October 23, 2009 RSS feed / Top Stories

Plattsburgh Drug Bust Yields Guilty Plea

A Far Rockaway resident is heading to jail after pleading guilty to possessing and intending to sell cocaine after being arrested as part of an upstate, New York drug task force investigation that led to 14 arrests last month, according to publishe More...

NYCHA Takes Over Beach 41st Community Center

The New York City Housing Authority, which turned over the operations of several of its community center to outside operations earlier this year due to a lack of funds, has taken over the 41st Street Houses Community Center after Madison Boys & Gir More...

Domestic Violin Beating

A Far Rockaway man was arrested this week when he allegedly beat his girlfriend with a violin following an argument over her mother, according to police. More...

Biomedical Research Leads To New Jobs

The Partnership for New York City and the New York City Economic Development (NYCEDC) Corporation announced that the New York City Investment Fund (NYCIF), a civic fund founded by Henry R. More...

Candidates Meet At Belle Harbor Forum

Gulluscio, Ulrich Field Panel's Questions

Gulluscio, who is the district manager for Community Board 6, emphasized his experience as a teacher, a parent and with community board. More...

UFOA Endorsement For Gulluscio

The Uniformed Fire Officers Association announced their endorsement of Frank Gulluscio for New York City Council in 32nd District. More...

Wanted for Beach 20 Street Robbery

The two thugs below, Leroy Sterling (left) and Dushon Green (right) are wanted for a robbery that occurred at about noon on September 30 at 242 Beach 20 Street. A third subject is in custody in connection with the robbery. More...

Cops Seek Hospital Bag-Stealer

Detectives from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are looking for this man, who is believed to have entered St. John's Episcopal Hospital at about 11 a.m. on July 23 and removed a bag belonging to a nurse who works at the hospital. More...

Far Rockaway Man Wanted In Pennsylvania Shooting

Police officials in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania are still looking for a Far Rockaway native wanted in the January shooting inside a motel parking lot, where the victim was shot in the leg, according to published reports. More...

Jailed For Giving Fake Name

Attempted To Walk Away From Traffic Stop

A Far Rockaway woman was arrested and charged last Tues day in Kingston, Pennsyl va nia for providing police officers with a fake name during a traffic stop, according to published reports in the Wilkes-Barre Times Ledger, the area's local newspape More...

Fire Guts Boardwalk Lifeguard Shack

Several units of local firefighters were called to the Boardwalk at Beach 95 Street at about 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning to fight a fire inside the lifeguard shack owned by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. More...

Aqueduct Decision Close, State Senator Says

The end of a long and contentious bidding cycle to see who gets to put more than 2,500 video gambling terminals at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park may be in sight, according to State Senator Joseph P. Adda b bo Jr. More...

City Council Candidates Speak Out

Respond To Questions From The Wave Staff

Eric Ulrich(R) New York City Councilman 32nd District 1. What do you see as the one major transportation fix Rock - away needs to entice people who work in Manhattan to live here? More...

City Honors Post 9/11 Police Victims

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today commemorated the lives of ten New York City police officers who may have died of September 11-related illness. More...


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