September 3, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Site Of Future 99 Cent Store Fined 15K

The owner of the building at 211 Beach 116 Street, which is being renovated, has been fined $15,000, pending a New York City Department of Buildings Environmental Control Board hearing, after refusing to adhere to a stop work order placed on the pro More...

Weiner Calls On Army Corps To Be On Alert

With tropical storm season in full swing and Hurricane Earl approaching, Rep. Anthony Weiner called on the U.S. More...

Sanders Fights Indecency In FR

For months, a large billboard advertisement depicting a scantily clad woman hovered over Rockaway Boulevard in front of the Platinum Club, a Queens strip club that faces the street on the western side of the busy roadway. More...

Bridge Toll And Fare Hike Hearings September 20

CBB Toll Protest Set for 10/5

The MTA has recently announced that they will hold their Queens public hearing on the proposed fare and toll increases on September 20, in Flushing. More...

Comptroller To Audit MTA Overtime Spending

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has announced that his office will begin a forensic audit of overtime spending at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). More...

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Is Ready

Governor David A. Paterson today announced that New York State’s Pre-existing Condition Insurance Program is ready to take applications now. More...

Brooklyn Man Drowns In Neponsit

The death of a Brooklyn man swimming in Neponsit last Saturday afternoon has been ruled an accidental drowning this week by the New York City Chief Medical Examiner. More...

Cop-Stabber Trial Adjourned

A man who allegedly stabbed a police sergeant in January 2009 was supposed to stand trial last week in Queens Criminal Court, but instead the trial was adjourned until October, a spokesperson for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

Motorists Pay The Price For Broken Meter

Motorists fed a parking meter this week that was five hours behind the actual time of day and some may have to pay the $35 violation price to New York City. More...

First Meeting Of The Rockaway Task Force

Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich is pleased to join Councilmember James Sanders Jr. in announcing the first meeting of the Rockaway Task Force. More...

LIPA Board Names New COO

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees appointed Michael Hervey, Senior VP of Operations, as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of LIPA. More...

DOH: Majority Of Restaurants Earn An ‘A’

Some 250 New York City restaurants have now completed New York City’s new two-step process for sanitary inspections, and a tally of their scores shows that many are acing the test. More...

Public Advocate Launches Worst Landlord List

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio unveiled a new website that exposes the landlords behind some of the city’s most dangerous and dilapidated buildings. More...

Rockaway Man Missing

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following person reported missing within the confines of the 100 Precinct. More...


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