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BAD LUXE City Sheriff Shuts down South Ozone Park Catering Hall for Illegal Party, Violating Emergency Virus Orders
See Story on Page 7 Saturday night’s shindig at Queens Luxe saw more than 215 people packed into the Rockaway Boulevard building— yet no one wore a mask or observed social-distancing protocols. Photo Courtesy of NYC Sheriff
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NYC Sheriff Shuts Down Illegal Party at South Ozone Park Catering Hall By Michael V. Cusenza Deputy City sheriffs on Saturday shut down an illegal party inside a South Ozone Park catering Hall. According to the City Sheriff ’s Office, the event at Queens Luxe on Rockaway Boulevard boasted more than 215 people flouting pandemic protocols, gathered at a facility that does not have a liquor license. Authorities said that the four organizers of the bash have been charged with multiple criminal and Alcoholic Beverage Control laws. According to the State Liquor Authority, the purpose of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law is to carry out the policies of New York with respect to alcoholic beverages. From the enactment of the ABC Law in 1934 until present day, the policy of the State with respect to alcoholic beverages is that it is necessary to regulate and control the
manufacture, sale and distribution of such products within the state “for the purpose of fostering and promoting temperance in their consumption and respect for and obedience to law.” Effective April 19, 2015, the stated purpose of the ABC Law was amended to consider, “to the extent possible, supporting economic growth, job development, and the state’s alcoholic beverage production industries and its tourism and recreation industry; and which promotes the conservation and enhancement of state agricultural lands; provided that such activities do not conflict with the primary regulatory objectives of the [ABC Law].” Saturday’s illegal shindig is just the latest in a long line of celebrations at illicit World’s Borough establishments. Check Forum Photo by Michael V. Cusenza the captions for information on the most The party at Queens Luxe in South Ozone Park featured more than 215 people who were not wearing masks and couldn’t possibly be adhering to social-distancing guidelines. recent actions.
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On Oct. 12, deputy sheriffs shut down an illegal gambling hall inside 42-08 College Point Blvd. in Flushing; one person charged with operating a gambling hall, possession of gambling records and health code offenses.
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The four organizers of the Cunningham Park rave have been charged with multiple criminal, Park and Health offenses.
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On Oct. 11, deputy sheriffs shut down an illegal rave inside Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows; more than 110 people, DJ, tables, chairs, bar, food service, hookah attendants, lighting, torches and security personnel.
And on Oct. 2, deputy sheriffs shut down an illegal bar operation Platinum Lounge on Fuller Place in Flushing; more than 30 people inside, no liquor license, one means of egress, egress was circuitous path through salvage yard. Four charged for violations of emergency orders, health code, and ABC laws.
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By Forum Staff Public review for Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency--newly proposedÂ citywideÂ zoning rules that would result in buildings that areÂ betterÂ able toÂ withstandÂ and recover fromÂ major disastersÂ andÂ sea level riseÂ and which willÂ also translate to lowerÂ floodÂ insurance costsâ€”has begun, City Planning Commission Chairwoman Marisa Lago announced Monday. According to City Planning, ZCFRÂ reinforces one of the mostÂ important lessonsÂ from Superstorm Sandy: StrongÂ buildingÂ codes make aÂ bigÂ difference. Currently, buildings are restricted by zoning regulations that do not takeÂ resiliencyÂ into account and thus force New Yorkers to choose between interior space andÂ resiliencyÂ improvements. ZCFR will make it easier for buildings to meet or exceed modernÂ resiliencyÂ codes without sacrificing their basement, for example, by adding some much-needed zoning flexibility. Critically, the proposal will limit construction of new nursing homes in highrisk areas because of their vulnerable residents, Planning officials noted. New York City hasÂ 520 miles of coastline, making manyÂ neighborhoods vulnerable toÂ floodingÂ during storm eventsÂ and sea level rise. The proposed rules cover an area that is home to 800,000 New Yorkers,Â more people than live in Boston andÂ two times as many as in New Orleans.Â Because the proposal is a citywide text amendment, all 59 community boards and all five borough presidents are required to weigh in on the proposal. DCPÂ is also releasingÂ â€œFloodplain by the Numbers,â€?Â aÂ report highlighting the long-term recovery progress andÂ resiliencyÂ challenges facing theÂ Cityâ€™sÂ diverseÂ waterfront communities, including the fact thatÂ homes built prior toÂ flood-resistant codes suffered higher average costsÂ more
than doubleÂ those constructed to modernÂ resiliencyÂ standards. According to City Planning officials, ZCFR would improveÂ and make permanentÂ resilientÂ zoning provisionsÂ initiallyÂ put in place toÂ helpÂ the CityÂ recover from Sandy.Â Since 2016, planners at the Department of City Planning have spoken with aboutÂ 3,000Â New YorkersÂ atÂ more than 225Â events, including with elected officials, community boards, civic associations, nonprofits,Â architects and engineers,Â garnering ideas and feedback from the public to develop and strengthen the proposal. Visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/ planning/plans/flood-resilience-zoningtext-update/flood-resilience-zoning-textupdate.page for more info on Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency. The launch of the seven-month public review process starts the clock for ZCFR, as well as the threeÂ neighborhood-specificÂ actions. ZCFR will go to all 59 Community BoardsÂ for review,Â followed by the five Borough Presidents and Borough Boards. The threeÂ neighborhood-specificÂ actionsÂ willÂ onlyÂ go before their respective local Community BoardsÂ and Borough Presidents.Â ZCFR and the three local actions will then go toÂ the City Planning CommissionÂ for a public hearingÂ andÂ vote,Â followed byÂ the City Council. In addition to ZCFR, DCP isÂ also starting public review forÂ zoning changes in three neighborhoods as part of DCPâ€™sÂ ResilientÂ Neighborhood Initiativeâ€”Gerritsen Beach and Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn, and Old Howard Beach in Queens. These actionsÂ addressÂ resiliencyÂ challenges that are specific to the conditions found in these areas, as in Old Howard Beach where zoning changes are proposed toÂ limit the construction of attached homes, which are harder to retrofit and elevate than detached homes because of their shared walls.
