May 29, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Weiner Slinks From Bloomberg Battle

Representative Anthony Weiner has slinked away from a key battle that would have pitted him against billionaire mayor Michael Bloomberg next November. More...

Hooks Drops Out Of 31st Council Race

Now there are four. At a candidate forum held this week in Arverne, one of the five men challenging incumbent councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Senators Want $350M For Swine Flu

U.S. Senators Charles E. More...

Unemployment Benefits Extended

Governor David A. Paterson, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. More...

Bloomberg Announces DOH Commissioner

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas A. Farley - a pediatrician, epidemiologist, and expert in public health policy - to head the City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Dr. Farley succeeds Dr. More...

Bellamy Hearing Adjourned To September 25

Convicted murderer Kareem Bellamy will remain at home until at least January thanks to the Queens District Attorney's failure to file papers necessary for a May 19 hearing, a person close to the case told The Wave on Tuesday. More...

Bayswater Man Arrested For Burglary

A Bayswater man burglarized a Lawrence business last week by throwing a rock through the front door window, only to be met inside by the owner, according to police. More...

Cops Seek Public's Help As Graffiti Rises

Despite being one of the Queens precincts with the fewest number of complaints and arrests for graffiti vandalism last year, the 101 Precinct has recently seen a rise in the crime, it was announced at the precinct's Community Council meeting last w More...

Propane Tank Nearly Explodes In BC

Broad Channel Volunteer Firefighters responded to a 100 lb. propane tank found leaking outside 910 Lanark Road in Broad Channel on Wednesday morning. More...

Candle Causes Fire In Basement

A burning candle caused a fire at 237 Beach 86 Street last Saturday at 2:27 a.m. The fire caused minor injuries to one resident and two firefighters. The fire in the two and a half story house was extinguished by nearly 60 firefighters at 3:13 a.m. More...

Notify NYC Goes Citywide

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno announced that Notify NYC, the City's public notification program, will expand citywide on May 28. More...


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