June 27, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Busted For Dip On Unguarded Beach

Rockaway resident Anthony Diciervo says that he wanted only to beat the heat when he dipped his toes into the Atlantic Ocean at Beach 124 Street two weeks ago. More...

New Crime Fighting Weapon, Taser Gun Unveiled

Senator Eric Adams holds an X26 Taser Cam as he explains the impact the device can have on law enforcement. (Background - l to r) Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. More...

Child Protection Act

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced the passage of legislation that she introduced to enact the Children's Product Safety and Recall Effectiveness Act of 2008. More...

Rockaway Republicans To Host Top McCain Strategist

Tom Lynch, President of Rockaway Republicans, announced that Grant Lally will head the Republican Club's June 30 meeting, to be held at Breezy Point's Bayhouse at 8 p.m. More...

Rockaway Subway Repairs Survive MTA Cuts

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has released an amendment to their capital projects plan for 2009 that will delay subway station improvements for a wide range of platforms throughout the city. More...

Pheffer Announces Important Student Loan Information

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Assembly Protects Senior Services

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Bungalow Owner Wants Mid-Rise Demolished

Bungalow owner Richard George, who was featured in The Wave three weeks ago, after Queens Supreme Court ruled that a mid-rise building was improperly built on the oceanfront, blocking his bungalow from the ocean, is now asking that the entire five- More...

Ed Panel Votes 8-1 For Budget Cuts

New Queens Rep Votes With Majority

On June 23, the PEP (the quasi Board of Ed) in an 8-1 vote, endorsed the educational budget with its incumbent cuts on the schools while ignoring Tweed's overspending on frills like $25 million for merit pay for teachers based on test scores. More...

Paterson, Legislature Set Agreement On Mortgages

Governor David A. More...

RDRC And HPD Sponsor 'Owners Night'

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) co-hosted an informative "Owners Night" Town Hall meeting with property owners on June 17. More...

Route 878 Reconstruction Planned

Road Work to Tie Up Egress From Rockaway

The Department of Transportation is planning to ease the congestion along Far Rockaway's main outlet into Nassau County. More...

Smith Lauds SCRIE

Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith has joined Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. to applaud the state lawmakers for the passage of the Senior Citizens Rent Increase Exemption Bill (SCRIE). More...


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