June 20, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Domestic Dispute Leads to Fallen Cop

A domestic dispute in the BP gas station at Beach Channel Drive and Dix Avenue in Far Rockaway on Wednesday, June 18 led to two arrests and a police officer treated at a local hospital for breathing difficulties. More...

DOE Releases Second 'Principal Satisfaction Survey'

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein has released the results of the Department of Education's second Principal Satisfaction Survey, administered as part of the Chancellor's commitment to continually improve the quality of services provided to schools. More...

Select Boardwalk Repairs Coming Soon

Many who frequent Rockaway's six miles of boardwalk know that it's in dire condition and in much need of repairs. More...

Where Have All The Lifeguards Gone?

Rockaway residents are singing a familiar tune this summer beach season, as they often find themselves scrambling from beach to beach, searching for one with a lifeguard, which would allow them to finally hit the waves. More...

Rep. Block Dem. Effort To Protect Senior Services

Senate Republicans recently blocked a proposal by Democrats to protect the Meals-on-Wheels program and senior center services in New York City, by voting against allowing the measure to go to the floor for debate or a vote. More...

Break-In Destroys Stained-Glass Beth-El Window

Cops Speculate: Vandals Or Criminals

Somebody used a construction board to break a valuable stained-glass window on the first floor of Temple Beth-El Synagogue on Beach 121 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Friday, June 13. More...

Councilman Addabbo Favors Foreclosure Moratorium

In an effort to assist those individuals who are finding it hard to make their mortgage payments during tough economic times, Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. More...

Off-Track-Betting Is Revived

State Democrats have unanimously voted to pass legislation to avoid shutting down the organization and approving a state takeover of the facility. More...

Smith Favors Bills To Improve Cops-Community Relations

Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith has applauded Senate colleagues for passing two bills that will begin to restore public trust in police and the criminal justice system. The first bill sponsored by Senator Smith, S. More...

State Senate Democrats Call For Tougher Domestic Violence Laws

Goal is to Keep Families Together

Senate Democrats are calling for tougher laws on domestic abusers and holistic family support systems for victims in New York as the number of incidents continue to increase in some parts of the state. More...


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