| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:32 PM
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,...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:46 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:36 PM
A Queens teenager was stabbed in the back by another student inside a Queens high school Wednesday afternoon, police said.
According to authorities, the 16-year-old victim was stabbed just before 12:15 p.m. inside Long Island City High School. It wasn'...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:18 AM
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....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:27 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:41 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures.
In thirteen neighborhoods and...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 3:36 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
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....