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July 16, 2015  RSS feed
Train that hit truck in Maspeth was speeding: investigators
The locomotive that crashed into a tractortrailer at a Maspeth intersection on July 8 was traveling above the speed limit, and the man behind the switch could face disciplinary action, authorities reported.  More...

The NYPD released video footage on July 10 of a man wanted in connection with a recent robbery at a Ridgewood bus stop.  According to authorities, the incident occurred at 3:20 a.m. on June 17 at the bus stop located on Metropolitan Avenue near Woodward Avenue.  More...

After learning of the extended time frame for public comments regarding two waste-by-rail permits, members of Community Board 5 (CB 5) collectively voted against them during its meeting on July 8 at Christ the King High School in Middle Village.  More...
Corona and Elmhurst  Man wanted for forcible touching in Corona   Police are looking for the perpetrator who they say grabbed a woman’s buttocks as she walked down a Corona street on July 4.  More...
Yoga Alliance is giving the seventh-inning stretch a whole new meaning this summer as they host Yoga Day at  More...
MARIA MICHITSCH of Glendale died on Monday, July 13, at the age of 88. More...
The transportation industry has always been a job creator for residents of Brooklyn and Queens, among the other outer boroughs. And with the latest technological advances in the for-hire vehicle industry like Uber, more jobs have been created in recent years, and could be created in the future, than ever before.  More...
The U.S. Women’s World Cup Champions had the honor to march up the Canyon of Heroes, which on Friday became the Canyon of Heroines. These dedicated young women truly made America proud of their spectacular achievement in their game of soccer. For they really proved they are the best of the best.  More...
VICTORIA SCHNEPS-YUNIS
A glorious weekend – finally   It has been weeks since we had a perfect weather weekend and finally this one made me feel that summer is here!  More...