Thursday Apr 10
Police Ramp Up Patrols In Howard Beach As Car Thefts Surge
To combat a spike in car thefts in one Queens community , police are targeting the drivers themselves in a ticket blitz.
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
5 Things to Know About the Rev. Al Sharpton
The Rev. Al Sharpton has evolved from the fiery activist who gained prominence leading protest marches in the 1980s to an insider with a show on MSNBC and the ear of elected officials.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Two Mustafas Meet At NY Hall Of Fame Dinner
By Jeff Jowett in New York: The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame held its 3rd Annual Induction & Awards Dinner on the afternoon of March 30 at their established location, the friendly and agreeable surroundings of Russo's on the Bay in the Howard Beach section of Queens.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Drenching rain leads to flooding on many area roads
On the Hutchinson River Parkway in Mount Vernon, DOT crews shut down one lane in both directions Sunday morning with several inches of water having accumulated.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Addabbo wants member items back
From the Times Ledger : While most legislators are busy haggling over pre-kindergarten funding and campaign finance reform in the state budget, state Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. has renewed his bid to secure money for Queens nonprofits.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
String Of Brazen Burglaries Leaves Howard Beach, Queens On Edge
A crime spree has left residents of Howard Beach, Queens worried - and homeowners and police have been taking extra precautions.
Howard Beach residents being warned of serial burglars
NYPD officers are fanning out across Howard Beach to make sure every house gets a crime prevention flyer and an update on five brazen burglaries within a four day period.
Listening to Lou Reed: 'New York,' Part II
On Fridays I'm posting my thoughts on Lou Reed's solo albums, one album at a time in chronological order of release.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The Sweet Science
This Sunday's third annual New York State Boxing Hall of Fame induction and awards dinner, sponsored by Ring 8, is officially a sold-out event.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
B15 Among Most Dangerous Bus Lines in City
The fatal shooting on that Brooklyn bus sends a scare through riders who use the line every day, but it's hardly the first time there's been trouble on a B15.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
New York Post
Cops charge two in botched home invasion death
The feds have charged two Manhattan men they believe killed the son of a Queens pizzeria owner in a botched 2009 home invasion as the victim tried to protect his cancer-stricken dad.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
New York Daily News
Queens spring brings brush fires
Brushfires broke out in two spots in less than a week in the borough's wide-open, suburban areas, marking the return of a common but underappreciated threat.