January 1, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Indian Recognition Complicates Aqueduct Racino Decision

It seems that the politicians who said that the groundbreaking for the new gambling “Racino” at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park would take place before the first of the New Year were wrong. More...

Weiner: Consumer Electronics Theft On The Rise

With Christmas upon us, Representative Anthony Weiner, a member of the House Judiciary Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Sub-committee, and Representative Carolyn Maloney released a new study showing that thefts of the top five most popular elec More...

Far Rockaway Man Drug Busted Upstate

A Far Rockaway man who goes by the name “Money” was arrested last week for allegedly selling crack cocaine to an undercover police officer in Hudson Falls, New York, according to published reports. More...

Report: Meeks Had Close Ties To Stanford, Venezuelan Dictator

Congressman Gregory Meeks, who represents the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula in the House of Representatives, has strong personal and financial ties to a flamboyant millionaire whose offshore banking and sports empire turned out to be a giant More...

Beachcomber

You have to give lots of credit to Beach Channel High School senior Chris Petrillo, who is leading the movement to keep the school open in the face of a Department of Education decision to phase it out and then close it in 2013. More...

Arrest Made in October Stabbing

Brooklyn Man Arrested For Rockaway Stabbing

A Brooklyn man has been arrested in connection with an October stabbing that resulted from an altercation on Beach 15 Street near Heyson Road, according to police. More...

Bust Local In Summer Assault

Criminal Mischief Call Leads To Assault Arrest

A Far Rockaway man has been arrested for allegedly beating a man in Ozone Park in August, causing the victim’s jaw to be wired shut after a fight broke out between the two men, according to police. More...

Lost Cause For Cyclones’ Parking

...the parking lot used by many Rockaway residents who attend the minor league games in Coney Island will one day be gone, turned into luxury high-rise condos by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his development team. More...

Local Suffers Seizure At BC Subway Station

David Roman, 37, of Rockaway Beach suffered a seizure on the platform of the Broad Channel A Line station at approximately noon on December 24, police say. More...

Merchants, Police Talk Safety At Meeting

An armed robbery at a Mott Avenue jeweler last month was the last straw for a street that is also home to daily heroine and illegal cigarette sales. Last week Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Liquor Store Application Opposed By CB 14, Residents

Residents and members of Community Board 14 are up in arms after an application for a liquor store, which would be located within a block of a house of worship and a day care center – in direct violation of New York State Liquor Authority regu More...


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