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One killed, three injured in LIE crash
Northeast Cristabelle Tumola 1/01/2014 at 9:31AM

An accident on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday left one man dead and three others injured after their car struck a median and overturned, police said.

Fund to help family of toddler killed by alleged drunk driver in Jackson Heights
Fund to help family of toddler killed by alleged drunk driver in Jackson Heights
News Angy Altamirano 10/17/2013 at 2:20PM

A family and community are left mourning three-year-old Olvin Jahir Figueroa after he was fatally struck by an alleged drunk driver while crossing a Jackson Heights street with his mother. According to police, on October 11 at approximately 9:50 p.m. the toddler was crossing the corner of Junction Boulevard and Northern Boulevard with his mother [...]

Driver charged after toddler struck, killed in Jackson Heights
Driver charged after toddler struck, killed in Jackson Heights
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/12/2013 at 11:01AM

A two-year-old boy is dead after being hit by an alleged drunk driver while crossing a Jackson Heights street with his mother. According to police, on Friday night at approximately 9:50 p.m. Jaied Gigueroa was crossing the corner of Junction Boulevard and Northern Boulevard with his mother when a white 2011 Acura moving northbound on [...]

Pols raise concerns over planned Cosmos soccer stadium near Queens border
Pols raise concerns over planned Cosmos soccer stadium near Queens border
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/05/2013 at 10:09AM

Some politicians feel the New York Cosmos need to do everything they can to win the community. The soccer club, which restarted recently after not playing a game in nearly three decades, is planning to construct a 25,000 seat stadium in Elmont’s Belmont Park near the Queens and Nassau border. The team currently plays at [...]

Driver crashes into Queens auto body shop, killing 1, injuring 2
Driver crashes into Queens auto body shop, killing 1, injuring 2
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/24/2013 at 8:07AM

A car slammed into an auto body shop near Citi Field Tuesday, leaving one dead and two injured. The vehicle’s 52-year-old driver was heading southbound on 126th Street between 35th and 36th avenues around 11:40 a.m. when his 1992 Toyota Corolla rear-ended another car, said police. After the impact, the Toyota veered across the northbound [...]

NYHQ ranked tops in maternity six years in a row
NYHQ ranked tops in maternity six years in a row
Health Mitchell Kirk 10/07/2012 at 7:36AM

For the sixth year in a row, New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) was awarded the Maternity Care Excellence Award from HealthGrades, a national health care rating company. During a ceremony in the hospital’s lobby, NYHQ received the top two rankings given by HealthGrades for maternity care — the Excellence Award for being in the top [...]

9/11 anniversary events around Queens
9/11 anniversary events around Queens
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2012 at 8:37AM

New York Hospital Queens There will be a 9/11 remembrance service with moments of silence and a salute at New York Hospital Queens Emergency Services Memorial Site located at Booth Memorial Avenue near the Emergency Room entrance from 8:40 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. on September 11. Remsen Memorial Park There will be a candlelight ceremony at [...]

Stavisky and Messer face off in 16th Senate District debate
Stavisky and Messer face off in 16th Senate District debate
Central Terence M. Cullen 8/30/2012 at 12:51PM

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and opponent John Messer agreed job creation was a priority in the 16th State Senate District as the two stated their platforms and fielded questions at a Wednesday, August 29 forum before hundreds of residents in the district. Despite agreeing on general issues such as employment, energy and bilingual signage, the six-time [...]