Inside the Park Home Run

Inside the Park Home Run

There’s a new “game” in town—and according to many local parents and young ballplayers—one that was long overdue. And for the owners of Extra Innings…

Bloomberg Doesn’t Back Down on Turnaround

Bloomberg Doesn’t Back Down on Turnaround

Despite a breakthrough from Albany in the deadlocked debate on teacher evaluations, 33 city schools—including eight in Queens—may still replace half their teachers as part…

Rego Park Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

Rego Park Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

A Rego Park teacher who was investigated in 2000 for inappropriately touching students was arrested Thursday, Feb. 16 for allegedly sexually abusing two boys in…

Casino Employees Fake Player Cards

Two employees at Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Racetrack face up to seven years in prison after they were charged with generating and distributing between…

Editorial: Slipping Through Cracks

Once again the unthinkable happened—a teacher may have sexually molested his own young students. And what’s worse—it’s not the first time. Wilbert Cortez, a 49-year-old…

Traffic Barrier Hurts Retail

Traffic Barrier Hurts Retail

With one traffic change already in the books, a local politician has shifted his attention to another transportation issue. State Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach)…

Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Rape

Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Rape

Police are searching for the suspect in an attempted rape near the Ridgewood-Glendale border on Sunday night. At about 10:30 p.m., a man grabbed a…

Three Stabbed in Woodside Park

Three Stabbed in Woodside Park

Three people were stabbed in the intersection of 39th Road and 52nd Street next to the Lawrence Virgillio Playground in Woodside around 7:30 p.m. on…