February 11, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Collapsed Roof Temporarily Halts Church Food Pantry

Because of a collapsed roof on the building that houses its food pantry, the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Redfern said food distribution will temporarily be halted while a new location is sought. More...

Weiner Urges Justice Thomas To Recuse Himself

Following reports that the spouse of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is a lobbyist who has gained financially from efforts to overturn health care reform, a conflict of interest the associate justice failed to disclose, Representative Anthony W More...

New Jersey Governor Sinks LNG Project

With one stroke of the pen the governor of New Jersey killed the most recent idea to locate a Liquefied Natural Gas pipeline off the New Jersey and New York shorelines. More...

Local Shoots Up Beach Boardwalk

A Hammels man has been charged with shooting up the boardwalk and beach at a time when many adults and children were present on the scene, police say. More...

Bloomberg’s Panel Votes To Close BCHS–Again

A contentious crowd of more than 2,000 parents, school staff and students booed, chanted and banged drums Thursday night, but could not keep the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) from voting to close 12 public schools, including Beach Channel High S More...

Senate Committee Discusses Aqueduct Gambling

The NYS Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering has held a hearing in Albany on the future of horse racing and gaming in New York State. Chaired by Senator John J. Bonacic, the Senate panel included Senator Joseph P. More...

Raucous BCHS Vote At PEP

A raucous crowd of 2000 students, teachers and parents, organized by the UFT, the Coalition for Educational Justice and the Urban Youth Collaborative, shouted, blew whistles, and booed throughout Chancellor Cathie Black’s speech at the February More...

Rockaway Councilman Against The Ban

Ulrich, Sanders Say Yes To Smoking

Rockaway City Councilmembers Eric A. Ulrich and James Sanders Jr. More...

Mayors Group Says Americans Want Gun Control

The bi-partisan coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced the results of a new poll conducted jointly by Momentum Analysis, a polling firm with Democratic clients, and American Viewpoint, a polling firm with Republican clients. More...


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