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  • All-Immigrant Queens High School Places 6th On Nation's Top HS List

    All-Immigrant Queens High School Places 6th On Nation's Top HS List
    An all-immigrant Queens high school, which only accepts students who have arrived in the county in the past year, has managed to crack the top 10 of the U.S. News & World Report's list of the nation's best 100 high schools. Newcomers High School, which...
  • Busy Brooklyn Bus Route May Be Bisected

    Busy Brooklyn Bus Route May Be Bisected
    Bus riders traveling through Brooklyn may have an easier commute in January 2010. The 10-mile B61 bus route will be split into two bus lines in an effort to reduce passenger wait times and provide consistent service. The B61 currently runs from Long...
  • Car Service Driver Shot In Long Island City

    Car Service Driver Shot In Long Island City
    Police are searching for two men who allegedly shot and killed a car service driver in Queens Friday night. Officers responded to a call of a man shot, slumped over the wheel of his car on 11th street in Long Island City around 11:30 p.m. Friday....
  • 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Businesses In Queens

    4-Alarm Fire Destroys Businesses In Queens
    Firefighters battled a commercial blaze in Queens Saturday, destroying an entire row of businesses. Flames broke out just before 10 a.m. on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights. More than 180 firefighters reported to the scene. Thick smoke could be seen as...
  • Hot Spots Flair Up After 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Queens Businesses

    Hot Spots Flair Up After 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Queens Businesses
    Firefighters were called back to a commercial strip in Queens that caught fire Saturday after hot spots continued to spring up overnight. 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights was still blocked off to traffic Sunday, as the row of commercial buildings was...
  • Politicians To Ask City To Keep Fire Houses Open In Wake Of Queens Fire

    Politicians To Ask City To Keep Fire Houses Open In Wake Of Queens Fire
    In the aftermath of a fierce four-alarm fire in Queens that destroyed 13 businesses and temporarily displaced over 100 residents Saturday, local politicians are calling for the city to halt its closures of fire houses. Councilman Daniel Dromm,...
  • Early Three-Alarm Building Fire In Queens

    Early Three-Alarm Building Fire In Queens
    An early morning three-alarm fire broke out in Queens Tuesday morning. At 6am, firefighters arrived at a two-story brick commercial building at 50-10 27 Street in Long Island City. Fire officials declared the blaze three-alarms by 6:23am. Billowing...
  • Update: NYPD Cops From LI Shot at Subway Station

    One of the two transit officers from Long Island shot by an alleged fare beater on a Queens subway platform was back home Wednesday, saying he is "feeling great" but is concerned about his critically injured partner. Jason Maass, 28, who police said...
  • Mets Introduce K-Rod

    LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. - Unlike CC Sabathia, who had to be dragged kicking and screaming and enticed with a $161-million contract and an opt-out clause, Francisco Rodriguez actually wanted to be in New York. He got to see New York on Wednesday -- well,...
  • Four Teens Behind Bars In Connection with Brutal Attacks

    LONG ISLAND CITY - New York City police have released shocking surveillance video, showing robbers viciously beating innocent people in Long Island City. In total, four teenagers were arrested and are accused of six robberies between January 12 and...
  • New project at Descanso Gardens goes green

    New project at Descanso Gardens goes green
    Nature will be calling people into Descanso Gardens louder than before when spring arrives. For the first time since 1994, when the rose gardens were installed, the botanical showcase is undergoing major construction. The private groundbreaking ceremony...