The Paddle for the Cure Dragon Boat Club, a group comprised mostly of breast cancer survivors from Queens, is training in the World’s Fair Marina for competitions this year to support cancer research, while creating bonds with others who bested the disease.
The last surviving original member of the punk-rock band The Ramones, Tommy Ramone, died at his Ridgewood home Friday, according to published reports. He was 65 years old.
Beloved science teacher Geri Cilmi of P.S. 41 will be honored with a street co-naming at the school where she taught for decades.
In front of nearly 400 students, children and family members, St. John’s men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin stood in his trademark black pants and white sneakers. His focus wasn’t basketball, the upcoming season or the string of new Dribbles recruits he has ushered in. Instead, Lavin reminded the crowd that cancer, in one way or [...]
Queens teenagers who want glowing, bronze skin may soon have no choice but to burn at the beach. The New York State Senate and Assembly recently passed legislation to outlaw the use of indoor tanning parlors for teens 16 and under, to help protect the kids from the dangers of skin cancer from ultraviolet (UV) [...]
Passengers Sue JetBlue Over Pilot Meltdown A group of passengers is suing JetBlue, saying they feared for their lives when a pilot had to be physically restrained during their flight in March. In a lawsuit filed in State Supreme Court in Queens, the ten passengers claimed Jet Blue was “grossly negligent” when it allowed pilot [...]
“Beastie Boys” rapper MCA – real name Adam Yauch – has died. In 2009, MCA announced he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node (below). He has since undergone surgery and radiation therapy. So far, it’s not clear if the death is related to the rapper’s battle with cancer. Russell Simmons‘ website GlobalGrind.com first [...]
Soon you’ll be seeing a lot more of Carly Rose Nieves. The 16 year old from Middle Village, who her mom calls “not your typical teenager” will soon be emblazoned on the fleet of 75 vehicles for the New York Blood Center (NYBC). Part of the NYBC’s “rebranding campaign,” Nieves, a freshman at Christ the [...]
Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots For the second time in five seasons, Big Blue is going to the big game. The New York Giants recovered two mishandled San Francisco kick returns, the last one setting up the game-winning field goal in sudden-death overtime, as Big Blue [...]
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man Anthony Weiner wanted to do more than share his crotch shots with women online, his former X-rated chat buddy claims. Traci Nobles, who came forward as one of the New York politician’s sexting partners earlier this year, told Radaronline.com that he wanted to have a threesome [...]