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  • Noguchi comes home

     Noguchi comes home
    Artist and designer Isamu Noguchi was a busy man in the early 1980s. Born in Los Angeles in 1904, he had won a Guggenheim award as a young man, catapulting him into the arts stratosphere. He spent many years working in Japan and Europe, ascending to...
  • Community College Tries To Bring Money Into Queens

    Community College Tries To Bring Money Into Queens
    A professor at LaGuardia Community College is trying to bring in big bucks for New York's second biggest burough. Dr. Jim Giordano started a new course this summer for his Tourism and Hospitality Program that has the students creating excursion tours,...
  • New Ferry Opens on East River

    New Ferry Opens on East River
    An alternate route into Manhattan has opened for commuters on the east side. Despite the gloomy skies, the East River Ferry, run by NY Waterway took its inaugural ride at 7 a.m. Monday. The ferry operates between Manhattan, on Wall Street and East 34th...
  • City Left Billboards As Unintentional Graffiti Canvasses: Councilman

    If you have driven on the Long Island Expressway lately, you may have noticed a lot of empty billboards. It's not a reflection of a bad economy, says Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., it's a reflection of a bad choice by the City. "The City passed a...
  • New hotels in New York City

    Here are more of the newest and brightest hotels to open recently in New York City. Prices quoted are for a standard double in early January. Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St., (646) 214-5750 or (212) 679-2222, http://www.acehotel.com, has a cavernous lobby jam-...
  • Cops Searching For Sex Predator In Queens

    Cops Searching For Sex Predator In Queens
    While authorities continue to search for a number of suspects linked to a series of sex attacks in Brooklyn, police have now directed their attention to Queens where more sexual attacks are on the rise. The latest incident happened Sunday night in the...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Herbert Johnson Walls Jr., who turns 18 today (Friday), of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with resisting arrest and unauthorized removal of property....
  • Mom Sues City Over Bullying Of Daughter

    Mom Sues City Over Bullying Of Daughter
    The mother of a 16-year-old Queens high school student who endured months of in-school bullying, recently filed a notice of claim against  New York City, saying personnel at the Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School of Arts & Technology in Long Island...
  • Suspects Ambushed Woman, Raped Her In Queens Parking Lot: Cops

    Suspects Ambushed Woman, Raped Her In Queens Parking Lot: Cops
    Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a rape that happened this past weekend in Queens. According to authorities, the 20-year-old victim was walking along Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Long Island City just before 4 a.m....
  • City Leaders Join Search For L.I.C. Gang Rapists

    City Leaders Join Search For L.I.C. Gang Rapists
    After three men gang-raped a young woman in Long Island City, Queens, some of the biggest names in city government have joined the NYPD in the search for the suspects. One expert on the effects of sexual violence applauds the efforts, but says even more...
  • Price Of Gas Could Rise Due To U.S.-Iran Tensions

    Price Of Gas Could Rise Due To U.S.-Iran Tensions
    At the American gas station on Van Dam Street in Long Island City, Queens, gas prices are relatively reasonable by New York standards. A gallon or regular is going $3.55, and premium for 3.81, but that could all change very soon. Tension between the...