July 2, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Unidentified Male Shot ON Dix Avenue

An unidentified male was found lying in the roadway of Dix Avenue, just off of Beach Channel Drive, in Far Rockaway, early last Sunday, The Wave has learned. More...

FR Man Gets 50 Years For Rape And Armed Robbery

Two weeks after Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

O’Donnell Case Still ‘Pending Investigation’

A month after 22-year-old Deidre O’Donnell went out an apartment window, the city’s chief medical examiner still has not classified her death, reporting that her cause of death is “still pending investigation.” More...

3 In, 3 Out As Racino Hits Home Stretch

Three of the six interested bidders in the latest contest to build and operate an Aqueduct Racino have already dropped out of the race, according to published reports in Crain’s New York Business Weekly and other daily papers. More...

Rockaway Child Day Care Centers Saved For One Year

With the adoption of the city’s 2011 budget, the fear that spread through two children’s day care centers in Rockaway has now been lifted. More...

State Senate Sets Economic Growth Bill

The Senate Democratic Majority recently passed a comprehensive jobs package of 10 bills that will put New Yorkers back to work, create new jobs and spur economic growth for businesses across the state. More...

Titus: State Budget Restores Local Cuts

Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus announced that the 2010-2011 state budget restores $25.5 million to fund the MTA Schoolfare program, an increase of $18.9 million over last year. More...

Weiner: Fans Get Slammed With Ticket Fees

Congressman Anthony Weiner released a study showing that Mets and Yankee fans who buy tickets online incur some of the highest ticket fees in Major League Baseball. More...

JFK Runway Reopens, Changes Flight Path

Runway 13R-31L, often called the Bay Runway, the workhorse of John F. Kennedy Airport’s four airstrips, was reopened on Tuesday, after nearly four months of intensive renovation. More...

Rockaway Park Student Missing

Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating the following person reported missing within the confines of the 100 Precinct. On Friday, June 25 at 12 noon, Feryal Moharan was last seen at PS 225, located at 190 Beach 110 Street. More...

RWA’s Last Effort To Save The Ferry

Last week school groups from Manhattan descended upon the peninsula in a last ditch effort to encourage the city to reconsider cutting ferry service to the Rockaways. More...

Cop In Bell Shooting Sues For Back Injury

A New York City police officer involved in the wedding-day shooting of Rockaway resident Sean Bell is suing the slain man’s estate. More...

Ulrich Announces Budget Appropriations

Despite limited resources from the State, and a lack of declining federal stimulus dollars, City Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich is proud to announce the adoption of the city’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011. More...

Man Gets 50 To Life For Hammels Shooting

A 24-year-old Jamaica, Queens man has been sentenced to fifty years to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a female bystander who was hit in the head when the defendant fired several shots at another man in April 2009 at the Hammel Houses. More...

DOH Says Sweetened Beverage Tax Pays

A proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could prevent 145,000 or more cases of adult obesity in New York State over the next decade, according to new research from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. More...

Report: NYC Young Die From Injuries At Half National Rate

Fatal Injuries Concentrated In Low-Income Areas

Children in New York City die from injuries at half the national rate, according to a new report from the New York City Health Department. More...

City Budget Restores Library Funding

The City’s FY 2011 Budget has been adopted. In a prepared statement, a spokesperson for the Queens Library says: More...


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