July 11, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Kelly Outlines Rockaway Progress

PC: 101 Precinct To Get 26 Rookies

Two months ago, New York City's top cop came to the Redfern Houses to speak with the residents of the public housing complex, many of whom were mourning the shooting death of one of its teens, Brendan Bethea. More...

Domestic Violence Law Aids Unrelated Victims

Governor David A. Paterson joined state legislators to announce an agreement on legislation that expands access to civil orders of protection, bringing the State in line with the rest of the nation. More...

Set Correction Officer's Exam For October

A statewide competitive Civil Service exam for the position of correction officer trainee will be held on October 18. There are no minimum requirements for taking this written examination. More...

Shooting Brings Massive Police Response

Monday Mobilization At Beach 15 Street

Police officers from all over south Queens roared into Rockaway for a Level I Mobilization on Beach 15 Street Monday night, after a local resident received a gunshot wound to the forehead; a shot fired, police say, by an unknown assailant. More...

Amid Much Fanfare, Redfern Center Reopens

Smith Announces New Statewide Anti-Gun Initiative

Residents of Redfern Houses were all smiles earlier this week as elected officials and community leaders cut the ribbon that reopened the Redfern Community Center, which has been closed since May due to budget constraints. More...

Weiner's Legislation To Reimburse City For Pay Gaps

There are many New York City police officers, firefighters and municipal workers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

MVA Sends Biker To Surgery

In any motor vehicle accident involving an automobile and a motorcycle, the biker always gets the worst of the deal, as a Long Beach man found out on July 4 when his motorcycle tangled with a 2000 Nissan Maxima in what police are terming a "high sp More...

Another Bad Noose Day For Parks

The Independence Day weekend was reportedly shattered for one Hispanic Department of Parks and Recreation worker when he reported to his place of employment on July 3 and found a noose with an American flag in its center hanging on a window sill ne More...

Rockaway Welcomes 'Wounded Warriors'

Parade, Block Party And More Scheduled

Rockaway and the Graybeards will once again play host to the fourth annual Wounded Warriors weekend and expect this to be the best year yet, organizers said. More...

Whitlock Guilty In 2005 Murder

A 31-year-old Far Rockaway resident has been convicted of murder in Queens Supreme Court for the April 2005 shooting death of a motorist parked at the curb in Arverne, Queens, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced on Wednesday. More...


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