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David Wright greets students at P.S. 38 on Staten Island. (Credit: New York Mets/Twitter)

David Wright, Mets Foundation Donate $250,000 To Sandy Relief Efforts

Third baseman David Wright and the Mets Foundation have donated $250,000 to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City in an effort to support Superstorm Sandy restoration efforts.

12/06/2012

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Prosecutors: Queens Doctor Charged In OD Deaths; Turned ‘Blind Eye’ To Signs Of Addiction

The charges were announced in an indictment Thursday against 58-year-old Stan Li.

12/06/2012

Mosque Attack Victim

Mosque Stabbing Victim: Attack Was Pure Hate

A Muslim man in Flushing, Queens survived a brutal stabbing right in front of his own mosque, and the the victim told CBS 2 in an exclusive interview that the motive was pure hate.

11/18/2012

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and R.A. Dickey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Nothing To See Here: Mets Reportedly ‘Not Close’ To Extending Wright, Dickey

The talks and negotiations are slow-moving. One person with knowledge of the contract proceedings said that the Mets are “not close” to agreeing to terms with either player.

11/06/2012

Jonny Gomes (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Coleman: Might The Mets Target Slugger Jonny Gomes If Scott Hairston Departs?

After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.

10/22/2012

Zhordrack Blodywon, rape and robbery suspect caught on surveillance video (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Rape And Robbery Pattern

Zhordrack Blodywon, 40, of Queens was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged with rape, robbery and criminal possession of stolen property, according to police.

10/21/2012

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Mets Reportedly Set To Offer Third Baseman David Wright $100 Million Contract

The Amazin’s are expected to begin negotiations by offering Wright a contract in the vicinity of $100 million, according to a report. The Mets’ all-time hits leader hit .306 with 21 homers and 93 RBIs in 2012.

10/10/2012

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Coutinho: What To Expect From The Mets This Offseason

This Mets team is not as far away from contention as most think they are, but this is a huge offseason because Alderson must improve this team without sacrificing the payroll flexibility he will possess in 2014.

10/02/2012

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Queens Communities Concerned About Overdevelopment In Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

There are proposals to expand The U.S.T.A. National Tennis Center with two new stadiums, build a 25,000-seat professional soccer stadium, and build a mall – all in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

10/01/2012

(credit: NYPD)

NYPD Hunts Flushing Bank Robbery Suspect

Monday morning at around 10:30 a.m., police said a man walked in to the Capitol One Bank on 14th Avenue near College Point Boulevard. He walked up to the teller, handed over a brown bag, and demanded cash. The teller refused.

09/19/2012

Andy Murray (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images), Tomas Berdych (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) and David Ferrer (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Kallet: Will The Grand Slam Torch Finally Be Passed To A New Man At The US Open?

Yes, the ingredients are in place for the torch to finally be passed — at least for the moment — to a new men’s Grand Slam champion. And if it does play out that way, what will it feel like? It’s tough to say, as there has only been one blip on the Big Three’s radar since 2005.

09/07/2012

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Expected To Lose $23 Million This Season

As if their disappointing second half of the season that saw their playoff hopes go under wasn’t bad enough, it was reported on Thursday that the Amazin’s are expected to lose $23 million this season.

09/06/2012

School Lunch (credit: CBS 2)

Overcrowding At Queens School To Force 8th Graders Into 9:45 A.M. Lunch

It’s a predicament that has parents up in arms over whether it’s lunch or brunch their children will be eating before 10 a.m. each day.

09/04/2012

Shea Stadium is shown during the Opening Day game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Shea Stadium on April 3, 2006 in Flushing. The Mets won 3-2. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Amid Another Lost Mets Season, A Look Back To Happier Times — Opening Day 2006

In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.

09/04/2012

Sam Querrey of the United States returns a shot against Yen-Hsun Lu of the Chinese Taipei during their men's single first-round match on Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Open. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Liguori: Americans Take Center Stage On Second Day Of US Open

Americans Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and Dennis Novikov all won on the second day of the US Open.

08/28/2012

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