A winning Cash 4 Life ticket was sold at a Waldbaum’s in Howard Beach for the July 14 drawing, according to the New York Lottery website.
TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Plenty of sunshine. High near 35. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Generally clear. Low 27. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Jackson Heights Orchestra concert The Jackson Heights Orchestra will perform a concert at the Community United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:30 p.m. featuring music by [...]
A pair of lucky lotto players will be splitting the record $580 million Powerball jackpot. Two tickets, one each in Arizona and Missouri, were sold with each of the winning numbers drawn Wednesday night – 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and the Powerball 6. Powerball is offered in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the US Virgin [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 7 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Borough’s Largest Holiday Tree Lighting Borough’s Largest Holiday Tree Lighting at Resorts World at 5 pm. A special Christmas choir and Santa Claus [...]
The Powerball jackpot has reached $500 million after lottery officials increased the winnings because of vigorous ticket sales, the AP reported. Before the boost, the lottery was at $425 million after almost two months without a winner. It’s the second highest jackpot in history after a $656 Mega Millions prize that was awarded in March, [...]
CHRONICLING THE HOLOCAUST Assemblymember Rory Lancman presented awards to students who have documented the stories of local Holocaust survivors, keeping their stories alive for future generations. The ceremony was held at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, where the students presented their work. Each student participating in the Holocaust awareness program conducted [...]
The Lunch Break – 11/21/2011: Mother Of Hamilton Heights Terror Plot Suspect Speaks Out, Offers Apology
Mother Of Hamilton Heights Terror Plot Suspect Speaks Out, Offers Apology The mother of an alleged al-Qaeda sympathizer and Manhattan resident who has been arraigned on charges of plotting to detonate bombs in the city is speaking out. Authorities say Jose Pimentel, 27, was targeting US troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and wanted to [...]