Serving Up in Forest Park

Serving Up in Forest Park

The city Parks Department unveiled the newly reconstructed and renovated tennis courts at Forest Park on Friday. The improvements were possible through $1 million in…

Liu to DOE: Shape Up

City Comptroller John Liu announced on Tuesday that an audit of the Department of Education (DOE) found that many elementary schools have failed to meet…

Editorial: Why Didn’t She Leave?

She was kicked, beaten, punched, choked, burned. Why didn’t she leave? She was threatened, taunted, humiliated, disgraced.  Why didn’t she leave? Every detail of her…

Scouts for Sight and Hearing

Scouts for Sight and Hearing

Fifteen-year-old Thomas Caiazza, a life scout from Boy Scout Troop 139 in Howard Beach, is bringing some much needed help to those unable to afford…

Defense Wraps Up at Sheehan Trial

Defense Wraps Up at Sheehan Trial

The third week of the Barbara Sheehan murder trial has come to a close with the defense setting their case to rest on Monday. The…

Battle Over Parkway Hospital Still Ongoing

Battle Over Parkway Hospital Still Ongoing

Queens is in a major need of hospital beds after three hospitals closed since 2008.  According to 2010 statistics from American Hospital Association, Queens only…

Manhunt for Missing Children Ends in PA

Manhunt for Missing Children Ends in PA

Last week, eight children under the custody of the city Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) were taken by their biological parents during a supervised visit…