June 4, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Pheffer: Parks To Remain Open

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Boy Badly Burned As Prank Goes Awry

A local 10-year old was badly burned and remains in the hospital when a water balloon he had ignited accidently sparked a gasoline puddle, causing a large fireball that engulfed him. More...

Rockaway Catholic Schools May Lose Nurses

Schools Have Fewer Than 300 Students

Parochial schools with fewer than 300 students, which includes two small Rockaway schools, are scheduled to soon lose their New York City provided nursing services as part of Mayor Bloomberg’s drastic budget cuts. More...

Department Of City Planning Sets New Waterfront Plan

The Department of City Planning is currently preparing a Comprehensive Plan for the over 500 miles of New York City’s waterfront, defined as New York Harbor and its tributaries, creeks and bays. More...

Paterson Attempts to Toughen Gun Laws

Governor David A. More...

Cops See Hammels Drug Deal, Bust Two

“She’s My Wife,” Perp Says

A Brooklyn man who, cops say, came to Rockaway to score some drugs, was busted, along with his local supplier, by police officers from the 100 Precinct on May 26, after officers spotted the two making the drug transaction. More...

Two Busted For Belle Harbor Break-In

Two women were busted on May 20 when they were found inside the porch of a Belle Harbor home at 1:20 a.m. Susan Rizzo, who lives in the Beach 126 Street home, was awakened by noise early on the morning of May 20. More...

Rockaway Resident Dead After Manhattan ‘Pub Crawl’

Reports: Koppel Seen Often In Rockaway Bars

It may be two weeks or more before investigators at the city’s Medical Examiner can say for sure why Rockaway resident Andrew Koppel, the son of famed television journalist Ted Koppel, died in a Manhattan apartment on June 1 after he reportedl More...

Six Bidders In High-Stakes Aqueduct Game

A half-dozen companies have thrown their hats into the ring in the latest round of bidding to become the developer and operator of the Aqueduct Racino, a gambling facility with more than 2,000 Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs). More...

Bayswater Home Burglaries Become Pattern

Similar Crimes Reported Around Seagirt And B.26 Street

They enter through the window, take items from the house and leave, all while the residents are sound asleep. More...

LIPA Rates Hit Five Year Low

Long Island Power Authority president and CEO Kevin S. Law announced that he is reducing the Power Supply Charge by 6 percent for LIPA’s 1.1 million customers. More...


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