Maspeth crash

Op-Ed: Ensuring the safety of our children
News Op-Ed 9/21/2013 at 11:55AM

COUNCILMEMBER ELIZABETH CROWLEY Drivers need to be more conscientious near schools. Just a few days ago, students of I.S. 73 in Maspeth got seriously injured by an out-of-control vehicle. As police investigate this accident, we owe it to those injured students and their classmates to make our streets safer. Grand Avenue is a very busy [...]

Student injured in Maspeth crash dies days later of asthma attack
Student injured in Maspeth crash dies days later of asthma attack
Southwest Liam La Guerre 9/19/2013 at 11:17AM

A student injured when an SUV jumped the curb in Maspeth last week has died, education officials confirmed. Michael Gomez, 13, died at Elmhurst Hospital on Sunday, September 15 of an asthma attack, according to reports. Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott reached out to his family and the principal of I.S. 73 to express his condolences [...]