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Social Security COLA ‘Insufﬁcient’: Meng
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By Michael V. Cusenza Following the Social Security Administration’s announcement of a 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries in 2021, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), in collaboration with Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and John Larson (D-Conn.), have proposed emergency legislation to increase the 2021 COLA to 3 percent. According to the Senior Citizens League, COLAs averaged 3 percent between 1999 and 2009. Over the past decade, however, annual COLAs have averaged just 1.4 percent. In fact, of the years in which the Social Security COLA has been increased, 1.3 percent is the second-lowest increase. According to Meng, the recent SSA announcement continues the distressing trend of inadequate annual Social Security COLAs. As a result, the purchasing power of the Social Security COLA has continued to decline along with seniors’ standard of living. Social Security recipients have lost nearly a third of their buying power since 2000, she said. In addition to ever-rising health care and prescription drug costs, COVID-19 has disproportionately affected seniors’ cost-of-living in other areas, Meng noted, including increased costs for food and nutrition, deliveries, energy and heating, outof-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment, and more. Other added costs include personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies, as well as internet and data plans which are needed to help counter the negative effects of isolation. “COVID-19 has brought unprecedented suffering for millions of Americans, especially seniors who have struggled to
afford everyday expenses,” Meng said on Friday. “The meager 1.3 percent cost-ofliving adjustment is simply insufficient for those who depend on this critical social safety net program, and demonstrates a need for long-term fi x to the COLA formula. I’m honored to help introduce legislation that would ensure our seniors have the financial support they need and deserve, especially during this time of crisis.” Last Tuesday, the Social Security Administration announced that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2021. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on Dec. 31, 2020. The Social Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to the SSA. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in average wages. Based on that increase, the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax (taxable maximum) will increase to $142,800 from $137,700. Social Security and SSI beneficiaries are normally notified by mail starting in early December about their new benefit amount. Most people who receive Social Security payments will be able to view their COLA notice online through their personal My Social Security account. People may create or access their My Social Security account online at socialsecurity.gov/ myaccount.
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State will Withhold Funds for Localities, Schools in Virus Cluster Zones that Fail to Enforce Laws: Cuomo By Michael V. Cusenza The State will withhold funds for localities and schools in COVID-19 cluster zones that fail to enforce public health laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced. The State Department of Health will send a letter warning local governments in cluster zones that they will lose state funding if they fail to enforce state limits on gatherings and the closure of schools, Cuomo noted. The letter will be sent to New York City, Orange County, Rockland County, the Town of Ramapo and the Village of Spring Valley. Cuomo also announced that DOH will send an additional letter warning public and private schools in cluster zones that they will lose state funding if they do not comply with state requirements on closure and testing. In “Red Zone” focus areas included as part of the Cuomo’s Cluster Action Initiative, the positivity rate for test results reported Last Tuesday was 6.29 percent—up from the 4.13 percent the day before. The “Red Zone” focus areas are home to 2.8 percent of state’s population, yet had 15.6 percent of all positive cases reported yesterday to New York State. Within the “Red Zone” focus areas, 3,053 test results were reported last week, yielding 192 positives or a 6.29 percent positivity rate. In the remainder of the state, not counting these “Red Zone” focus areas, 108,691 test results were reported, yielding 1,040 positives or a 0.95 percent positivity rate. The state’s overall positivity rate is 1.10 percent with focus areas included. The “Red Zone” focus areas are home to 2.8 percent of the state population yet had 15.6 percent of all positive test results reported to the state last Tuesday, and 12.2 percent of all positive case results reported to the state this current week. “We know that public and private schools in the red zones are supposed to be closed. We know that there were violations where yeshivas were operating. We know there were violations where religious gatherings were happening that exceeded the guidelines.
