July 16, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Meeks Admits ‘Oversight’

Says ‘Interest Groups’ Out To Get Him

Congressman Gregory Meeks, who represents the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula in the House of Representatives, has admitted that he omitted some loans from his financial disclosure documents, but that those omissions were simply an “over More...

O'Donnell Case Declared A Suicide

More than a month after her tragic fall from a twelfth-story apartment, the city’s chief medical examiner has officially declared the death of Deidre O’Donnell a suicide. More...

Checkbook NYC Gives Access To Government Spending

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu has launched a powerful new tool that provides unprecedented access to view and track how New York City government spends money. More...

Local Claims Canine Tooth In Chinese Food

On July 7, Renita Holliday decided that she would visit one of her favorite Chinese restaurants, New Garden 43- 17 Beach Channel Drive. More...

Election Races Shaping Up, Petitioning Ends July 22

With only a week to go before all petitions are due in to the Board of Elections, the races for the state and federal officeholders who represent Rockaway and Broad Channel are heating up. More...

Jack Shea’ Bill Combats Drunk Driving

Governor David A. More...

Ritzy Racino Plans Revealed

AEG Sues State For Wrongly Disqualifying Bid

The only horse left in the onehorse race to run the lucrative Racino at the aging Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park has revealed its plans, which many say rival the casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. More...

Bronx Man Second Drowning Victim

8:30 P.M. Dip Proves Fatal

An evening dip turned tragic when a Bronx man drowned on July 10 as his horrified girlfriend looked on. More...

Rockaway Pimp Charged With Bribery

An alleged Far Rockaway pimp has been indicted on charges of offering a bribe to a 15-year-old girl in an attempt to stop her from testifying in a case in which he is charged with kidnapping and pimping her when she was 14 years old, court papers sh More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Prepares For Emergencies

The Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary members received a preparedness presentation given by members of the Ready Rockaway team during their July meeting. More...

Buildings Launches Illegal Conversion Campaign

The Department of Buildings has launched a citywide campaign to educate New Yorkers about the dangers of illegally converted living spaces. More...

Change to Rockaway Resident Toll Rebate Program Begins July 23

Beginning Friday, July 23, the Rockaway toll rebate program will be modified and residents within the six valid zip codes in the Rockaway/Broad Channel districts will pay a $1.13 toll for each of the first two trips across the Cross Bay Veterans Mem More...

West Nile Virus Found IN NYC Mosquitoes

For the first time this season, the Health Department has detected West Nile virus in New York City mosquitoes. More...


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