Tuesday Dec 10
Award Winning Actress Gabourey Sidibe Joins Board of Hip to Hop Theater Company
Hip to Hip Theatre Company , now in its 8th season of touring free, family-friendly professional theatre to public parks in underserved communities, announced today the appointment of Gabourey Sidibe to its Board of Directors.
The Miami Herald
Final funeral for NYC train derailment victims
The last of the funerals for passengers killed when a Metro-North Railroad train derailed was held Saturday, as transit officials worked to fix the tracks for the eventual restoration of full service.
Wake Held For Queens Woman Killed In Metro-North Derailment
The friends and family of the victims of the Metro-North derailment are in the painful process of saying goodbye, and a wake was held Friday evening for the Queens woman who died.
Friends Of Queens Woman Killed In Train Derailment Mourned By Friends
One of the victims killed in Sunday's train derailment in the Bronx lived in Queens, and friends remembered her as an ideal nurse and a good friend.
4 dead in train crash reflected NY's diversity
This undated photo provided by de Ramon Crush PC shows Donna L. Smith, a paralegal who was one of four people who died Sunday morning, Dec. 1, 2013, when the Metro-North commuter train she was riding derailed on a curve in the Bronx borough of New York.
Queens Metro-North Victim Was Beloved Nurse Who Worked With Children
The Queens woman who died in Sunday's Metro-North collision was a "model nurse" and devout Christian who came to the United States four years ago and worked mostly with children, officials said.
WNYC-AM New York
Poetry in Motion
You probably know his work from your subway reading -- he was commissioned to write "Grand Central" to celebrate the terminal's 100th anniversary and it was reprinted on the trains and on MetroCards.
NYC Gets 1st Mexican-American Council Member
When someone asked longtime community activist Joel Magallan a couple of years ago when New York City would see its first Mexican-American elected official, he figured it would take another decade.