August 10, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Larcenies Up Throughout Peninsula

The incidence of larcenies is running high throughout the Rockaway peninsula, with both local precincts reporting double-digit raises in several categories related to crimes against people and property. More...

Goldfeder: Expand Aqueduct Train Station

In response to increased demand for full-time, roundtrip subway service in Southern Queens following the October 2011 opening of the Aqueduct Raceway and Resorts World Casino, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has reached out to MTA Chairman Joe Lhota to ca More...

Two Locals Charged In Credit Card Scam

Thirteen individuals, including two from Rockaway, have been indicted in connection with an identity theft and credit card fraud ring that routinely stole bank account and personal identification information using the Internet to fund nationwide shop More...

Petition For Rockaway Beach Line Delivered

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (DRockaway) announced that he will be delivering his petition to rehabilitate the Rockaway Beach Rail Line, a move that would expand transportation options for Queens residents, to the governor, Port Authority and the MTA. More...

Report: Smith To Seek Republican Mayoral Nod

Republicans Ask If It Was ‘April Fools Day’

Democratic State Senator Malcolm Smith, who has represented Rockaway for the past decade, is exploring a run for New York City mayor in 2013 – as a Republican, according to an exclusive story by New York Post reporter Carl Campanile that appear More...

Burglar Busted Selling Swag

A Far Rockaway man who burglarized a home on Beach 73 Street was busted by police on August 2 when he was found trying to sell items from the home inside a Beach 90 Street tattoo parlor. More...

Good Samaritan Murderer Get 18 Years

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

SABRINA’S HouseAids DomesticViolenceVictims

At the young age of nine, Sabrina Lewis became the victim of unimaginable domestic and sexual abuse. Nevertheless, Lewis did not let her personal trials get the best of her- she did something about them. More...

Red Cross Launches Hurricane App

The American Red Cross has launched its official Hurricane App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit hurricane prone areas. More...


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