Queens pro arm wrestlers to be featured on new AMC show
Photo courtesy NYC Arm Control

Two Queens professional arm wrestlers will show their muscle in a new series on AMC. Rob Bigwood, a Forest Hills resident, and Whitestone native Mike Ayello, are part of NYC Arm Control, the New York team on the show. The new series, “Game of Arms,” will feature professional arm wrestling teams from five states. The […]

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Six Queens firefighters featured in 2014 FDNY Calendar of Heroes
Photos courtesy of FDNY

Is it hot in here, or is it just the Official FDNY 2014 Calendar of Heroes? Featuring some of the city’s Bravest and sexiest — including six Queens firefighters — the calendar was released last week. Every year firefighters from across the city try out to be one of 13 men chosen for the Calendar […]

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In Memorium: 9/11 victims from Queens

The following is a complete list of the victims of 9/11 who were your neighbors, your friends and even your families. They worked in the private sector, for government agencies and as firefighters, police officers, Port Authority police and emergency service technicians too. Their names will appear at Ground Zero in the museum dedicated to […]

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Fire Companies

ARVERNE Engine 265, Ladder 121: Beach 48th Street ASTORIA Engine 262, Battalion 49: 30-89 21st Street Engine 263, Battalion 49: 42-06 Astoria Boulevard Engine 312, Battalion 49: 22-63 35th Street Ladder 117, Battalion 49: 42-08 Astoria Boulevard AUBURNDALE Engine 299, Ladder 152, Battalion 52: 61-20 Utopia Parkway Engine 320, Ladder 167, Battalion 53: 36-18 Francis […]

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24 HOUR QUEENS: PROTECTORS
Police and Firefighters watch over city

In a city that never sleeps, neither does death and destruction. And in order to keep Queens’ more than two million residents safe, New York City’s first responders – the NYPD and FDNY – put their lives on the line, often working “midnights” or even 24 hours straight to ensure that you sleep soundly. Captain […]

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