Clear skies made the early evening of August 1st a success for the 111th precinct of the NYPD. The event was held in Douglaston Shopping Center, located at the corner of Douglaston Parkway and Horace Harding Expressway, New York. The community joined together with NYC political leaders to show appreciation. Beverages, hot dogs, hamburgers and novelties by businesses were given out. Police lines and barricades were set up and held by NYPD forces. The purpose was to secure the area for safe entertainment for the community, providing maximum security.
The 111th Police Precinct encompasses St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the largest Greek community outside of Athens. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Flushing, New York is expanding. Persons are drawn to the Northeastern Queens Church, because of its location in one of the best residential areas of a major city in the United States. The excellent quality of life can be compared to suburban areas. The 111th Police Precinct has made this possible.