May 15, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Police Continue Search For Push-In Shooter

Charge Will Now Be Murder

A still-unidentified 48-year-old man who was shot in the stomach in a pushin robbery on the morning of May 1 succumbed to his wounds at the Jamaica Hospital Center on Saturday, police say. More...

Unlicensed Driver Causes Pileup On RBB

The actions of an unlicensed driver, who, police say, was distracted by pedestrians on the sidewalk, caused a multi-car collision Monday afternoon on the corner of Beach 91 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Far Rockaway Man Nabbed For Forging Credit Cards

A Rockaway man is one of 45 individuals arrested on Thursday for his part in an international forged credit card and identity theft ring based in the New York-metropolitan area and with roots in Nigeria, which, says Queens District Attorney Richard More...

New Councilmember Ulrich Updates CB 14

Newly elected New York City Councilmember Eric Ulrich stopped by Community Board 14 this week to discuss a wide range of topics affecting the district. More...

Sanders Introduces Standpipe Bill

Councilman James Sanders Jr. introduced the Standpipe Bill on Monday, May 11, 2009, in response to the Deutsche Bank tragedy that took the lives of two New York City firefighters, Joseph Graffagnino and Robert Beddia, in August of 2007. More...

Study Sho ws Skyrocketing Child Care Costs

With families coming together today to celebrate Mother's Day, a new study shows that New York parents are struggling more than ever with the skyrocketing cost of child care. More...

National Grid Offers New Payment Options

During these challenging economic times, National Grid reminds its Long Island and Rockaway Peninsula customers about the range of payment programs and financial assistance available. More...

Group Hosts Summit To Ready Rockaway For Disaster

There are just three routes to enter and leave Rockaway, two of which flood. There are also just two main roadways going east to west. More...

Party Boat Rescues Jamaica Bay Anglers From Capsized Boat

A party boat carrying a group of teenagers celebrating prom night rescued six anglers who were floating on the frigid waters off Jamaica Bay when their boat capsized, according to a report in the Daily News. More...

Laundry Room Mugger Arrested

An Edgemere man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing money from a pocket of clothing while it was drying inside the building's laundry room, according to police. More...

Wanted For Bank Robbery

Detectives from the NYPD's Major Case Squad are looking for local resident Ronald J. Dundon in connection with the robbery of the Capitol One Bank on Lefferts Boulevard in Howard Beach on March 9. More...

Arverne East Hopes For Funding

Grant Application Could Decide Project's Fate

Representatives from the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) have applied for grant funding from New York State in order to get the Arverne East development underway, officials said Tuesday night at the Community More...

Brief Power Outage In Rockaway Park

666 Customers Lose Power

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) confirmed this week that a section of Rockaway Park lost power for as long as two hours on Tuesday morning. More...

Ulrich Votes To Protect Wetlands

City Council Member Eric A. Ulrich (R-Queens) joined fellow Council Members on the Environmental Protection Committee in passing legislation to require the creation of a comprehensive wetlands protection strategy. The approved bill (Intro. More...

City, State Stimulus Money Set For Youth Internships, Jobs

City and state officials have announced that New York City will use $29.02 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support 17,378 slots for summer youth employment programs, summer internships, and similar programs. More...

Mayor Appoints New Housing Authority Chairperson

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today named John B. Rhea to serve as Chairman of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the nation's largest public housing authority. More...

Sanders Demands Better Veteran Care

Just one week after the new Chair of the Veterans Committee, Council Member James Sanders Jr., held a hearing regarding the quality of healthcare services for veterans, five service people were killed after a US soldier opened fire at a mental heal More...


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