After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

October 24, 2014 in Health, News

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City’s first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed […]

Hotel decries video leak of Jay Z, Beyonce sister

May 13, 2014 in Entertainment, The Buzz

By MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Beyonce’s sister, Solange, […]

Superstorm Sandy’s devastation: floods, wind, fire and snow

November 1, 2012 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Interim Managing Editor

Sandy was called a category 1 storm, but no such storm like her had ever been seen on the east coast. A category 1 storm is usually mild, compared to the dreaded category 3 storm.

Stretching over an area of 1,000 miles with a full moon at her back, meeting a cold front coming in from the north, Sandy delivered devastation unseen on the eastern shores.

She flooded the 103-year-old New York City subway lines, submerged three airport runways, forced the cancellation of 50,000 flights worldwide, ….