April 15, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Breezy Point Fire Draws Local,City Fire Units

A house fire on the morning of Thursday, April 7, brought several local volunteer fire units as well as city fire department units to 12th Avenue, behind the St. Thomas More Church. More...

Queens Residents File Social Security Suits

Eight disabled Queens residents have filed a class action lawsuit charging systematic bias against low-income disabled individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits in Queens. More...

Parks Explains Sudsy Surf

Longer, warmer days; flowers and trees in bloom are all signs that spring is upon us. More...

Motorists Must Swap E-ZPass Tags

It’s that time again! Just as batteries in fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors need to be changed, batteries inside E-ZPass tags can also run down so in 2011 MTA Bridges and Tunnels is sending many More...

Baby Slayer On Trial

Nearly two and a half years after a Jamaica man allegedly killed his pregnant girlfriend, a bank teller in Rockaway Park, and their unborn child, his trial began in Queens Criminal Court on April 11, after several days of jury selection. More...

Belle Harbor Man Gets Seven Years

A Belle Harbor man convicted for a phony hedge fund scheme where he robbed six investors of more than $7 million was sentenced to seven years in prison last week at Manhattan Federal Court. More...

Beach Pilot Has Problems With Feds,Queens DA

The pilot who was determined to land his small Cherokee Warrior plane on the beach at Rockaway April 4 is in hot water with both federal and state authorities over his dangerous stunt. More...

Task Force Opposes Runway Expansion

Emotions ran high last week as the Jamaica Bay Task Force hosted a meeting to discuss the expansion of runways at JFK Airport that was proposed in a recent report. More...

Safeguard Water

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have announced a new 15-year Water Supply Permit for New York City that continues the successful Land Acquisition Pro More...

Investigate Body On Broad Channel Bayfront

Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man in his 30’s, whose body was found on a spit of sand in Jamaica Bay off Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel. More...


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