August 14, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

PHC And SJEH Graded On Patient Care: Report Cards Differ On Care In Local Hospitals

New report cards on patient care and mortality rates give our local facilities differing reviews as residents now have two new surveys, to help them choose where to go for medical care. More...

Two More Water Rescues Last Week

Contributing to a week that saw several drowning and water rescues along the Rockaway shorelines, New York City Department of Parks and Recrea-tion has informed The Wave of two additional rescues early last week. More...

PHC Auxiliary Raises Funds For Chemo Unit

On August 4 the Peninsula Hospital Center's Auxiliary met to draw the winning raffle tickets for its 2009 "Super Super Raffle." There were two separate raffles this year. The winners for the first raffle were J. Aiken and J. More...

Gunplay Makes For Busy Saturday Night For 101

Despite security cameras being installed in the area, gunshots rang out at Redfern Houses last Saturday night. More...

Held Mayoral Control Hostage

Sources say that the woman who represents Board Channel in the State Senate offered to support the mayoral control bill in return for the firing of a principal for whom her daughter works. More...

Eye Affordable Housing For Beach Club Site

Community Seeks Market Rate For Critical Site

What was once one of Rockaway's most popular restaurants and then became one of the peninsula's tony catering halls may soon become dozens of affordable housing rental units, officials say. More...

FDNY Responds To Fiery Car Crash

Fire Department vehicles, including Engine 328 from the Big House fire station in Far Rockaway, responded to a fiery two-car accident at Beach 12 Street and Plainview Avenue on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Local Arrested In Upstate New York

As part of an area drug task force investigation, a Far Rockaway man was arrested and charged with drug possession in upstate New York, according to local published reports. More...

Pheffer Outraged By Program End

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer is outraged that the NYS Secretary of State has allowed the Queens County Real Estate Cease & Desist Program to expire on August 1. More...

Weiner Wants The Oysters Back

Representative Anthony Weiner, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, was joined by expert marine biologists and Gateway National Recreation Area officials to launch the first efforts to bring back native oysters to Jamaica Bay. More...


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