November 26, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Meeks Denies Ties To Druggie Duo, Dirty Aqueduct Deal

A spokesperson for Congressman Gregory Meeks told The Wave this week that he had no connection either to the King of Kings Foundation or to the political deal to give the Aqueduct Racino contract to his mentor Floyd Flake or his company, the Aqueduc More...

Weiner:Take Vet Cuts Off The Table

Following last week’s proposal for deep cuts to veterans’ health care and income by President Obama’s deficit commission, Representative Anthony Weiner and area veterans spoke out against the plan and called on the commission to ta More...

Ulrich Urges Passage Of 911 Health Bill

Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich last Wednesday voted in favor of City Council Resolution #0541, which calls upon the United States Senate to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2009. More...

It’s My Turn

Remembering JFK

My first memory of JFK was seeing him on television, handsome as a movie star with a wife as pretty as he was handsome. More...

Drivers: Respect Handicapped Parking

Commissioner David J. Swarts of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Chair of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, along Chief Steven H. More...

Large Companies Join Salt Reduction Program

Hostess, Butterball, Snyder’s of Hanover, Premio, Furmano’s and Delhaize America are the latest major food companies to sign on to the National Salt Reduction Initiative (NSRI), the Health Department announced today. More...

Burglary Patterns Persist In 101 Precinct

As the 101 Precinct prepares for the extra work that comes with the holiday season, the commander of the precinct also finds himself concerned with several trends that have developed in the precinct. More...

Gaska Addresses Construction Complaints

Street construction and installation of new sewer systems have caused headaches for local residents as they navigate their way on the more than usual bumpy Rockaway roads in the Sommerville and Arverne areas the last few months. More...

Preliminary Budget Takes Aim At Firehouses

The proposed closing of 20 fire companies during overnight hours, as part of Mayor Bloomberg’s $1.6 billion in budget cuts announced last week, has left many to suspect the Far Rockaway “Big House” will once again make the list. More...

Ulrich Warns Of Phony Chimney Repairs

After receiving numerous complaints from local residents, Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich is warning area homeowners to be on alert for companies making unsolicited offers to repair and clean chimneys and turn on furnaces. More...

New York City Agencies Seek Energy Developer

Deputy Mayor for Operations Stephen Goldsmith and Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway have announced the City is seeking proposals from energy developers and financiers to design, build, operate, and/or finance a cogeneration plant on More...

Mayor Issues City’s 2011 Financial Plan

On Thursday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today released the City’s November Financial Plan for Fiscal Year 2011 and an updated four-year financial plan. More...


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