted a wanted fl ier regarding the
incident on its Facebook page. An image of
the perpetrator on the fl ier shows him wearing
a black ski cap and a beige jacket.
Anyone with information regarding the
incident or the suspect’s whereabouts can
call the 109th Precinct Detective Squad at
718-321-2294. All calls are kept confi dential.
Corona & Elmhurst
Arrest made in LeFrak
A 23-year-old Brooklyn resident was
arrested last week aft er he shot a man
eight times in a Corona parking lot, police
Th e shooting occurred at about 2:30
p.m. on Nov. 21 at the LeFrak City complex
at 96-10 57th Ave. Katrell Dixon,
23, of Brooklyn shot 41-year-old David
Rogers in the parking lot eight times,
according to the criminal complaint.
Dixon shot Rogers with a .22-caliber pistol
and continued to shoot him as Rogers
began to run away. He suff ered two gunshot
wounds to his thigh, fi ve to his butt,
one to his hand and a fractured femur.
Rogers, who is from New Jersey, sustained
non-life-threatening injuries and
was transported to Elmhurst Hospital.
A peace offi cer chased Dixon through
the complex and into the basement and
a police offi cer found the gun in a trash
Two of the 110th Precinct’s
Neighborhood Coordination Offi cers,
Kenneth McGarvey and Jessica Garcia
(pictured), canvassed the area aft er the
shooting and witnessed Dixon fl eeing
Th e offi cers arrested Dixon, who was
charged with second-degree attempted
murder, fi rst-degree assault, second-degree
criminal possession of a weapon and
fi rst-degree reckless endangerment. He is
ordered back to court on Dec. 6.
Teacher accused of being
‘sugar daddy’ to student
A Kew Gardens Hills teacher is
being investigated for allegedly off ering
a female student gift s and money in
exchange for sexual favors, according to
Martin Howfi eld, a 56-year-old Spanish
teacher at North Queens Community
High School and licensed attorney, gave
the 17-year-old student a paid internship
at his law offi ce, the New York Post
reported. However, an investigation by
the Special Commissioner of Investigation
(SCI) revealed that the student’s only
duties were performing sexual favors.
Th e school at 141st Street and
77th Road works with “overage and
under-credited students” struggling to
graduate. Th e internship was funded
by the city through a Department of
Education program meant to give students
introductory job experiences.
According to the SCI, Howfi eld
approached the female student with an
off er to be her “sugar daddy,” exchanging
gift s and $300 in cash monthly for
intercourse, sexual favors and explicit
photos. Th e student told investigators
she agreed to the arrangement.
Th e student met Howfi eld a number
of times outside of school at a Jamaica
McDonald’s, according to investigators.
Th ey would then walk to a local mall
where Howfi eld would purchase items
like Jordan sneakers and underwear for
Th e 17-year-old told investigators
Howfi eld asked her to fi ll out time sheets
stating she worked at “Th e Law Offi ce
of Martin Howfi eld” to keep up appearances.
Th e student’s mother told investigators
she once received a text from her
daughter that she went to the mall with
her “sugar daddy, Marty,” who she also
worked for in a work-study program at
his law fi rm.
A former student, 17, also came forward
and told investigators that she
approached Howfi eld for legal help. He
later engaged her in phone sex and “was
supposed to give her money for the
phone sex, but never did,” according to
Howfi eld did not comment on the
allegations and quit his job in November
2016, according to the DOE.