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Islanders Sign 6 Players To 2-Way, ...

Islanders Sign 6 Players To 2-Way, 1-Year Contracts

Joe WhitneyThe New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.
What You Missed In NYC News Yesterd...

What You Missed In NYC News Yesterday: Tapping For Tips, Flag Burning And Broken Fountains

An American flag is burned during a protest in Fort Greene Park on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: ANIMAL New York)Too busy to catch up on all the news? Here?s a recap of some stories you may have missed.
Report: Knicks Target Greg Monroe A...

Report: Knicks Target Greg Monroe Agrees To Deal With Bucks

Greg MonroeMonroe was a target of the Knicks. The 'Bockers met with the big man on Wednesday, and were considered frontrunners to sign the 6-foot-11, 250-pounder.
13 Patriotic TV Shows To Watch Over...

13 Patriotic TV Shows To Watch Over 4th Of July Weekend

(Courtesy of HBO)At their heart, these shows love America and what it stands for, although some of them show it with tough love.
Retired NYPD Sergeant Opens Up Abou...

Retired NYPD Sergeant Opens Up About 9/11 Investigation In New Book

Book by retired NYPD Sgt. Frank Marra. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)A retired NYPD sergeant has penned a book about the story behind the 9/11 investigation.
Sesame Street?s ?Maria,? Actress So...

Sesame Street?s ?Maria,? Actress Sonia Manzano, To Leave The Show After 45 Years

Sonia Manzano 'Maria' attend SiriusXM's Town Hall with original cast members from Sesame Street commemorating the 45th anniversary of the celebrated series on Oct. 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for SiriusXM)Manzano made the announcement during the American Library Association annual conference in San Francisco.

NY Times

Search for Prison Escapees Became a...

Search for Prison Escapees Became a Boon for the Region?s Economy

Instead of the usual tourists, many of the patrons who filled businesses in and near Dannemora, N.Y., during the 23-day hunt were law enforcement officials and journalists.
City Room: The Glass God

City Room: The Glass God

Metropolitan Diary: On the No. 7 train, a poet described the obliviousness of young riders to everything but the screens of their electronic devices.
City Room: New York Today: A Revolu...

City Room: New York Today: A Revolution, Relearned

Thursday: New York in the Revolution, sunshine, and another Independence Day anniversary.
2 Are Killed, 4 Injured in Car Cras...

2 Are Killed, 4 Injured in Car Crash in Queens

A 42-year-old woman and her 8-year-old daughter were killed at the intersection of 210th Street and 64th Avenue, in the Oakland Gardens section of the borough.
?Nothing Left to Lose?: How Mayor d...

?Nothing Left to Lose?: How Mayor de Blasio Came to Call Out Governor Cuomo

The mayor?s strongly worded public comments about Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo?s lack of cooperation were a result of months of strategizing.
Father of ?Bottle Bill? Sues Walgre...

Father of ?Bottle Bill? Sues Walgreen Over Bottle Redemptions

The complaint from G. Oliver Koppell charges that the company turns away and even harasses people who depend on the income from collected bottles and cans.

ABC Local

Happy 4th! Many heading out of town...

Happy 4th! Many heading out of town for the weekend

AAA predicts that 1.25 million New Jerseyans will travel this holiday weekend, slightly more than last year.
No Threats at Washington Navy Yard ...

No Threats at Washington Navy Yard After Lockdown

The Washington Navy Yard is "all clear" after being placed on lockdown this morning, law enforcement sources told ABC News.
Twins calling up power-hitting pros...

Twins calling up power-hitting prospect Miguel Sano

The Minnesota Twins, in need of offense and facing a big series against the first-place Kansas City Royals, are calling up touted hitting prospect Miguel Sano.
Killer Robot Crushes Man at Volkswa...

Killer Robot Crushes Man at Volkswagen Plant

A robot grabbed and fatally crushed a contractor at a Volkswagen plant in Germany, authorities said.
Some dentists using restraining dev...

Some dentists using restraining devices on young children

At least two parents told ABC affiliate WSB-TV that their kids were put in a device known as a "papoose board" during a routine dental checkup
Car flies through air, crashes thro...

Car flies through air, crashes through roof of house

"It is not always you see a vehicle going straight down into a roof," said a spokesperson for the emergency responders.

NY Village Voice

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to D...

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions

Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem to be supported by everybody in the world o...
The Entourage Movie May Be a Brande...

The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun

The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother of megastar Vincent Chase (Adrian...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Lo...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack

When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “In L.A., people w...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs f...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere

The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the years since, Hollywood continu...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveal...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveals the Horror in Your Mind

Twenty years back, at the height of the UFO boom, the truest believers in alien abduction scenarios would argue that their most compelling evidence was the commonalities between regular people's stories of nighttime visitations. Even under hypnosis, “abductees” testified to rem...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of ...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of God Isn't All That Funny

If movies can be inspired by theme park rides, why not a Broadway play based on a Twitter feed? An Act of God, David Javerbaum's new comedy, emerged from a Twitter persona he created — @TheTweetOfGod, also available in book form ...

NY Daily News

Domenech: Donald Trump finding his ...

Domenech: Donald Trump finding his words get him in trouble

Donald Trump has spent the past decade toying with becoming a politician.
Polygamist family seeks second marr...

Polygamist family seeks second marriage at Mont. courthouse

An excommunicated Mormon wants to make things official with his second wife because of marriage equality's win for same-sex couples.
SEE IT: Eva Longoria likens Donald ...

SEE IT: Eva Longoria likens Donald Trump to Hitler

Donald Trump's nasty spiel about Mexicans is as toxic as the hate Hitler spewed, according to Hollywood starlet Eva Longoria.
Cuomo responds to de Blasio attacks...

Cuomo responds to de Blasio attacks emphasizing compromises

Gov. Cuomo Wednesday night responded to Mayor de Blasio's attacks by taking the high road.
De Blasio furious with one-year may...

De Blasio furious with one-year mayoral control extension

The simmering feud between Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo boiled over when mayoral control only got one more year.
Protesters clash at American flag b...

Protesters clash at American flag burning at Brooklyn park

What started as a pair of peaceful protests exploded into a heated confrontation over the burning of an American flag in Fort Greene Park.

Queens Courier

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