March 26, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Meeks On The Hot Seat

Several Probes Spread

The probes into the actions of Congressman Gregory Meeks spread recently with a short appearance on NY1 New two weeks ago and a New York Times expose last weekend. More...

Fender-Bender Causes Truck Flip On BCD

Ian Dacosta of Cambria Heights was driving his 2000 Chevrolet westbound on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 87 Street on Monday at about 2:20 p.m. when, he told police, he looked away for a minute. More...

Email Traffic Alerts Now Available

Customers have a quick and easy way at their fingertips to be “in the know” about traffic conditions at MTA Bridges and Tunnels’ nine New York City crossings: simply visit mta.info and register for Email and Text Message Traffic Al More...

Letter Grades In Restaurant Windows Passes Vote

Following a public hearing and a month-long open comment period, the Board of Health approved a reform measure to give consumers more information on the sanitary condition of New York City restaurants. More...

DCA Warns Of Deceptive Bank Services Through SMS

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz warned firms not to undermine new federal regulations with aggressive solicitations to enroll New Yorkers into overdraft protection services. More...

Two Busted For Beach 116 St. Break-In

Two men were arrested this month in connection with an earlier burglary at a Beach 116 Street deli, police and court sources say. More...

Stabbing Vic Not ‘Gang Enough’

Police sources say that Mario Alberto Canton Quijada, 25, who was stabbed to death by two men on Wednesday, March 17 on the Beach at Beach 12 Street, died because he was not sufficiently dedicated to a vicious Ecuadorian gang called MS 13, of which More...

School Bus Perv Sentenced To 3 Years

A 21-year-old Rockaway school bus aide, who was known to children as “Michael,” has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and first-degree sexual abuse. More...

Pheffer: With Census 2010 Comes Jobs

Assemblywoman Pheffer (DQueens) wants to remind Queen’s residents that beginning this week, all area homes will be receiving their census questionnaires, and the United States Census Bureau is still seeking qualified New Yorkers for Census-tak More...

2010 Census Is Here

After an intense promotion and outreach campaign, the much-anticipated form is now arriving at 120 million households across the country. Lester A. Farthing, the U.S. More...

Weiner: Lift Gay Ban on Blood Donation

Representative Anthony Weiner, Vice Chair of the House of Representatives LGBT Caucus, joined by Dr. More...

NYS Phone Spoofing Bill Passes

The New York State Senate unanimously passed legislation that will protect residents from deception, harassment and possible fraud over the phone lines. More...


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