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Olympian Gabby Douglas throws first pitch at Citi Field
Olympian Gabby Douglas throws first pitch at Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 8/28/2012 at 11:42AM

It’s been a whirlwind journey for two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas since she returned stateside after the London games. She’s met Oprah Winfrey, first lady Michelle Obama, and appeared on a number of talk shows after capturing gold in team and individual all-around competitions — the first American woman to win both in the [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/24/2012 at 7:01AM

Today’s Forecast: Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Dunningham Triangle Visioning Day Stop by Dunningham Triangle to share your design ideas with the NYC Parks Department and the [...]

Astoria girl throws out first Mets pitch
Astoria girl throws out first Mets pitch
Sports Sarah Yu 6/28/2012 at 12:35PM

Kassandra Rivera got a chance to do something most people never will. The 11 year old from Astoria threw out the first pitch at a Mets game on Monday, June 18, in honor of the 10th anniversary of Starlight Night at Citi Field. Rivera, born with cerebral palsy, was one of the 300 Starlight children [...]