February 19, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Drunk Driver Arrested After Crash

A Wavecrest man, driving drunk, was arrested last week in Broad Channel following a fight with his wife, which resulted in him crashing his car into a lamppost, according to police. More...

Local Arrested On Felony Charges

A Far Rockaway man was arrested last week on federal felony drug charges after police found him idling in an illegal parking space along Interstate 87 near Schroon Lake, New York, according to published reports. More...

Ulrich Plans Anti-Terrorism Study

Council Member Eric A. Ulrich signed a resolution calling on the United States Department of Justice to hold the 9/11 “terror trials” outside of New York City. More...

Feds Decline To Prosecute Bell Cops

Federal authorities have declined to prosecute the police officers who winged 50 shots at Rockaway resident Sean Bell and two of his friends in Jamaica in November of 2006. More...

Knifepoint Duo Arrested In Robbery

Two Far Rockaway roommates were arrested last week after allegedly robbing a man at knifepoint on Mott Avenue, according to police. More...

Snowplowing Van Hits Back Of Home

A red van snowplowed out of control on Beach Channel Drive on Saturday, traveled down a driveway between homes and smashed into the rear of 14-17 Beach Channel Drive, police say. More...

From ‘Shots Fired’ To ‘High-Toned’ To ‘Undecided’

123-11 RBB To Morph Once Again

In October of 2004, a task force of city agencies led by Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska invaded a multi-story apartment house at 123-11 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park. More...

Parents Object To New Charter School At Goldie Maple

Parents whose children attend the Goldie Maple Academy (MS 333) on Beach 56 Street in Arverne have begun a campaign against a proposal to place a new charter school that was recently approved by the State Board of Regents, in their building, The Wav More...

Rockaway Couple Arrested In Drug Bust

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of two upstate New York residents, who also reside in Far Rockaway, for allegedly dealing crack cocaine, which was transported from New York City, over the last six months. More...

Operation Impact Hits Rockaway

The NYPD was out in force last Friday night as Operation Impact hit the Rockaways. More...

CBB Northbound Lane To Close Intermittently

There will be intermittent full closures of the northbound lanes of the Cross Bay Bridge next week to accommodate the construction of overhead signs, according to the MTA Bridges and Tunnels agency. More...

Broken Tail Light Leads To GLA Bust

A Rockaway woman was arrested in West Islip on Sunday after a state trooper pulled her over for a broken tail light and it was found that the car she was driving was reported stolen, Suffolk County officials say. More...


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