March 12, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Flake, Jay-Z Crap Out On Aqueduct Racino

The Reverend Floyd Flake and rapper Jay-Z dropped out of the Aqueduct Entertainment Group consortium that was chosen by Governor David Paterson and other politicians to run the planned gambling video slot machine Racino at the aging Queens racetrack More...

Adult Homes Decision Under Scrutiny

The federal court judge who issued the March 1 ruling that the state must move thousands of mentally ill residents of adult homes into smaller supported living units within their communities has come under attack for that ruling on several fronts. More...

Teen Girls Busted In Vicious Attack

A middle aged woman walking home on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway was accosted and viciously assaulted by three teenaged girls at about 3:07 p.m. on March 5, police say. More...

Ex-BCFD Volie Acquitted Of Arson Charges

A Broad Channel man has been acquitted of all charges in a trial held this week in Queens Criminal Court, sources at the office of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown told The Wave this week. More...

Fire Guts Beach 6 Abandoned Bungalows

Firefighters from several local firehouses fought a stubborn fire in a row of abandoned bungalows on Beach 6 Street right off Seagirt Boulevard on Monday night at about 11:47 p.m. More...

State Appeals Judge’s Adult Home Decision

Attorneys for New York State have filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, of the March 1 decision by U.S. More...

USCG: Capsized Boat Mystery Deepens

Nearly a week after students at Beach Channel High School reported a capsized boat and two boaters in the waters of Jamaica Bay, officials say that the mystery of whether or not the boat was a derelict and if any boaters were ever in the water has d More...

Property Crime Up Throughout Peninsula

The horrendous economic climate and the high unemployment rate in Rockaway has led some to look to crime to keep themselves and their families afloat, experts say. More...

Oppose Goldie Maple School Sharing

Parents of students who attend Goldie Maple Academy came out last week to oppose the Department of Education’s plan to place a new charter school in the MS 333 building when the new school year begins in the fall. More...

Local Busted For Child Endangerment

Left Two Kids Alone In Running Automobile

Christopher Whynter, 38 of Far Rockaway was busted on March 8 when Police Officer Michael Cpspito of the 101 Precinct spotted two kids sleeping inside a running automobile at the intersection of Beach More...

Anti-Violence Hotline Comes To Schools

City Council Speaker Christine C. More...


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