December 24, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Blown Line Leaves Rockaway InThe Dark

A power line that blew just as the only other power line bringing electricity to the western end of the peninsula was down for maintenance caused a blackout that lasted for more than an hour late Monday afternoon. More...

Cops Track Down Cabbie Attacker

A Hammels man wanted in connection with a brutal October beating of a cab driver was arrested this week largely due to a piece of identification the assailant dropped outside the cab, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Cops Arrest Arverne Shooter

A Hammels teen wanted for allegedly shooting a rival in the foot in September was apprehended by police last week and charged with attempted murder. More...

Beach Channel High School Public Hearing Set For January 13

DOE Seeks To Phase Out, Close School

For the second year in a row, the Department of Education will hold a public hearing at Rockaway’s Beach Channel High School with the purpose of phasing it out and closing it down. That meeting will be held at the high school at 6 p.m. More...

Feds Fine Lawrence Nursing Care Center

Cited For Substandard Care

The federal government has fined a Rockaway nursing care center more than $19,000 for “substandard care” after an April visit and audit of the facility, officials say. More...

Toll Increase Takes Effect 12/30

The toll increases that were approved by the MTA board in October will go into effect at 2 a.m. on Thursday, December 30, according to MTA Bridges and Tunnels. More...


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