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Queens chocolate company gets $250K grant for Sandy recovery
Queens chocolate company gets $250K grant for Sandy recovery
Business Terence M. Cullen 2/15/2013 at 11:27AM

Normally, the staff of Madelaine Chocolate makes Valentine’s Day sweet for countless couples. But this year, because of Sandy, their holiday was sweetened thanks to National Grid. The gas company presented owners at Madelaine with a check for $250,000 on Tuesday, February 12 to help the confectioners continue their recovery. The money will go toward [...]

Wills investigated for missing $33,000 grant
Wills investigated for missing $33,000 grant
News Liam La Guerre 6/13/2012 at 11:15AM

A Queens councilmember is taking heat for failing to account for thousands of taxpayers’ dollars given to his non-profit organization. Councilmember Ruben Wills is under investigation from State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman after he failed to account for a $33,000 grant for his nonprofit, New York 4 Life. He is also being reviewed by the [...]

Ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleads guilty to theft, ordered to pay $50K
Ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleads guilty to theft, ordered to pay $50K
News Jay Lane 2/21/2012 at 1:10PM

Ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels pleads guilty to theft, ordered to pay $50K Sticky-fingered ex-Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels dodged prison today by admitting he lined his pockets after swiping and selling millions of dollars worth of signed team hats, jerseys and other souvenirs. Samuels, 52, who was banned for life from CitiField and the [...]