February 10, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Trees Fall For Sewer Project

The Department of Design and Construction is in full swing with its $23 million Rockaway Beach neighborhood sewer renovation project. More...

Shot During Attempted Robbery

A Far Rockaway man was shot while defending his home from an attempted burglary last week, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Revival Solidifying Power, And It’s Not Always Pretty

Over the last two months, the new owners of Peninsula Hospital Center have moved to solidify their hold on the vital Rockaway institution, insiders say. More...

Rockaway Gun Thug: ‘Didn’t Mean To Do It’

A 27-year-old Far Rockaway man who shot a bystander in 2007, has been convicted for manslaughter for gunning down the innocent bystander. More...

Auto Accident Ties Up RBB

An auto accident briefly tied up the narrow and busy Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 119 Street on Monday afternoon when an SUV making a left hand turn onto the street collided with a sedan heading More...

SJEH Becomes Radiology Accredited

The Nuclear Medicine Department of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology, making it the only accredited program in that field serving the Rockaways and Broad Channel. More...

Lancman To Seek Turner’s Congressional Seat

The conventional wisdom since Congressman Anthony Weiner resigned in disgrace and Republican Bob Turner won the seat in a special election has been that the 9th Congressional District was a goner in the upcoming reapportionment. More...

Cockroaches Close Last Stop Cafe

Despite the fact that the Last Stop Gourmet Shop, adjacent to the Rockaway Park A Line subway station, has an A grade posted on its front window, the local eatery has been closed by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. More...

Far Rockaway Woman On Trial In Pennsylvania

Three people, including one Rockaway resident, accused of using fake credit cards to buy a few thousand dollars-worth of gift cards at two Millcreek (Pennsylvania) Township businesses in November, face trial on charges in the case, according to publi More...

Brooklyn Teens Busted

Two Brooklyn teenagers were arrested on February 2 inside a closed Rockaway bungalow for burglary and criminal trespassing, court officials say. More...

Turner: I Got Broad Channel's Back

Congressman Bob Turner attended the Broad Channel Civic Association meeting last Thursday, January 27, to update residents on his first five months in office, and to assure them that he is addressing their local concerns. More...

Beach Channel Drive Closed Off Due To Gas Leak

Police barricade tape at Beach 51 Street on Beach Channel Drive blocks off traffic Monday as emergency vehicles, including Hazmat Units, stand ready after workers for a contractor inadvertently damag More...

Boardwalk Benches Vanish

More than 60 benches have been removed over the past couple of weeks from the Rockaway boardwalk to make way for a bike lane, according to local sources. More...

Goldfeder: Remember Tax Credits

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is urging eligible families to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and to take advantage of free tax filing services in Southern Queens and Rockaway. More...


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