Queens Riots, Vandalism + Student Journalists oust sex offender



Hi Queens folks! Miranda Fraraccio here with today’s edition of the Queens Daily.

First, the weather forecast for the day:

A little morning rain. High: 52 Low: 33.

Here are the best stories in Queens today:

  1. Five people were victims of riots and other charges on Saturday after police said they damaged and tagged a vehicle in Queens Friday night. Police shared images of the vehicle on social media, but did not specify where Queens the incident took place. The NYPD tweeted the following: “The NYPD takes responsibility for protecting [First] Seriously change the rights of peaceful protesters. The security of [New Yorkers and] protecting property from people who break the law in the name of protest. As seen tonight in Queens, they will be arrested. “(WPIX 11 New York)
  2. Thanks to intrepid student journalists, a teacher at Townsend Harris High SchoolI was fired this week after city investigators confirmed he had sex with a former student. Although 53 years old Joseph canzoneri was recommended to be fired from her teaching position, the student refused to testify at a hearing, so the case was closed. The scandal remained secret until three weeks ago, when an anonymous “concerned parent” disclosed the case to teenage reporters at the school’s student newspaper. On Wednesday, the students filed a Freedom of Information Act request to authenticate the document, prompting the New York DOE. (New York Post)
  3. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, the Feed New York initiative was promulgated. Legislation, driven by Senator George Borrello, was promulgated by Governor Kathy Hochul while in Queens. The Feed New York The initiative redirects surplus agricultural produce from the state to the populations most in need through state food banks. (Evening watcher)
  4. Many Queens residents turned anger into action, securing the temporary suspension of the liquor license of a bar they described as “problematic” and “dangerous”. Last week two people were shot dead Kloud Tequila Grill – including the owner. Neighbors have reportedly asked the state liquor board to take action for months, leading to a temporary suspension of the liquor license last Thursday. On Saturday, workers closed the Auburndale bar with no sign of reopening anytime soon. (CBS New York)
  5. A motorcyclist was killed when he lost control of his helicopter and crashed into Queens. 32 years old Christophe tarry of Brooklyn was riding his motorbike westbound on Cooper Avenue Friday. At approximately 5:40 pm, he “failed to navigate properly on the roadway, fell on the roadway” and was thrown from his vehicle. EMS transported Tarry To Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. (New York Post)

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  • Queens Botanical Garden: “We are delighted that many families are already taking advantage of the reduced package for the five sessions of winter family outings! Starting at just $ 22 per outing ($ 100 for all five), these adventures invite you to explore winter trees, learn about black botanists, take spooky clay crawlies, and more. “(Facebook)
  • Queens, New York: “Multi-published author Richard Panchyk discusses his new book on Queens Cemeteries at the Queens Historical Society on November 23 at 6:30 p.m. https://bit.ly/3HrV2WG” (Facebook)
  • Queens Economic Development Corporation: This coming Tuesday, November 23: Head to Whitney Avenue and 43 Avenue in Elmhurst for a Christmas tree lighting celebration and fun family activities hosted by the Honorable Daniel Dromm and Catalina Cruz NY. festivities start at 5 pm Queen … “(Facebook)
  • Queens Chamber of Commerce: “It’s #SmallBusinessSaturday stress free! The Queens Underground Black and Brown Filmmakers & NY International Arts Film Festival is hosting a film festival and pop-up market on November 27th.” (Facebook)

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Miranda Fraraccio

About me: Miranda Fraraccio is a born and raised Rhode Islander. She works as a freelance writer for content agency Lightning Media Partners and as a production assistant for a live storytelling show in Chicago. She holds a degree in Writing, Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Rhode Island. In her spare time, you can find her traveling, hiking, or photographing her neighborhood as a street photographer.



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