New York Giants

Giants lineman pleads guilty to DUI in Queens court
Police Toni Cimino 2/12/2013 at 2:59PM

This was definitely not in the playbook. New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl, who crashed his vehicle in Astoria in June 2012, has pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Diehl will be under court supervision for six months and must complete other court-imposed requirements prior to sentencing. [...]

Plans for first Northeast Super Bowl announced
Plans for first Northeast Super Bowl announced
Sports Terence M. Cullen 1/25/2013 at 2:18PM

Frigid temperatures and an on-going bus strike can’t stop Super Bowl fever. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday plans for Super Bowl XLVIII — slated for February 2, 2014 — including a slew of festivities in the week leading up to the big game. Despite hosting the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/22/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear. High of 66. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 57. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Free Ballroom Dancing  Every Monday evening the Queens Library Forest Hills branch offers free ballroom dancing lessons from Jing [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/06/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 73. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Fashion’s Night Out Thursday is [...]

Giants star Victor Cruz makes Queens Center Mall appearance
Giants star Victor Cruz makes Queens Center Mall appearance
News Melissa Chan 7/24/2012 at 8:40AM

Giants star player Victor Cruz drew hundreds of football fans to Queens Center Mall, where some waited more than three hours to meet the wide receiver during his July 20 book signing and meet-and-greet. “He’s the best player in the NFL right now,” said fan Jordan Nichols, 16, of Jamaica. “And he’s going to put [...]

Victor Cruz meets and greets fans in Queens
Victor Cruz meets and greets fans in Queens
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/18/2012 at 10:10AM

It was a giant day for football fans. New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz stopped by the Queens Theatre on July 13 for an interactive discussion about his new book and to spread the message that he’s just an ordinary guy from Paterson, New Jersey. “I was a small town kid just like some of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/12/2012 at 9:55AM

Four Dems vying for congressional seat face off in debate The four Democratic candidates vying for the 6th Congressional District seat will face off on Thursday at a debate sponsored by the Juniper Park Civic Association and the Daily News. The forum starts at 7:45 p.m. at Our Lady of Hope School Auditorium, 61-21 71st [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/11/2012 at 10:03AM

Councilman Peter Koo going ahead with controversial memorial City Councilman Peter Koo is moving ahead with his controversial proposal to honor Asian comfort women and mulling several Flushing spots for a possible street-renaming and memorial. Read more: [New York Daily News] Teachers, parents urge city to remove Rockway Park middle school principal Teachers and parents [...]

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
News Jay Lane 2/28/2012 at 1:51PM

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme: feds Embattled city Comptroller John Liu’s campaign treasurer was busted today on charges she helped funnel illegal political donations into the Queens Democrat’s war chest. Jia “Jenny” Hou conspired to help wealthy Liu backers evade a $4,950 limit on individual contributions by using “straw donors” to pass [...]

Giants celebrate Super Bowl victory at ticker-tape parade
Giants celebrate Super Bowl victory at ticker-tape parade
News Billy Rennison 2/07/2012 at 3:53PM

Almost one million New York Giants fans lined the Canyon of Heroes to party like it’s 2008. After defeating the New England Patriots 21-17 in a rematch of Super Bowl 42, the Giants paraded down the Canyon of Heroes to celebrate the team’s second championship in four years. The parade began at Battery Place and [...]