January 20, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

A-Train Wolfpack Busted

A vicious eight-teen wolfpack bent on robbing and beating A-train passengers went on a rampage on January 11 until cops from the 100 Precinct put an end to the mayhem at the Broad Channel subway station, court records show. More...

Marine Park Bridge Lifts In Order

The next phase of the Jamaica Bay marshlands restoration project means more bridge lifts and potential delays in your everyday commute over the Marine Parkway Bridge, according to the US Army Corps of Engineers, who will oversee the restoration. More...

Queens Narcotics Busts Heroin Drug Ring

Queens narcotics detectives announced the dismantling of a heroin drug ring, resulting in more than 120 arrests since November 2010, including the arrest of the kingpin’s cousin in Arverne as he was traveling through Rockaway to drop off a load More...

AG Releases Gas Pricing Study

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the results of his 2011 comprehensive review of gasoline prices across the state. More...

Peninsula Preparatory Academy Board Vows To Fight Closure

In the wake of last week’s announcement that the Department of Education will not renew the charter for the Peninsula Preparatory Academy, the school’s board has vowed to fight the decision and keep the school open. More...

ABTS Residents Want Say Over Charter

With PPA Out Of Picture, Homeowners Want Voice

With last week’s announcement that the Department of Education will not renew the charter for the Peninsula Preparatory Academy, comes the question of who will operate in the new school building that Arverne by the Sea is mandated to build on i More...

Merit Matters Files Appeal On Garaufis Rulings

Already angered by the federal court decision by Judge Nicholas Garaufis that the New York City Fire Department has been willfully discriminatory in its hiring policies for the last two decades, “Merit Matters,” an advocacy group run by a More...

Turner: Options Must Be On Table With Iran

Congressman Bob Turner (NY-09) was joined by Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) during his press conference today at the Avenue N Jewish Center in Brooklyn where he spoke about the importance of keeping all options on the table when dealing with Ira More...

Cops Seek Missing Tween

Cops from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are looking for a 12-year-old Hispanic girl missing from her home since January 17. The missing girl is identified as Martha Alvarado of 125 Beach 17 Street in Far Rockaway. More...


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