July 22, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Another MVA For Sometimes Deadly CBB

A single-car accident at virtually the same spot where a women and her dog were killed two years ago has Broad Channel residents worried that the lack of a barrier along the sometimes deadly Cross Ba More...

Bus Accident Near Bridge

A school bus driver lost control of his bus on Wednesday afternoon striking the sand buffer at the median near the entrance of the Cross Bay Bridge. The accident occurred at around 4:30 p.m. and no injuries were reported. More...

Notes On The New Marriage EqualityAct

On July 24, New York State will be celebrating one of the largest advancements in civil rights in the last decade. Under the “Marriage Equality Law” same sex couples will have the freedom to marry legally in the state of New York. More...

Bridge Truck Fire Seen For Miles

A fire in the rear compartment of a Triborough Bridge and Tunnel (TBTA) truck used to repair roads spewed black smoke so high into the air that it could be seen from miles away. More...

Three Charged At Daytop Village

Three clinical counselors at Daytop Village on Beach 65 Street in Arverne, which provides substance abuse treatment to adults and teens, have been charged with insurance fraud, conspiracy and other crimes for allegedly filing false progress reports w More...

Thief Attempts To Flee Country

A Far Rockaway home health aide accused of stealing more than $100,000 in rare coins from her 82- year-old patient was arrested last week at JFK Airport after attempting to flee the country prior to the beginning of her trial, according to Nassau Cou More...

Atlantic Beach Bridge To Be Repaired

Starting in September, the Atlantic Beach Bridge, which connects Rockaway to Atlantic Beach, will undergo a series of renovations that will last two years. More...

Turner Knocks 'Obamacare’, Challenges Weprin

Bob Turner, Republican businessman and selfnamed fed-up New Yorker and reform candidate for the congressional seat vacated by Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner, has called on what he terms as Democratic machine candidate and career-politician Dav More...

Department Of Education Sued On Leaking Toxic Light Fixtures

A federal lawsuit instituted by a parent advocacy group says that the city is violating federal law by allowing lights leaking a cancer-causing agent to remain in public schools. More...

Fiscal Year Total: 400,000 Potholes Filled

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan recently announced that crews have filled 400,000 potholes citywide since July 1, 2010, setting the record for potholes filled in a single fiscal year. More...


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