December 31, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Sanders Likens City To Racist Southern Past

City Councilman James Sanders Jr., who represents the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula, has likened New York City to Selma, Alabama, a symbol of the south’s racist past.   More...

Police Seek Missing Down Syndrome Man

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating James Goodwin a black male residing at 69-45 Burchell Avenue in Arverne/. More...

Black Naysayers Get Albany Hearing

With designated NYC schools chancellor Cathie Black due to take office on January 3, a hearing was held on December 23 in Albany over three lawsuits opposing the nomination with State Supreme Court Justice Gerald Connolly presiding.   More...

Busted For Shooting Himself In Foot

A Rockaway man and his wife were busted at 2:05 a.m. on Tuesday, when the husband showed up at Peninsula Hospital Center with a gunshot wound to his right foot, police sources say. More...

Feds, DOE Battle Over Light Fixture Toxins

In January, the federal Environmental Protection Agency reportedly will begin inspecting school buildings in New York City for contamination with the toxic chemicals known as PCBs, in response to a pilot study that found that the substance is leakin More...

'Baffled' By Mayor's 'Lack Of Attention'

Democratic District Leader Lew Simon says that he’s “baffled” by the way Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his administration handled the cleanup after the recent blizzard brought most of the city to a standstill.   More...

Corrections Officer Arrested For DWI

A Rockaway Park resident and New York City Corrections officer was arrested last weekend for allegedly driving while drunk, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.   More...


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