September 17, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Detectives Seek Female Bag-Snatchers

Stalked, Robbed 89-Year-Old Woman

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad in Far Rockaway are looking for two young women who stalked and robbed an 89-year-old woman at 10-40 Neilson Street at about 3:45 p.m. on August 18. More...

Bloomberg To Ban Smoking On Rockaway Beaches

After months of consideration, Mayor Michael Bloomberg will soon propose a ban on smoking at all if the city’s parks and beaches, a city source says. More...

MGP Site Opponent Digs For Nothing

Ronald Joseph, a Rockaway Park resident residing across the street from the site of the former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) under remediation, has argued since the project’s inception that the contaminants beneath the site have migrated under More...

Meets Set To Discuss Floyd Bennett Future

Senator Charles Schumer and Representative Anthony Weiner will soon host two local meetings of the Floyd Bennett Field Blue Ribbon Panel, a task force that will establish a shared vision for the future of the park and make recommendations about how More...

State Watchdogs OK Aqueduct Racino Contract

The two state watchdogs who were tasked with vetting the contract with Genting New York to run a gambling Racino at the aging Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park have now signed off on the project and sent their approvals back to the state’s Lott More...

Searching For Happy Ending To Ferry Tale

Never give up the ship, especially when that ship is a commuter ferry from Rockaway to Manhattan. More...

Court Considers DOE Cut Of Busing Program

A judge in a Staten Island courtroom will soon decide whether or not the city’s Department of Education had the right to end a 40-year-old busing program that transported students at special schools and those who live in areas with no public t More...

DCP Releases Draft For Comprehensive Waterfront Plan

After meetings in each borough to determine the wants and needs of the public, the Department of City Planning has released its Draft Recommendations for the Vision 2020 New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. More...

NYPIRG: Primaries Tell A ‘Sad Story’

Reports from around the city tell a sad story: Today’s election has been marred by late openings, poorlytrained and recruited polling clerks, long lines, missing poll books, a lack of privacy and problems with the new optical scan voting syste More...


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