March 18, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

‘Buddah’ Gets 18 Years For Bloody Assault

A well-known Hammels gangbanger was sentenced to 18 years in prison this week after being convicted of first-degree assault in connection with the shooting of another man whose bicycle he had stolen inside the Dayton Shopping Center parking lot, Quee More...

Senators Set Airport Reconstruction Money

United States Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration has awarded New York’s John F. More...

Weiner Sets Bill To Defend Social Security

In an effort to prevent the privatization of Social Security by the GOP, Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Anthony Weiner have announced legislation that would require a twothirds majority in both the Senate and House before changes could be More...

Senior Stabbed By Girlfriend

A 66-year-old Rockaway Park man was stabbed by his younger girlfriend after an altercation at his Shore Front Parkway apartment, police sources say. More...

City Addresses Rockaway In New Waterfront Plan

After months of meetings last year with residents all across the city, the Department of City Planning has released a 10-year vision for the future of the city’s shoreline. More...

PHC Health Benefits Saved Again

Employees Will Change Plans

For the second time in just four months, health benefits for the staff at Peninsula Hospital Center were saved just before employee benefits for 800 workers were set to expire. More...

Titus Fights To Keep Senior Centers Open

According to a spokesperson, “Assemblywoman Michele R. More...

Schumer: Release Oil Reserves To Cut Prices

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has called on President Barack Obama to deploy the Department of Energy’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in order to clamp down on skyrocketing gas prices in New York and around the country. More...

DOT Sets Aggressive Pothole Plan

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has announced that Mayor Michael R. More...


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