Forced aid is needed
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Unless you never go anywhere, you’ve seen some truly disturbed people out on the streets or in the subways — unkempt, to be kind, maybe muttering to themselves, maybe yelling, maybe just lying there oblivious to the world. They need…
Anti-Semitism on the rise again
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The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes reported in the city more than doubled last month. Did you notice? Or were you too wrapped up in the anti-Semitism displayed by a basketball star, by a former hip-hop celebrity and by the…
Helping Ukraine is 'self-preservation,' finance chief says
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Ukraine's finance minister says crucial Western financial aid is “not charity” but “self-preservation" as donor countries share the price of turning back Russian aggression. Serhiy Marchenko told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that his country is protecting freedom…
With vote ahead, Polish leader turns up anti-German rhetoric
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Poland's nationalist conservative ruling party has ratcheted up its anti-German rhetoric ahead of elections next year. The Law and Justice party also is seeking to cast its main domestic challenger as loyal to Berlin. Critics see the strategy as a…
Fillmore library events planned for this month
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Alfred State students present downtown redesign for Wellsville
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WELLSVILLE — A dedicated bicycle lane, diagonal parking, historic restoration of Main Street buildings, waterfront parks and walkways and bringing the village together over the Genesee River are just a few of the ideas architectural students have in reimagining the…
Wilder and Linneball Hall of Excellence dedicated on Alfred State's Wellsville campus
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WELLSVILLE — Alfred State College celebrated the ribbon cutting of a second Hall of Excellence made possible by contributions from J. Joseph Wilder, class of 1977, and his wife Laura Linneball.
Twitter — and Democrats — lied, lied and lied again about censorship
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Many liberals had denied the social-media giant was engaging in censorship by using the more pleasant term "content modification."
Howard Rose memoir donated to Fulton library
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FULTON — Christine Rose, wife of the late Howard Rose of Fulton, recently donated six copies of his memoir, “Diary of a Disposable Soldier,” to the Fulton Public Library, said Caroline Chatterton, director.
Skip’s Fish Fry to close; mobile operation to continue
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OSWEGO – A seafood eatery on the city’s West Side will close its brick-and-mortar location, but continue its mobile food operation.
Tenney to lease new office space in Oswego
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OSWEGO — When Rep. Claudia Tenney heads back to Congress in January, she’ll be representing a new congressional district, which means she’ll need new offices to handle constituent services.
Bonney paces OV over Hinsdale, 48-22
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HINSDALE — Nik Bonney scored 12 points to lead Oswayo Valley to a cross-state boys victory on the road Thursday night.
Enjoy some Vietnamese cuisine, music at Jazz Baby’s second annual holiday concert in Ridgewood
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Bring out your dance shoes! Jazz Baby will be hosting its second annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 11, featuring a ’70s-style band that will be performing holiday hits.  There will be two different sets — one at 2 p.m. and one at 3 p.m. — at 915 Wyckoff Ave. in Ridgewood. The concerts will... Read More
Brooklyn man pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal rock attack on Corona grandmother last year: DA
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A Brooklyn man is facing two decades in prison after he admitted to killing an Asian grandmother during a 2021 Thanksgiving weekend rock attack in Corona, District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Thursday, Dec. 8. Elisaul Perez, 33, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the first degree Tuesday before Queens Supreme Court Justice Michael Yavinsky for...
Best NYC bars to watch 2022 World Cup: Top spots in all 5 boroughs
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Just eight teams remain at the 2022 FIFA World Cup — and the stakes are getting even higher with every passing minute. With the quarterfinals beginning on Friday, New York City once again will be locked in on all the action a world away in Qatar as some of the greatest players in the world... Read More
City Council passes Queens lawmaker’s bill to curb catalytic converter thefts across the city
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As vehicle catalytic converter thefts are on the rise in New York City, with Queens being in the epicenter, a bill introduced by Councilwoman Linda Lee was passed by the City Council on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to deter future thefts.  Lee’s Bill, Int.759 would create a citywide program to distribute Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) kits... Read...
32BJ SEIU President Kyle Bragg retires after leading essential workers through COVID-19 pandemic
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One of the city’s most powerful unions, 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, has a new leader after its president Kyle Bragg announced his retirement Dec. 7 after 40 years of service. Bragg had planned to retire earlier, but he stepped into the void when legendary leader Héctor Figueroa of Jackson Heights suffered a... Read More
QNS Weekender: Seven things to do in Queens
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Get in the holiday spirit with these events around Queens! Friday, Dec. 9 Ugly Sweater Game Night (Your Eclectic Space) This could get ugly! Come in your ugliest sweater and enjoy a night of games, food, drinks, and music. The best ugly sweater wins a prize! 142-64 Rockaway Blvd. 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Admission:... Read More
‘Get stuff built’: Latest Mayor Adams initiative aims to supercharge housing construction in New York
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Since taking office nearly a year ago, Mayor Eric Adams has been beating the drum on making it easier to build more desperately needed apartments across the five boroughs as a way to alleviate the city’s mounting housing crisis. To that end, the mayor on Thursday announced perhaps his biggest action to take on the... Read More
Jamaica man faces life in prison for stabbing younger brother to death in July: DA
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A Jamaica man was indicted by a Queens grand jury for fatally stabbing his younger brother during an argument in July at the multi-unit residential building where the two men lived on separate floors, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. Henry Gutierrez, 32, of Jamaica Avenue, was arraigned Dec. 7 before Queens Supreme Court... Read...
Fake reviews make it hard to buy online. RIT professors are trying to fix that
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When you look at those reviews for a product you may be considering purchasing on Amazon, can you trust them? The post Fake reviews make it hard to buy online. RIT professors are trying to fix that first appeared on WSKG.
The largest class of New York forest rangers graduated. Diversity is a work in progress
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The largest class of New York state forest rangers recently graduated in Lake Placid. The post The largest class of New York forest rangers graduated. Diversity is a work in progress first appeared on WSKG.
Fast-moving system could bring snow to some Northeast cities from Sunday into Monday
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A few inches of snow is expected from Sunday into Monday across the interior Northeast, including much of New York state, northern Pennsylvania and western New England.
Mets’ Steve Cohen spending whatever necessary to win now
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What’s News, Breaking: Friday, December 9, 2022
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BROOKLYN COLLEGE MEN’S TEAM INDUCTED INTO SCHOOL’S ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME: By reaching the Final Four of the 1981-82 NCAA tournament — the same year blockbuster movie “ET” was topping the box office — the Brooklyn College men’s basketball team accomplished something out of this world that no other CUNY athletics team had done before...