July 4, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Fighting Violence In Video Games

New legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus has been passed to help tighten restrictions on the sale of video games to minors. More...

Titus: Fire Teachers Guilty Of Sex Crimes

Assemblywoman Michele R. More...

Eliminating Mandatory Overtime For Nurses

Assemblywoman Michele R. More...

Beach 74 Street To Turn One-Way

Beach 74 Street from Rockaway Beach Boulevard to Shore Front Parkway will become a one-way street beginning July 17. The transition will be from a two-way operation to a oneway southbound, flowing toward the beach. 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...

Multiple Busts Of Rikers Guards

One Provides Drugs, Other Steals Identity

It was all in a day's work for several Rikers Island Correction Officers who were busted recently in two separate incidents involving identity theft and an accusation of supplying an alleged cop killer inmate with drugs and booze. More...

Senator Smith:

Think Twice Before Shooting Off Fireworks

While Fourth of July festivities and fireworks would seem to go hand in hand, Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) today reminded residents consumer use of fireworks is illegal in New York State. More...

Weekend Ferry Service To Begin July 4

A weekend ferry service from Pier 11 in Manhattan to Riis Landing and return has joined the recently inaugurated Rockaway commuter run, an official for New York Water Taxi has announced. More...

Son, 11, Key Witness In Edgemere Homicide

The trial for the murder of an Edgemere father who was killed in front of his sons, opened in Queens Supreme Court last week, with the youngest son of the slain man, now 11 years old, acting as the key witness and the only link between the killer a More...


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