April 24, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Bird Smuggling Case Closed

The Far Rockaway man who was charged with attempting to smuggle songbirds out of Guyana had part of his case dismissed from federal court last week after prosecutors failed to prove the origin and classification of the birds. More...

Big House May Lose Engine 328

After surviving a wave of service reductions late last year, FDNY's local Engine 328 is slated to be eliminated from the three company Big House in Far Rockaway if proposed closures are approved by the FDNY, according to a department list provided More...

City Seeks $ For Arverne East Project

The City of New York will soon file an application requesting $10 million in State funds to help defray costs for Phase 1A of the Arverne East project, representatives of the City announced at a public hearing last week. More...

LIPA, ConEd Join On Wind Power

Long Island Power Authority President and CEO Kevin S. Law and Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke have announced the creation of a "Wind Collaborative" to advance the LIPA-Con Edison Offshore Wind Farm project. More...

Neponsit Woman Sentenced In Web Fraud

Took $160K From 80 Dupes

A Neponsit woman has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for defrauding consumers through an online fashion clothing business. More...

Charges Dropped Against Rockaway Cop

A Nassau County grand jury has dismissed all charges against a police officer assigned to the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway and three other men, all of whom had been accused of beating a man after he refused to leave the front of a Roosevelt (Long I More...

PHC CEO Talks About Joining Medisys Network

Robert V. Levine, CEO and president of Peninsula Hospital Center, sat down this week to discuss the joint effort announced last week with MediSys Health network and the impact it could have on the community and the services it provides. More...

Weiner: Spike In Parking Fees

But Some Ignore Meters

A few weeks ago, you could have put a quarter in a Beach 129 Street parking meter and enjoyed a halfhour of shopping without worrying about a ticket. More...

Shootings Emphasize Vigilance At Ocean Bay

Increased gun violence between factions of young people living at Ocean Bay Apartments has many residents looking for police intervention. More...

Police ID Cross Bay Boulevard Accident Victim

Police Say Motorist Driving 'At High Rate Of Speed'

As reported on the front page of last week's Wave, a 55-year old woman and her dog were mowed down by a errant automobile as they were walking along Cross Bay Boulevard just north of Broad Channel on Thursday, April 23. More...


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