December 5, 2008 RSS feed / Top Stories

November 21 Issue Correction

The 11/21 issue of The Wave mistakenly printed the same photo for two different men in the article titled, "Rise In Level 3 Sex Offenders Roam Rockaway." In the photo spread of all registered sex offenders in the 11691 zip code, the photo of Evere More...

Hammels Man Shot Walking On RBB

Cops Term Injured Man 'Uncooperative'

A Hammels man walking along Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 84 Street on Thanksgiving eve was shot in the neck, police sources say. Officers from the 100 Precinct were sent to the area for a call to the 911 emergency system of "shots fired. More...

Risque Sign Irks Orthodox

Many members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Far Rockaway gathered at a local synagogue last week to decry a sign atop a strip club at Rockaway Turnpike and Brookville Boulevard that shows a nubile woman barely clothed in strips of black material More...

School Day Bombs At Beginning

Teachers arriving at PS 42 at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday morning found a large graffiti sign that read, "Bomb In School" on one of the entrance doors. More...

Bomb Scare Closes Rockaway Park Subway Station

A motorman was startled on Tuesday afternoon at about 1:15 p.m. when a passenger handed him a rectangular package that the passenger had found on a floor of one of the subway cars standing in the Rockaway Park subway station. More...

CBB North-Bound Ramp Closed To Traffic

Will Remain Closed Through May 2009

As part of a new stage in the major deck and ramp reconstruction of the Cross Bay Bridge, the north-bound ramp from Beach Channel Drive West to the bridge will be closed to traffic beginning December 1 and will remain closed through may 2009. More...

Graffiti Vandals Hit Beach 116 Street

Graffiti vandals hit the west end of Rockaway last weekend, marking a number of sites on the Beach 116 Street shopping street, including the memorial to those who died in the 2001 crash of American Airlines Flight 587. More...

Mutilation Murder Goes To Court

A Rockaway woman, who spent most of the last year in a Staten Island mental institution, has been arraigned on charges of smothering her stepfather and mutilating his body in her Arverne apartment in July of 2007. More...

Rockaway Dumped On Once Again

Arverne East, the land along the beachfront from Beach 35 Street to Beach 57 Street, may one day become a glitzy mix of hotels, movie theaters and new homes, but today it stands as a deserted stretch that draws only feral dogs and garbage dumpers. More...

Stabbing Sends Victim To SJEH

The intersection of Beach 20 Street and Elk Street became a crime scene Wednesday morning when two men allegedly pulled another from his van and attacked him from behind, stabbing the victim several times and sending him to St. More...


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