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Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections
Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections
News Jay Lane 3/11/2012 at 11:29AM

Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections As the New York Mets prepare for another baseball season, lawyers for the team’s owners are prepping for something that can hardly be called a game. A nine-person jury will soon be charged with deciding whether the owners and their affiliates owe up to another $303 [...]

Funding for failing schools suspended
News Melissa Chan 1/10/2012 at 9:06AM

Federal funds for the city’s failing schools are on the line following negotiation deadlocks between the city and the union. Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. announced on January 3 that he has suspended “School Improvement Grant” (SIG) funding throughout the state. The $60 million in SIG grants would have provided “adequate resources” — including [...]

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
News Jay Lane 12/21/2011 at 9:00AM

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth A woman died yesterday after her boyfriend slashed her throat in their Maspeth apartment, stabbed her stepson, then jumped in front of an LIRR train, authorities said. Maureen Biermann, 43, died at Wyckoff Heights Hospital. Her attacker, James Peck, 33, died on the tracks. Biermann’s stepson, 22, was in stable condition. [...]

Will door close on Maspeth company?
Will door close on Maspeth company?
News Billy Rennison 10/27/2011 at 2:41PM

After 50 years in the community, a Maspeth manufacturer may be headed for “greener” pastures out of state that provide more financial incentives. Karp Associates, a third-generation manufacturing company, is leaving its current Maspeth location after losing their property to Eminent Domain. Though Karp, which manufactures and distributes access doors, has received offers to relocate [...]