October 19, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

LIPA Responds To Goldfeder’s Claims

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is disappointed with Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder’s recent action to issue a press release (“Better Procedure Needed for LIPA Outages”) when such a policy already exists. More...

Financial Counseling Available From City

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz has announced the launch of You Can Tackle Your Debt, a public awareness campaign that highlights how the City’s Financial Empowerment Centers can help New Yorkers take control of More...

Crime Down In West End, Up In East End

First, the good news. Crime is down by percentage points in the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Beach and even the number of shooting events has fallen, despite the fact that there have been two homicides in the precinct this year. Then, the bad news. More...

Pols Call For Tougher Anti-Bullying Measures

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Assemblymember Grace Meng marked National Bully Prevention Month near P.S. 20 John Bowne School in Flushing by announcing new plans to combat bullying in City schools. More...

Mayor Bloomberg Sets Infrastructure Plan

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Comptroller John C. Liu and City Council Speaker Christine C. More...

Unclaimed Work Wages Site Up And Running

City Comptroller John C. Liu has launched a website that will enable workers who were paid less than the prevailing wage on City public works projects to search online for the money they are owed. More...

NYPD: DomesticViolence Occurs In TeensAlso

Did you know that in New York City 11% of high school students report having been hit, slapped or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend/girlfriend? More...

No Bids For PHC Property

Melnicke Gets Hospital, Nursing Home, Clinic for $24 Mil

At the end, nobody but Michael Melnicke and his partners wanted the former Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Slay Landlord Busted In Maryland

The Arverne by the Sea landlord who is a person of interest in the slaying of a Rockaway woman on October 2 has been arrested in Baltimore, Maryland by police who spotted his flagged license plate, police sources say. More...

Congressman Meeks’ Money-Man Pleads Guilty

A Queens businessman who is under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for a “loan” that he gave to Congressman Gregory Meeks pled guilty to an unrelated mortgage fraud scheme last week, an indication to some insiders that he was a More...

Far Rockaway Shopping Center: Park, Leave Lot & Be Towed

Park in the Far Rockaway Shopping Center, walk out of the lot to go elsewhere in the downtown business district and your car will immediately be towed. More...

Meeting Over Broad Channel Sewer Project

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder recently joined community leaders together with city and state agencies after decades of confusion and frustration expressed by residents regarding the lack of sewer infrastructure on Lanark and Church Road in Broad Channel More...

MTA Announces Fare Hikes Across The Board

The MTA unveiled a list of fare hikes this week that includes increases for the transit system as well as the Cross Bay and Marine Parkway Bridges that cross into the Rockaway Peninsula. More...

Goldfeder Says More Cops Are Needed

In response to rising crime statistics and increasing concerns from local communities, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has called on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to stop ignoring the problem and give the NYPD the tools and resources they need to be successful More...


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