Children

[UPDATE] 30 injured in Queens school bus crash
News Billy Rennison 6/05/2012 at 9:25AM

Thirty people — including children — were involved in a school bus crash in Fresh Meadows this morning, the fire department said. The accident occurred at approximately 7:45 a.m, according to officials. The bus was taking children to Yeshiva of Central Queens. There were no injuries, except one minor cut, said Principal Rabbi Mark Landsman. [...]

‘Where Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dead at 83
News Queens Courier Staff 5/08/2012 at 10:31AM

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” died early Tuesday. He was 83. Longtime friend and caretaker Lynn Caponera said she was with him when Sendak died at a hospital in Danbury, Conn. She [...]

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12 injured in Maspeth school bus crash
12 injured in Maspeth school bus crash
News Billy Rennison 4/04/2012 at 10:33AM

Twelve people were injured when a school bus collided with a car in Maspeth this morning. The crash occurred on the corner of 68th Street and the Long Island Expressway service road at approximately 7:30 this morning. Only minor injuries were sustained, according to officials. The injured were taken to Elmhurst Hospital and New York [...]

Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire
Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire
News Jay Lane 2/23/2012 at 12:29PM

Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire Four children aged between two and 12 were killed along with their grandmother Thursday morning in a fiery blaze at a New Jersey home, according to reports out today. The fire broke out at a large house on Clinton Avenue in South Plainfield just before 3.30 a.m. [...]

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 12:44PM

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 [...]

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 1:07PM

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents The marketing executive whose three daughters and parents died in a Christmas morning fire was spared the horrific details of the tragedy, her brother said Tuesday. Madonna Badger was “as devastated as you could imagine,” Wade Johnson said. “Like any mother and [...]

Liu in FBI cross hairs
Liu in FBI cross hairs
News Jay Lane 12/23/2011 at 9:08AM

Liu in FBI cross hairs A federal probe into the campaign fund-raising operations for city Comptroller John Liu is now focused on the candidate himself, The Post has learned. “If campaign-finance rules are being circumvented or violated, there’s certainly a question whether the candidate himself knew about it or was a party to it,” one [...]

P.S. 159 consistently got an ‘A’
P.S. 159 consistently got an ‘A’
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 10/19/2011 at 10:32AM

The unwavering commitment toward consistency paid off for newly-minted Blue Ribbon school P.S. 159. The Bayside school was honored for being a high performing school on September 15. According to David Thomas, spokesperson for the United States Department of Education, the school received the award for consistently performing at high levels on New York State [...]

Playground torched
Playground torched
News Jay Lane 9/29/2011 at 3:03PM

Sometime between the evening of Tuesday, September 27 and the morning of Wednesday, September 28, an individual or group apparently set fire to a playground, located in Alley Pond Park, at the intersection of Springfield Boulevard and 76th Avenue in Oakland Gardens. According to officials, the fire damaged both the ground surface and several pieces [...]