These are the two officers who immediately collared one suspect and helped detectives quickly arrest the other, following the armed robbery/murder of a young father in Far Rockaway the day after last Thanksgiving.
A gas main that was broken by a construction company putting in new lines in the area tied up traffic on Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 69 Street on Wednesday afternoon. Although LIPA engineers were on site, the backhoe hit the line, causing it to split open. Local residents say that this is not the first time in past months that this has happened on the same project.
KeySpan and Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers finally found the shutoff valve and stopped the gas leak.
Traffic on Rockaway Beach Boulevard was brought to a halt for an hour or more by the gas main break.
Brian Bernath, of Brian’s Auto, and Ken Good, of the Beach Club, led the Iranian National Parade in Manhattan last month. The local men were chosen by parade organizers after their horse riding skills were displayed in the Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in March in Rockaway.
Police Officer Sparrow inspects a green Chrysler Sebring sedan, which came to rest about 15 feet inside the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Sanctuary during Monday’s wet weather. The driver, who was identified as a 22-year-old man, was northbound on Cross Bay Boulevard when he apparently hit the large puddle that grows from the right lane in rainy weather.