August 29, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

Far Rock Youth Court Funding Falls Short

Successful Program To Close End Of September

It's a way of holding young people accountable to their peers for what they have done. At least that's what the Far Rockaway Youth Court was for the past year, while it was in session. More...

Department Of Traffic Issues Traffic Advisory

The City of New York's Department of Transportation issued a traffic alert for the week of Saturday, August 30 to Friday, September 5, providing the locations of road construction and events where lane and street closings will affect the flow of tr More...

Paterson Announces Freeze On Medical Malpractice Rates

Governor David A. More...

Vandals Destroy Boardwalk Lighting

Vandals have been destroying the boardwalk lighting system by pulling the copper wiring from the base of light posts along the boardwalk from Beach 80 Street to Beach 108 Street, leaving the boardwalk pitch black on several evenings in the past two w More...

Deceitful Cell Phone Robbery In Edgemere

A Rockaway Beach teenager allegedly ran off with a man's cell phone in Edgemere after asking the victim if he could use it to call his mother, according to police. More...

Did You See That Shark In Far Rock?

The Department of Parks and Recreation received eyewitness reports from fishermen on Monday afternoon citing that they had seen an eight to ten foot shark off the waters of Beach 9 Street. More...

New Law Protects Identity Victims

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer announced that the legislation to further protect Identity Theft victims, which she introduced, has been signed into law by Governor David Paterson. More...

Parks Updates Timeline For Repairing Boardwalk

New York City's Department of Parks and Recreation has begun following through on promises to repair sections of Rockaway's famed boardwalk, The Wave was told recently. More...

SUV Smashes Into Rockaway Freeway Pillar

A Jeep Grand Cherokee crashed into a pillar under Rockaway Freeway at Beach 90 Street on Wednesday night at approximately 11:00 p.m. No major injuries were reported and it's unknown what caused the wreck. Photo by Richard Watford. More...


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