January 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Councilman Richards: What’s Now,What’s Next

While many people are still winding up the old year. Councilman Donovan Richards, NYC District Council 31, is looking toward the new one. More...

City Reworking Sandy Money: Build It Back Getting Lots More $

In November, the City received its second round of Sandy money, $1.44 billion, through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The new money means the City now has approximately $3.2 billion to address Sandy related issues. More...

Parks Commissioner White Leaves; Liam Kavanagh Steps In

Veronica White is leaving her post as New York City Parks Commissioner after just about a year and a half on the job. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

The Joy of Sweats

2013 was some year. People always say Hurricane Sandy told us not to sweat the small stuff. I’m not sure what small stuff is, but I did get used to walking around with hat head. Maybe because no one ever seemed to notice. More...

Beachcomber

According to a developer, as reported in Crain’s New York, they have pulled out of building a supermarket at the Brooklyn Navy Yard because new flood insurance premiums make the project untenable. More...

An Intern’s Take

Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a safe and incident-free celebration. If you were like me you spent your New Year’s Eve in church. More...

Obits

Barbara Burns Blake

Librarian

Barbara Burns Blake, a librarian, died on December 29th. A Breezy Point resident for 40 years coming from Brooklyn, Blake is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Blake and brother, Gerard Burns Jr. More...

Timothy Clifford

Lineman

Timothy Clifford, a lineman for Con Ed, died on December 24th. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Clifford was a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean War era and was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #2672 Rockaway Beach and the Co. More...

Nelson F. Reyes

Proprietor

Nelson F. Reyes, a proprietor, died on December 23rd. Reyes’ family home is in Rockaway. He is survived by his grandmother, Diane J. Buco; aunts, Vincenza Carpenter (Larry) and Anne Feuerstein (Richard). More...

Community

Tree Collection Starts December 30th

Need to get rid of your Christmas tree? The Sanitation Department will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection and recycling program on Monday, December 30th and it will continue through Wednesday, January 15th. More...

Best Feet Forward

Spotted in Rockaway: Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off. You could walk away from this this sale with both feet covered! Photo by Dan Guarino. More...

Battalion Pentecostal Celebrates The Season

Hundreds of children and adults enjoyed a massive holiday party hosted by the Battalion Pentecostal Assembly Church Community Outreach on Saturday, December 21st. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Councilman Pushes A Myth

Seems like a rookie mistake to us so we’ll give him half a pass. City Councilman Donovan Richards took to social media to perpetuate a myth. More...

Letters

Likes Ulrich’s Vote

Dear Editor: The announcement by Councilman Eric Ulrich that he will vote for Melissa Mark Viverito for Speaker of the City Council is welcome news. More...

Contact Your Rep Now!

Dear Editor: I wish you the happiest and healthiest for the New Year! More...

Sign The Petition

Dear Editor: We really need to reduce pollution, accidents and overcrowded roadways, buses and trains in Queens. I believe the Queens Rockaway Beach Line train option would help unite Queens and help the most people. More...


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