Anil Singh, a fifth grader at P.S./I.S. 499 in Flushing, is set to debut in the National Spelling Bee and battle 280 other young wordsmiths around the country for the crown.
At 93 years old, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 140 pounds, Rockaway resident Mike “Mighty Atom Jr.” Greenstein can pull a car with his teeth.
A group of men attacked a 26-year-old in Ozone Park Sunday, punching and kicking the man before cutting him, police said.
Police are searching for two to four suspects wanted in a string of thefts around the South Richmond Hill area where the robbers assaulted pedestrians before stealing from them.
The only Staples in Howard Beach is closing at the end of this month. The store put signs up announcing the closure last week but there will be none of the usual sales fanfare, according to the workers at the Cross Bay Boulevard location.
Luxury will meet camping on Rockaway Beach if a Kickstarter campaign can help fund the project.
Police have apprehended an Arverne man who escaped from a Far Rockaway hospital after he was charged with petit larceny and resisting arrest.
A vacant lot in Ozone Park that has sat fallow for several years should be converted into a parking lot for teachers at a nearby middle school, an elected official said.
A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night after a van knocked him to the ground, then ran him over as he was riding on Rockaway Boulevard, police said.
Students at P.S./I.S. 232 Walter Ward School have first-hand experience with the dangers of traffic and speeding cars.