March 25, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

New Civic Group Sparks Controversy

There is a new civic group on the peninsula and its website has stirred up some controversy in neighboring communities. More...

Contest Your New York City Tickets Online

Mayor Bloomberg and City Council leaders announced the launch of a new program to allow New Yorkers to contest tickets online, eliminating the need for a time consuming trip to an in-person hearing. More...

Car Break-in Pattern Hits Bayswater

As a result of 10 car break-ins in Bayswater over the last two weeks, the 101 Precinct has put out an alert for car owners to take extra precaution after they park their vehicles. More...

City Sets Free Tax Preparation Program

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Department of Finance Commissioner David M. More...

Far Rockaway Native Takes Part In Operation Cobra

For the son of a Far Rockaway couple, providing humanitarian aid, civic assistance, and military training to a country known for deadly cobra snakes, Buddhist temples, and shrimp pad Thai, was quite an experience recently. More...

Airbus Faces Criminal Charges Over French Crash

Manslaughter charges were filed in a Paris (France) court on Monday against Airbus Industries, the giant manufacturer that built the A300-600 aircraft, one of which lost its tail structure over Jamaica Bay and crashed into Beach 131 Street and More...

Outta Control And Into Pole

A driver claims that a child ran in front of her car causing her to lose control along Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 119 Street last Monday and collide head-on with a utility pole. More...

Jamaica Bay Advocates Finalize Deal

More than a year after the initial announcement, Jamaica Bay advocates scored a huge victory last week when they finalized a deal with the city to spend more than $100 million in upgrades for the wastewater treatment plant to limit nitrogen waste, More...

Sanders Says He’s A Victim Of Predatory Lending

When the housing bubble burst and the recession began, predatory lending was one of the main factors behind what is now called, ‘the great recession.’ Now it turns out that one of our local representatives has gotten caught up in a More...

Big A Racino To Slot An Early Opening

Rockaway gamblers who have been waiting eagerly for the opening of a Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Racino at the aging Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park will only have to wait for late summer to take Cross Bay Boulevard to get to a gambling More...

Feds To Provide Queens Snow Aid

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that President Obama has expanded the major disaster declaration for the State of New York issued after the devastating snow storm on December 26 – 27 to include More...


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