August 15, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Chapey Named To Workers' Comp Board

Democratic District Leader Geraldine M. Chapey, longtime local political activist, has been appointed by Governor David Paterson and confirmed by the State Senate to become a member of the state's Workers' Compensation Board, The Wave has learned. More...

Debris Falls On Rockaway Freeway

The floor of the station shows signs of deterioration, and some locals have vowed not to drive under the elevated structure for fear of collapse or falling debris, such as occurred in the Tuesday event. More...

B. 90 St.Worst In City!

'A' Line Station Gets Failing Grade From Transit Council

A Rockaway "A" Line station has received the dubious honor of being named the "worst subway station in the city" by a transit watchdog council, it was announced this week. More...

Car-Bus MVA Sends 21 To Local Hospitals

Several people were injured on Monday, none of them critically, when a city bus forcibly met a Honda automobile at Beach 34 Street and the Rockaway Freeway, police sources say. More...

Checking On Subway Riders

Riders entering the Beach 116 Street subway station on Friday morning had to undergo a pocketbook and baggage check by personnel from the NYPD's Transit District 23, which patrols the subway line from Rockaway to Jamaica. More...

Insurgents Rally For Support

Two insurgent candidates, both seeking to score upset victories against incumbents in the Democratic primaries on September 9, hosted "A Rally 4 Change In Far Rockaway" last weekend to call attention to the problems that plague the area and the fac More...


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