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March 12, 2015  RSS feed

The NYPD’s Vice Enforcement Division arrested seven people at four different massage parlors in Maspeth and Ridgewood for allegedly not being licensed to perform massages and for offering sexual acts to clients.  More...

Two separate pipe bursts in The Shops at Atlas Park last month damaged five stores in the shopping center — and three of the affected businesses remain closed.  More...
An alleged bank robber busted in Ridgewood on March 3 now faces federal charges for carrying out a series of heists in the 104th Precinct dating back to last November.  Police picked up Brooklyn’s Reuben McLaughlin, 24, moments after he allegedly robbed the Capital One bank located at 70-01 Forest Ave. on the morning of March 3.  More...
The Maspeth High School boys varsity basketball team stayed undefeated on March 4, surviving a tough challenge in the third round of the Public School Athletic League (PSAL) championship tournament.  Playing on their home court, the Maspeth boys defeated the High School for Health Professionals and Human Services, 62-59.  More...
Students at P.S. 127 in East Elmhurst learned about protein as part of the Healthy Living curriculum launched in partnership with EmblemHealth and NYJTL.  Students at some Queens schools are learning the difference a healthy meal makes in their lives, both in the classroom and at home.  More...
EDWARD J. AEPPLI died suddenly on Wednesday, March 4. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the United States Postal Service, he was the beloved son of the late Catherine and Edward, loving brother to Regina and Fred Kustowski and Catherine and Nick Langella, and cherished uncle of Michael, Nicholas, Ryan and Daniel.  More...
For decades, millions of New Yorkers have passed the New York State Pavilion and, with long or short glances, watched it slowly decay before their eyes.  More...
Mayor Bill de Blasio was a halfhour late on Saturday for the Rockaways St. Patrick’s parade. The habitually late mayor gave another excuse for being late that sounds to me like a lot of blarney if you ask me, not to mention disrespectful to all those who showed up on time for the parade.  More...
My flight home on an American Airlines’ 767-300 plane was as terrific as I could wish for and the final 10 hours coming home were made comfortable after a 13-day visit to Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil on the Oceania cruise line.  More...