With the Islanders out of the playoff picture, the Rough Riders are hoping to bring some hockey glory to Long Island.The Rough Riders play sled hockey, a sport that lets mentally and physically challenged athletes live out their ice dreams. The team is headed to Ottawa for an international competition.
What is the NYCity News Service? The NYCity News Service is a new multi-media, Web-based wire service that feeds New York neighborhood stories to news organizations – including newspapers, broadcast stations, wire services and Internet service providers – throughout the world.Where is the News Service based? The News Service is based in Midtown Manhattan and run out of a state-of-the-art multi-media newsroom at the City University of New York’s new Graduate School of Journalism. The news service aims to serve as a graphic example of how print, broadcast and online techniques are converging in the multi-media news desk of the future.Who provides the content? Stories and other content are reported, written and prepared by students, under the close supervision of the school’s News Service Director and professors – all veteran journalists, led by Dean Stephen B. Shepard.