Star Glendale student getting ready for next chapter at MIT
TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Kevin Rodriguez, a senior at Christ the King High School in Middle Village, is poised to become one of the breakout stars of the class of 2015. The Glendale native was accepted to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and will begin working toward a mechanical engineering degree in the fall. […]

Read More...

Subway problems continue to plague Queens riders after 7 train service returns
Ice buildup on the third rail along the No. 7 line.

Updated 12:19 p.m. Service on the No. 7 train between Queens and Manhattan was back by the Tuesday morning commute, but subway problems continued to disrupt straphangers in the borough. After ice built up on the third rail and a train lost power near Queensboro Plaza at about 9:30 a.m. on Monday, suspending service for most of […]

Read More...

Pearl Jam’s manager says a Forest Hills Stadium show is unlikely
Danny Clinch/Flickr Creative Commons

They can’t find a better band than Pearl Jam. A group of Forest Hills residents who are fans of the ’90s rock band might not get the opportunity to see the band in the Forest Hills Stadium. For several months now, Daniel Sheffer and others have used crowdfunding to raise more than $125,000 in the hopes of […]

Read More...

More than 120 bank customers in Queens targeted in identity theft scam

Police are investigating a spree of identity thefts in the Flushing area that has hit more than 120 customers of a local bank targeting ATM card personal identification numbers and using these to steal money from their accounts. The thefts affecting Flushing Bank customers’ accounts began in October 2014 according to the president and CEO […]

Read More...

Life’s WORC thanks Geraldo Rivera with Times Square billboard as he continues to survive on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’
Photo by Alex Coroneos

Geraldo Rivera has made it through five episodes of “The Celebrity Apprentice,” where he has raised more than $700,000 for Life’s WORC. And the nonprofit is thanking him on an enormous billboard hanging above Times Square. The electronic billboard, which is currently running at Broadway and 47th Street , is telling people to watch Rivera as he […]

Read More...

Skip to toolbar