March 20, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Nine-Year-Old Son Of Rabbi Dies In Sleep

A nine-year-old Woodmere boy and student at Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway tragically died in his sleep on February 27 from a flu infection. More...

Protestors Call For Hate Crime Charge In Cop Case

Protestors have joined the attorney for a Roosevelt, Long Island man who was beaten by a group of Hispanic men, which included a police officer assigned to the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, in calling for the federal government to step in and inves More...

Pheffer Sets Toy Recall Notification Law

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that legislation she introduced to create the Children's Product Safety and Recall Effectiveness Act of 2008, took effect March 3 (Ch. 553 of 2008). More...

Wanted For Robbing Pregnant Girlfriend

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad in Far Rockaway are looking for Marvin Joseph, 18, of 56-16 Beach Channel Drive. More...

Feds Approve Term Limits Extension

The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the law passed by the City Council to extend term limits, allowing New York City elected officials and Mayor Bloomberg to run for a third consecutive term. More...

'Shots Fired' Call Sparks Peninsula-Wide Search

Several calls of "shots fired" near Beach 54 Street and Beach Channel Drive on Monday brought police from all over Queens to the peninsula in a search for a shooter. More...

Woman Falls To Subway Tracks After Seizure

Information Contradictory On Woman's Fate

Just days after a man was rescued from the subway tracks in Penn Station in Manhattan, a woman fell on the tracks at the Beach 44 Street and Frank Avenue station on Wednesday morning. More...

Mayor Signs New Law Addressing Debt Collectors

On Wednesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law Introductory Number 660-A, which expands the licensing of debt collection agencies to include buyers of delinquent debt who seek to collect such debt by, among other things, filing law suits. More...


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