Category Archives: Local News

Program at Elmhurst Hospital aimed at helping survivors of torture, persecution

Elmhurst Hospital has become a safe haven for survivors of torture and persecution, through a nonprofit organization looking to help them heal and move forward in life.

Sledding spots you can try at Queens parks

Here are local parks you can visit for some fun in the snow and suggestions for sledding spots, courtesy of the city’s Parks Department.

PHOTOS: January 2015 snowstorm

Take a look at our gallery of photos taken during the storm dubbed Juno, including pics of plows clearing the streets, dogs braving the blizzard and pedestrians fighting the windy conditions.

18-story mixed-use residential tower planned for Long Island City

Great Neck-based New York Lions Group filed applications on Friday with the Department of Buildings to construct another tall, mixed-use residential building in the neighborhood.

Season’s first snowstorm is weaker than expected

Public transit service has resumed and streets are open to normal traffic again after a storm that was expected to bring a massive amount of snow to New York City proved to be less powerful than predicted.