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Teen who ran onto field at All-Star Game faces year in jail
Teen who ran onto field at All-Star Game faces year in jail
Police Liam La Guerre 7/18/2013 at 2:19PM

The truth is that this dare landed him in hot water. The teenager who ran onto the field during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field as part of a Twitter dare may pay big for that error in judgment. District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that Dylan McCue-Masone, 18, has been arraigned [...]

MLB to donate $250K to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens
MLB to donate $250K to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens
South Liam La Guerre 7/15/2013 at 4:24PM

Major League Baseball stepped up to the plate for south Queens. The league announced it will donate $250,000 to build an all-star teen center in the new wing of the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens as part of its $5 million legacy project. The Boys & Girls Club is currently undergoing an $11.5 [...]

All-Star Game to benefit local communities
All-Star Game to benefit local communities
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/12/2013 at 12:56PM

Major League Baseball is planning to bring more than just entertainment to Queens during the All-Star Game and events next week. The MLB is partnering with the New York Mets Foundation to support charitable initiatives in Queens that will fund recovery efforts from Sandy, impact the lives of underserved youth and local veterans, and help [...]

Queens expects money boost from All-Star Game
Queens expects money boost from All-Star Game
Business Liam La Guerre 7/11/2013 at 2:05PM

With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Queens this year, local businesses are expecting a boost from the fans who will attend the game on July 16 at Citi Field, as well as the many events in the days before. “The All-Star Game brings in more people than just the 45,000 people for the [...]

Mets’ Captain David Wright to start in All-Star Game at Citi Field
Mets’ Captain David Wright to start in All-Star Game at Citi Field
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/06/2013 at 6:45PM

The ballots are counted and it appears fans around the country made the Wright choice. Mets third baseman  David Wright will be starting for the National League team in the MLB All-Star game, which will be played at Citi Field on July 16. The Amazing’s captain outpaced San Francisco Giants Pablo Sandoval, who bested Wright [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/05/2013 at 7:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 73. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Long Island City to Old Astoria Guided [...]

Mets offer fans tickets, other rewards for participating in volunteer projects
Mets offer fans tickets, other rewards for participating in volunteer projects
News Queens Courier Staff 5/22/2013 at 5:10PM

BY LUKE TABET The Mets are asking their fans to step up to the plate and help out their community. The MLB team and volunteer organization New York Cares announced the launch of their new “Mets Volunteer Challenge,” Tuesday. The program, which ends on September 1, allows fans and concerned New Yorkers to receive game [...]

Mets players move into Long Island City luxury buildings
Mets players move into Long Island City luxury buildings
Sports Queens Courier Staff 5/22/2013 at 10:29AM

BY CHARLES OSBORN LIC has become Citi Field West. Several members of the New York Mets have been living in Long Island City since the start of the 2013 season, though their neighbors may have no idea. “I really wouldn’t even know who they were if I ran into them,” said one resident of Center [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/29/2013 at 8:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy with rain showers in the afternoon. High of 52. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Disco Inferno II Due to popular demand, Disco Inferno [...]

Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
News Terence M. Cullen 3/28/2013 at 2:04PM

The Mets are the sixth most valuable team in Major League Baseball according to Forbes, possibly putting to rest concerns the team is underwater on the financial front. Forbes listed the Amazin’s value at $811 million – a 13-percent increase from last year. The crosstown rival Yankees ranked first with a $2.3 billion worth. Between [...]