April 10, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Rockaway Park Child Predator Convicted

Used Web to Threaten Teen

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced today that a former Queens resident who admitted last month to engaging in sexually explicit electronic communications with a 13- yearold girl in Massachusetts has been sentenced to five to fifteen y More...

CPB: Public Must Beware Of Stimulus-Related Scams

The New York State Consumer Protection Board (CPB) is alerting consumers to the latest economic stimulus-related scam as it has discovered that illegitimate offers to help consumers qualify for and/or receive mortgage-based products, payments or ot More...

State Urges Residents To Check Health Benefits On Website

The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) and Department of Health (DOH) have announced that New Yorkers can now determine if they may be eligible for public health insurance programs through the myBenefits.ny.gov website. More...

Automated Water Meters Will Reduce Bills

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Steven W. Lawitts and Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication Commissioner Paul J. More...

Arverne East Public Hearing 4/16

Despite the fact that many locals believe that the global financial crisis has ended any chance that the massive Arverne East development will come to fruition, a community meeting to be held later this month may show that at least the housing port More...

Super Guilty Of Sexual Harassment

A Rockaway man, who reportedly still serves as the super for the apartment building in which he lives, has been found guilty in a bench trial in connection with charges of assaulting three young girls over a several-month period in May of 2008. More...

Funding Secured For B20 Pedestrian Plaza

Councilmember James Sanders, Jr. announced this week that he has secured a considerable amount of money to revitalize a pedestrian plaza in Far Rockaway. More...

Weiner Says NYC Losing $150 Million A Year To Online Cig Sales

With the federal government raising new taxes on cigarettes, a new study shows that internet tobacco sales are cutting a deep hole into the city's tax revenue. Representative Anthony D. More...


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