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We’re also sending a letter to all schools in the red zones saying to them that they must be closed. If they violate the Section 16 order, we will withhold funding from the schools. This is a last and final warning ,” Gov. Cuomo said.
This is especially a problem in Brooklyn and Orange and Rockland counties,” Cuomo said. “Number one, we are sending a notification to local governments saying they must enforce public health law under Section 16. If the local government does not effectively enforce the law, we will withhold funds. We’re also sending a letter to all schools in the red zones saying to them that they must be closed. If they violate the Section 16 order, we will withhold funding from the schools. This is a last and final warning.” On Saturday, the governor outlined New York’s new “micro-cluster” strategy to tackle COVID-19 hot spots that may come with the fall and winter weather. The micro-cluster strategy is predicated on three principles, according to Cuomo: refined detection, specific and calibrated mitigation, and focused enforcement. “One of the lessons we learned in New York is to look ahead and stay ahead. It’s not checkers; we’re playing chess with this virus. In the fall you’re going to see an increased viral transmission rate—that’s just a fact. Until now, we have been targeting all our actions either on a statewide level or a regional level. That worked fine and frankly
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was our only option because we didn’t have any more sophistication than that,” Cuomo said. “We now have more sophistication because we’ve been at it for seven months. So rather than looking at COVID-19 data on the state level, regional level, county level or even neighborhood level, we are now going to analyze it on the block by block level. The micro-cluster strategy is not just to calibrate the state or the region, but to calibrate just those specific geographic areas. Target it and target your strategy down to that level of activity. It requires more testing, more targeted testing, and then you have to be responsive to the situations in that specific locality with mitigation measures. It has the advantage of causing less disruption.” This strategy is based on the Cuomo’s Cluster Action Initiative, which he announced earlier this month, to address COVID-19 hot spots that have cropped up in Queens, Brooklyn, and Broome, Orange and Rockland counties. That plan was developed in consultation with national public health experts including Dr. Noam Ross of EcoHealth Alliance, Dr. Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota and former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden.
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Former CDC Director and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Frieden helped develop the Cluster Action Initiative.
And on Sunday, Cuomo announced the State Department of Health has released a draft COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Program that serves as an initial framework for ensuring the safe and effective distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine in New York. The draft program was developed in consultation with leading clinical and public health experts, and requires collaboration and partnership with local departments of health, community partners and organizations, and the federal government. Given the many unknowns at this point in the vaccine development process, the draft New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Program is designed to be flexible and account for multiple variables and scenarios regarding vaccine availability, timeline for vaccine approval, delineation of federal and state responsibilities, funding, supply chain needs, and allocation requirements. The Draft NY State COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Program is available here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/ g o v e r n o r. ny. g o v / f i l e s / a t o m s / f i l e s / NYS_COVID_Vaccination_Program_ Book_10.16.20_FINAL.pdf
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City Releases Winter Outdoor Dining Rules
HOWARD BEACH ASSEMBLY OF GOD OFFERS YOU ENCOURAGEMENT THROUGH PRAYER IN THE TIME OF THIS PANDEMIC Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
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“Restaurants make New York City the greatest city in the world, and we’re proud to support their continued recovery from this crisis,” said Mayor de Blasio, seen here with his wife (l.) enjoying Melba’s in Harlem.
By Forum Staff The de Blasio administration recently released guidance for city restaurants planning to stay open and serve customers outdoors with heating devices this fall and winter. Participants in the Open Restaurants program interested in providing comfort heating for their customers in outdoor dining areas have three options: Electric radiant heaters will be allowed in sidewalk and roadway seating setups. Natural gas radiant heaters will be allowed on the sidewalk only; natural gas radiant heaters must also comply with the Fire Code. Portable heaters fueled by propane will be allowed on the sidewalk only; propane heating will be regulated by the Fire Department, with requirements for safe handling, use, and storage. According to the administration, foodservice establishments with private outdoor dining spaces may use heating devices subject to the applicable guidance from FDNY and/or the Department of Buildings. Each agency has focused on streamlining the permitting processes to make installing these outdoor heating options as easy as possible for businesses, while ensuring strict adherence to safety protocols, according to administration officials. “These guidelines are designed to keep diners, employees, and pedestrians safe and healthy—and we look forward to giving New Yorkers more chances than ever to enjoy the outdoors year-round,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “Restaurants make New York City the greatest city in the world, and we’re proud to support their continued recovery from this crisis.” In September, de Blasio announced the City’s Open Restaurants program will be extended year-round and made per-
manent. The program, which has enrolled more than 10,500 establishments since its inception in June, has allowed New Yorkers to enjoy meals in safe, healthy outdoor environments. All restaurants must abide by state restrictions on operating in COVID-19 hotspots. Business owners should consult NYC.Gov/CovidZone for more information. “New Yorkers are resilient and adaptable, and city government should be as well,” said Department of Buildings Commissioner Melanie La Rocca. “Streamlining the outdoor heating requirements will help our friends and neighbors weather this crisis. We are offering clear guidance to restaurant owners so they know what they need to do to safely keep outdoor dining open now that summer has come to a close.” According to the administration, “the pandemic has reinforced the direct connection between public health, our economy, and social justice. As we look towards the future, a healthy recovery must include reimagining how the City uses its open spaces. In the 19th century, following the outbreak of Cholera, the City began a period of open space creation that brought us Central Park and other beloved open spaces. COVID-19 has again caused us to prioritize open space in order to promote New Yorkers’ health and economic wellbeing.” Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg added, “Just as evenings grow more brisk, we are happy to provide restaurants with the proper guidance on outdoor heating to keep their customers warm. We thank our colleagues at FDNY and the Buildings Department, who are assuring that above all, Open Restaurants continue to operate safely during the colder months. We ask that the thousands of participating restaurants carefully comply with the new rules.”
