Tag: Queens

Driver Admits to Fatal Franklin Square Hit-and-run

A Queens man who killed a 47-year-old taxi cab driver in a Franklin Square hit-and-run crash last year admitted to the crime on Wednesday, the day his trial was set to begin.

Hofstra Medical Students Mark First Anniversary of Free Northwell Health Clinic

Hofstra University medical students and faculty recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of launching a free clinic in Queens to provide basic care to uninsured patients in a joint venture with Northwell Health.

Elmont Home Invasion Suspect Nabbed

A Queens man was arrested this week for allegedly punching a 74-year-old man in the face during an Elmont home invasion last year, Nassau County police said.

Thousands Attend Bethpage Funeral for Fallen FDNY Firefighter William Tolley

Thousands of firefighters lined the streets of Bethpage on a misty Thursday morning to pay tribute to FDNY veteran William Tolley, who plunged to his death last week battling a fire in Queens.

3-Ex NYPD Cops from Long Island Charged With Bribery

Three former New York City police officers from Long Island were implicated in an alleged scheme to rush gun permit licenses in exchange for bribes, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Timothy Bolger Named Editor in Chief of Long Island Press

The Long Island Press proudly announces the promotion of Timothy Bolger to editor in chief.

FDNY Firefighter from Bethpage Dies in Fall

A 42-year-old New York City firefighter from Bethpage fell to his death while trying to extinguish a blaze in Queens on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Driver Sentenced for DWI Hit-and-run Crash That Killed 3

A Queens man who drove drunk, caused a crash that killed three and fled the scene on the Southern State Parkway was sentenced Tuesday to 12 to 36 years in prison.

Student Essay Contest About Autism & Bullying Seeks Submissions

The topic students are to address: “Why autistic and developmentally disabled people become targets of bullies, and how can my school and community prevent it?”

2 Mob Associates Charged With Franklin Square Heist, Feds Say

Two reputed mobsters were indicted for allegedly robbing a Franklin Square jewelry store and trying to rob two other jewelry stores in the same community six years ago, federal authorities said Wednesday.