April 16, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Cops Break Up Fight On Beach 102 Street

Dozens of Beach Channel students flock to a fight between two teenage girls on Beach 102 Street near Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Monday afternoon at about 2:45 p.m., right after school let out for the More...

Budget Cuts Will Cripple Community Boards

New York City budget season is in full swing and the mayor is taking aim at the city’s 59 community boards and their measly .005 percent share of the city’s municipal budget. More...

Gillibrand Pushes For Youth Corps Expansion

To help provide young people with service opportunities, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced legislation that would expand Youth Corps programs throughout the nation. More...

Ulrich Wants More Cops

Eric A. Ulrich is calling on Mayor Bloomberg to increase the number of police on the city’s streets. More...

DCA Warns Banks On Email Solicitations

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

City Appeals Ruling Halting School Closures

Plans For New School Move Ahead

The city has appealed a court decision forcing Department of Education officials to keep open 19 public schools that had been slated to begin a phaseout program in June. More...

Two Busted For Half-Pound Of Pot

Police officers from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, responding to a call of a dispute with a firearm on Beach 30 Street last Friday night, didn’t find the firearm, but did find a halfpound of pot in a second floor apartment. More...

Super Stop And Shop Takes Shape

The Super Stop and Shop at Arverne By The Sea is beginning to take shape as construction continues at the site on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 73 Street. More...

Bloomberg Launches Waterfront Strategy

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine C. More...

91% of Rockaway Restaurants Pass Health Inspection

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH) inspects every restaurant in the city at least once a year and violations are cited based on those inspections. More...

Union, Department Of Education End Teacher ‘Rubber Rooms’

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Joel I. More...


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