December 17, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Home Invader Convicted, Faces 25 Years

A Nassau County jury has convicted a Far Rockaway man of burglary, robbery, and other felonies for his role in the armed home invasion of a South Floral Park home that left a couple and their three young children tied up with duct tape. More...

MTA Updates F.R. Line Renovations

Work On Elevated Trestle To Begin Soon

The MTA has released an update on the status of the repairs on the Rockaway line, which are due to be completed next fall. More...

Bloomberg’s Nonpartisan Redistricting Study

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg released a report showing that nonpartisan reforms to the redistricting process can increase the competitiveness of legislative elections at the state and federal level. More...

Elderly Woman Dies In Breezy Accident

An elderly Breezy Point woman was struck and killed on Sunday when she was hit by an automobile on a busy community road, police say. More...

First, There Was 1. Soon, There Will Be 5 And Then 4

At one time, knowing the names of the high schools in Rockaway was so simple. First, more than 110 years ago, there was Far Rockaway High School. Then, decades later, came Beach Channel High School. More...

City Appeals School Bus Ruling

Law Department Gets Stay

The city’s Law Department has won a stay of a ruling made last week by a Staten Island Supreme Court judge to reinstate a 40-year-old busing program that transported students at special schools and those who live in areas with no public transp More...

Sheepshead Bay Businesses Busted

DA: Knowingly Pollute Jamaica Bay

Officials at the Sheepshead Bay Multiplex, several stores and restaurants at a Brooklyn shopping center heavily used by Rockaway residents, who have allegedly been dumping raw sewage and restaurant grease into a small creek that empties into Jamaica More...

Sets New Rebate Law

Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee Chair Audrey Pheffer has announced that new protections relating to consumer rebates will soon go into effect. More...

Paterson Signs Wage Theft Prevention Act

Governor David A. More...

Fingerprinting Of Bus Drivers Goes Digital

Commissioner David J. Swarts of the Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that the fingerprints of school bus drivers are now being scanned and sent electronically, eliminating the need to ink and roll fingers on cards. More...


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