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Two Queens teens accepted to US Air Force Academy
Two Queens teens accepted to US Air Force Academy
Top Stories Melissa Chan 3/22/2013 at 11:46AM

Two Queens teens have gotten their wings. Seamus McCaffrey and Alan Mook have been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy. They are the only two in the borough who were given the elite nod this year. “This is a dream come true,” said McCaffrey, 18, a senior at St. Francis Preparatory School. “It’s [...]

Local Catholic leaders react to Pope Benedict’s resignation
Local Catholic leaders react to Pope Benedict’s resignation
Top Stories Terence M. Cullen 2/11/2013 at 3:11PM

Catholic leaders around the city are reacting with surprise and well-wishes to the news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign as leader of the Catholic Church effective Thursday, February 28. His holiness, elected to lead the Vatican in 2005, announced early on Monday, February 11 he no longer felt physically or mentally able to guide [...]

May they not be lost in vain
Victoria's Secrets Victoria Schneps 12/19/2012 at 4:33PM

Our world stopped as the shocking news filled the airwaves. It broke our collective hearts to learn that 20 little lives were snuffed out before they even began. I sat and watched in shock to learn that 20-year-old madman Adam Lanza had massacred 20 innocent little ones and their beloved teachers in a senseless act [...]

A vow to fight
News Melissa Chan 1/31/2012 at 3:09PM

Eileen DiBenedetto is no newcomer in the fight against cancer. The 47 year old from Glendale was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, enduring a double mastectomy and two more operations after that in December. Although she was told she was cancer-free, she began spitting up blood three months later. In March, the mom of [...]

TSA apologizes to elderly women for strip search at Kennedy Airport
TSA apologizes to elderly women for strip search at Kennedy Airport
News Jay Lane 1/18/2012 at 9:14AM

TSA apologizes to elderly women for strip search at Kennedy Airport In an about-face, the feds have admitted wrongdoing in the cases of two elderly women who say they were strip-searched at Kennedy Airport by overzealous screeners. Federal officials had initially insisted that all “screening procedures were followed” after Ruth Sherman, 89, and Lenore Zimmerman, 85, went [...]

Bayside mourns beloved father of six
Bayside mourns beloved father of six
News Toni Cimino 1/17/2012 at 1:03PM

When Lawrence Hilsdorf was laid to rest, an entire community cried. The 55-year-old, affectionately known as “Larry,” was more than just a Bayside resident – he was a neighborhood icon, and his roots in the community ran deep. He went to Sacred Heart, then Bayside High School, before settling to raise his own family in [...]

Queens Veterans Day Parade honors those who served
Queens Veterans Day Parade honors those who served
News Ricky Casiano 11/08/2011 at 1:36PM

The third annual Queens Veterans Day Parade drew 800 local veterans and their supporters to Middle Village this past weekend to honor those who served in the Vietnam War. Veterans from the Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens Chapter 32 and the North Shore Marine Corps League were joined by several community leaders and organizations on [...]

Scout Day at Citi Field
Scout Day at Citi Field
Sports Steve Mosco 10/06/2011 at 8:44PM

Before the New York Mets closed out the 2011 season, Citi Field welcomed the Cub Scouts from Sacred Heart School in Bayside as the color guard for the game. It was a huge honor and privilege for the scouts, who carried the colors to centerfield while the younger scouts watched from the warning track. (Right) [...]