August 27, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Mall Trees Create Turning Trouble

The Belle Harbor Property Owners Association has a problem with its center malls on Rockaway Beach Boulevard from Beach 129 to Beach 140 Streets. More...

101 CO: Van Thefts Hit Rockaway

A pattern that has been occurring throughout the city has found its way to Rockaway, says the commanding officer of the Far Rockaway precinct, who said recently, “It really hadn’t hit the Rockaways until last week, and it hit us hard.&rd More...

Burglary Spree Suspects At Large

Investigators from the 101 Precinct are searching for two suspects wanted for allegedly burglarizing seven homes in Far Rockaway since July 7, according to police. More...

City Wins Poospatuck Indian Cigarette Case

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Corporation Counsel Michael A. More...

Warnings From The Department Of Health

The Health Department today urged New Yorkers traveling to tropical settings to take special precautions to avoid dengue fever, a mosquito-borne illness that is occurring at high levels in many parts of the world, including the Caribbean and South a More...

Sanders Call For ‘Level Playing Field’

City Councilman James Sanders, Jr., who represents the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula, recently released the following statement regarding the awarding of construction contracts for the new Penn Plaza skyscraper: More...

Hammels Fire Injures Elderly Man

An elderly Hammels man was slightly injured by a fire that struck his apartment early in the morning of August 24, fire sources say. More...

Motorcyclist Dies In Addabbo Bridge Crash

Paul Passariello, 61, died on Friday, August 20, when his 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle rear-ended a 2009 Nissan Pathfinder driven by Julian Barker, police say. More...

Genting Gets Aqueduct Nod, Possible Problems Ahead

Governor David A. More...

Stingrays This Time…Not Sharks

Rockaway beachgoers were kept out of the water along the beachfront from Beach 86 Street west to Beach 116 Street last weekend over fears that sharks were once again swimming too close to the shoreline. More...

Ed Officials Set Plans For Federal School Money

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew celebrated on Tuesday New York State’s selection and award of $700 million in the U.S. More...

Labor: Unemployment Claims Drop

New requests for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, the first decline in a month and a hopeful sign after a raft of negative economic reports. More...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Declares War On Truancy

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced the first steps of an ambitious new program by the Department of Education and other City agencies to reduce chronic absenteeism and truancy during the school year that starts next month. More...

DMV: Watch Your Blood-Alcohol Level

The message from the Department of Motor Vehicles is clear. You better not drive drunk, because they are watching you. More...


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