| May 17, 2012
| 7:49 AM
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium is looking for aquatic animal lovers to join its team of dedicated docents.
The aquarium’s docent program is made possible in part through partnership with National Grid – as part...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The founder of Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade is planning to sue Duane Reade for ripping off the parade’s logo and using it in an online ad for its sunscreen.
“What would Donald Trump do? What would Mitt Romney do?” asked Dick...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:36 AM
It's a story that certainly has parents fuming while scratching their heads over a decision made by a school principal that is a bit out of tune.
Greta Hawkins is the principal of PS 90, the Edna Cohen School in Coney Island. According to parents of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The controversy over the songs kindergarten students will sing at their graduation from a Brooklyn school continues. First, Lee Greenwood's patriotic "God Bless the USA" was out and Justin Bieber's flirty tune "Baby" was in, but that has all changed....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:27 AM
A Coney Island school principal has many parents upset after banning a kindergarten class from singing "God Bless the USA" at their graduation.
The kids had rehearsed the tune for several weeks, but principal Greta Hawkins demanded it dropped from the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Police are looking for a man who shot at NYPD officers while they were investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Brooklyn. Shortly after the shooting, another woman was raped on a rooftop in another section of the borough.
The first victim was a 21-...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:39 AM
A wrong way driver, who may have been intoxicated, is believed to have caused a three-vehicle crash on the eastbound lanes of the Belt Parkway early Tuesday.
The crash occured at Exit 5-Bay Parkway and involved three vehicles: a white van, a black...
| Jun 18, 2011
A completely original creation of Coney Island USA, the Mermaid Parade is the nation's largest art parade and one of New York City's greatest summer events.
Founded in 1983 by Coney Island USA, the not-for-profit arts organization that also produces...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 5:03 PM
An escaped prisoner and the man accused of harboring her are under arrest.
Officers from the 60th Precinct Detective Squad arrested Janine Power, 28, of 5010 Oceanview Ave., Brooklyn, and Anthony D'Angelo, 41, of 207 Greencroft Ave., Staten Island,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 12:16 PM
The NYPD is mourning the loss of one of their own. Officer Peter Figoski, a 22-year veteran of the department, died Monday morning after suffering a single gunshot wound to the face while investigating a robbery in progress in a basement apartment in...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:33 PM
The 27-year old suspect accused of fatally shooting NYPD Officer, Peter Figoski, in the face had a rap sheet from New York to North Carolina.
Lamont Pride--who was trying to flee a basement robbery in Cypress Hills--was most recently living in the...