Sunday Nov 24
New York Post
a Unfireablea female FDNY firefighter quits
Wendy Tapia attempted to run 1.5 miles in 12 minutes on six occasions, but didn't make the cutoff, officials said.
You don't want this firefighter to save you
Despite failing a required New York Fire Department running test five times, Wendy Tapia was allowed to graduate from the Fire Academy and become a firefighter.
The Village Voice
Queens Nursing Home Resident Charged with Beating 71-Year-Old...
A 66-year-old Queens nursing home resident was charged with murder Friday morning, after allegedly beating his roommate to death with a wheelchair leg rest during an argument over the curtain divider between their beds.
The Huffington Post
Eric Holder Says The Justice System He Leads Is Broken. Can He Fix It?
The East Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, near LaGuardia Airport, was mostly Italian immigrants after World War II.