October 29, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Broad Channel Flooding Plan Put Off Until 2012

Just four months after being assured that $24 million would be allocated to the FY 2010 city budget (which began in July) to alleviate the flooding in Broad Channel, residents have learned that any construction to end the problem will not begin unti More...

Weiner: Turner Pro-Outsourcing

On Monday, Congressman Anthony Weiner said that the prooutsourcing position of Bob Turner, whom he considers to be a right-wing extremist, puts the middle class residents of Brooklyn and Queens at risk. More...

DMV Sets Rules For Passenger Vans

On September 18, a 1997 minivan carrying 14 members of a Bronx church crashed on the New York State Thruway near Woodbury. Several unrestrained passengers were ejected when the van rolled over in the median. More...

Cuomo Expands Foreclosure Probe

Attorney General Andrew M. More...

Bloomberg Decries OTB Deal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacted to a deal cut last week between Governor David Paterson and the Off Track Betting (OTB) Corporation to keep the corporation in business by arguing that the deal would cost New York City money it does not have. More...

Shorefront Developer Gets Extension To Build

Despite protests from area residents and the disapproval of Community Board 14, the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals has granted the developer of property located at 93-06 Shorefront Parkway permission to continue building a six-story bui More...

Solstice Wellness Patient Pleads Guilty

Yefim Drakhler, one of many patients paid cash kickbacks for visits to the former Solstice Wellness Center in Rockaway Park, pled guilty on Monday at U.S District Court for his involvement in the $2.6 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to the More...

New Charges Against Rockaway Cop-Killers

Former Rockaway thugs Dexter Bostic and Robert Ellis are already in prison – Bostic on a life sentence and Ellis for 15 years – after being convicted of taking part in the killing of one cop and the wounding of another in 2007. More...

City Launches Love Hate Campaign

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn have launched the Love Love. Hate Hate. public service advertising campaign to celebrate diversity and condemn hate crimes in New York City. More...

Weiner-Turner Face-Off In Chamber Forum

Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner and his Republican challenger, Bob Turner, faced off for an hour and a half in front of a packed Republican partisan audience at the Bungalow Bar restaurant on Thursday, October 21. More...

Weiner: Take Terrorist Off YouTube

On Sunday, October 24, in a letter to YouTube CEO Chad Hurley, Representative Anthony Weiner called for the removal of terrorist videos featuring Anwar al-Awlaki, dubbed the “Bin Laden of the Internet,” who is using the site to find new More...


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