Many immigrant families face anxiety when preparing their children for college. Some families, which have children who will be the first in their family to pursue higher education, are woefully unaware of the process. Comment.
In August 1953, the Korean War truce was signed. Just returned to stateside, Airman First Class Raymond W. King, of Astoria, received the Distinguished Flying Cross for meritorious service over North Korea. As a flight engineer on a B-26 bomber, King was taking part in a reconnaissance mission the previous year when his crew spotted a convoy and destroyed 22 enemy vehicles. Comment.
Cops were still hunting Friday for a suspect involved in a wild Astoria pursuit the night before, police said, where shots were fired, an was officer struck by a truck and the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge was shut down to prevent the man’s escape into Manhattan. Comment.
ASTORIA — A New York Giants lineman was sentenced to a conditional discharge in connection to series of smashups in Astoria earlier this year, the New York Post reported. The ruling frees him from reimbursing any of the damages to several parked cars he drunkenly crashed into after a soccer match last summer, the Post reported. Comment.
A 22-year-old man from Sunnyside was arraigned on charges of setting multiple fires, which damaged three houses, a pizzeria and a former city councilman’s car, at five different locations within a three-block area of where he lives, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
A modern dance troupe broke in a new, affordable performing arts workspace in Long Island City earlier this week with a dance number for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and in turn hizzoner did a little performing of his own. Comments (1).