Three former Mets to attend Maspeth baseball convention
Photo courtesy of New York Daily News archives

Meet the Mets, meet the Mets, step right up and greet the Mets! Three prominent members of Queens’ only pro sports franchise will be on hand for the 2016 Queens Baseball Conference (QBC) at O’Neill’s Restaurant in Maspeth on Saturday, Jan. 23. The third annual fan-run event will feature Bud Harrelson, Tim Teufel and Bobby Valentine, who […]

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PHOTOS: College Point kids meet celebrities and Santa at JFK
Photos by Samuel Pecoraro and Cindy Ord/ Delta Air Lines

This field trip was one they’ll never forget. A group of 150 school children from P.S. 29 in College Point headed to John F. Kennedy Airport last week and enjoyed an afternoon of holiday fun that included visits from a few celebrities, including the North Pole’s most famous resident. It was part of Delta Air […]

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Still waiting: Q58 rated Queens’ slowest bus line for sixth-straight year
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Not even the New York Yankees or New England Patriots could duplicate the title “success” of the Q58 bus line, which earned its sixth consecutive Pokey Award from the Straphangers Campaign as Queens’ slowest bus route. The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives announced the winners (or losers) of the […]

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Cross Island YMCA hosting online holiday auction
Photo via Facebook/Cross Island YMCA

Get your wallets ready for a good cause. Bidding has begun for the annual Cross Island YMCA winter holiday auction. The campaign fundraiser benefits youth, teens and adults of the community by supporting scholarships and financial aid so that no one is turned away from the facility because of an inability to pay. According to […]

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Bandit steals prescription drugs in Ridgewood stickup
Photos courtesy of NYPD

A gun-toting crook walked away with thousands of dollars in prescription drugs after robbing a Ridgewood pharmacy Thursday afternoon, police said. The NYPD released on Friday night video of the suspect who held up the ARD Pharmacy located at 60-61 Myrtle Ave. at 2 p.m. Thursday. According to authorities, the bandit – described as a […]

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