MTA Work Delays Manhattan-Bound E and F Trains from Queens
Subway riders in Queens may need to give themselves extra time to make it into Manhattan, due to a big MTA project starting this weekend.
Maintenance on the Queens Boulevard Line will take the Manhattan-bound E and F local track out of service. Read more: NY1
FDNY: Poorly Disposed Cigarettes Cause of Queens Apartment Fire
City fire marshals say carelessly discarded cigarettes are to blame for a fast moving fire in Queens late Friday that sent a woman to the hospital.
The New York City Fire Department says it broke out around 11:15 a.m. in the bedroom of a fourth floor apartment located at 153-25 88th Street in Lindenwood. Read more: NY1
Sea lion boys club at the Queens Zoo gets new members
The sea lion pool at the Queens Zoo is still an all-boys club, but there are some new kids in town.
Phineus and Taylor, two young sea lions, are now sharing the pool with long-time resident, Butch. Read more: Daily News
Plea deal in Qns. deli slay
A Queens man pleaded guilty yesterday to a reduced charge for killing a hardworking deli owner who tried save his brother during a botched robbery. Read more: New York Post