November 21, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

FDNY's Bio Drill A 'Shot In The Arm'

The New York City Fire Department held a Bio Drill at its Beach 64 Street firehouse last Friday afternoon to see how fast it could provide life-saving inoculations to emergency personnel in case of a nuclear or biological attack. More...

MTA: Free Cross Bay Bridge Ride Is Over

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is trying to lessen its cash flow problems by taking away one of the most important perks given to Rockaway and Broad Channel residents - the free ride over the Veterans Memorial Cross Bay Bridge tha More...

Weiner Tours Jamaica Bay; Decries Nitrogen Dumping

Environmentalist Dan Munday said that marshes such as the one in this photo would be completely gone by 2020 if something is not done to stop the nitrogen dumping. More...

Attacks Put Two F.R. Residents In Hospital

Two Far Rockaway residents became victims of violence, within less than 48 hours of each other, the weekend of November 8. More...

Cops Rescue Reluctant Tenant In 'Suspicious' Fire

Cops who were working on a precinct larceny investigation at 82-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on November 11 helped to rescue a woman trapped in a fire, even though she didn't want to be rescued, police sources say. More...

F.R.'s Engine 328 Victim Of City Budget Cuts?

Night Shift Could Be On Chopping Block

As the city struggles to make cuts in its annual budget during these tough economic times, Engine 328, located in Far Rockaway's Big House firehouse, may be one of the victims of the cuts, The Wave learned late last week. More...

Sanders and Aides In Upstate Car Crash

Councilman: Wearing Seatbelts Saves Lives

A heavy rain and a slippery road made for a perilous situation last Saturday as the vehicle Councilman James Sanders Jr. and two colleagues were in flipped over several times near Newburgh, NY. More...


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