Queens District Attorney Richard Brown was sworn in for his sixth four-year term, extending his record as the longest-tenured district attorney in Queens history. Brown took the oath of office in front of approximately 100 colleagues, public officials and family gathered at the DA’s third-floor conference room. Comment.
Emergency responders survey the wreckage of a car involved in a two-vehicle crash on the westbound Jackie Robinson Parkway just east of Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills Sunday. Several people were taken to the hospital, officials at the scene said.Photo by Ellis Kaplan Comment.
Omar Calhoun stroked a dagger three-pointer and waved his arms at his side. It looked like he was telling the Holy Cross crowd to quiet down. But the Christ the King senior guard said he was simply trying to keep his teammates cool. Comment.
When the reviewer went up to the Rockaway Artists Alliance sTudio 6 at Fort Tilden last Sunday to see its latest exhibit, Abstract Point of View, the place was closed. There’d been a snowstorm the day before, so the powers that be at RAA just decided to keep the place shut for the weekend. Comment.
There has been much discussion regarding a proposal to convert abandoned areas of the old Rockaway Beach rail line into a “highline” park space. While I am an advocate for increased park space in Queens, I believe southern Queens and the Rockaways would be better served if this forgotten track once again fulfilled its original purpose as a railroad. Comments (9).
The governor may have included ending the Cross Bay Bridge toll for Rockaway residents in his budget proposal, but elected officials who represent the area said they will not proclaim victory until the plan is adopted. Comments (4).
Comfortable wins and complete performances haven’t come with the same frequency as in the past for Christ the King. The Royals have struggled, lost to multiple nationally ranked teams and saw two league wins get away in the fourth quarter. Comment.
A Howard Beach man will face 18 years in prison for his involvement in the brutal beating of an off-duty New York City police officer in 2009, the Queens district attorney’s office said Friday. Comment.