July 18, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

DOE Learning Environment Surveys Released

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein have announced the results of the City's second annual public school Learning Environment Survey. More...

Hundreds Welcome 'Wounded Warriors' On Rockaway Streets

People lined the streets in Breezy Point, Neponsit and Belle Harbor to welcome the Wounded Warriors to Rockaway. Many of them carried American flags and flags from various armed services. More...

Sanders: $2 M For Redfern Cameras

Installation Set For 2009

After waiting for years, and living through numerous shootings and homicides, residents at the sprawling Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway learned earlier this week that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has secured funding for long-awaited More...

Senate Democrats Back Statewide Sex Education Initiative

Senate Democrats urge Republican-led Senate to pass the Healthy Teens Act to fund sex education at local schools. More...

Surfers Return To Sand, Empty Wallets

There is a growing problem along Rockaway's shoreline, particularly on the surfing beaches, besides the lack of lifeguards and closed beaches. More...

Assembly Passes Legislation That Better Protects Children

Assemblywoman Michele R. More...

Off-Duty Cop Who Shot Local Back On Job

The off-duty New York Police Department detective who was placed on modified duty after his drunken shootout in Jamaica, Queens with a Far Rockaway man outside a night club in Jamaica, Queens last week, has been restored to full duty, Police Commis More...

Family Justice Center To Aid Domestic Violence Victims

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown joined the mayor on Tuesday, July 15 to open the Family Justice Center. More...

Drunk, Unlicensed, Crashes Into Home

An unlicensed drunk driver says that he fell asleep just before his car jumped a curb this week and crashed into the side of a house at Beach 132 Street and Beach Channel Drive at 6 a.m. More...

New Law Mandates Residential Pool Alarms

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, Chair, Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, has announced that legislation introduced in the Committee and passed by the Legislature in 2006 to increase pool safety in New York has been implemented. More...

Weiner: One Step Closer To Reopening Crown

America is one step closer toward reopening the iconic crown of the Statue of Liberty to public access, announced Representative Anthony Weiner, a member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security. More...

Smith Applauds Law To Enhance Police Recruitment

Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith applauded Governor David Paterson for signing into law legislation that will enhance police officer recruitment practices and help to improve the public's trust in police and the criminal justice system. More...

Temporary Jobs At MTA Bridges And Tunnels

MTA is looking to hire Temporary Bridge and Tunnel Officers (BTOs) to work at its seven bridges and two tunnels, which connect the five boroughs of New York City and are crossed by more than 800,000 vehicles daily. More...


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