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Two charged in counterfeit Super Bowl ticket operation
Two charged in counterfeit Super Bowl ticket operation
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2014 at 4:10PM

Two men have been charged with running a counterfeit operation in Queens and elsewhere, allegedly manufacturing and selling tickets to the Super Bowl and NFL playoff games, District Attorney Richard Brown and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Tuesday.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/22/2013 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Overcast with rain showers. High of 61. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Friday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 37. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Fall Festival: Free Film Screening and Community Health [...]

Holy Cross High School sophomore moves closer to NFL dream
Holy Cross High School sophomore moves closer to NFL dream
News Liam La Guerre 11/02/2013 at 2:48PM

One Holy Cross High School football player is one step closer to playing in the National Football League (NFL). Sophomore Jason Vargas was selected to participate in the high school showcase game of the Offense-Defense Bowl in Orlando, Florida on January 4. Vargas, 15, was one of 200 players selected from approximately 6,000 participants in [...]

New life for Queens youth football league
New life for Queens youth football league
Northeast Liam La Guerre 8/15/2013 at 1:24PM

When College Point resident Mariella Toufos was searching for a youth football league for her son, she held the same concerns most parents do. Will the contact be too rough? How about the coaching? Then she heard about the Whitepoint Wolverines. Online reviews were positive and the team’s website looked attractive with its pictures and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/14/2013 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 70. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

NFL player arrested for criminal possession of a weapon at LaGuardia Airport
Police Angy Altamirano 2/19/2013 at 3:17PM

NFL player Da’Quan Bowers was arrested Monday morning for carrying a weapon in his suitcase at LaGuardia Airport. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon after the 22-year-old told a US Airways ticket agent he was carrying a .40-caliber pistol and a magazine of bullets [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/19/2013 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with rain showers. High of 46. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of snow and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 30F with a windchill as low as [...]

South Ozone Park college student shoots for NFL
South Ozone Park college student shoots for NFL
South Terence M. Cullen 2/14/2013 at 12:56PM

David Lopez wants one particular job when he graduates college this spring: playing in the National Football League. “I like the aggression of the game,” he said. “I love the game. I was never afraid to hit, it’s fun.” Lopez, of South Ozone Park, has been working on getting himself drafted, or signed, after finishing [...]