| Aug 23, 2010
| 3:58 PM
For years, many have long been skeptical of the urban legend that claims alligators dwell in the New York City sewer system. Over the weekend, however, the myth gained some cred after a pint-size gator was spotted roaming the streets of Queens.
| Aug 23, 2010
| 5:22 PM
You wouldn't recognize Jack and Bessie Lopipero, but chances are you would recognize their Astoria home. It was featured on the hit show "Seinfeld."
The house was the back drop for George Costanza's parents, Frank and Estelle Costanza -- played by...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 6:15 PM
An intoxicated man is accused of urinating outside a Queens mosque Wednesday night during a prayer session, according to New York City police.
The disturbing incident unraveled at the Iman Mosque on Steinway Street in Astoria when witnesses say Omar...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Some new City statistics were released yesterday showing graffiti is down over all in New York city . But Glendale and Ridgewood Queens are still the two highest neighborhoods with grafffiti complaints.
Danielle Greczi from Glendale says , "Its a...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:39 PM
If you drive, the toughest place in the city to get a loaf or bread or a newspaper might be 31st st. near the N and Q stop in Astoria where livery cab drivers troll for fares.
Shoppers willing to risk a ticket, will double park, while drivers just...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 2:34 PM
A man walked into an Astoria pharmacy Thursday afternoon and opened fire, shooting and killing a woman, police said.
The woman, whose identity has not been released, was transported in critical condition to Elmhurst Hospital where she later died.
| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Tonight all that lingers along 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, is the sound of hammering and a sense of sorrow. Workers spent the night boarding up a home destroyed by fire. Amongst the charred remains still visible from the street are record albums, a...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 8:15 AM
With many streets in New York City's five boroughs not having seen a snow plow a full day after the snow stopped falling, some city councilmembers are looking into holding hearings into what they call an unusually slow snow cleanup response. Meanwhile,...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:26 AM
Straphangers can expect near normal service on the rails and subways Wednesday.
Most subway service has been restored. The No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 trains as well as the A, C, E, D, F, M, G, J, Z and R trains are all running normally. The Staten Island...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Roy C. “Bob” Godfrey, 84, of Stoystown (Buckstown), died March 8, 2011, at home. Born May 18, 1926, in New Florence, son of Jim Godfrey and Gladys (Atkins) Godfrey- Blackburn. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers: James, Edward and...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Kansas State senior defensive back Tysyn Hartman was named a semifinalist for the 2011 William V. Campbell Trophy, The National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) has announced.
A two-time captain for the Wildcats, Hartman is one...