| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The areas hit hardest by Sandy in New York City work intensely now to clean up, but their greatest concern is that the Nor'easter forecast to hit our area this Wednesday will significantly set back their efforts to recover, and could make their bad...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Paul Fejos was a technically daring filmmaker, who made four American films before fleeing Hollywood to go back to his native Hungary. “The Last Moment,” his 1927 Hollywood calling card, is lost. In 1928, he went on to make “Lonesome&...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:08 PM
With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The founder of Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade is planning to sue Duane Reade for ripping off the parade’s logo and using it in an online ad for its sunscreen.
“What would Donald Trump do? What would Mitt Romney do?” asked Dick...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:36 AM
It's a story that certainly has parents fuming while scratching their heads over a decision made by a school principal that is a bit out of tune.
Greta Hawkins is the principal of PS 90, the Edna Cohen School in Coney Island. According to parents of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Waves splashed over the sea walls at the southern tip of Manhattan, already at Hurricane Irene levels Monday hours before the worst of a mammoth storm was to hit the nation's largest city with a wall of water that could reach 11...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The controversy over the songs kindergarten students will sing at their graduation from a Brooklyn school continues. First, Lee Greenwood's patriotic "God Bless the USA" was out and Justin Bieber's flirty tune "Baby" was in, but that has all changed....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:27 AM
A Coney Island school principal has many parents upset after banning a kindergarten class from singing "God Bless the USA" at their graduation.
The kids had rehearsed the tune for several weeks, but principal Greta Hawkins demanded it dropped from the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Police are looking for a man who shot at NYPD officers while they were investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Brooklyn. Shortly after the shooting, another woman was raped on a rooftop in another section of the borough.
The first victim was a 21-...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:39 AM
A wrong way driver, who may have been intoxicated, is believed to have caused a three-vehicle crash on the eastbound lanes of the Belt Parkway early Tuesday.
The crash occured at Exit 5-Bay Parkway and involved three vehicles: a white van, a black...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:47 AM
The Pretty Things Peepshow, described as “a girly road show,” comes to the Ward Plaza Friday night as part of the monthly Final Fridays activities.
The 18-and-older show runs from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Ward’s Crystal Ballroom....