What was only supposed to be a one-week visit to New York for an international exhibition has turned into about 25 years of success for Long Island City artist Luba Lukova.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Sunshine and a few clouds. High 67. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Cloudy skies early, then off and on rain showers overnight. Low 52. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Salman Hamdani lost his life trying to help people on 9/11 and for his sacrifice, Community Board 11 and Councilman Paul Vallone honored him by co-naming 204th Street in Bayside, where he grew up, as “Salman Hamdani Way.” But his mother, Talat, believes it’s just the first step toward getting the recognition he deserves after the injustice he received.
Lieutenant Patrick Welsh did not have to think twice when deciding to shave his long curls for fellow officer and friend, Sergeant Paul Ferrara.
Dorie Pearlman lost her son, Richard, in 9/11. Today, she still battles with the Department of Justice, trying to grant her son a Public Servant title.
TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Generally cloudy. High 48. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy this evening. Fog developing late. Low 43. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: The David Leonhardt Trio The David Leonhardt Trio, an internationally acclaimed jazz group will have fingers snapping and toes tapping as they present [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 86. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 10 [...]
Annual memorial a touching tribute Every September 11 for the past 12 years, Linda Catalano has placed a memorial of candles and a poster outside her house. She pays tribute to all the lives lost that faithful day, but especially her friend, Lieutenant Robert Wallace of FDNY Engine Company 205 Ladder 118 in Brooklyn and [...]
Maspeth Memorial Park There will be prayers, laying of wreaths, musical performances and poetry readings at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7 at the Maspeth Memorial Park, located on 69th Street and Grand Avenue. East Elmhurst The second annual Remember Me Run will be taking place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 7 at St. Michael’s Cemetery, located on [...]
CONGRESSMEMBER CAROLYN MALONEY The horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected all of us, but survivors and the brave First Responders , many of whom risked everything to provide emergency aid, have suffered incomparable health problems and financial loss in the years following this awful tragedy. Recognizing that many of the victims of 9/11 continued to [...]