High school football roundup
Sports Heather Zwillenberg 10/01/2012 at 2:45PM

The John Adams Spartans (2-2) dropped to ninth place in the Championship Division after losing at home to the Harry S. Truman Mustangs (2-2) by a score of 36-16.  Offensively, the Spartans were led by junior Eldridge Edens. The starting quarterback completed 12 out of 20 passes, throwing for 132 yards, a touchdown and an [...]

Gas prices down slightly in New York City
Gas prices down slightly in New York City
News Billy Rennison 10/01/2012 at 10:07AM

While gas prices are down slightly from their 2012 highs, drivers are still paying 32 cents more per gallon than at this time a year ago. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city is $4.19, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, four cents lower than two weeks ago. Over the past [...]

Mayor unveils most popular baby names in New York City
Mayor unveils most popular baby names in New York City
News Billy Rennison 8/29/2012 at 11:17AM

Jayden is the new Michael in New York City. For the fourth consecutive year, Jayden topped the list of the most popular boys’ names in New York City. The top girls’ name in the city in 2011 was Isabella for the third straight year. Michael, the most popular name in the city between 1980 and [...]

NYPD cop busted for providing info to drug traffickers: feds
News Jay Lane 5/15/2012 at 3:20PM

An NYPD officer was arrested this morning by federal agents and charged with allegedly providing inside police intelligence and information about fellow cops to a drug trafficking organization. Devon Daniels, 30, was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Administration and NYPD Internal Affairs detectives and is scheduled to be arraigned today in Brooklyn federal court. Daniels [...]

‘Beats’ headphone thefts on the rise throughout NYC
News Jay Lane 5/07/2012 at 12:22PM

The city’s thugs have a new favorite to go with their stolen iPhones—stolen Dr. Dre headphones. The legendary rapper’s pricey, high-tech headphones, called “Beats by Dr. Dre,” are the new rage among bandits because they’re seen as “status symbols,” a police source said. Although they have yet to dethrone the iPhone as thieves’ top target, [...]

This Weekend in Queens
This Weekend in Queens
Arts & Music Jay Lane 5/04/2012 at 2:46PM

Friday RENT York College Performing Arts Center – Through May 13 The Secret Garden Astoria Performing Arts Center – Through May 19 Little Shop of Horrors LaGuardia Performing Arts Center Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project Queens Theatre in the Park – Through May 20 FACT (Friends Always Creating Theatre) presents: Treasures: A Collection of Four Short Plays Secret Theatre [...]

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