Dancing With The Wind

NYSERDA makes local presentation on turbine energy

A Thursday, Sept. 27 presentation on the part of New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) representatives offered lots of sizzle, but a scarcity of concrete plans for wind energy supporters to sink their teeth into. Though the information session provided a glowing report of the host of environmental and economic benefits that could result from the development of […]

Ocean Bay Celebrates No Gun Violence


Ocean Bay Residents Council (OBRC) honored those who made the former “war zone” on Beach 54th Street a shooting-free neighborhood for “477 days” and counting. The ceremony took place under sunny skies on September 29, as residents celebrated a marked decrease in gun violence in the area. It was noted, in fact, that less than a decade ago, raining bullets […]