September 30, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

LockYour Doors,Windows

On Tuesday afternoon, police officers from the 100 Precinct spread out over a large section of Belle Harbor, knocking on doors and handing out flyers to local residents. Their message? Keep your doors and windows secured. More...

Councilman James Sanders Is Taking Community To DC

New York City Councilman James Sanders Jr. has announced that he will be taking a bus full of local community leaders and activists to Washington, D.C. More...

Online Applications: DOB

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri announced that applications involving limited standpipe, sprinkler, plumbing and oil burner work can now be filed online using the Department of Buildings’ electronic filing system, eFiling. More...

Report Cards Show Mixed Grades For Public Schools

The number of public elementary and middle schools scoring low marks on the city’s annual school report cards increased by nearly 100 percent this year, including a number of Rockaway schools that fell a full two grades. More...

Rockaway Enters The Literacy Zone

Representatives from Queens Library unveiled the Rockaway peninsula Literacy Zone this week at the Beach 94 Street library that will bring learning and job training programs to every library in the Rockaways. More...

CB14 Says No To JFK Runway Expansion

Community Board 14 has agreed to send a letter of opposition to the Port Authority of NY/NJ and the regional Plan Association in regard to their proposed plans for extending several runways farther into Jamaica Bay. More...

Shots Ring Out On Far Rockaway Night

Fifteen Minutes And A Mile Apart

Detectives from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are investigating two shooting incidents, minutes and a mile apart on Tuesday night. In one of the incidents, a 40-year-old unidentified man was shot once in the abdomen. More...

Department of Motor Vehicles: Self-Certify That You Can See

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Barbara J. Fiala has announced that the Department is implementing several changes in the way that it does business in an effort to improve customer service. More...

Another Accident At Beach 92 Street

Another nasty accident at the dangerous intersection of Beach Channel Drive and Beach 92 Street, near McDonald’s and the entrance of the Cross Bay Bridge, has residents calling for improved traffic conditions around the area. More...

Schneiderman Wants To Block T-Mobile Merger

To encourage technological innovation and economic growth, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that his office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice’s previously filed lawsuit to block AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile. More...

Schneiderman: End Guard Scams

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against a New York City-based company behind an employment scam. The company known as both C.P. International Security, Inc. More...


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