September 25, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Judge's Ruling Sparks Adult Home Controversy

A recent ruling by a federal court judge that nearly a dozen adult homes in Rockaway were violating the rights of mentally ill residents and might have to close their doors has sparked controversy and ire throughout the peninsula. More...

Pheffer And Others Head To China

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, along with a group of other state lawmakers that includes Senator Malcolm Smith, will travel to China for nine days early next month, according to a published report in the New York Daily News. More...

ABTS Stimulus Bonds Receive Approval

The Board of the New York City Capital Resource Corporation (NYCCRC) today gave preliminary approval for the allocation of Recovery Zone Facility Bonds for Arverne by the Sea LLC and Benjamin Beechwood Retail LLC to jump start the construction of t More...

Council Passes Fire Safety Bill

A bill that would improve fire safety in the city was passed by the City Council late last week. Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Mutilation Murderer:'I Did It For My Nieces'

An Arverne woman, who handcuffed her stepfather to a chair, suffocated him with a plastic bag and then mutilated his dead body by cutting off his penis, told a jury in Queens Supreme Court on Monday that she did it to save her nieces from being mol More...

Shots Fired Call Brings Police Response

Police officers from the100 Precinct responded to several calls of "shots fired" at Beach 84 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard at about 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 20. More...

Ocean Village Experiences Another Blackout

Life has not been easy for the residents of the Beach 59 Street side of the Ocean Village complex. For the past month they have been receiving their electricity by way of generators after power went out in August. More...


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