November 19, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Three Shootings And A Stolen Laptop

After an October with no shootings within the confines of the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, since November 6 the precinct has seen three shootings, its commander Captain Michael Lipetri told residents at Wednesday’s Precinct Community Council More...

101 Cops Seeking Bike Thief

Police from the 101 Precinct are looking for a man wanted for allegedly stealing a motorcycle from an underground parking garage last month. More...

Issues Highlighted At East End Task Force Meeting

Rockaway’s Task Force held its third and final public meeting this week, and despite the low turnout the community’s priorities for the peninsula, as surveyed by the Task Force, are clear. More...

DOH Releases Excessive Drinking Study

How does alcohol affect the health of New Yorkers? A new report from the Health Department suggests the toll is large and, by some measures, growing. More...

DCA ‘Stings’ Illegal Contractors

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz recently announced the results of an eight-week sting house operation targeting illegal home improvement contractors. More...

‘Not Informed That Plan To Close BCHS In Place’

Queens Supe:

The meeting held Monday night in the small auditorium at Beach Channel High School was, for many in the audience, surreal. More...

RDRC Joins Smith In Money Deal For Druggies

State Senator Malcolm Smith, who has attempted to push large amounts of public money into a nonprofit anti-drug program that is run by two convicted drug dealers, has now brought the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation into the mix, More...

CB 14 Supports Waterfront Recommendations

After months of workshops and meetings, the Department of City Planning presented its draft report for the Vision 2020: Comprehensive Waterfront Plan for the Rockaways during this month’s Community Board 14 meeting. More...

Local Parking Violations Plunge

Parking and moving violations within the confines of both Rockaway precincts have fallen since last year, according to figures provided by the NYPD. More...

New York City Says ‘Cut The Salt’

The Health Department has unveiled a new campaign to urge consumers to compare labels and choose foods with less sodium. More...

City Conducting Voter Experience Survey

As part of the New York City Council’s oversight of the New York City Board of Elections, Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Governmental Operations Chair Gale A. More...


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