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Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday. A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked. If you say, “The LORD is my refuge,” and you make the Most High your dwelling, no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent. “Because he loves me,” says the LORD, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.” Psalm 91
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DA Forms Community Advisory Councils
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“Throughout years of public service here in Queens, I’ve learned that trust comes from building close relationships in all parts of the borough,” said DA Katz, seen here chatting with City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea.
By Forum Staff District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Tuesday the creation of eight advisory councils that, according to Katz, will enhance communications between her office and the various communities that comprise Queens. Katz said she expects each community advisory council to consist of 45-50 members who will share information and observations, particularly about crimes that are underreported to the police, such as scams and frauds that may go un-reported because of immigration fears. Each council will meet at least once before the end of 2020 and will have a regular set schedule for 2021. Due to COVID-19, the initial meetings will be virtual, Katz noted. The following Community Advisory Councils have already been formed: the
African-American Advisory Council; the Clergy Advisory Council; the East Asian Advisory Council; the Jewish Advisory Council; the Labor Advisory Council; the Latino Advisory Council; the LGBTQ Advisory Council and the South Asian Advisory Council. “This is a time when people want to feel safe and that starts by enhancing trust in law enforcement and the justice system,” Katz said. “Throughout years of public service here in Queens, I’ve learned that trust comes from building close relationships in all parts of the borough.” The DA added that additional councils could be formed in the near future, as needed. “I am determined to open the doors of the office to the communities of Queens, invite them in, hear their concerns and make sure they know our office.”
Is it just me, or do the holidays seem like they are coming faster and faster every year? Thanksgiving is less than a month away and this year the amount of usual stress brought on by the holidays is compounded for most exponentially due to the struggle of the last 8 months. But even without the doom and gloom presented by the pandemic, can all get stressed around this time and tend to avoid the focus on health, especially eating. We overeat at parties or forget to stop the cookie flow wrapping gifts late into the night. Here are some tips to help avoid weight gain, dull skin and elevated blood sugar levels that can result from overeating. Following them will keep you healthier and still allow for a fun season. Start each meal with a soup or salad. Rich holiday foods are heavy and our calorie intake rises. Start with a broth-based soup or a salad and your desire for huge portions will go down naturally. Stay hydrated. When you’re running around like a nut, it’s easy to forget to keep the water flowing. Drinking water maintains balance of body fluids. It also helps control calories by aiding with digestion, transportation and absorption of nutrients. Foods with high water content absorb slower and make you feel full. Don’t go to a party hungry. It’s very hard to resist a plateful of hors
d’oeuvres if you go out on an empty stomach. Pack snacks to avoid fast food. You’re in a rush and you spot a drive through. Avoid this by taking some healthy grab and go things with you when you leave the house. Apples, carrots, hummus, air popped popcorn, string cheese. You know the drill. Get adequate sleep. Late nights are hard to avoid but the Mayo Clinic has proven that less than 5 hours a night makes you famished. Drink smarter. We know we are not cutting out alcohol so limiting it with a little trick really helps. Have a glass of water in between drinks. And if you love those sweet concoctions try subbing in a sprinter or have your potion switched to neat or on the rocks. Wear fitted clothes. Leave the elastic waists behind. Wear things that will remind you where you’re headed while the fork is on its way into your mouth. Don’t eat mindlessly. Think about what’s going in before it parks on your waist permanently. Indulge a little. Don’t deprive yourself a little goes a long way. Savor each bite. Making it last will give you the taste you crave and a waistline to accommodate it. Until next week...
