April 3, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Rockaway Cop-Killer Sentenced

A remorseless cop-killer was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison plus 40 years for the execution of Police Officer Russel Timoshenko during a July, 2007 car stop. More...

Thompson Charges DOE With Contract Mismanagement

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. has charged that the Department of Education has routinely let hundreds of contract costs balloon well past their expected costs - including one that jumped by 6,700 percent. More...

Woman Busted For Broad Channel Graffiti Writing

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Thompson: Governance OK- With Changes

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. More...

Cops Bust 25 In Project Drug Sweeps

Twenty-five Rockaway residents were arrested on Thursday as part of an New York Police Department investigation of drugs at three Far Rockaway housing complexes: the Ocean Bay Houses, the Beach 41 Street Houses and the Ocean Village development, More...

Aqueduct Plan Back At Square One

Bids Due, Pols Look For Up-Front Money

Still steaming over the failure of Delaware North to pay its initial payment on a massive video slot facility for Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, state politicians are ready to try once again to pick a developer, this time demanding all of the in More...

Sweet 16 Party Raided By Police

A Sweet 16 party in Far Rockaway was cut short, earlier this month, when police responded to noise complains and rounded up at least 54 people - adults and juveniles - at an abandoned house on Lewmay Road. More...

Fire Prankster Faces Up To Four Years

20 False Fire Calls Vex FDNY

An Ozone Park man has been charged with and faces up to four years in prison for allegedly making 20 false 911 calls in Rockaway and Ozone Park since last year, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Weiner Announces New Federal Grants

New federal grants are going to provide a major boost to immigration services, Representative Anthony Weiner (D-Brooklyn and Queens) said today. More...

Schumer Responds To CBB Tolls

Vows To Fight Tooth And Nail

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer responded this week to the threat of Rockaway and Broad Channel residents being forced to pay a $1.31 toll both ways on the Cross Bay Bridge after the MTA passed their 2009 budget last week. More...

Smith, Huntley Push Jobs Development Institute

A plan to establish a "green" jobs development institute, put federal money to work creating tens of thousands of new infrastructure jobs and getting more than 1,000 new cops on the street are just some of the job creation efforts included in this More...


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