16 Arrested In Projects

District Attorney Brown said, "During the last few days, police officers and detectives assigned to the Queens South Narcotics District executed a series of seven search warrants for locations in the Redfern and Edgemere houses obtained by assistant district attorneys in my Narcotics Investigation Bureau. Among the contraband seized by the police during the execution of the warrants were a […]

After Hours Beach Save

Tubridy Girls To Rescue

What’s normally a fun, uneventful evening for a running club turned anything but as Catherine Tubridy glanced toward the ocean, long after lifeguards had gone home, and saw swimmers in trouble. Catherine and her twin sisters, Jennifer and Jessica, stretching on the boardwalk with other runners who take part in Thursday night runs (organized by John Edwards of the Rockaway […]

Stabile Says: ‘Ferry Good News For Rockaway’

Calling it a move to "bring Rockaway out of the dark ages of transportation," Council Member Al Stabile released the ferry feasibility study he just received from the Port Authority. Local officials and residents have mentioned that a ferry would improve transportation and potentially help the economy of the Rockaways. Potential ferry landings that have been identified by the Port […]

Conductor Impersonator Arrested

Eddie Brown, of Kessina boulvard, was arrested last Thursday at the Mott avenue "A" line subway station for impersonating a New York city transit conductor. Transit Officer Irasema Negro first noticed Brown, 17, at 9:30 a.m. dressed in a NYCTA conductor’s uniform and acting in a suspicious manner. Brown motioned to the token booth clerk to open the entrance gate […]

Smith Homicide Solved

Suspects Charged With Murder

Joseph Frye and Alton Harden, the suspects in last week’s murder of nineteen year old William Smith, of Rockaway Beach, have been officially charged with murder and with crim- inal possession of stolen property. According to police, Frye. of Rockaway Beach and Harden, of Arverne, both 19, were casual acquaintances of their victim. Smith was found by a fisherman in […]

Stray Shot Wounds Woman

Dwayne Fason, of Mott avenue in Far Rockaway, was arrested early Friday afternoon for allegedly opening fire on a man he was arguing with and wounding an innocent bystander with a stray shot from his handgun.   The 24 year old female shooting victim, a bystander, was standing on Mott avenue, near McBride street when she was shot in the […]

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Weiner Says: End Double Assault On Consumers Congressman Anthony D. Weiner released a study revealing that New York banks uniformly impose high fees not only on people who bounce checks, but on the faultless recipient of bad checks. Joined by Chris Meyer, executive director of NYPIRG and a New York small business owner at Excel Bank on Park avenue, Weiner […]

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Local Backs NATO’s Peace Plan Floating silently off the coast of Yugoslavia in the Ionian and Adriatic seas is the largest Naval force assembled since Desert Storm. Their goal is simple….to stop the suffering of at least 1.5 million ethnic Albanians, liberate their homeland and safely return them to their cities and loved ones in Kosovo. With the prospect of […]

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Con Edison Projects Record Summer Citing a continued upturn in the area’s economy that has led to new business growth, Consoliated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) projects that electricity use by its three million customers in New York city and Westchester county will reach new heights this summer. If summer’s heat and humidity reach levels the company […]

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Dexter M. Davson Finishes Operator Course Marine Pfc. Dexter M. Davson, a 1998 graduate of Beach Channel High School, recently completed the Motor Vehicle Operator Course at Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Davson acquired the specialty skills and technical ability necessary to operate light and medium tactical-wheeled vehicles during various field and convoy operations. Davson spent more than […]