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Forest Hills Investment Advisor Sentenced to Three to Nine Years in Prison By Forum Staff The owner of a defunct Forest Hills hedge fund has been sentenced to three to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to operating a multi-million-dollar securities fraud scheme aimed at defrauding more than 50 investors—many of whom were elderly and at or near retirement, State Attorney Genaral Tish James announced Friday. Dean Mustaphalli invested much of these 50 individuals’ monies in his hedge fund without their knowledge or consent, bringing in more than $11 million between 2011 and 2016, and resulting in many of his victims losing their life savings. In addition to his prison term, Mustaphalli has been ordered to pay $260,000 in criminal restitution; and sign confessions of judgment in favor of the victims named in the indictment, totaling more than $2.3 million dollars. As part of a separate civil order filed by the Office of the Attorney General in Manhattan Supreme Court, Mustaphalli entered into an additional judgment in favor of his victims in the amount of $6 million, and he is permanently barred from engaging in any business related to the issuance or sale of securities in New York. Mustaphalli’s scheme primarily targeted elderly New Yorkers, most of whom were immigrants or female, and who had been his clients for many years. These victims had very little investment experience and relied upon his advice. As their investment advisor, Mustaphalli knew his victims’ conservaPhoto Courtesy of the Office of the New York Attorney General tive investment objectives and that many of them were plan- In May 2018, Mustaphalli was arrested on a 99-count criminal ning for retirement. Nevertheless, without their knowledge indictment.
and consent, Mustaphalli diverted his victims’ safe investment portfolios into MCPF, a hedge fund he solely controlled. Many of these illicit transfers were made at his victims’ most vulnerable moments, such as after the loss of a child or spouse, during a divorce, or while battling an illness, James noted. Last December, Mustaphalli pleaded guilty to 25 felony counts of the OAG’s criminal indictment—including grand larceny in the second degree, scheme to defraud, falsifying business records, and felony securities fraud under the Martin Act. Earlier this year, the Court heard statements from multiple victim-investors who shared the devastating impact that Mustaphalli’s crimes continue to have on their lives. Many victims worked multiple jobs to save money for their retirement, but now have had to re-enter the work force or must rely on their children for financial support. Multiple victims testified that Mustaphalli robbed them of more than just their financial independence, but also of their goal of leaving something for their children and grandchildren. “Dean Mustaphalli stripped numerous New Yorkers of their independence and security when he invested millions from their retirements in high-risk ventures without their consent,” James said. “In just four years, Mustaphalli’s massive fraud drove immigrants and individuals nearing retirement into the poorhouse and left them with pennies on the dollar, forcing many back into the workforce. We will not allow this greed to go unchecked in New York, which is why we will continue to use every resource at our disposal to pursue all who attempt to defraud and take advantage of those most vulnerable.”
2020 Queens Coat Drive Beneﬁtting Borough Families Underway By Forum Staff The 2020 boroughwide coat drive to support families in need launched Friday, Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee announced. From now through Friday, Nov. 13, New Yorkers can drop off new adult and children’s coats in the lobby of Queens Borough Hall at 120-55 Queens Blvd. in Kew Gardens on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., as well as at the offices of each participating Queens community board. The locations of each participating community board office, along with the dates and times donated coats can be dropped off, are: Community Board 2: 43-22 50th Street, Suite 2B in Woodside By appointment only (718-533-8773) Community Board 4: 46-11 104th Street in Corona By appointment only (718-760-3141) Community Board 7: 133-32 41st Road, Suite 3B, in Flushing Weekdays between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Community Board 8: 197-15 Hillside Avenue in Hollis By appointment only (718-264-7895) Community Board 9: Queens Borough Hall (drop-off in lobby) Weekdays between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Community Board 10: 115-01 Lefferts Boulevard in South Ozone Park Mondays between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM Community Board 12: 90-28
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In May 2018, Mustaphalli was arrested on a 99-count criminal indictment.
161st Street in Jamaica Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM “Need continues to grow in the ongoing pandemic, and with rising economic insecurity, so many are bracing for increasingly tough decisions. In times of great need, however, Queens always pulls through, and we are in this together,” Lee said. “If you are able, please consider donating new, warm coats—either for adults or children—as the Borough of Families gears up
for the winter months ahead.” Lee also noted that the coat drive overlaps with the ongoing King’s Toy Drive at Borough Hall benefitting children battling cancer, hosted in partnership with the King Fights Cancer Foundation and the family of 7-year-old cancer survivor King Singh of Queens Village. Residents can donate new, unwrapped toys through Friday, Oct. 30. The donations will be distributed amongst children fighting cancer in the hematology and oncology units at Cohen
Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, as well as children undergoing treatment at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan and families supported by the Candlelighter’s NYC Childhood Cancer Foundation. “The remarkable strength and sense of community King Singh and his family possess are inspirations to all of us in the Borough of Families,” Lee said. “Please consider following his generous example and donating a new toy today to support the many children like King courageously fighting this insidious disease.” “Stay strong and positive. Never give up,” King Singh said. “You can do anything you put your mind to.” Diagnosed with cancer at just 2 years old, King Singh has spent years not only fighting his disease, but supporting fellow children going through similar battles. His tireless activism has included numerous toy drives, as well as raising $3 million for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Borough President Lee presented her first proclamation to King on Jan. 24, 2020, declaring it “King Rudolph Singh Day” in the Borough of Queens. For more information, visit queensbp. org/coatdrive. Photo Courtesy of BP Lee’s Office “If you are able, please consider donating new, warm coats—either for adults or children—as the Borough of Families gears up for the winter months ahead,” Acting Queens Borough President Lee (c.) said.
