Meng Assists Families Of Killed Teens

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced this week that she is working to secure visas for family members of two teenagers killed last month in a car crash on the Long Island Expressway in Queens. The driver, 19-year-old Jiahao Liang, and passenger Jennifer Gao, 16, died at the scene on Feb. 18 after their vehicle […]

109th Pct.: Collision Investigation

COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 12:57 a.m. Feb. 18, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident on the Long Island Expressway, between exits 25 and 24 (Utopia Parkway and Kissena Boulevard). Upon arrival, officers observed two adult occupants of a late model Audi sedan, unconscious and unresponsive in the front driver and […]

Convention Center/Hotel Headed For Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A convention center and hotel/apartment complex is coming to Corona. The DiBlasi Ford dealership at 112-21 Northern Blvd. was bought by the Flushing-based Fleet Financial Group Inc. for $17 million in December. It expects to break ground on the project in June, at a cost of $200 million. Richard Xia, […]

Say Goodbye To Banksy

Banksy finished his month-long street-art escapades in New York City, what some may call vandalism, with one last tag in Long Island City. Now that Banksy tagged his final farewell graffiti art, we are sure Mayor Michael Bloomberg will sleep happier. The last piece of street art he sketched was his name in white bubble-letters […]