Jackson Heights resident Sam Oppenheim’s passion for travel photography means he is one of a select group of people in the world who can say he has visited more than 30 countries on six continents. Comment.
Once upon a time, baseball was known as the “national pastime” and its players were heroes. They were looked up to as paragons of what a person should be — talented, humble (for the most part) and one with the nation in which they played. Comment.
I have reached my breaking point with the lack of help coming from our elected officials at state Sen. Jose Peralta’s (D-East Elmhurst) and City Councilman Daniel Dromm’s (D-Jackson Heights) offices and how they have the most incompetent workers our tax dollars pay for. Comment.
Twenty-five years ago Tuesday, the Museum of the Moving Image flung opened its doors for the first time with an exhibit about media and the Vietnam War plus a screening of a classic movie musical. Comment.
The Play Street Pedestrian Plaza in Jackson Heights was treated to the Chatpati Mela street festival Saturday, a celebration of South Asian culture as well as the vibrant neighborhood it calls home. Comment.
JACKSON HEIGHTS — A Jackson Heights man pleaded not guilty to several federal weapons charges after being accused of allegedly shooting at two cops while wearing a fake beard and glasses, the New York Post reported. Comment.
Although he only spent a small part of his much-too-short life in Queens, Benjamin Wheeler will soon become a permanent part of Sunnyside after a street is co-named to honor the 6-year-old Newtown, Conn. shooting victim. Comment.
EAST ELMHURST — A 71-year-old woman behind the wheel of a Nissan Sentra died after her vehicle hit another sedan, crossed several lanes of traffic and slammed into a median on the Grand Central Parkway Saturday, police said. Comment.