January 8, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Paterson: Close To Aqueduct Racino Decision

For at least the third time in the last six months, Governor David Paterson has promised that he will soon make a decision on which of several developers, some with major political connections, will get his go-ahead to begin construction of a video More...

Boardwalk Repairs Shut Access Till Spring

After years of deterioration, several areas of Rockaway’s boardwalk are now set to undergo major renovation, officials of the New York City Depart - ment of Parks and Recreation told The Wave this week. More...

Fort Tilden Post Office Faces Eviction

The Fort Tilden Post Office, which has served the Breezy Point community for more than 70 years is being evicted by the National Park Service (NPS) and must vacate the premises by the end of February, according to the present postmistress. More...

Pheffer; New Veterans Property Tax Exemptions

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced a new law (Ch. More...

NYC Sets Bikes in Buildings Law

Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Department of Buildings (DOB) Commissioner Robert LiMandri have announced the City is prepared to implement the Bicycle Access to Office Buildings Law (Local Law 52), which aims to increase bicycle commuting by he More...

2001 Dog Pack Assault Case Going To Trail

On December 26, 2001, Lev Liber - man, of Arvene, a then 74-year-old Russian immigrant, was taking an early morning walk on the boardwalk when he was stalked and attacked by a pack of dogs near Beach 69 Street. More...

Owner Offers Reward In Burning Of Mini-Mart

Abdul Muflahi thinks that somebody in Far Rockaway burned down his mini-mart and has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the arsonist and the person who ordered the fire. More...

Hard-Hit Beaches To Get New Sand

At the urging of Representative Anthony Weiner, storm-damaged Rockaway beaches will soon be getting the emergency infusion of sand they need to avoid further erosion, a congressional spokesperson says. More...

Beach 88 St. Proposed For New Bayfront Park

A vacant lot on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 88 Street, within view of the Cross Bay Bridge, may one day become Rockaway’s newest bayfront park; it was announced last week by The Trust for Public Land (TPL). More...

DOE Officials Called ‘Liars’ At Contentious BCHS Meeting

Amid chants of “Liars, liars,” “This is our school,” and “Keep Beach Channel open,” several Department of Edu - cation officials attempted to hold a mandated meeting at which they were supposed to listen to reside More...

National Flood Insurance Program

Homeowners often find out the hard way that floods can happen anywhere and at any time. More...

NYPD Announces New DWI Testing Procedures

District Attorneys Richard A. Brown of Queens, Daniel Donovan of Staten Island, Charles Hynes of Brooklyn, Robert T. Johnson of the Bronx and Robert Morgenthau of Manhattan join - ed Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...


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