April 13, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Battle Lines Drawn Between Garaufis And Mayor

The battle lines have been drawn between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis over how much money the monitor appointed by Garaufis should earn from the city as well as how much money those who may have been discriminated again More...

Hooded Robbers Beat Victim With Bat

A Far Rockaway man was arrested by 101 Precinct police for his role in allegedly beating and robbing a man inside a building at 22-10 New Haven Avenue at around 8 p.m. on March 15. More...

Goldfeder: Pass Autism Legislature

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is reminding residents of Southern Queens and Rockaway that April is Autism Awareness Month. More...

Council ReformsVeterans Property Tax Exemption

City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, and a number of other council members gathered recently to announce forthcoming legislation to reform the Veterans Property Tax Exemption. More...

Rockaway Beach Resident Arrested On Sex Charges

A Far Rockaway man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman during a robbery two months ago, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Court Throws Out Group Home Order

The state will not have to comply with a Brooklyn federal judge’s order to move mentally ill adult home residents from their present facilities into group homes in the community due to an order last week by the federal Second Circuit Court of A More...

Cross Bay Bridge Rebate Retroactive To April 1

The MTA announced on Wednesday that all tolls for Rockaway and Broad Channel residents with E-ZPass using the Cross Bay Bridge will once again be fully rebated by the MTA, effective immediately, thanks to $4 million in funding provided in the State b More...

Court: Turn Over Damning 911 Report

Mayor Bloomberg was ordered last week to release a scathing analysis of the city’s perpetually troubled 911 and emergency-dispatch systems. More...

AG Targeting Convictions

Attorney General Eric T. More...

Schumer Launches Smartphone ID Program

U.S. Senator Charles E. More...

Easter Sunday Fire Draws Crowd

The entire back of the home was destroyed by the fire. FDNY officials say that the fire started in the downstairs kitchen and spread through the rear wall. More...


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