July 25, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Gateway Works To Keep Beach Clubs Open

Agreement Would Extend Operations For Three Years.

Officials at the Gateway National Recreation Area have been in negotiations with the operator of the Silver Gull Club and Breezy Point Surf Club to keep the beach clubs open after their permit to operate the clubs expired in 2007. More...

Local Arrested For LI Jewelry Store Heist

Thanks to the help of a store employee and several witnesses, it took less than two hours for Nassau County police to take down the men who allegedly robbed an Elmont jewelry store at gunpoint last Wednesday. More...

Penn Ave Landfills Give Glimpse Into Edgemere's Future

People wondering what will become of the Edgemere landfill, which has been closed since 1991, can get a glimpse of the future by driving along the Belt Parkway near Pennsylvania Avenue where a man-made nature boom is occurring on what was once a pl More...

Angry Residents Voice Decon Displeasure

The National Grid site, a former LILCO coal gasification plant, on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 108 Street in Rockaway Park has been a topic of debate for more than eight years, and with a plan finally in place to decontaminate the site, about 25 v More...

Further Protection Against Identity Theft

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) is pleased to announce that legislation she introduced to further protect New Yorkers from identity theft has been signed into law by Governor David Paterson. More...

Smith Kicks Off Youth Business Network

New York State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith will once again launch the annual youth employment initiativ, a seven-week employment program that places twenty-five local students at various businesses located throughout Queens. More...

Gas Station Robbed At Gunpoint

Local Man Busted In LI Robbery

Two men, one from Rockaway Park, were arrested for robbing an Inwood gas station at gunpoint last Saturday morning and then fleeing the scene, Nassau County police said. More...

PA To Provide Free AirTrain Service July 25

The Port Authority will provide free AirTrain JFK rides on Friday, July 25, as a thank you to customers who have helped make John F. More...


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