April 29, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Local Smashes Senior WalMart Greeter

A former Far Rockaway man attempting to steal a laptop computer from a Riverhead (Long Island) WalMart store assaulted an 80-year-old greeter who tried to get in his way. More...

Auto Vandalism Strikes West End

A pack of marauding teens hit the west end last week breaking car mirrors and kicking in car doors from Beach 130 Street to Beach 135 Street, police sources say. More...

FAA Taking Close Look At Beach Pilot

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is taking a close look at the pilot who landed his small Cherokee Warrior plane on the beach in Rockaway on April 4 and the Queens District Attorney is awaiting the federal agency’s determination before More...

Cops Identify Body In Jamaica Bay

Police sources said this week that the body found on the bayfront near Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel on April 14 was that of a 30-yearold Brooklyn man, but his cause of death and how he came to the bayfront remains a mystery at press time. More...

Union Battle Shapes Up At Dayton Beach Park

A battle shaping up at the Dayton Beach Park Cooperative in Rockaway Beach is a microcosm of what is happening all over the nation. More...

City: Pooper Scooper Law Hard To Enforce

101 Precinct Admits Far Rockaway No Different From Rest Of City

Saying that catching violators is a difficult task, members of the 101 Precinct told Far Rockaway residents recently that enforcing the 33-year-old Pooper Scooper law is not as easy as one would think, despite what seems to be a minefield of dog poop More...

Destructive Storm Takes Down Four Poles

(Top) A quick-moving storm that held high winds, thunder and lightning, took down four telephone poles across the street from PS 225 at Beach 110 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard just as the schoo More...


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