Police are searching for a man with a reported violent criminal history who escaped from a Queens psychiatric facility Tuesday.
The race for State Senator Malcolm Smith’s seat is widening with new contender Clyde Vanel. He joins attorney Munir Avery to try and snag the Senate seat from Smith, who was arrested last April for corruption charges.
A 50-year-old retired correction officer is dead after he was shot in Queens Village Friday morning following a domestic dispute with two other correction officers, according to published reports and police.
A man was found fatally shot in Queens Village Wednesday night, cops said.
A few blocks east of the Cross Island Parkway, Mateus offers a taste of Portugal. Entry is through the bar, which I noticed was well stocked with more than 100 different bottles of wine from all over the world but most from Portugal. Hosted by Ilidio Chaves, the dining room is modest in size with [...]
The safest place in the country may have been the route of the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday. NYPD officers trolled the race, guarding runners and spectators alike, because of terrorism concerns caused by the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this year, in which three people died and hundreds were injured. A record 50,740 [...]
More opponents have stepped up to fight the city and its plans to put an early college inside Martin Van Buren High School. “We’re finally climbing out of this rut we were dug into by the DOE,” said junior Sharon Kaur. “Our voices should be heard.” About 40 speakers signed up at an October 23 public [...]
Queens lawmakers and dozens of students carrying picket signs rallied last week against the city’s plans to put another school inside the storied yet struggling Martin Van Buren High School. “We’ve been fighting so hard,” said Councilmember Mark Weprin. “We’ve made a lot of progress, but in the dead of night, in secret, they put [...]
Flipping through Facebook pictures one day in January 2011, Queens Village resident Joseph Gordon realized he was gaining too much weight. He had just started a job as an accountant after college and attributed his weight gain to lack of exercise and sitting at his desk “all day.” So that same day, he decided to [...]
COMMUNITY SERVICE: The Community Garden on 106th Avenue and 173rd Street in southeast Queens has become a second home to Alberta Crowley for the past five years. Crowley, 70, volunteers at the garden, planting any and every kind of vegetable. She additionally works with a group of developmentally disabled individuals, helping them harvest their own [...]