May 9, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Dog Park Attack Leaves Puppy Hospitalized

A Rockaway woman says that her life has been devastated after her sixmonth old cocker spaniel was brutally attacked by a two dogs while playing inside the Freeway Dog Park at Beach 81 Street on April 30. More...

Hotel Development Dependent On Zoning Change

Will Lawrence Hotel Be Reborn?

The future of the dilapidated and deteriorating Lawrence Hotel, presently all wrapped up for safety and to hide its crumbling imperfections from Beach 116 Street shoppers, will be based on the outcome of a proposed zoning change that would allow it More...

MTA Announces Speakers' Bureau

MTA Bridges and Tunnels Speakers Bureau has a line-up of knowledgeable professionals ready to address community groups and educational organizations about a wide range of transportation topics relative to the agency's seven bridges and two tunnels. More...

Sanders Defends Record During Bell Meeting

During a meeting last week to determine the response of Rockaway's black community to the verdict in the Sean Bell case, Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Bloomberg Riles Against GHI-HIP Merger

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has released a memorandum sent to the New York State Superintendent of Insurance Eric R. More...

Cops Bust Hammels Man For Drugs,Weapons

Police officers from the 100 Precinct and the NYPD's Emergency Services Unit executed a search warrant at 82-03 Beach Channel Drive in the Hammel Houses on Wednesday evening, seizing a cache of drugs and guns and arresting Ramon Collins. More...

ENACT Meets To Discuss Arverne East

On Tuesday, August 18, approximately thirty-five people eventually trickled into room 205 at the Blanche Community Progress Day Care Center for the Edgemere Neighborhood Action Community Team (ENACT)'s monthly meeting, chaired by longtime Rockaway More...

Morning Fire Sweeps Through Abandoned Homes

The fire department responded on Tuesday morning to a fire at 145 Beach 26 Street and found the private, multi-family, long-abandoned home engulfed in flames. More...

New Penalties For Assaulting The Elderly

Governor David A. Paterson today announced the signing of legislation to help curb predatory attacks on New York's elderly. Governor Paterson was joined for the bill signing at St. More...

Smith Supports Elimination Of Summer Gas Tax

Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith has announced his support for a controversial bill to eliminate the gasoline tax as prices at the pump hit a record $4 per gallon in some parts of the state. More...


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