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  • Paralyzed, with Brain Tumor, Young Banker Fights Parents

    Paralyzed, with Brain Tumor, Young Banker Fights Parents
    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. “Grace...
  • Parents Refuse To Take Young Banker Off Life Support, Despite Her Pleas

    Parents Refuse To Take Young Banker Off Life Support, Despite Her Pleas
    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. "Grace says...
  • Around The World To All the Slams

    Around The World To All the Slams
    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...
  • DOT Repaves Queens Street, But Fails To Paint Lane Lines

    DOT Repaves Queens Street, But Fails To Paint Lane Lines
    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,...
  • Newly Paved Road In Queens Finally Gets Lane Lines

    Newly Paved Road In Queens Finally Gets Lane Lines
    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...
  • Camel To Sell Hipster-Friendly Cigarettes

    Camel To Sell Hipster-Friendly Cigarettes
    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...
  • Douglaston Man "Had Bad Feeling" About His Tree

    Douglaston Man "Had Bad Feeling" About His Tree
    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...
  • Petitions battles abound

     
    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...
  • John McEnroe proud of interview hug of Roger Federer

     
    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......
  • HBO to offer stellar tennis analysis trio for MSG event

     
    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......
  • John McEnroe stood up to apartheid in late 1970s

     
    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......
  • Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several NYC Beaches

    Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several NYC Beaches
    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...