TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Some clouds early. Mostly sunny skies along with windy conditions this afternoon. High 37. Winds NW at 25 to 35 mph. Wednesday night: Clear skies. Low 22. Winds NW at 20 to 30 mph.
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Alexis Mitchell is getting her rear in gear to climb 72 flights of stairs in the name of cancer research.
He died a hero in his mother’s eyes and a potential enemy to his country. Now the family of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, the Bayside hero found wrongly accused of having ties to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will have his cleared name on a street sign. “He was a kind, compassionate and humble American. The most [...]
A firm that was significantly affected by the 9/11 attacks has taken the latest disaster, Sandy, and turned it into hope. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has donated $10 million to storm victims. “We understand the tremendous loss that has shaken so many families,” said Howard Lutnick, Chair and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast. High of 45. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday Night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Jackson Heights Community Orchestra The newly-formed Jackson Heights Community Orchestra, launched by conductor Patricia Glunt, has scheduled its [...]
Alex Sanchez remembers the bang. It thundered through lower Manhattan, said Sanchez, who at first thought the sound was a truck crashing into a building. The Harlem resident, who at the time worked as a janitor for New York University, heard the clamor as he walked a co-worker to 100 Centre Street for a hearing. [...]
Queens jurors lead city in no-shows [New York Post]
Queens deli destroyed by early morning fire, explosion [New York Post]
Deliberations To Begin This Week In Queens Terror Trial [NY1]
Hundreds Of Union Job Applicants Camp Out In Woodside [NY1]
Historic Forest Park Greenhouse gets $3.8 million upgrade, replacing century-old structures with high-tech ones [Daily News]
1 WTC to vault past Empire State Building today and become tallest tower in city [Daily News]
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man Anthony Weiner wanted to do more than share his crotch shots with women online, his former X-rated chat buddy claims. Traci Nobles, who came forward as one of the New York politician’s sexting partners earlier this year, told Radaronline.com that he wanted to have a threesome [...]
Far away from the static realm of everyday photography lies the work of Rafael Octavio Gonzalez. The Long Island City-bred artist puts a luminescent spin on the lens – surrounding the viewer and bringing the past and present together in one intimate, yet all-encompassing, image. His images are currently being presented in an ongoing exhibition [...]
North Shore Towers residents were joined by local elected officials and members of law enforcement as they marked the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Board President Bob Ricken began by acknowledging Towers residents Tom Lyons and Todd Heiman. Lyons responded to Ground Zero following the attacks while Heiman worked at [...]