January 15, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

March JFK Runway Shutdown Set

Starting in March and lasting for at least four months, Runway 13R-31L, the workhouse of John F. Kennedy airport’s four runways, will close for repairs, meaning more flights over the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula, officials say. More...

Queens Crimes At Historic Low

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that serious felony crime in Queens County continued its long-term historic decline in 2009. More...

Floyd Bennett Field Toxic Land To Be Cleaned

Standing near an overgrown, polluted section of Floyd Bennett Field that is marked with a “Danger” sign to warn passersby, Rep. More...

Sanders Flip-Flops On Scanners

Opposed Full-Body Scans, Now In Favor

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. has a mind of his own, but many of his constituents think that he keeps changing it. Sanders, who represents the eastern end of Rockaway, also represents John F. More...

Popular EMS Captain Transferred Off Peninsula

A popular and highly successful Emergency Medical Service captain was transferred to another area in Queens last weekend despite the fact that she has had a very accomplished six-month tenure in Rockaway, a number of her co-workers say. More...

Woman Hospitalized After Fall

A middle-aged woman who was running for the bus through the parking lot of the Dayton Plaza shopping center, located on Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 84 and Beach 90 Street, fell on a cracked More...

Bloomberg: Crime Hits Historic Low

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced that crime in New York City fell again in 2009, marking the nineteenth straight year that major crime has declined. More...

Flu Season Is Not Over

Influenza is still circulating in New York City, and the season is still young, the Health Department recently reminded New Yorkers. More...


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