| Jun 29, 2010
| 6:15 PM
School Children have many reasons to celebrate today.
As many schools closed for summer vacation this week, 54 New York City public pools opened Tuesday. At the Olympic sized Astoria Park Pool area kids made a big splash to celebrate.
| Jan 5, 2010
| 7:24 AM
Two rallies were held Tuesday morning to protest public transit cutbacks proposed by the Metropolitan Transportation.
In Manhattan, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn lead a protest on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 65th Street in Manhattan at...
| Jan 20, 2010
| 4:00 AM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing for his ninth "state of the city" speech.
Bloomberg is set to speak in Astoria, Queens, on Wednesday afternoon. Each year he holds the event in a different borough.
The mayor was elected last year to a third...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 8:39 AM
A sanitation worker was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in Queens Tuesday morning, Department of Sanitation officials said.
Frank Justich, 41, of Flushing was pinned between his garbage truck and the tractor trailer just before 8 a.m. at 35th St...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 4:40 AM
Public hearings are underway throughout New York City and surrounding counties on the MTA's proposed cuts to close a $750 million budget gap.
Among the MTA's proposals to save money are reducing service, eliminating the student MetroCard program and...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 6:24 PM
The blackout of July 2006 will never be forgotten in Astoria.
People suffered for 9 long days in sweltering heat. Following the blackout, a local group called "Western Queens Power for the People" sued Con Edison and won a $63 million settlement for...
| Apr 18, 2010
In a town with a story that reaches back 400 years, it can be hard to single out any one spot as the most important.
But when it comes to picking a place that has figured prominently in the history of Hampton time and time again, you can't do better than...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 8:55 AM
It appears Naomi Campbell won't be adding another offense to her already lengthy rap sheet.
The driver who says he was attacked by the supermodel during a Tuesday afternoon drive in Midtown, has decided not to press charges against Campbell.
| Mar 2, 2010
| 6:10 PM
NEW YORK - A man hired to drive Naomi Campbell told police the supermodel assaulted him from the back seat of a luxury SUV on Tuesday before hopping out and running away.
Police were looking to speak with Campbell, who is known for her feisty temper, and...
| Mar 4, 2010
| 3:51 PM
The driver who accused supermodel Naomi Campbell of assaulting him from the backseat of an SUV says he regrets his decision to get police involved.
Miodrag Mejidna, 27, said through his lawyer Thursday afternoon, the incident was "blown out of...
| Apr 5, 2009
As if the Obama administration didn't have enough trouble, First Lady Michelle Obama was criticized over the ticket sign-up system for the White House's Easter Egg Roll. In these scrambled times, let's examine some incredible but true egg facts:
| Sep 16, 2004
Call it prefab luxury decorating: If you like what you see in a cushy hotel suite, take the whole thing home. You can buy the tables, chairs, towels, martini glasses, even the bed. About the only thing you can't take with you is the maid.
As the idea of...