A manufacturing company employing 120 people will be forced out of Maspeth to make way for the new Kosciuszko Bridge, and the owner said the state is not doing enough to keep his business from leaving New York. Comment.
The establishing of Israel and the young nation’s subsequent conflicts with Palestine play a major role in the writings of Israeli author Meir Shalev, who will be traveling to Forest Hills for a Sunday afternoon talk about his new book, “My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner.” Comment.
The atmosphere at Bishop Loughlin was raucous, the hundreds of fans in attendance jumping out of their seats with every point. The Lions girls’ volleyball team swept St. Agnes on Senior Day and the players were ecstatic afterward, dancing, cheering and enjoying baked desserts. Comment.
Queens political operative John Haggerty was sprung from jail Saturday after posting $250,000 bail but faces up to 15 years in prison after he was found guilty Friday by a Manhattan jury of grand larceny and money laundering after being accused of stealing $1.1 million from Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Comment.
The driver of an adult day care van was arrested and charged after he drove off the end of a Howard Beach street and landed on top of a boat while fleeing a fender bender on the Belt Parkway Thursday, police said. Comment.
The Queens district attorney’s office announced Friday it has charged 46 men and women — including two men who allegedly pushed drugs out of a day care — in a massive, seven-month drug sweep of LeFrak City coordinated between the office and the Police Department. Comments (2).
The former flight attendant who became a national sensation when he escaped from a JetBlue plane following a rant with a passenger is mostly off the hook for his costly stunt after he completed a court-ordered anger management program, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Barbara Sheehan, the Howard Beach mother who was acquitted of murdering her husband, could enjoy freedom for at least a year after she was released on bail from Rikers Island Monday afternoon, where she was being held on a gun charge. Comment.
A 54-year-old woman with puncture wounds in her neck was found murdered in a Woodhaven home Sunday evening and police are now searching for whoever killed her, the Police Department said Monday. Comment.