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Weiner Blames Lewd Photo on Twitter Hack

Weiner Blames Lewd Photo on Twitter Hack

Congressman Anthony Weiner’s prodigious use of social media backfired on Friday when a lewd photo was sent from his Twitter account to a college student…

Deja Vu: Engine 294 Faces the Ax Again

Deja Vu: Engine 294 Faces the Ax Again

With the budget debate smoldering in City Hall, 20 fire companies are in jeopardy of being closed in July. Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s list of closings—which…

Park Advocates Keep Pressure on City

Park Advocates Keep Pressure on City

Rosemarie Pittelli and Kay DeVita watched the rally across the street from their homes and grew agitated. More than 80 people had arrived at the…

Sheehan Dicusses Upcoming Trial

Sheehan Dicusses Upcoming Trial

Barbara Sheehan is awaiting trial in the February 18, 2008 shooting death of her husband, former NYPD Sgt. Raymond Sheehan. She has admitted to killing…

A Vietnam Hero Marches to Heaven

A Vietnam Hero Marches to Heaven

Editors Note: With Memorial Day next weekend, we’ve dedicated our editorial space to George Petrzelka, who reminds us why we celebrate those who serve. This…

South Ozone Park Fire Destroys Home

South Ozone Park Fire Destroys Home

  A raging fire broke out on Tuesday evening in a three-story private home on 115th Avenue in South Ozone Park. Two firefighters were treated…

Ridgewood Reservoir Renovations to Begin

Ridgewood Reservoir Renovations to Begin

  After years of debate between the Parks Department, city planners, developers and community activists, a renovation of Highland Park and the Ridgewood Reservoir will…

Park Opening Yields Mysterious Tombstone

Park Opening Yields Mysterious Tombstone

Updated, see below On September 12, 1912, Leon Nascimbene arrived in New York City onboard the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, a passenger ship sailing from Cherbourg,…

O’Neill’s Destroyed by Fire

O’Neill’s Destroyed by Fire

A cultural institution in Maspeth was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning. O’Neill’s bar and restaurant, at 64-21 53rd Drive, has been serving the…

9/11 Flag Inspires Rotary Club Members

9/11 Flag Inspires Rotary Club Members

The crowd at Tuesday night’s South West Queens Rotary Club meeting received a rare treat—the opportunity to touch and view a national treasure—the National 9/11…