June 13, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Bloomberg Announces Student Summer Internships

Mayor Michael R. More...

School Meeting To Address Gun Violence Issue

In the wake of the violence that left two teenagers dead and five locals wounded in past weeks, members of the school community will host a public meeting to address that violence at PS/MS 105, 420 Beach 51 Street on Tuesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. More...

Possible Legislation Brings Hope For Parks

New legislation, currently under review, would help rejuvenate our city's parks immensely. More...

Gang Members Convicted In Separate Incidents

Two Far Rockaway men were convicted last week in separate weapons possessions charges stemming from crimes they committed in 2006, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Missing From Beach 125 Street

Victor Volonuev has been missing from the Belle Harbor Manor on Beach 125 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard since June 2. The 66-year-old, who suffers from dementia, may be disoriented. He speaks Russian and a little Polish and English. More...

Rare Infection, Perhaps At Gateway

The City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has announced that a Brooklyn resident has been diagnosed with pneumonic tularemia, a rare illness for this area, adding that the agency believes that the infection was picked up during a c More...

School Meeting On Gun Violence Issue

In the wake of the violence that left two teenagers dead and five locals wounded in past weeks, members of the school community will host a public meeting to address that violence at PS/MS 105, 420 Beach 51 Street on Tuesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. More...

Public Needed To Restore Oyster Population

The Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area is attempting to restore the once thriving population of Eastern Oysters to the ecosystem, but needs the help of the public. More...

Beach 90 Street Dumpster Catches Fire

A dumpster caught fire on Wednesday afternoon in the back of CVS Pharmacy on Beach 90 Street and Holland Avenue. FDNY officials rushed to the scene and quickly extinguished the blaze that briefly filled the streets with smoke. More...

Cops Move Contentious Beachgoers Off Beach 116 Street

Shots Fired Call, Male Stabbed Sunday

Police officers on foot and in automobiles roved the beachfront at Beach 116 Street on Sunday, after shots were heard on the beach and a young man was stabbed. More...

Fire Forces OV Residents From Their Homes

Ocean Village residents stand outside their apartment building waiting for the fire department to declare the building safe enough for them to go back inside. At right: More than a dozen fire units responded at approximately 7:15 p.m. More...

Governor Paterson Sets New Enhanced Driver's Licenses

Governor David A. Paterson has announced an agreement between New York State and the Federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) permitting the state to issue an Enhanced Driver License (EDL). More...

Hinton Busted For Alleyway Shooting

When Robert Hinton asked an acquaintance named Fredrick Townsend to step into a Far Rockaway alleyway so that they could have a conversation, Townsend did not know that he would wind up in St. More...

Off-Duty EMT Aids Hit And Run Victim

Police sources say that a blue or black colored SUV slammed into this Jeep Cherokee on Sunday afternoon at Beach 84 Street, between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Shore Front Parkway. More...

Tractor Trailer Stuck In A Jam Under Freeway

The driver of a large truck believed that he and his rig could squeeze through under the Rockaway Freeway, but the truck was stopped in its tracks on Beach 45 Street Monday morning, closing off the Rockaway Freeway for nearly two hours. More...


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