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Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 7/08/2012 at 12:46PM

Sex offender busted for ‘fondling’ young girls in Queens library A registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly fondling two young girls last month inside a Queens library. Joel Grubert, 49, was spotted on surveillance camera groping the victims, ages 6 and 9, at about 6:20 p.m. June 23 inside the Queens Library branch at [...]

Con Ed workers still locked out, talks to continue Thursday
Con Ed workers still locked out, talks to continue Thursday
News Alexa Altman 7/03/2012 at 11:36AM

As temperatures spiked and residents across the city feared power outages, Con Edison locked out more than 8,000 workers over heated contract talks – leaving 5,000 management personnel responsible for maintaining electric, gas and steam service for the company’s 3.2 million customers. The power giant blamed the stalemate on leaders of the Utility Workers Union [...]

Verizon workers rally for contract
Verizon workers rally for contract
News David Beltran 1/27/2012 at 2:08PM

Verizon workers, without a contract since last August, are sending a clear message: “Can you hear me now?” Over 300 workers, including many Communications Workers of America union members, rallied in front of the Verizon telephone building in Jamaica and in front of a nearby Verizon Wireless store. According to Amy Muldoon, employees are currently [...]

From St. John’s to stardom; J.Cole debut album is number one
From St. John’s to stardom; J.Cole debut album is number one
Arts & Music Cheryl Hoahing 10/10/2011 at 11:05AM

Jay-Z signed him to his record label. He’s performed at Yankee Stadium. He was nominated for a BET Hip Hop Award. And his first album just debuted at number one. Who is this hot new rap artist? It’s St. John’s University graduate J. Cole. Jermaine Cole, 26, was born in Frankfurt, Germany, where his parents [...]