July 9, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Wind Power Farm One Step Closer To Reality

A wind power farm proposed for the ocean off the shore of Rockaway took one step closer to reality this week when the Long Island Power Authority authorized a lease for land beneath the Atlantic Ocean from the federal government. More...

Aqueduct Racino Becomes One-Horse Race

Now there’s only one horse in the race to run the lucrative video lottery terminals at the planned Aqueduct Racino as the State Lottery Division abruptly kicked out two of the three remaining bidders. More...

Memorial Service Set For Fallen Soldier

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced the memorial service of Sergeant Ronald Alan Kubik. More...

Bloomberg’s Plan To Save Section 8 Vouchers

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Senator Charles E. Schumer and Governor David A. Paterson have announced a $32 million plan to resolve New York City’s Section 8 rent voucher crisis. More...

Sanders Announces Budgetary Allocations

Expanding on his efforts in support of senior and youth development, as well as educational improvement, Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Sanders Allocates Additional $1.87M For YMCA

Councilmember James Sanders Jr. announced this week that he has secured $1.87 million for further construction on the Arverne By The Sea YMCA, giving hope to the Rockaway community that the facility may finally include an indoor gymnasium. More...

Rockaway Park Eyesore To Be Demolished

The partially constructed and abandoned Rockaway Park condos adjacent to the Rockaway Wastewater Treatment Plant will be demolished this week and turned into two storage facilities for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), More...

Appeals Court Slams Mayor On School Closings

Upholds Lower Court, Process Must Start Anew

A state appellate court has upheld a state Supreme Court ruling that the Department of Education must begin the public process anew if it wishes to close Beach Channel High School and 18 other schools. More...

Ulrich Announces Budget Appropriations

Despite limited resources from the State, and a lack of declining federal stimulus dollars, City Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich is proud to announce the adoption of the city’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011. More...

Mayor Considering Parks And Beach Smoking Ban

After banning smoking in bars and restaurants back in 2003, Mayor Bloomberg is considering extending the ban to public parks and beaches, it was reported this week. More...


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