| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:36 PM
A 28-year old woman dying from terminal brain cancer was still locked in a legal battle Thursday with her religious, Korean immigrant parents—because Grace Lee wants her ventilator and feeding tube removed, so she can die in peace.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:27 PM
A 28-year old woman dying from terminal brain cancer was still locked in a legal battle Thursday with her religious, Korean immigrant parents--because Grace Lee wants her ventilator and feeding tube removed, so she can die in peace.
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Finola Spillane -- a tennis fan from County Kerry, Ireland -- finally made it to the U.S. Open this year, and in doing so, she's accomplished a feat called the "spectator" Grand Slam.
"Last year, for a 'big' birthday, my children gave me a trip to the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:05 AM
It is a nightmare of a road for Queens drivers along one particular stretch of Northern Boulevard in Douglaston.
Any person who takes a good look at the stretch can notice the sparkling new blacktop that was put down. However, it seems to be missing one,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:01 AM
It was last week that the PIX11 morning news introduced you to a fast moving, busy stretch of Northern Boulevard in Douglaston, Queens. One look at it and you could tell it was an accident waiting to happen.
Here is the backstory. The Department of...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 2:36 AM
R.J. Reynolds is setting its sights on its latest target -- Williamsburg, the hipster capitol of New York -- with its newest line of Williamsburg Camel cigarettes.
The iconic camel will appear on the front of the cigarette box on what appears to be...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Peter Morelli of Douglaston, Queens was so worried about the two, large trees outside his home on Van Zandt Avenue that he told his two children to leave their second floor bedrooms last night and sleep downstairs in the living room. "I had a feeling...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Republicans have filed objections to knock Democratic State Senate contender Gregory Fischer of Calverton off the November ballot. According to elections records, Leslia Sullivant of Port Jefferson filed objections to 796 of Fischer???s 1,475 signatures...
| Aug 22, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Here is an item about John McEnroe that I wrote for the Friday column that did not make it into the newspaper: With the U.S. Open set to begin Monday, tennis still is basking in the glow of last month???s......
| Feb 27, 2009
| 4:30 PM
HBO's telecast of Monday night's "BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup" at the Garden - which is owned by Cablevision, as is Newsday - will feature Mary Carillo and John McEnroe, both of whom grew up in......
| Mar 3, 2009
| 4:30 PM
I forgot to watch the tennis tournament from MSG on HBO Monday night. (MSG and Newsday both are owned by Cablevision, which is completely irrelevant to this post and thus a waste of your time reading this sentence.) But HBO......
| Jun 7, 2009
People who flocked to several New York City beaches on Sunday to take a dip in the water were in for a surprise as city officials urged swimmers to stay out because of concerns about a sewage overflow.
The New York City Parks Department posted signs...