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.
The charges were announced in an indictment Thursday against 58-year-old Stan Li.
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.
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.
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.
Zhordrack Blodywon, 40, of Queens was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged with rape, robbery and criminal possession of stolen property, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Americans Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and Dennis Novikov all won on the second day of the US Open.