October 22, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Bayswater School Slated To Lose Grade 6

If the city’s Department of Education has its way, Public School 104 in Bayswater will lose one grade next year, becoming a Pre-K to grade five school. More...

Fed Judge Puts FD Hiring On Hold

Federal judge Nicholas Garaufis on Tuesday made permanent his earlier decision to bar the city from hiring new firefighters based on an entrance test he said discriminates against blacks and Hispanics. More...

Slater Burglarized By Partner’s Brother

The brother of flight attendant Steven Slater’s domestic partner burglarized the pair’s Belle Harbor home just one week before Slater pled guilty in Queens Criminal Court to charges stemming from his infamous retreat from a Jet Blue airc More...

DEP Issues Jamaica Bay Watershed Plan

Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway announced on Monday the release of the updated Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan. More...

Ulrich Endorses Paez for Assembly

Dr. Harold Paez, candidate for New York State Assembly district 23 was formally endorsed by NY City councilman Eric Ulrich today in his campaign to unseat 23 year incumbent Audrey Pheffer. Dr. More...

Weiner Chides Obama On Saudi Sale

Following news that the Obama administration has notified Congress of plans to sell up to $60 billion in advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia, Representative Anthony Weiner released the following statement: “Hiding this in a recess announcement More...

No Jail Time For Errant BH Flight Attendant

The Belle Harbor flight attendant, who allegedly cursed out a Jet Blue passenger, grabbed two beers and exited the plane via an emergency chute, cut a deal with Queens District Attorney Richard Brown on Tuesday, trading his freedom for a guilty plea More...

Voters Get Choice On Term Limits, 6 Other Initiatives

On November 2, New York State voters will once again get a chance to vote on term limits for city officials. Haven’t the voters addressed that issue previously? More...

Turner Fails Filing For Third Time

“Bob Turner’s unwillingness or inability to comply with federal law continues. More...

Mistrial Declared In Cleaver-Slay Case

Judge Says David Tarloff ‘Unfit To Stand Trial’

A mistrial was declared Monday in the trial of a mentally ill man charged with murdering a Manhattan psychiatrist only two weeks after being released by a psychiatrist at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in 2008. More...

Weiner, Pheffer, Urge New Rules For Cell Phone Bills

Representative Anthony Weiner, vice chair of the House Communications, Technology and the Internet Subcommittee and a member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, and Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer have called on the FCC to More...

Comptrollers Support Foreclosure Solution

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and New York City Comptroller John C. Liu have expressed their support for the nationwide coordinated investigation launched to address the latest chapter in the nationwide foreclosure crisis. More...

City Sets New Technology Agreement

Mayor Michael R. More...


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