October 16, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Fear That Aqueduct Bid Process Is Rigged

Queens political activists have begun to believe that the bid process to provide a gambling "Racino" at Aqueduct is rigged in favor of one of the strongest political and religious leaders in the city - the Revered Floyd Flake, who once served as t More...

Democratic Candidates At Simon Club

The Good Government Regular Democratic Club will present City Comptroller Bill Thompson, candidate for Mayor, Councilman Bill de Blasio, candidate for Public Advocate and Councilman John Liu, candidate for Comptroller and the slate of Democratic ca More...

Male Stabbed In Rockaway Park

A Rockaway Park man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a 26-year old man during a fight outside Beach 112 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard last Saturday night, according to police. Robert Rivera, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct. More...

Third Kid-Shooter Gets 25 To Life

School Days, School Days, No More Golden Rule Days

A third man found guilty of shooting a Rockaway boy while he was visiting relatives in Inwood in 2006 was sentenced to 25 years to life for the shooting, Nassau County officials say. More...

Small Fire Alarms Carlton Manor

A pile of clothes stacked next to an electrical outlet inside a Carlton manor apartment sparked a small fire on Wednesday afternoon, causing nearby residents to evacuate while FDNY officials responded. The fire was called in at 3:13 p.m. More...

Sanders Allocates $214K To Carlton Manor For Cameras

Delivering on his promise to provide funds to install surveillance cameras at all the public housing complexes in Rockaway, Councilman James Sanders Jr. allocated $214,000 to Carlton Manor at a press conference on October 7. More...

Gulluscio Sets Three-Point Transportation Plan

"These are tough fiscal times, unemployment is on the rise, the cost of living is going up and hardworking middle class New Yorkers are struggling to make ends meet. More...

Bay Wall Restoration On Hold

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has abandoned a plan to reconstruct a section of bay wall in Belle Harbor, which was meant to provide a new outlet of waterfront access to the area and to improve the infrastructure along Bea More...

Entire Municipal Lot Remains Closed

The municipal parking lot, located along Beach 116 Street, next to the subway station, has been entirely closed since October 5. More...

Gulluscio Picks Up Two Endorsements

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 and Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union Local 338 announced their support of Frank Gulluscio in his bid to unseat Republican Eric Ulrich in the upcoming City Council election. More...

DOB: Please Leave The Premises

Twelve families were ordered to vacate their Rockaway Park homes this week by the Department of Buildings (DOB) due to rusted and inaccessible fire escapes outside their apartment windows, according to DOB officials. More...

Arverne Library To Get $1.6 Million Makeover

For 45 years it has stood on Beach 54 Street as a beacon of learning and the imagination. Now with the help of a $1.5 million allocation and two grants it will enter the second decade of the 21st Century with a complete makeover from roof to floor. More...

$24 Million In Homeland Security Funding Announced

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced that the City will use approximately $24 million in Homeland Security grants to expand the Lower Manhattan Security Initiative to include Midtown Manhattan. More...


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