September 23, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Turner Backs Anti-Labor Bill

After his upset victory on September 13 in the race to replace Anthony Weiner, Congressman Bob Turner was sworn into office that Thursday, vowing “to not forget how I got here” and praising bi-partisanship, which he called “the only More...

Turner Big In Breezy, West End, Howard Beach

A week after Breezy Point businessman Bob Turner shocked the political establishment by winning the special election in the 9th Congressional District, defeating Democrat David Weprin, insiders are still debating why he was able to rack up a six poin More...

Queens Man Busted For Using Bad Bucks To Buy Toilet Paper

Tried To Buy Charmin With Funny Money

A Queens man was busted on September 11 for using phony money to purchase Charmin toilet paper from a clerk at the Rite-Aid Pharmacy on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Handing Over The Bacon

Four New York City council members, including Eric Ulrich, have decided to put the money in the hands of their constituents, as part of an experiment that allows each participating council district to decide how $1 million-worth of taxpayer money is More...

Honoring Those Who Died On 9-11

Students and staff at PS/MS 105 under the direction of art teacher Norma Allende, created a paper quilt to commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11. More...

Bellamy Free After 16 Years

DA Fumes Over Exoneration Ruling

Kareem Bellamy virtually floated out of Courtroom K-27 at Queens Supreme Court on Friday, accepting the congratulations of his legal “dream team,” and other well-wishers, trailed by a group of reporters and photographers who wanted to rec More...

Suspected Serial Robber Arrested

A Far Rockaway man is being held without bail for his alleged connection with a string of robberies in Queens, one of which occurred in Far Rockaway earlier this month, according to police. More...

Man Shot In Stomach

Police responding to a call of shots fired in front of 411 Beach 54 Street at about 4:27 p.m. on Saturday afternoon found a man shot once in the abdomen, officials say. More...

Turner Turns Down Palestinian Homeland

One of the major issues in the recent special election campaign was support for the state of Israel. More...

Jamaica Bay Body Declared Suicide

Police officers from the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park responding to a call of an unresponsive man on the shores of Jamaica Bay, just south of the Joseph P. More...

New York City Smokers Hit All Time Low

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. More...


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