Community Board 7 voted Monday to name a playground in Fort Totten after Martin “Woody” McHale, 50, who died of a heart attack in his car Christmas Eve 2012.
Lead-footed drivers in the 111th Precinct will have to ease up on the gas soon or get a ticket. The precinct plans to ramp up speeding enforcement and make sure motorists yield to pedestrians.
Queens whiz kid Laurie Beckoff came in a little short Tuesday in her match-up on Jeopardy’s College Championship. The 19-year-old from Hollis Hills was the runner-up, amongst two other young geniuses, with a grand total of $13,400.
A teen whiz from Queens will put her brains and button-smashing reflexes to the test Tuesday, when she competes in the “Jeopardy!” College Championship. Laurie Beckoff, 19, will vie against 15 other young geniuses nationwide Feb.11 for $100,000 and an automatic berth in the next Tournament of Champions.
TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with ice pellets and rain in the afternoon. High of 41. Windy. Winds from the ENE at 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 100% . Wednesday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 39F. Windy. Winds from the ENE at 30 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. [...]
DA grilling two ‘hookers’ and ‘money launderer’ in case of alleged madam [New York Post]
Congressman Ackerman Tells Constituents He Will Not Run For Re-Election [NY1]
Woodson ready to bury Lin, ride established stars Melo & Amar’e [New York Post]
Cops arrest accomplice of burglar fatally shot by Queens janitor [New York Post]
DOE Removes Eight Employees For Past Inappropriate Conduct With Children [NY1]
Shock cop suicide An NYPD cop fatally shot himself last night while on-duty and interviewing the victim of a Queens car break-in, sources told The Post. The officer, whose name was withheld pending family notification, got into a heated argument on his cellphone with his girlfriend and fired one bullet into his face after the [...]
111th Precinct Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, Auburndale, Hollis Hills, and Fresh Meadows Serial robber? Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 111th Precinct on Saturday, October 1 at a Dunkin Donuts/gas station located at 219-02 Horace Harding Expressway (between Bell and Springfield Boulevards). The perp allegedly entered the location at around 6:30 [...]