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Corona Man Pleads Guilty in White Castle Knife Attack
Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia/Brian Turner
The attack occurred inside a White Castle restaurant on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst.
By Forum Staff A reputed founding member of a Corona street gang has pleaded guilty in the 2017 slashing of a man inside an Elmhurst White Castle, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz recently announced. Billy Lavayen, 34, was on the run for nearly two years before being apprehended in November 2019. The case, however, was presented to a grand jury in his absence and he was indicted in 2017. Last week, Lavayen pleaded guilty to at-
tempted assault in the first degree. Sentencing has been set for Nov. 5. According to the charges, Lavayen and five others encountered a 34-year-old man in a White Castle restaurant on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst around 4 a.m. on Feb. 19, 2017. A female member of the group began to argue with the victim, then another woman pushed him. All six in the group then began to yell at the victim. Lavayen was handed a blade, which he used slashed the victim from his eyebrow down to his lip. Katz said when the victim fell to the
When sentenced, Lavayen faces up to 7 1⁄2 years in prison, to be followed by five years’ post-release Photo Courtesy of Google supervision.
floor—his hands clutching his bleeding face—the group of attackers began to punch and kick him again. One man in the group removed his belt and began beating the victim with it. Another threw a chair at him. The brutalized Astoria man was taken to a nearby hospital where it took 30 stitches to close the gash. The knife attack left the victim with permanent facial nerve damage. Lavayen’s co-defendants in this case included his cousin Jose Lavayen, 31, who was sentenced to eight years in prison after
a jury found him guilty of gang assault in the first degree in 2018. The six others who took part in the attack have been variously sentenced to a conditional discharge up to five years in prison. “This was a vicious gang attack on a man who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Katz added. “I hope that today’s plea by the last of the defendants brings justice and a sense of closure to the victim, who thankfully survived.” When sentenced, Lavayen faces up to 7 1⁄2 years in prison, to be followed by five years’ post-release supervision.
Child Abductors Using Social Media, Networks to Lure Victims in Lieu of in-Person Ruse: FBI By Forum Staff Child abductors may be posing as minors on popular social media or social networks to lure victims in lieu of immediate, in-person ruse with the intent to abduct, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials warned Thursday. According to the feds, due to COVID-19 related school closures, minors likely will be at greater risk for encountering offenders online as they seek to occupy their free time with increased social media use. FBI investigations indicate child abductors can use social media, social networks, and dating applications to identify, initiate contact, and gain access to children prior to their abduction. Potential child abductors use these tools as lower-risk methods of gaining access to and luring child victims, compared to other methods such as an inperson ruse. In some cases, child victims are groomed online, enticing the victim to meeting with an abductor in person, which can then lead to them being taken against their will, officials noted. Due to the availability of the Internet to all age groups, potential abductors can mislead children by pretending to be someone in their age group and creating a relationship of false trust. While the stated minimum age for most social media and social networking websites and applications is 13, younger children can, and often do, find al-
Photo Courtesy of FBI
FBI investigations indicate child abductors can use social media, social networks, and dating applications to identify, initiate contact, and gain access to children prior to their abduction.
ternate ways to gain access. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, children had access to playgrounds, bus stops, malls, and public spaces more frequently. And while the risk of abduction existed, a criminal abducting a minor in person in a public place was at greater risk of exposure due to potential witnesses. The risk of immediate detection is much lower online.
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Although the number of abductions in which offenders used social media and social networks as the initial contact accounts for a small percentage of FBI child abduction investigations, as children spend more time on a computer or mobile devices with access to social media or networks, the FBI expects the percentage of offenders using social media or networks as the initial con-
tact method to increase. Open-source research indicates 22 percent of teenagers log on to their preferred social media website more than 10 times per day and 50 percent of children log on more than once a day. Due to their limited capacity for self-regulation and their heightened susceptibility to peer pressure, children are at greater risk of falling prey to potential child abductors as they navigate social media. With current restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools in many areas of the country are likely to remain closed, resulting in children being left at home and potentially unsupervised due to reduced daycare options and parents having to return to work. As a result, they are likely to spend more time on the Internet, further increasing their vulnerability, FBI officials said. Federal agents have identified instances where social media or social networks were used to facilitate child abductions, such as in the following examples: In June 2020, a 13-year-old girl was reported missing by her father, who stated she met someone on social media the week prior. The teen used social media to communicate with a 21-year-old man who traveled from Louisiana to Texas to pick her up. Customs and Border Protection intercepted the abductor’s vehicle, recovered the victim, and arrested and charged the man with aggravated kidnapping and sexual assault.
