August 6, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Redfern Man Arrested In Attempted Assault

A Redfern Houses resident was arrested last week after he threatened to rough up a female acquaintance that had an order of protection filed against him, according to police. More...

Senator Gillibrand Calls For The House To Return

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the U.S. Senate has passed legislation that will deliver more than $2.8 billion of education and health care funding to help New York. More...

Rockaway Beach Attendance Rises... Barely

Rockaway’s 6.2 miles of beach have seen a spike in attendance this year, however beachgoers still have not made Rockaway the destination that other beaches in the city have become. More...

Sanders, DOH Host Discussion Of Mosquito Problem

The Rockaway mosquito population seems to be growing year by year – some of the worst places being Arverne and Edgemere – and with the growth in numbers of mosquitoes, the health threat to those on the peninsula grows as well. More...

Genting Gets Aqueduct Nod, Now On To Governor

The massive Malaysian gambling company, Genting New York, has crossed the finish line alone to win the right to run the lucrative gambling Racino at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, the New York State Lottery Division announced on Tuesday afternoon More...

Burglar Leaves Print On Toilet

An ex-con is back behind bars this week after police arrested him in connection with the May burglary of a Bayswater home where he was tracked by a fingerprint left on the toilet, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Council Forms Rockaway Task Force

Rockaway residents often believe their voices are as far removed from City Hall as their very geographic location. More...

Sanders And Stark Continue Shopping Center Talks

Working Relationship Established; Funding Being Sought

Thirty years after the linchpin of the Far Rockaway business district – the Thriftway Shopping Center – started going into decline, the owner of the site is now talking renovation. More...

Overloaded Church Van Strikes Auto On SFP

An eyewitness says that an overloaded church van owned by the Community Life Ministries cut directly across Shore Front Parkway at Beach 74 Street and struck a private automobile shortly after 10:30 a More...

Huntley ‘Not Surprised’ By LGBT Endorsements

State Senator Shirley Huntley said on Tuesday that she is “not surprised” that several gay rights groups have endorsed her opponent in the upcoming election. More...

Sorrentino Inadequate With AED Maintenance

A recent audit examining 12 recreation centers operated by the Department of Parks and Recreation found that each facility, including the Sorrentino Recreation Center, did not meet regulatory standards for the maintenance of onsite Automated Externa More...


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