August 13, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Airbus Design Linked To AA 587 Crash

Nine Years After Tragedy, NTSB Says Rudder At Fault

Nearly nine years after American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into the intersection of Beach 130 Street and Newport Avenue in Belle Harbor, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said this week that the crash that killed 265 people was cause More...

October Trial For Cleaver Madman

Case Has Ties To SJEH

Two and a half years after he admittedly slaughtered a Manhattan psychologist with a meat cleaver, David Tarloff is set to stand trial for murder. On Monday, a Manhattan Supreme Court judge set October 12 for the beginning of jury selection. More...

Environmental Protection To Dredge Bay

Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway has announced the start of dredging at Hendrix Creek, a 7,000-foot tributary at the northern boundary of Jamaica Bay. The $13.1 million project will remove accumulated combined sewer overflow More...

SJEH: Warning Signs Of Stroke

Dr. Kerin Hausknecht, a board-certified neurologist and leader of the Stroke Team at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, says, “A stroke is an emergency and needs immediate treatment. More...

DOH Warns On West Nile Virus

The Health Department confirmed this week the season’s first human case of West Nile viral disease in a 61-yearold Bronx man who was hospitalized with meningitis. More...

Labor: Get Moving On Aqueduct Racino

Organized labor sees the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, and that rainbow leads to Genting, the Malaysian casino giant that recently won the nod to operate a gambling video lottery terminal facility at Aqueduct Racetrack, and is now awaiting More...

Man Drowns At Riis Park

A Yonkers, New York man in the water at Riis Park during the morning hours when lifeguards were off-duty, drowned on Tuesday, ac-cording to police. More...

Death Threats For Gay Marriage Vote

State Senator Shirley Huntley, who represents Broad Channel in the Senate, reports that she has received a number of death threats, strange calls and threatening emails, all, she believes, because she was one of the few Democrats to vote against the More...

Klein Criticized For Favoring Charter School

Uses ‘Emergency Powers’ To Upend Court Ruling

Schools Chancellor Joel Klein was charged with favoring charter schools run by billionaire power brokers over the needs of autistic children at an August 9 press conference called by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. More...

Study: Child Care Costs Continue To Rise

According to a report released by the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) entitled, “Parents and the High Cost of Child Care: 2010 Update,” parents who choose child care in a center or a family chi More...

Life-Saving Hypothermia Technique

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. More...


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