September 28, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Search Results In Aviation, Canine Units Called

According to reports, aviation and canine units were deployed and a foot pursuit by police officers occurred after a suspect fired gun shots out of a Honda Civic. More...

‘The Restaurant’ Shuttered By DOH

The Restaurant diner located inside Rockaway Commons at 86-05 Rockaway Beach Boulevard reopened yesterday after it was closed by the Health Department late last week for receiving a failing score of 65 on their most recent inspection. More...

Corps Of Engineers Awards $3.9M Contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $3.9 million to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass., for the maintenance dredging of the Jamaica Bay Federal Channel at Rockaway Inlet. More...

City Police Department Gets Innocence Project Grant

The New York City Police Department, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Innocence Project have been awarded a National Institute of Justice grant to catalogue evidence to improve access for those seeking to prove their innocence through More...

DOT, TLC Extend Look! Campaign

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson and Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Commissioner and Chairman David Yassky have extended the LOOK! More...

Larcenies Up Throughout Peninsula

Larcenies continue a year-long trend, growing by the month throughout the peninsula, according to statistics provided by the NYPD. More...

After 23 Years, Once More Up For Parole

A Rockaway man who robbed an Edgemere social club in April of 1980, a robbery that officials say led directly to the shooting death of Police Officer Robert Sorrentino, is coming up for parole once again in December. More...

Garaufis To Hear Disgruntled Applicants

FD Ends ‘Friends And Family’ Hiring

The federal judge who ruled that the city’s fire department discriminated against minority hires will soon begin listening to 775 minority candidates who did not make the cut to become firefighters. More...

Crime Team Saves Choking Tot’s Life

Two anti-crime team police officers and their sergeant from the 101 Precinct responding to a call of a fouryear old girl in distress went to work and saved the tot’s life even before EMS workers were on the scene on Saturday night, sources told More...

Shootings Continue In 101 Precinct

With the summer over, shooting events continue apace in the 101 Precinct. Police sources say that there were 20 shootings in Rockaway between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year. More...

AG Funds $6.9M In NYC To Prevent Foreclosure

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced the grantees of the Homeowner Protection Program, his office’s commitment of $60 million over three years to fund housing counseling and legal services for struggling New York homeowners. More...

Swim Strong Aims To Reduce Rockaway Drownings

According to information compiled from media reports and released recently by the U.S. More...


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