Have you ever worked on a crafts project at home and ended up with excess buttons, ribbon, paper or yarn? Have you ever toiled at a company that has supplies or office furniture that it no longer uses? Comment.
An Elmhurst man was arrested and charged with driving a car without an ignition interlock following an Astoria accident in which a 29-year-old motorcycle rider was critically injured, police said. Comments (33).
Firefighters were still on the scene of a massive five-alarm blaze in Jackson Heights Tuesday morning with Tower Ladders 107 and 54 dousing the Bruson Building with water because of hot spots. Comment.
Firefighters were still battling a four-alarm Jackson Heights blaze Monday night nearly three hours after the first 911 call reporting the fire came in, a spokesman for the Fire Department said at around 8:40 p.m. Comment.
LONG ISLAND CITY — An East Elmhurst man is facing more than a dozen charges of possessing child porn after workers at a Best Buy in Long Island City allegedly found pornographic images of kids on a laptop he brought into the store for repairs, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Elected officials in western Queens have lost a three-month battle with the city Department of Education and nearly 250 incoming kindergartners at PS 11 in Woodside will be bused 3 miles away every school day beginning this fall. Comment.
When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks were returning back to the East River for the first time in five years, he made it clear it was all about the numbers and inclusion. Comment.
The organizers of two major Long Island City springtime events were relieved and grateful that the MTA reworked its plans to provide weekend service on the No. 7 subway line during the weekend of May 17-18. Comment.
As part of the celebrations surrounding the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the Queens World’s Fairs, the Greater Astoria Historical Society has dug deep into its treasure trove for a new exhibit detailing both events. Comment.
An Astoria man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the strangling and beating death of a former girlfriend, Danielle Thomas, in June 2012, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2).
The Fourth of July fireworks are coming back to the Queens waterfront for the first time in five years. Macy’s annual extravaganza will be launched from barges on the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday afternoon. Comments (2).