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Elevator Company Fires Five On Duty During Fatal Midtown Accident
Elevator Company Fires Five On Duty During Fatal Midtown Accident
News Jay Lane 3/01/2012 at 1:48PM

Elevator Company Fires Five On Duty During Fatal Midtown Accident An elevator service company says it fired five mechanics who were on duty during a deadly accident that killed an advertising executive in Midtown. Transel Elevator announced the firings just two days after a city report said a mechanic had overridden an important safety system [...]

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. [...]

Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title
Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title
News Jay Lane 2/06/2012 at 9:27AM

Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title At the end, Tom Coughlin did not need to push and prod his Giants, did not need to preach “All In” any longer, did not need to insist and demand and plea for his players to please, please, just “Finish.” All he needed to do was [...]

Posada Announces Retirement, Says He Will “Forever Be A Yankee”
Posada Announces Retirement, Says He Will “Forever Be A Yankee”
News Jay Lane 1/24/2012 at 3:39PM

Posada Announces Retirement, Says He Will “Forever Be A Yankee” New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada officially announced his retirement from the game today at Yankee Stadium. During an at-times tearful press conference, the 40-year-old catcher said he is leaving the game after 17 seasons, all with the team that drafted him. He said the [...]

Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire
Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire
News Jay Lane 1/17/2012 at 1:56PM

Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire The Conduit Motor Inn on 138th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens caught fire Monday night, and an injured man found inside one of the hotel rooms was taken to Jamaica Hospital with burns throughout his body. Read More: NY1   Maksim Gelman to get extra 25 years for Manhattan portion [...]

Obama picks Jacob Lew of Queens as new chief of staff
Obama picks Jacob Lew of Queens as new chief of staff
News Jay Lane 1/16/2012 at 1:16PM

Obama picks Jacob Lew of Queens as new chief of staff Six days a week, newly minted White House chief of staff Jacob Lew will be at President Obama’s beck and call. On the Sabbath, Lew answers first to God. An Orthodox Jew from Queens, Lew learned to balance the secular and sacred while cutting his political teeth working [...]

Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case
Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case
News Jay Lane 1/09/2012 at 1:53PM

Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case Prosecutors and defense lawyers say they’re in plea negotiations in a rare state-level terror case against a New York City man. He’s charged with building a homemade bomb to try to attack soldiers, police and other government targets. The Manhattan district attorney’s office [...]