August 3, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Report: Woods Was NYPD Informer

A cop-killer who sits in jail with a life sentence was once an informer for the NYPD, according to a website report on NYPDconfidential.com. More...

Sanders Criticizes NYCHA For Not Installing Cameras

Nearly 3 1/2 years after NYCHA was presented with a $2 million check for the agency to purchase the latest technology in cameras for Redfern Houses, the housing development is still waiting for those cameras to be put in. More...

Rear-End Collision Sends Man To Hospital

A middle-aged man driving a red station wagon eastbound along Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 108 Street rear-ended an MTA bus on Tuesday morning and had to be sent to the hospital on a stretcher More...

Timothy Wayne Indicted On Kiddy Porn Charges

Pleads Not Guilty, Seeks Plea Deal

Rockaway resident Timothy Wayne, better known to the community as “Tim the Viking,” was indicted in the Eastern District Federal Court on July 17, charged with four counts of receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornograph More...

Feds Question Millions In Meeks’ Grants

If you had watched Congressman Gregory Meeks being interviewed on the Channel Five morning show by Dave Price and Roseanna Scotto on Tuesday morning, you would have thought that the only thing wrong in his world is the fact that the media is picking More...

Flood Assistance Grants Announced

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that grants have been awarded to small businesses and organizations in Howard Beach, Broad Channel and Rockaway, that sustained direct, flood-related damage as a result of Hurricane Irene through the Business Floo More...

RAA Gets ‘Cooperative’ No Cost Agreement

NPS: Group Has ‘Mutually-Shared Mission’

While youth sports groups continue to negotiate leases that will cost them thousands of dollars a year with the National Park Service and officials from Gateway National Recreation Area, the Rockaway Artists Alliance has quietly closed a deal that wi More...

Outbreak Of Gun Incidents Mar Summer

Remember to duck if you see somebody with a gun. This summer has seen not an uptick, but a cascade of shooting incidents, both citywide and on the Rockaway peninsula, statistics recently released by the NYPD show. More...

Breezy Resident Pleads Guilty

A Breezy Point man who was arrested in May in front of the Blarney Tavern on Rockaway Point Boulevard for menacing a patron with a gun has pleaded guilty to second degree criminal possession of a weapon this week at Queens Criminal Court, according t More...

Transient Hotel To Be Built In Rockaway

A new construction site on the corner of Beach 43 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard has residents concerned for their neighborhood. More...

Another Bus Stop Blunder

An incorrect bus stop sign is infuriating motorists along Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 102 Street because it’s allowing police and traffic cops to write summonses in an area where parking should be allowed. More...

Close Call For Rockaway Freeway Motorist

A woman waiting at a red light beneath Rockaway Freeway at Beach 98 Street probably saw her life flash before her eyes on Tuesday afternoon when a large chunk of concrete fell less than two feet away from her car, eyewitnesses at the scene told The W More...

Goldfeder Announces Mobile Office

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has announced the arrival and schedule of his summer mobile office. More...


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