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  • Harford County Police Blotter

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Herbert Johnson Walls Jr., who turns 18 today (Friday), of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with resisting arrest and unauthorized removal of property....
  • NYC Focused on Two Meningitis Outbreaks

    NYC Focused on Two Meningitis Outbreaks
    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene--based now in new offices in Long Island City, Queens--told PIX 11 Monday it's in the process of contacting local, medical facilities that may have purchased tainted medicine from the Massachusetts...
  • Ban on Large Sugary Drinks Is Law; Mayor Brushes Off Non-Health Impacts

    Ban on Large Sugary Drinks Is Law; Mayor Brushes Off Non-Health Impacts
    It's now official. Soon, you will no longer be able to buy large sodas or other sugary drinks in New York City. It's a measure designed to help avert a growing health crisis, but far more people have voiced opposition to the large sugary drink ban than...
  • Car Overturns Near Queensboro Bridge, 1 Dead

    Car Overturns Near Queensboro Bridge, 1 Dead
    A pedestrian is dead and two are injured after a vehicle flipped and landed on its roof on a sidewalk in Queens early Monday. Police say the accident happened just after 4 a.m. just feet away from the Queensboro Plaza Station on the N, R and 7 lines,...
  • Another Car Careens Off Queensboro Bridge, Second in 9 Days

    Another Car Careens Off Queensboro Bridge, Second in 9 Days
    For the second time in 9 days, a vehicle careened off an exit ramp on the Queensboro Bridge, leaving a woman in critical condition, police said. According to police, a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta veered out of control off the Crescent Street and Queens Plaza...
  • New hotels in New York City

    Here are more of the newest and brightest hotels to open recently in New York City. Prices quoted are for a standard double in early January. Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St., (646) 214-5750 or (212) 679-2222, http://www.acehotel.com, has a cavernous lobby jam-...
  • Make A Holiday Meal For 4 At The 99 Cents Store!

    Make A Holiday Meal For 4 At The 99 Cents Store!
    As the holidays arrive this week, many are scrambling to put together the ultimate menu for their Christmas feast. As we all know, preparing such a meal can be costly... unless you buy all your ingredients at your local 99 cents store. We sent our own...
  • Circus Warehouse

    Circus Warehouse
    In the carnival atmosphere that is New York, hidden in an industrial neighborhood in Long Island City, Queens there is unassuming building that could be called center ring. It's a new venture called "Circus Warehouse", the high flying idea of actress...
  • New project at Descanso Gardens goes green

    New project at Descanso Gardens goes green
    Nature will be calling people into Descanso Gardens louder than before when spring arrives. For the first time since 1994, when the rose gardens were installed, the botanical showcase is undergoing major construction. The private groundbreaking ceremony...
  • NYC Eateries Begin Posting Health Inspection Grades

    NYC Eateries Begin Posting Health Inspection Grades
    A Queens deli apparently took top honors as the cleanest place to dine in the Big Apple, according to a new letter grading system put into place Wednesday by the Department of Health. Health officials began its new inspections yesterday and awarded the...
  • City Left Billboards As Unintentional Graffiti Canvasses: Councilman

    If you have driven on the Long Island Expressway lately, you may have noticed a lot of empty billboards. It's not a reflection of a bad economy, says Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., it's a reflection of a bad choice by the City. "The City passed a...
  • Senior Travel: 'Save' money by staying out of town?

    A reader recently asked, "With Manhattan hotel prices so high, would I be better off staying somewhere else and commuting when I visit New York?" I've heard the similar question from other readers about other expensive city centers. And, as with so many...