12 Hurt in Maspeth Bus Crash

Ten students riding in a special education bus were taken to Elmhurst Hospital for observation Wednesday morning after a crash in Maspeth. Department of Education…

Cops Nab Queens Boulevard Bank Robber

Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for the rash of bank robberies along Queens Boulevard in February. Sidney Williams, a 43-year-old of…

No Felony Charges in Subway Death

No Felony Charges in Subway Death

  The suspect involved in the subway death of a 20-year-old Howard Beach man will only be charged with misdemeanors, according to documents filed by…

Mother Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

A 24-year-old mother pleaded guilty at Queens Criminal Court last week after she had thrown an infant girl she gave birth to in the garbage…

Endorsements Fly in Congressional Primary

Endorsements Fly in Congressional Primary

Endorsements in Queens’ Democratic congressional primary for the 6th District began rolling out in earnest this week. Assemblyman Rory Lancman won support from former New…

Editorial: Keep It Honest

It’s a strange world indeed—this one of community newspaper publishing. Last week we read one of our competitor’s editorials which devoted their weekly editorial space…

Cops Close Two Motels in Prostitution Raid

Cops Close Two Motels in Prostitution Raid

Police raided two motels and arrested five people last week in relation to a prostitution crackdown that undercover cops have been monitoring since December 2011….

Two Green Groups Earn EPA Award

The Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers and Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES) learned last week that they each won a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2012…