| Feb 15, 2010
| 3:33 AM
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,...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2009
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...
| Sep 8, 2009
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.
| Jul 14, 2010
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 11:54 AM
A Queens deli apparently took top honors as the cleanest place to dine in the Big Apple, according to a new letter grading system put into place Wednesday by the Department of Health.
Health officials began its new inspections yesterday and awarded the...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 10:57 AM
It's no secret, for years now obesity has been a big problem plaguing Americans, especially children. Growing food prices, lost jobs, and reduced work hours (perhaps all affected by the recession) certainly don't help the problem.
According to a recent...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 7:22 AM
Happy Hump Day everyone! I hope you all read my release about my "coming soon" blog here on wpix.com! Eventually you will be able to leave your comments and questions. Until then, you can find me here and I will link this all to my Facebook page as well....