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Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
News Billy Rennison 10/24/2012 at 2:10PM

Amid rumors of the New York Islanders fleeing the area, the team announced their moving 20 miles west. Islanders owner Charles Wang, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Barclays Center majority owner Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz announced that the Islanders would be heading to Brooklyn beginning with the [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/05/2012 at 7:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. EVENT of the DAY: A Night of Traditional Irish Music Performers include John Munnelly, an award-winning songwriter and musician specializing in up-tempo, honest, often raw, uncensored songs, and [...]

Lockout over, refs returning to NFL fields
Lockout over, refs returning to NFL fields
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2012 at 6:11AM

Now fans can go back to yelling at the real refs. The NFL and NFL Referees Association have reached an agreement that will return the locked out officials to the field beginning tonight in Baltimore. “We look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field, and I want to give a [...]

Con Ed, union reach deal, end lock out
Con Ed, union reach deal, end lock out
News Billy Rennison 7/26/2012 at 3:55PM

Thunderstorms threatening New York City helped Con Edison and its workers strike a tentative deal ending a month long lock out. After a temporary deal was struck earlier in the day to send some workers back to the job, Con Ed, Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America and Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a [...]

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 [...]

Talks between Con Ed, union continue as heat wave bakes city
Talks between Con Ed, union continue as heat wave bakes city
News Billy Rennison 7/06/2012 at 3:34PM

As the temperature rises, so does the risk of power outages, a fact that is magnified with Con Edison workers locked out as contract talks continue. Temperatures are forecasted to reach 100 degrees on Saturday, and with 8,500 workers locked out, the task of maintaining the system — which can be strained in the heat [...]