The Department of Homeless Services has moved close to 200 homeless families into the old Pan-Am Hotel in East Elmhurst and plan on moving in more.
According to Toms River, N.J. police, Christopher M. Miller was arrested for allegedly stealing the cash register drawer from a Stride Rite shoe store on March 22. He was released from South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton, N.J. on March 21.
Firefighters were called to the house on 90th Street in East Elmhurst around 9 a.m. When they arrived, the house was already engulfed in flames.