May 13, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Feds Probing Huntley, Smith

The dean of the political reporting corps in Albany, Frederick Dicker, who writes for the New York Post, says that federal probers are focusing on a Queens senator under investigation for steering hundreds of thousands of public dollars to More...

Weiner Says: Use Bin Laden Bounty

On Sunday, May 8, Representatives Anthony Weiner and Jerrold Nadler announced legislation that would award the bounty of up to $50 million approved by Congress for the capture of Osama bin Laden, which many news reports indicate may never be distribu More...

Meeks’ Message From Capitol Hill

The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden: That Was Really The Week That Was

Like most New Yorkers and most Americans, I have been consumed with contrasting emotions from the instant my congressional alert, blackberry, cell phone, land line, email, and television went off repeatedly and almost simultaneously late on More...

Breezy Sees Spate Of Home Burglaries

Three local youths have been arrested in the past week in connection with a spate of burglaries of homes in the Breezy Point cooperative, police sources say. More...

Two Decades For DNA Rapist

A Far Rockaway resident was sentenced last Friday in Queens Criminal Court to 21 years in prison for the gunpoint rape of two women in separate incidents in Far Rockaway in 2009, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. More...

DOE’s CEC Election Postponed

Parent Protests Force Delay

In the wake of vitriolic parent protests about insufficient candidate information and a convoluted election process, Education Department officials announced this week they would delay the voting deadline for local school-council elections by at leas More...

City Urges Workers To Use Fall Protection

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri has announced the launch of a new citywide safety campaign to encourage construction workers to use proper fall protection while working on a job site. More...

Sanders:‘Victory Won, Justice Served’

New York City Councilman James Sanders Jr. has released the following statement in response to the welcome news that Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda and mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks More...


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