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Nas Eyes LIC Site For New Restaurant

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZStaff Writer Queensbridge native and acclaimed hip hop star Nasir "Nas" Jones is eyeing his home neighborhood of Long Island City to debut a new restaurant. A Sweet Chick chain restaurant-which is known for its fried chicken and waffles-is expected to open along Vernon Boulevard in

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:36:56

Bus Stop/Subway Upgrade Draw Concern

Staff Writer A Long Island City resident is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to make a local subway station and bus stop safer for the community, arguing that they are difficult to navigate for the disabled and elderly. Gabriel Gherasim told the Queens Tribune this week that he i

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:43:17

LIC's Jackson Park Unveils Amenities And Design

Real estate company Tishman Speyer-which currently operates JACX, a commercial development with two 26-story buildings-unveiled its amenities and design for the new Jackson Park, a trio of high-rise luxury rental towers that overlook a private park in Long Island City. The buildings-which are 42, 44

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:40:47

Man Arrested In LeFrak City Shooting

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ A Brooklyn man has been arrested following a shooting that took place in LeFrak City in Corona on Tuesday afternoon. Katrell Dixon, 23. At approximately 2:30 p.m., a 41-year-old man engaged in a physical altercation with Katrell Dixon, 23. Dixon allegedly pulled out a firearm and

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:05:23

MS Students Arrested In Plan To Bomb School

Staff Writer Two 12-year-old boys were arrested last Friday for allegedly devising a plan to blow up their Elmhurst middle school using explosives, police said. IS 102 According to police reports, a notebook was found in the gymnasium of IS 102 on Nov. 1 that detailed a plan to blow up the school us

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:03:20

FDNY firefighter makes remarkable comeback after nearly losing arm

Suiting up for another tour of duty, Sean O'Rourke barely gets into his turnout gear when the first alarm comes into the station house of Tower Ladder 138 and Engine 289 in Corona, Queens. Climbing behind the wheel of the tower ladder truck, O'Rourke is the muscle driving the giant truck answering t

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-22 19:00:24

Gov To Decide On Hall Of Science's Pre-K

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was expected to decide by midnight on Wednesday whether to allow the city to build a Pre-K school in the Hall of Science's parking lot in Corona. Courtesy of the mayor's office "The Pre-K Center at the New York Hall of Science would bring world-class STEAM Pre-K to the heart of Que

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:08:05

Could Mike Francesa handle managing the Yankees? He says 'sure'

While the New York Yankees continue to search for a replacement for Joe Girardi as manager, a popular sports radio host said he'd love the chance. Mike Francesa, a sports-talk radio host on WFAN since 1987, was asked by a caller this week if he would be interested in the vacancy. "Do I think I could

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 00:54:37

11/22/17 - Shop Local - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

This holiday weekend marks the busiest shopping weekend of the year; Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. According to The National Retail Federation, 164 million of us will be shopping this coming weekend, but where will you shop? We would like to remind you to shop local, to su

KFVS12 - 2017-11-22 16:37:07

Coats for Kids Drive underway in Carbondale

The City of Carbondale Police Department is partnering with the Athletics Department of Southern Illinois University Carbondale to collect new coats this holiday season. New coats will be collected at all home men's and women's basketball games in November. The coats are for boys and girls - ages on

KFVS12 - 2017-11-22 21:04:26

Two injured after woman crashes into Carbondale squad car

Two were injured Monday afternoon after a crash involving a civilian vehicle and a Carbondale police squad car on Illinois Avenue and Mill Street. A 29-year-old male Carbondale police officer was on duty at Mill Street and University Avenue when he received a radio call indicating another officer n

DAILYEGYPTIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 03:04:13

Carbondale, IL woman wins $750K lottery prize

An Illinois woman got an early Christmas gift thanks to her scratch-off Lottery ticket. Buelah Simmons won $750,000 on the Ultimate Crossword ticket. "I'm so happy to have this money to share with my family during the holidays!" she said when she presented her winning ticket at the Illinois Lottery

KFVS12 - 2017-11-21 19:29:11

Carbondale encourages residents to participate in "Giving Tuesday".

The City of Carbondale is encouraging residents to participate in Giving Tuesday on November 28. Every year, the City provides financial support for several nonprofit organizations in the community. This includes the Boys and Girls Club, Attucks Community Services, Carbondale Main Street, Good Samar

KFVS12 - 2017-11-21 16:21:54

Woman crashes into police car in Carbondale

CARBONDALE -- A woman crashed her car into into a police car responding to a call, Monday evening in Carbondale. Police said 24-year-old Kenwanna Randolph struck the passenger's side of a Carbondale squad car with her Ford Fiesta on Mill Street just after 4:00 p.m. That officer was responding to an


Crash involving squad car in Carbondale, IL injures 2

A crash involving a squad car in Carbondale, Illinois injured two people on Monday, Nov. 20. According to the Illinois State Police, it happened on Mill Street at Illinois Avenue at 4:12 p.m. The vehicles involved were a 2014 Ford Fiesta and a 2014 Ford Police Interceptor Squad Car. A 29-year-old ma


Carbondale police officer, Chicago woman injured in crash

CARBONDALE, IL - The Illinois State Police says a Carbondale police officer and a Chicago man both had to be taken to a local hospital after a crash at the intersection of Mill Street and Illinois Avenue Monday afternoon. The crash happened at 4:12 p.m. on Monday. ISP investigators say a 29-year-old


Gloucester resident a "Home Town Cook'n Recipe" winner

Ellen Verdugo has a key philosophy when it comes to cooking up recipes in the kitchen. "I usually stay in my comfort zone with the recipes I enter -- fresh foods, local ingredients and fairly wholesome treatments," says the Gloucester resident. "To me the phrase, 'simple and un-fooled around with,'

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 18:46:03

Gloucester firefighters raising funds for Wellspring House

Gloucester Fire Chief Eric Smith recently announced that the Gloucester Fire Department is holding a Fill the Boot campaign this month to benefit the Wellspring House's holiday store. A nonprofit organization located in Gloucester, Wellspring House offers temporary shelter for families in need and w


Santa Parade gearing up for Sunday

It's still a few days to Thanksgiving, but Santa Claus is already gearing up to make his annual first visit to downtown Gloucester. The Downtown Gloucester Santa Claus Parade, a city tradition for nearly four decades, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 26.The march will be highlighted by Santa riding a F


'It's going to be fun'

Susan Boye, who runs ToodeLoos! toy store in downtown Gloucester, says she's come to realize it's not worth it to open at 6 a.m. on so-called Black Friday, the dawn of the holiday shopping season the day after Thanksgiving. So this year, she's pushing back her early Friday opening on a day that shop

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 22:58:15