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Sandy-damaged small businesses eligible for expedited, low interest loans
Business Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2012 at 5:48PM

As businesses still struggle to rebuild following Sandy, the New York Bankers Association (NYBA) and the New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC) have created a $10 million small business emergency fund providing immediate financial assistance for those affected by the superstorm, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. “The banking industry understands that the quick recovery of [...]

Residents angry over Suffolk rail terminal expansion
Residents angry over Suffolk rail terminal expansion
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2012 at 1:33AM

Locals are concerned an expanded rail terminal in Suffolk will result in expanded trains, noise and odor in Queens. The Suffolk County Legislature approved the sale of more than 200 acres of land to Brookhaven Rail Terminal. Residents along the tracks have longed railed against disruptive trains that rumble past their homes at all hours [...]

9 year old allegedly stabbed by mother
9 year old allegedly stabbed by mother
News Toni Cimino 5/29/2012 at 6:58PM

A nine-year-old girl remains in stable but guarded condition after she was allegedly stabbed by her own mother. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 29 in a Springfield Gardens home where the pair, from Suffolk County, had been visiting. “We’re still trying to sort out the facts, the reason why this happened,” Police Commissioner Raymond [...]

FBI busts drug ring operated out of Woodhaven den
FBI busts drug ring operated out of Woodhaven den
News Alexa Altman 3/13/2012 at 4:20PM

Twenty alleged members of a drug trafficking organization, centralized in Woodhaven, have been indicted for conspiracy to distribute heroin. The ring, called the Perez Organization, FBI officials believe, operated out of a location on 87th Avenue and 78th Street and oversaw distribution networks existing in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as a storage facility [...]