September 14, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Someone Doesn’t Want A Bank

A concerned citizen, if you choose to call him or her that, placed this sign onto the window of the former Wendy’s restaurant, located along Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Park. More...

Fences, Piles Of Sand, Rumors Abound

The installation by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation of a temporary fence around huge sand piles on the beach near Beach 121 Street drew a lot of attention this week. More...

Meeks Named To ‘Most Corrupt’ List –Again

On Wednesday, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) named Representative Gregory Meeks as one of the most corrupt members of Congress for the second year in a row. More...

New State Laws Protect Teens From Cigarettes

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed two bills to protect New York’s children and teenagers from the harmful effects of cigarettes. More...

Bill For Bravest Monitor Riles City’s Attorney

It’s not that the city is holding out on paying an $8.5 million bill submitted by Mark Cohen, the monitor appointed by federal judge Nicholas Garaufis, it’s just that the city’s corporation counsel wants more information before allo More...

St. John’s Teen Stabbed

A Rockaway Park woman was arrested last week for allegedly stabbing a teenager from St. John’s Residence for Boys in his back with a pair of scissors, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

Towing Bad For Business

In a down economy where everyone is struggling to find a way to make ends meet, one popular Rockaway property has revisited a predatory but legal way to take your hard earned money. More...

Weight Watchers Supports Sugar Ban

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Health Commissioner Thomas A. More...

Last Minute Republican Attack Ads Knocked

The conventional wisdom was that, at least in Queens, the Democratic primaries were always the most contentious, with politicians knocking each other all over the ring. More...

City Settles Quattrocchi Lawsuit

When longtime principal John Quattrocchi was walked out of PS 43 by New York City Department of Education officials and school security officers in mid- September of 2010, rumors swirled among staff and parents as to why he had been suspended. More...


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