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Op-Ed: Comprehensive initiatives to make New York City’s waterfront stronger
News Op-Ed 8/24/2013 at 11:51AM

MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s weekly radio address New York City’s waterfront is an incredible resource that contributes to the great quality of life we New Yorkers enjoy. It’s also a backyard for millions of families and our first line of defense against future storms and flooding. We’re hard [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/23/2012 at 7:30AM

Five people killed, including two children, in fiery Queens SUV rollover horror Five people were killed, including two children, after leaving a Nigerian heritage celebration in Queens early Sunday when their speeding SUV, swerving after blowing through two red lights, slammed into a concrete pillar, rolled over and burst into flames, police and witnesses said. Read [...]

New sand on Rockaway Peninsula beaches
News Melissa Chan 12/02/2011 at 1:53PM

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder is seeking community input and calling for a public hearing on the projected maintenance dredging in the East Rockaway Inlet. The public hearing would involve key stakeholders, including residents, local businesses and community organizations. “The potential for new sand on our beaches is welcomed news to our community,” Goldfeder said. “Our beaches [...]