October 5, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

County Cop Badly Injured On 878

A Nassau County police officer was airlifted to Nassau University Medical Center after being struck by a car just north of the Atlantic Beach Bridge on Route 878, where it interconnects with Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway, just before noon Tuesday More...

Teacher Union Money To Dem Candidates

Teacher unions, both from the city and state, are getting heavily involved in the State Senate races this year, sending hundreds of thousands to Democrats involved in close races in an attempt to give the Senate back to the Democrats, records show. More...

Tap and Grill Closed And Sold

The Tap and Grill property has been sold to a real estate investment firm that plans to renovate the property, open a new restaurant and improve the 12 apartment rentals above the commercial space, according to the firm. More...

Female Shot On Heyson Road And Beach 13 Street

On September 28, a 27-year-old female was shot once in the left calf by an unknown perpetrator at the corner of Heyson Road and Beach 13 Street at approximately 4:40 p.m. More...

NYS Funds Can Fund Rail Study

Goldfeder:

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has stepped up his efforts to have the abandoned Rockaway Beach Rail Line completely restored by reaching out last week to the NYS Department of Transportation requesting the state redirect $29 million in unused federal app More...

Turner For Queens GOP Chair?

After a meteoric rise in Republican politics and then, just as meteoric a fall, Breezy Point resident Representative Bob Turner is looking to an elder statesman position as Queens County leader in an attempt to quell the rebellion against More...

Goldfeder: Keep Children Immunized

As parents, there are many things that my wife and I think about every day to help protect our children. We want them to look both ways before crossing the street, not talk to strangers, eat well, and stay healthy. More...

Busted In Rockaway On CT Cold Case

Arrested for 2008 Shooting

A Brooklyn man who was visiting in Rockaway was busted in a public housing building on September 27 and charged with a 2008 drive-by shooting death in Norwich, Connecticut. More...

Garaufis Approves FDNY Hiring

Brooklyn federal court Judge Nicholas Garaufis has approved the FDNY’s most recent exam, allowing the City to move forward toward hiring a new fire class. More...

Ulrich Sets Series Of Participatory Meetings

Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich has announced the dates and locations of the first round of “Neighborhood Assemblies” for the second year of the Participatory Budget Project in Broad Channel and the Rockaways. More...

Sikhs,Liu Call On NYPD To Change Dress Code

City Comptroller John C. Liu, the Sikh Coalition, and United Sikhs launched a petition calling on the City to reform the NYPD dress code policies that forbid Sikh officers from wearing turbans and beards, practices that are required by their faith. More...

Contracts Set To Dredge East Rockaway Inlet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $4.6 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., for the maintenance dredging of the East Rockaway Inlet More...

Cops Seek A-Train Robber

Took Cell, Expensive Earphones

Detectives from the 100 Precinct are looking for a man in his late 20s who robbed a 15-year-old Rockaway teen of his expensive headphones and cell phone on the A-Train last Friday. More...

Marshall Unveils Drawings For New Library

During a visit to the peninsula on September 24, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and Queens Library CEO Thomas Galante unveiled drawings for the new Far Rockaway Library. More...

DOH Warns NewYorkers About Salmonella

The New York City Health Department advises New Yorkers to discard Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter made with sea salt following a national outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to its consumption. More...

Comptroller Liu Launches ‘Beyond HS Initiative’

City Comptroller John C. Liu today launched “Beyond High School NYC,” a major initiative to increase the proportion of New Yorkers with higher education to 60 percent by the year 2025 through strategic investments in public education. More...


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