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Pia Toscano helps Howard Beach recover
News Toni Cimino 11/14/2012 at 8:07PM

From 3,000 miles away, Pia Toscano watched and worried. The “American Idol” finalist, now living in Los Angeles, saw news coverage of the destruction Sandy wreaked on Queens, and hoped and prayed that her family and friends in Howard Beach were safe, especially since she couldn’t get in touch with them. “I grew up there, [...]

Heejun Han sent home on ‘American Idol’
Heejun Han sent home on ‘American Idol’
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 3/30/2012 at 10:17AM

For the second straight week, Heejun Han found himself in American Idol’s bottom three. This time though, neither viewer votes, nor the judges were able to save him. Han was joined in the bottom three last night by Skylar Laine and Hollie Cavanagh, but it was Han whose Idol dreams were ended. After host Ryan [...]

Heejun Han survives the bottom three on American Idol
Heejun Han survives the bottom three on American Idol
News Billy Rennison 3/23/2012 at 9:38AM

Queens’ Heejun Han found himself in American Idol’s bottom three vote getters for the first time this season, but survived to advance to the show’s top 9 and keep his Idol dream alive. Han was joined by DeAndre Brackensick and Erika Van Pelt as the bottom three vote getters with Van Pelt being sent home. [...]