October 31, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Comprehensive Waterfront Development Law Set

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed into law a City Council introduction that would guarantee that a study of all waterfront development, including that development set for Rockaway, will be conducted in the next two years. More...

IRS Seeks To Give Money To Locals

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for taxpayers who are missing more than 19,000 economic stimulus checks totaling about $11 million and more than 8,500 regular refund checks totaling about $9 million that were returned by the US Postal Servi More...

National Grid Offers Heating Assistance

In anticipation of a challenging season for winter heating costs, National Grid is contributing $1 million to fuel assistance funds in New England and New York to help lessen the burden for those most in need. More...

100 Precinct "Oktoberfest" Is A Growing Success

The 100 Precinct Community Council's 17th annual "Oktoberfest" was held this week at the Rockaway Beach Knights of Columbus Hall, located on Beach 90 Street, and celebrated the community service of several longtime Rockaway residents. More...

Chinese Delivery At Gunpoint

A Rockaway Beach Chinese food deliveryman was held up at gunpoint when he arrived to make a delivery on Tuesday. He found two men in ski masks who answered the door and demanded that he turn over his food, his cell phone and his money, police say. More...

Lee Didn't See The Garbage Truck!

Sean Prise was loading his private sanitation truck with garbage at East 3 Road and Cross Bay Boulevard at about 9:20 p.m. More...

Weiner Brings Bill Clinton To Queens

Former President Bill Clinton addressed more than 700 students and residents at a special pre-election forum hosted by Representative Anthony Weiner (D-Brooklyn and Queens) at Queens College this past Thursday. Both former President Clinton and Rep. More...


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