May 16, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

DOE Sets Website For Public School Teachers

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein has announced the launch of a new onestop shop on the Department of Education's Web site for public school teachers. More...

New Affordable Housing Coming To Far Rockaway

Demolition has begun for the construction of seven new two-family affordable homes in the Far Rockaway area, The Wave learned last week. More...

Flat Out Wasted In Neponsit Auto Case

ABronx native was busted on May 5, after police officers from the 100 Precinct allegedly found her drunk in the driver's seat of a car with four flat tires, sitting on the shoulder of Beach Channel Drive and Beach 146 Street. More...

Three Locals Busted For Defrauding City

Each Stole Thousands In Rent Subsidies

Three Rockaway residents have been arrested in separate incidents in recent weeks on charges that they concealed household income and, as a result, fraudulently obtained Section 8 rent subsidies for apartments in local neighborhoods, a spokesperson More...

Clinton Backs Paterson On Mortgage Crisis

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing efforts by Governor David Paterson to address New York's mortgage crisis and prevent more New Yorkers from losing their homes. More...

Clinton Praises Passage Of Flood Insurance Bill

"I am pleased that the Senate has come together in a bipartisan manner to do the right thing for Americans who face the tragic effects of flood damage in their homes and communities," Senator Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday, in response to the pass More...

Local Busted For Cocaine Possession

Recover Drugs And Money

Officers of the 101 Precinct Anticrime Team, a three-person team that operates on patrol but in civilian clothing, have arrested a Brookhaven Avenue man for possession of cocaine that police say weighed more than a half-ounce. More...

Paterson Signs Child Protection Law

Governor David A. Paterson was joined on Wednesday by Attorney General Andrew M. More...

Pheffer Pushes Incentives For Hybrid Vehicles

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer said this week that she will sponsor several initiatives in the Assembly that will provide further incentives for New Yorkers to purchase hybrid vehicles. More...


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