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Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 13th day of FEBRUARY 2020, bearing Index Number NC-000095-20/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of CARMEN VICTORIA MOLINA. My present name is NO GIVEN NAME MOLINA aka CARMEN V MOLINA. The city and state of my present address is OZONE PARK, NY. The month and year of my birth are MAY 1969. The place of my birth is BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.
Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 26th day of JUNE 2020, bearing Index Number NC-000263-20/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of RAMON NUNEZ. My present name is RAMON NUNEZ FERMIN aka RAMON NUNEZ. The city and state of my present address is OZONE PARK, NY. The month and year of my birth are AUGUST 1963. The place of my birth is DOMICAN REPUBLIC.
Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 30th day of SEPTEMBER2020, bearing Index Number NC-000371-20/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of ALLISON AIMIN DUNLOP. My present name is ALISON AIMII DUNLOP aka ALLISON DUNLOP aka ALLISON AIMIN DUNLOP. The city and state of my present address is WOODHAVEN, NY. The month and year of my birth are NOVEMBER 1973. The place of my birth is BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.
Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 18th day of MARCH 2020, bearing Index Number NC-000273-20/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of IRAM ISAI DE LA CRUZ. My present name is IRAM ISAI DE LA CRUZ JOAQUIN aka IRAM DELACRUZ aka IRAM I DELACRUZ. The city and state of my present address is BROAD CHANNEL, NY. The month and year of my birth are FEBRUARY 1988. The place of my birth is GUATEMALA.
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Legal Notices MEHRA 130 POINT LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/6/20. Office in Queens Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Mehra Properties INC. 13 E 16TH ST 4TH FL NY, NY 10003. Purpose: Any lawful activity. 8043 KG LLC Arts of Org filed with SSNY on 08/17/20. Off. Loc: Queens County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 8043 KG LLC, 3808 UNION STREET, STE 8B, FLUSHING, NY 11354. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act. COBBLA HOLDINGS LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 8/19/20. Office in Queens Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: MICHAEL L EVANS, 11008 174TH STREET, JAMAICA, NY 11433. Purpose: Any lawful activity. SAMNA CONSTRUCTION & STEEL FABRICATION LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Notice of Application for Authority of SAMNA CONSTRUCTION & STEEL FABRICATION LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, a foreign limited liability company (LLC). Application for Authority filed with Secy. of State of New York (SSNY) on 6/23/2020. LLC organized in NJ on 4/4/2013. NY office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 75 Dale Avenue Paterson, NJ, 07501. Office address in jurisdiction of organization: The LLC, 75 Dale Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501. Copy of Articles of Organization on file with Secy. of State of NJ, State Of New Jersey, Dept Of The Treasury, Division Of Revenue And Enterprise Services, P.O. Box 252 Trenton NJ 08625-0252. Purpose of LLC: Any Lawful Purpose. SEVEN SKIES PROPERTIES, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 7/22/20. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to LLC’s registered agent: REGISTERED AGENTS INC., 90 STATE STREET STE 700, ALBANY, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful purpose. CLEANING WITH LOVE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 7/23/20. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to LLC’s registered agent: ALEKSANDR DEMIDENKO, 12320 83RD AVE APT 7D, KEW GARDENS, NY 11415. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 116-13 95th LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 09/08/20. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP, 190 Willis Ave., Mineola, NY 11501, Attn: Manny Frade. Purpose: any lawful activities. 146-12 Rockaway LLC. Articles of Org._ filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 09/04/2020. Office in Queens Co. SSNY Desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 101- 42 120th Street, S Richmond Hill, NY 11419. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
Notice of Formation of XOLOTL TATTOO GALLERY LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 07/02/2020. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC c/o Paula Quintanilla. 82 E Post Rd, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. FIRSTCLASS BIOMED EQUIPMENT SALE & SERVICES LLC Articles of Org._ filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 09/04/2020. Office in Queens Co. SSNY Desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to patrick Mcdowell, 240 06 Mayda Road, Rosedale, NY 11422. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of WHOLE THING ENTERPRISES, LLC Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 07/01/2020. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: VINCENT J. D’ELIA, ESAUIRE, 574 NEWARK AVENUE, GROUND FLOOR, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07306. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. 146-12 Rockaway LLC. Articles of Org._ filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 09/04/2020. Office in Queens Co. SSNY Desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 101- 42 120th Street, S Richmond Hill, NY 11419. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of JARG DIGITAL SOLUTIONS Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 08/28/2020. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Jarg Digital Solutions LLC, 69-17 Rooseevelt Avenue, Suite:6-A, Woodside, NY 11377. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. JUS LOOKS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 08/31/20. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: UNITED STATES CORPORATION AGENTS, 7014 13TH AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.se. PGR Operating, LLC. Articles of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 09/10/20. Off. loc.: Queens Co. SSNY des. as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 66-11 71st Street, Apt 2B, Middle Village, NY 11379. Purpose: General. SALYX CONSULTING SERVICES LLC Articles of Org._ filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/02/2020. Office in Queens Co. SSNY Desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: SALYX Consulting Services llc, 40-29 202nd street, Bayside, NY 11361. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. THE BRIENZA BROTHERS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 10/01/20. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC Upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 151-69 20th Avenue, Whitestone, NY 11357. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
