A Better World Festival, which takes place from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Bliss Plaza, honors the life of Hallie Geier, a 11-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in front of her Sunnyside home in 2004.Read more
Temperatures inside the subway system’s underground stations have always been hot in the summer, but last week’s heat wave made people take notice.
So too did the sweat-soaked straphangers stranded on the Manhattan-bound L train platform in the Myrtle-Wyckoff station, located in Ridgewood, for nearly 20 minutes because of delays.Read more
On Sunday, Flushing will be the hottest cycling spot this side of France.
The second annual Tour de Flushing cycling extravaganza kick off at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.Read more
Next month, a mobile legal center will pull up to Rockaway Beach Boulevard and provide free legal assistance to peninsula residents. It one of the latest Queens stops for the innovative van.Read more
The vacant Queens House of Detention is one step closer to re-opening as a key component of the city’s plan to shutter Rikers Island.
On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the four proposed borough-based sites to replace Rikers. The Queens jail will be located at 126-02 82nd Avenue, the site of the vacant House of Detention, which closed as a cost-cutting measure in 2002.
On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the four proposed borough-based sites to replace Rikers.
The laptops are back.
Actress Sean Young was accused of stealing two laptops from an Astoria movie production company that recently fired her, but by Wednesday, the devices appeared at her attorney’s office in Manhattan.Read more
By Rob Abruzzese Queens Daily Eagle Federal court judge Brian Cogan ruled against a motion by the defense of MexicanRead more
More than 100 organizations rallied in New York City Monday to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a law creating a prosecutorial misconduct commission.
The watchdog would monitor and investigate claims of prosecutorial misconduct involving the state’s 62 district attorney offices.
“New York has an ugly stain as one of the states with the most wrongful convictions,” said Assembly Member Nick Perry from Brooklyn during a rally at 60 Centre Street Monday. “The governor should stand with us and sign this law.”Read more
It has been a summer to remember — and to add to resumes — for 54 young people employed as interns by the NYC Department of Design and Construction.
On Friday, the 54 DDC interns, a mix of students from 24 local high schools and 16 colleges and graduate schools located in every borough of New York City, gathered in Long Island City for a closing ceremony the 10-week paid program.Read more
Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old boy fired a gun into a crowd in Far RockawayRead more