August 28, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Rash Of Bungalow Burglaries Brings Police Presence

Neighbors Plea To 101 Precinct: Increase Patrols

"There's a crime wave over there." That's how one resident attending the monthly 101 Precinct Community Council meeting on August 19 referred to the burglaries that have taken place since last December on Beach 24 Street down by the bungalows. More...

Meeks Urged To Support House Health Bill

As the health care discussion grows more passionate and contentious, and as people try to discern the kernels of truth in the information and myths being passed down from Capitol Hill and television pundits, More...

Pheffer Urges Residents To Sign Up For NY-Alert

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Arrest Made In Fatal Brick Beating

A Far Rockaway man was arrested last week for allegedly beating someone to death with a brick this past May, police said. More...

Local Nabbed In Internet Watch Scam

A Far Rockaway man who bills himself as a watch enthusiast has been charged with defrauding a California man out of $100,000 by offering a nonexistent Patek Philippe watch for sale on an Internet website that caters to watch collectors. More...

Sanders Calls For 'Common Sense' On Beach

Wants Increased Use Of FRHS Pool

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. seems unsure of just why there have been so many drowning incidents on Rockaway's beaches this summer. More...

Leandre, Lewis And Sanders Ask For Vote For CC Nom.

As the primaries on September 15 edge closer, candidates for the 31st Councilmanic seat - that includes Far Rockaway, Bayswater, Arverne and Edgemere - continue to make their case to the people of the district. More...

Buffoons Bungle Bagel Burglary

The burglary of a Rockaway Beach bagel store last Friday night went embarrassingly bad when the perpetrators attempted to board an MTA bus with the cash register in hand and were arrested at the scene, according to one of the store's owners. More...

Seniors To See Shrinking Social Security Checks

Millions of older people face shrinking Social Security checks next year; the first time in a generation that payments would not rise. More...


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