February 6, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Busy School Block To Finally Get Light

The busy and often dangerous intersection near Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School will soon become safer when the New York City Department of Tran-sportation (DOT) installs a new traffic light. More...

Candidates Speak To RP Homeowners

Most of the candidates for New York City's 32nd Councilmanic District special election on February 24, attended the Rockaway Park Homeowners Association's monthly meeting at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

Weiner Pushes For DTV Delay

300,000 in City Unprepared for Switch

After calling for a delay in the national switch to digital television, the House passed a measure today to extend the transition date to June 12, 2009, Representative Anthony Weiner, the Vice Chair of the House Commerce Communications, Technology, More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... 20 Some 5,000 firefighters came to Rockaway on Monday, February 6, to say "goodbye" to a fallen comrade, 36-yearold John P. Devaney of Breezy Point, who they agreed "was everyone's best friend. More...

Weiner Joins Obama For Kid Health Bill

President Barack Obama, joined by Representative Anthony Weiner, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, will sign new legislation to provide health care to tens of thousands of middle class children across New York. More...

Bricklayers And Allied Craftworkers Recruit Apprentices

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 1, will conduct recruitment from January 30 through December 18 for 20 bricklayer-mason apprentices, 20 pointercaulker cleaner apprentices, 10 plasterer and More...

Wave Party Gifts Graybeards

Wave Publisher Susan Locke (left) presents donations to Graybeards President Steve Stathis at The Wave office last week. More...

Simon Says: Keep The Cross Bay Bridge Toll Rebate

The following statement was made by Democratic District Leader Lew Simon at a recent hearing of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in relation to the toll rebate program on the Cross Bay Bridge. More...

PHC Dental Society Hosts Implant Specialist

The Dental Society at the Peninsula Hospital Center, located at 51-15 Beach Channel Drive, hosted an allday seminar featuring Dr. More...

Weiner: Dem Stimulation Bill Good For NYC

On the heels of the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the House economic stimulus package, Representative Anthony Weiner released a new study on what the economic recovery plan means for New York City: More...

FDNY Urges Safe Home Heating

Following an early morning fire today at 1439 Ocean Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn that left one man critically injured and 10 civilians with minor injuries after a space heater was left too close to a bed, the FDNY is reminding New Yorkers to be car More...

'Operation Give Back' Coat Giveaway A Success

More than 300 coats laid on tables or hung on racks at 10-11 Nameoke Street last Saturday as Operation Give Back opened the doors of the building's community room to distribute free coats to individuals and families who could not afford the cold w More...

Pheffer Announces Recruitment For Correction Officers

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has been contacted by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DCS), requesting her assistance with their Department's Correction Officer recruiting effort. More...

Operating Engineers Recruit Apprentices

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 30, will conduct recruitment on February 2 through February 13 for 50 stationary engineer apprentices. More...


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