TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of rain. High around 45. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: World Ice Arena at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Bring your friends, bring a scarf [...]
The St. Margaret’s Boy Scout Troop 119 of Middle Village was once a bustling group filled with dozens of youngsters eager to learn about the outdoors. But membership in the nearly 70-year-old troop has declined after years of competing for attention with computers, video games and now, mobile devices. About two decades ago there were [...]
COUNCILMEMBER JULISSA FERRERAS Every year, the holiday day season gives us an extra special opportunity to reflect upon our blessings and take time to give back to those we love. With Chanukah just ending and Christmas and Kwanzaa fast approaching, it’s clear that the spirit of giving is already in the air – almost everywhere [...]
The City of New York debuted Sunday, December 8 an interactive crime map that will allow the public to search basic data on the seven major felony crimes as defined by the New York State Penal law. The searches are based on address, sip code or police precinct. The map displays crimes at the nearest street intersection or area.
It would be a dream come true, literally, if Rachel Xing wins Miss New York Teen USA next year. The 16-year-old from Bayside is entering her first pageant in January to fulfill a possible prophecy her mother had while five months pregnant with her.
Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 10 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, held their Second Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday. All who took part in this year’s Santathon were dressed in their best Santa attire, and some even came as Santa’s little helpers.
The funeral for Kisook Ahn, the Queens woman killed in the December 1 Metro-North derailment, was held in Woodside Saturday, where the 35-year-old lived.
Updated December 7, 3:57 p.m. Police are looking for a suspect who fatally struck a man in Woodhaven Friday morning. The victim, 35-year-old Yunior Antonio Perez Rodriguez, of Brooklyn, was struck by a car around 3:15 a.m. while attempting to cross Woodhaven Boulevard at Jamaica Avenue, said cops. Rodriguez sustained severe trauma and was taken to Jamaica Hospital [...]
Congressmember Joe Crowley gathered with state and local elected officials, advocates and community members Friday to announce the introduction of the Silent Skies Act bill that will work to alleviate airplane noise pollution in neighborhoods surrounding LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports.
Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on several of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 5 At all times, beginning 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 9 until 5:00 a.m. Monday, [...]