August 24, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Beach 71 Street Head Start To Close

At a press conference held by the office of Senator Shirley Huntley it was learned that the Head Start program on Beach 71 Street would soon be closing its doors. More...

Marine Park Bridge Travel Advisory

There will be multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge beginning Wednesday, August 29 through October as a result of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ marsh islands restoration project in Jamaica Bay. More...

Cuomo Expands Voter Registration Access

A sweeping new initiative to expand access to voter registration and streamline DMV services has been launched by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. More...

Lifeguards Pull Woman From Surf

A 22-year-old unidentified Brooklyn woman nearly drowned off the shore of Beach 94 Street on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Luhrs Sentenced To Jail, Probation

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 was sentenced to two and a half years in jail and another two years of supervised probation in Queens Criminal Cour More...

Bloomberg Sets School Salad Bars

Get your lettuce and carrots right here! Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. More...

Fourteenth Shooting Incident Monday

An unidentified 23-year-old man was shot once in his right ankle in front of 433 Beach 40 Street at about 12:40 a.m. More...

City Refuses To Pay FDNY Monitor

The check is not in the mail. The Corporation Counsel, the city’s top attorney, won’t cut a check for nearly $200,000 to Mark Cohen, the monitor appointed by federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis to More...

Early 2013 Trial Set For Tarloff

More than four years ago, two weeks after being released by a psychiatrist at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, David Tarloff allegedly murdered a Manhattan therapist. More...

Skeletal Remains Of Missing Man Found

Multiple news outlets are reporting this week that police recovered the skeletal remains of a 77-year-old missing Far Rockaway man about 15 miles north of Monticello, New York off of Route 17. More...

Fundraising Still No Contest

Ulrich Has Raised Nearly $300K More Than Addabbo

Once the Republican primary ends and assuming the favorite for the party nomination, Eric Ulrich, goes on to face incumbent Joseph P. Addabbbo Jr., he will have a major funding advantage. More...

Local Politicians Holds Gun Buyback Day In Jamaica

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, and New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith announced that 509 weapons were collected at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church last Saturday during a gun buy-back program. More...

Turner Returns From Trip To Latin America

Congressman Robert Turner recently returned from a fact-finding trip to Latin America. Turner and his fellow Congressmen discussed potential security threats with government officials in the region. More...

One In Five Contractors Are Unlicensed

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz announced that during the first two months of its enforcement sweep, DCA conducted more than 380 inspections and caught one in five home improvement contractors operating without a lice More...


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