Ridgewood Times Counties’ www.timesnewsweekly.com On Twitter @timesnewsweekly THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014 50 CENTS A VIOLENT GREETING Say He Terrorized Sibling In Midville a court order of protection out against her sibling following past violent confrontations. On Dec. 1, 2013, prosecutors noted, Budhu allegedly choked his sister during a verbal dispute inside of her 75th Street home. Four days after the incident, authorities stated, Budhu threatened to kill his sister after she told him to leave the punched in the face multiple times by the defendants. Hernandez and Huertas then allegedly attempted to grab a cell phone from the victim’s hand, and at his guitar, which the victim had carried on his shoulder. The victim reportedly fell to the ground and suffered bruising and swelling to his face. VOL. 105, NO. 52 by Robert Pozarycki An Ozone Park man remains locked up after allegedly breaking into a Middle Village apartment and terrorizing his sister last Thursday morning, July 17, law enforcement sources stated. Police identified the perpetrator as 27-year-old Danny Budhu of 101st Avenue in Ozone Park. Reportedly, Budhu kicked down the front door to his 36-year-old sister’s 75th Street apartment at about 8:10 a.m. last Thursday. According to information provided by the Queens District Attorney’s office, Budhu’s sister had -SEE SIBLING ON PG. 24- He’s Mugged For His Guitar Cops Catch Two For Ridgewood Border Robbery by Noah Zuss Two individuals were arrested for allegedly attempting to mug a man on the Brooklyn/Queens border in Ridgewood last Friday, July 18, law enforcement sources stated. HE MUGGED MAN AT WOODSIDE MARKET Woodhaven Plan To Fight Graffiti by Noah Zuss Reporting more vandalism to 311 is the center of an antigraffiti strategy unveiled during the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) meeting last Saturday, July 19, at Emanuel United Church of Christ. Plenty To Enjoy At Block Parties Photos Start On Pg. 19 TO USPS: MAILING LABEL GOES HERE TN/RT 072414 The defendants, Luis Hernandez, 18, of 62nd Street in Ridgewood and William Huertas, 31, of Stockholm Street in Bushwick allegedly confronted the victim some time after 4:10 a.m. last Friday while he was walking on St. Nicholas Avenue towards Gates Avenue, police stated. The victim reportedly tried to step around the two men, but the defendants blocked him. According to police, he was then Former WRBA President Ed Wendell spoke about graffiti in the area and asked residents to call 311 and notify the WRBA every time a complaint. This will enable the group to track and follow-up on the cases with police and other city agencies. Wendell asked the crowd if they had seen graffiti while on their way to the meeting; many hands went vertical. He stated the Woodhaven Business Improvement District -SEE WRBA ON PG. 24- -SEE MUGGED ON PG. 24- Midville Students Earn Scholarships For their community service, two local students received $500 scholarships from the Kiwanis Club of Middle Village during a ceremony, lastWednesday morning, July 16, at the Astoria Bank in Middle Village. Michael Urbano of Middle Village and Vivienne Crowe of Maspeth, both students at Our Lady of Hope School in Middle Village, are pictured at center holding a ceremonial check. They are flanked by (from left to right) Middle Village Kiwanis Past President Tina DiTroia; Middle Village Kiwanis President Al Gentile; and Kiwanians Jill Nicolois, J.P. DiTroia and Dorothy Lancaster. (photo: Marcin Zurawicz) Civic Launches 311 Follow-Up Pgm. Largest Classified Section Serving Queens And Brooklyn Times Newsweekly Established In 1908 The NYPD released the image and sketch of a man who allegedly assaulted and robbed a 90-year-old man inside a Woodside supermarket parking lot last Friday morning, July 18. Reportedly, the incident occurred at 10:45 a.m. in the Stop and Shop supermarket lot located at 34-51 48th St. Law enforcement sources said the perpetrator—a black male in his 30s with braided hair—grabbed the victim by the neck and demanded his wallet. Reportedly, the crook also demanded the PIN number to the victim’s bank card, then ordered the man to drive him to two locations, removing sums of cash each time. The robbery was later reported to the 114th Precinct; the victim did not suffer serious injuries. Anyone with information regarding the robbery or the suspect’s whereabouts that could prove helpful is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-577-TIPS; all calls and messages will be kept confidential.
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