June 26, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

EMS Cuts Endanger Swimmers

Despite the fact that the ocean waters off the shore of Rockaway have been proven dangerous by several drowning events over the past two years, the peninsula will be losing vital city ambulance service this summer. More...

Emergency Preparedness Town Hall 6/27

Congressman Gregory Meeks will be hosting a flood emergency preparedness town hall meeting this Saturday, June 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. More...

Shooting Victim Remains In Coma As Case Takes A Twist

Shooter's Relative Busted For Witness Tampering

A Staten Island man was arrested this week for tampering with witnesses involved in the June 14 shooting of Thomas O'Neil on Beach 129 Street in Belle Harbor, even as O'Neil remains in a medically-induced coma at Jamaica Hospital. More...

Rockaway Areas To Be Sprayed For

To control mosquitoes, the Health Department will apply larvicide by helicopter to marsh and other non-residential areas of Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx on Friday, June 26; Monday, June 29; and Tuesday, June 30, 2009 between the hours of 6: More...

Sanders To Announce His Run

Councilman James Sanders Jr. will officially announce his plans to run for his current City Council seat on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. More...

Rockaway's Empire Zone Businesses Get Together

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC), in its role as the Rockaway Peninsula Empire Zone Program Administrator, provided an informative workshop on the program and how it relates to the certified Empire Zone businesses and pote More...

Local Dies In Rhode Island Custody

On the evening of June 27, 2005, Rockaway resident James Davis-Reed drove away from the peninsula on a journey that would leave him dead this week in a Rhode Island maximum security prison. More...

FD Heroes Pull Two From Norton Basin

Local firefighters plucked a cold, shivering couple from the waters of Norton Basin in Bayswater on Monday after their kayak overturned, fire officials say. More...

Barricaded Man Draws Police Response

Police officers from several specialized units were drawn to Carlton Manor on Tuesday morning when a violent man barricaded himself in an upper-floor apartment and refused to come out, police say. More...

Bklyn Man Arrested After Threat

A Brooklyn man was arrested when he violated his order of protection by threatening to kill a Far Rockaway woman over the phone, according to police. More...

Public Advocate Candidate Forum Coming

All of the Democratic candidates for Public Advocate will be on hand at the Good Government Regular Democratic Club to address the issues and answer questions from the public. All are invited and welcome at 7 p.m. sharp on Thursday, July 2. More...

Bloomberg Announces Stimulus Funded Bond Program

Mayor Michael R. More...

Titus: Alerts Help Locate Missing Adults

Assemblywoman Michelle Titus announced that the Assembly passed legislation establishing an alert system for New York State (A.5220-A) that will employ federal, state and local resources to assist families of vulnerable adults in locating their mis More...

School Bus MVA Sends 4 To Hospital

Four local children were transported to the Peninsula Hospital Center on Wednesday after the school bus in which they were riding collided with a car on the corner of Beach 20 Street and Seagirt Boulevard. More...


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