June 11, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Home-Building Fiasco Adds To Smith’s Woes

As if State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm Smith didn’t have enough problems with federal and state probes into his non-profit, his Hurricane Katrina charity and his involvement with the failed Aqueduct Racino project, published reports More...

ME Studies Body Found In FR Shed

Police from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, responding to a call of a man in trouble in an old shed behind 21-14 Cornaga Avenue on June 3, found the body of a man, identified only as “Chocolat More...

Titus Sets Law To Protect Foster, Adoptive Children

Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus has announced that her legislation to protect children from prospective foster parents and adoptive parents with criminal history records has been signed into law (A.10803). More...

Rockaway Residents Turn Out For DCP Waterfront Planning

Transportation. Commerce. Recreation. Expanding water-oriented educational and cultural activities. Those are all possible uses for New York City’s waterfront. More...

Rockaway Wind Farm Comes One Step Closer

A plan that would bring a massive wind farm to the ocean off Rockaway’s shoreline took one step closer to fruition on Tuesday, when Governor David Paterson signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will push the project forward. More...

Meeks: Axe House Ethics Committee

Under investigation by several federal and state grand juries and faced with a probe in the House of Representatives, Congressman Gregory Meeks, who represents the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula, has proposed a bill that would put a muzzle on More...

Arrested In Connection With Two Robbery Attempts

Police arrested a local man in New Rochelle who was accused of trying to rob two check-cashing stores in that city. Melvin Adams, 34, of 8416 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Far Rockaway, was charged with two counts of third-degree attempted robbery. More...

100 PCT Officer Dies In Bike Crash

Police officer Philip Clemens, assigned to the 100 Precinct’s anticrime team, was handed the 100 Precinct Community Council Cop of the Month award last year for assisting a family that was being robbed at knifepoint by a group of teenagers on More...

Man Shot Inside Hammel Houses

A Rockaway man was shot several times inside a sprawling city housing project on June 4, police say. More...

Robbed Walking From Subway Station

An Arverne man walking home from the subway was accosted and robbed of his charge card and a number of electronics, police say. More...

Hammels Shooter Convicted, Faces 25 To Life

A known Rockaway gangbanger has been convicted of fatally shooting a female bystander in the head when the defendant fired several shots at another man outside the Hammel Houses in April 2009, Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Psychiatric’ Stabber Nabbed In Edgemere

Police from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway bring Wahead Foster, 29, to the station house after he was arrested on Tuesday evening on Beach 28 Street in Edgemere. More...


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