April 30, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

DOT Wants To Eliminate CBB Lane Through Sanctuary

The Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to eliminate a lane of traffic in both directions along Cross Bay Boulevard from north of Broad Channel to Joseph P. More...

Cops Seek Caffrey Avenue Robber

Detectives from the 101 Squad in Far Rockaway are looking for the man in this photograph, who, they say, is wanted in connection with a robbery on April 10. More...

Pheffer: Remember Internet Risks And Safety For Children

With both computers and cell phones, kids can obtain access to the Internet to do research for school, learn about their interests, and keep in touch with friends and family. More...

Ready Rockaway Hosts 2nd Emergency Summit

In its continuous efforts to prepare Rockaway for any impending disasters, Ready Rockaway hosted its Emergency Preparedness Summit, Part II at the Knights of Columbus last week. The April 22 event was a follow up to last year’s summit. More...

City Makes It Easier For Small Businesses

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn announced 14 measures to make it easier for the City’s 220,000 small businesses to influence and comply with the City rules governing them. More...

Bill To Ban Depictions Of Animal Cruelty

Following a ruling by the Supreme Court that overturned a federal ban on depictions of animal cruelty, Rep. More...

Judge: Shut Up. This Is Not Far Rock Street

Two Men Sentenced In Shooting Deaths

Two men, one from Rockaway and the other from Brooklyn, both with rap sheets, have been sentenced to 50 years in prison in connection with the shooting deaths of a young man and woman and the attempted murder of two other men at the Edgemere Houses More...

OEM’s Commissioner Defends Rockaway’s Evacuation Plan

While many have criticized the plan for evacuation of the Rockaways in case of a hurricane, last week the commissioner of the Office of Emergency Management for New York City called it well thought-out and workable. Joseph F. More...

Surfer Pulls Boogie-Boarder From Ocean

An unidentified surfer turned Good Samaritan on April 21, pulled a boogie-boarder who was in trouble in the raging surf from the ocean. More...

Beach 59 Street Shooting Leaves Detectives Looking

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad stand in front of 112 Beach 59 Street on Saturday afternoon. More...

Smith Votes For Distressed Property Legislation

In the Spring of 2009, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced that his office was conducting a statewide investigation into the loan modification industry. More...

Council, AARP Looking For Dangerous Intersections

In partnership with AARP New York, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Aging Committee Chair Jessica Lappin, Transportation Committee Chair James Vacca and Department for the Aging Commissioner Lilliam Barrios- Paoli kicked off a statewide volunte More...

National Grid: Use Caution Near Utility Crews

Slow-moving traffic can frustrate drivers, but slowing down when approaching work zones is critically important to the safety of utility and other roadside work crews. More...

COBRA Eligibility Period Extended

Workers who lose their jobs during April and May could qualify for a 65 percent subsidy on their COBRA health insurance premiums, according to the Internal Revenue Service. More...


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