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DLAW ENTERPRISES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 09/23/20. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 6618 79th Place, Middle Village, NY 11379. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.se. JADO HOLDINGS LLC Articles of Org._ filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/02/2020. Office in Queens Co. SSNY Desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: JAPETH OZAETA, 114-28 Dalian Ct., COllege Point, NY 11356. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. SAFE FUTURE USA, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 9/15/20. Office in Queens Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to SAFE FUTURE USA, LLC, 240-19 JAMAICA AVENUE, BELLROSE, NY 11426. Purpose: Any lawful activity.Purpose: Any lawful purpose. 11-13 115TH STREET LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 10/08/2020. Office loc: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Anthony Francis , 86-30 108th Street, Richmond Hill, NY 11418. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. SERRONE DISTRIBUTION, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 9/21/20. Office in Queens Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 209-80 18TH Ave APT 1F Bayside, NY 11360. Purpose: Any lawful activity.Purpose: Any lawful purpose. KOBE RAMEN LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 08/31/20. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC Upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: the LLC, 70-57 PARSONS BLVD, FLUSHING, NY 11365. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. TONGRASS GROUP, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 07/22/20. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC Upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: REGISTERED AGENTS INC., 90 STATE STREET, SUITE 700, OFFICE 40, ALBANY, NY 12207. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name: YMendez Consulting, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 7/16/20. NY Office Location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her is InCorp Services, Inc., One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Ave., Ste. 805-A, Albany, NY 12210-2822. Purpose/character of LLC: Any Lawful Purpose. Notice of formation of COLOR & PAINT NYC LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 03/05/ 2019. Office located in Queens. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: COLOR & PAINT NYC LLC, 176-25 UNION TPKE., FRESH MEADOWS, NY 11366. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
Notice of Formation of Aunty Lou Pepper Sauce Plus LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 19, 2020.Office located in QUEENS. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: 138-56 223rd Street Laurelton, NY 11413. Purpose: Any lawful acts Notice of Formation of ZERO SHORTCUTS FITNESS TRAINING LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/03/20. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: UNITED STATES CORPORATION AGENTS, INC., 7014 13TH AVENUE, SUITE 202, BROOKLYN, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful activities. Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1288287, for liquor, beer, wine and/or cider has been applied for by Tradiciones Mexicanas Corp. d/b/a Los Chiles Bar to sell liquor, beer, wine and/or cider at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at, 96-07 37th Avenue, Corona, NY 11368, Queens County, for on premises consumption. Tradiciones Mexicanas Corp. d/b/a Los Chiles Bar Notice is hereby given that a license, Serial No.: 1330474 for liquor, beer, wine and/or cider has been applied for by Art Mar Beer Corp. d/b/a Queens Beer Factory to sell liquor, beer, wine and/or cider at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at, 86-13 Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, Queens County, for on premises consumption. Art Mar Beer Corp. d/b/a Queens Beer Factory Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 9th day of MARCH 2020, bearing Index Number NC000136-20/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of LENNY RAGHU. My present name is ROOPNARINE RAGHUNANAN aka R RAGHUNANAN.The city and state of my present address is SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, NY. The month and year of my birth are JUNE 1992. The place of my birth is GUYANA. Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 9th day of OCTOBER 2020, bearing Index Number NC000545-20/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of MATTHEW JOHN CULHANE. My present name is T MATTHEW CULHANE aka T MATTHEW CULHANE aka MATTHEW J. CULHANE aka MATTHEW CULHANE aka T. MATTHEW JOHN CULHANE aka MATTHEW JOHN CULHANE.The city and state of my present address is OZONE PARK, NY. The month and year of my birth are SEPTEMBER 1955. The place of my birth is BRONX. Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 26th day of JUNE 2020, bearing Index Number NC-00026320/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11435, grants me the right to assume the name of RAMON NUNEZ. My present name is RAMON NUNEZ FERMIN aka RAMON NUNEZ.The city and state of my present address is OZONE PARK, NY. The month and year of my birth are AUGUST 1963. The place of my birth is DOMICAN REPUBLIC.
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