January 14, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Feds Begin Checking School Light Fixtures

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has quietly begun checking school buildings in Rockaway that were built prior to the mid-1970s, for light fixtures that are leaking dangerous PCBs, a source told The Wave this week. More...

DCA: Supermarket Compliance Plummets

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz has announced that following his promise in August to double the number of supermarket inspections in this fiscal year, in response to low compliance rates for last fiscal year, DCA ins More...

New Shopping Center For Rockaway Residents?

Environmentalists See Problems With Project

If developers have their way and the city can cut a deal with environmental naysayers, Rockaway residents may one day have a new shopping destination just north of the Gil Hodges Marine Parkway Bridge in Brooklyn. More...

No Meter Hikes After All

The dreaded meter rate hikes came to a halt late last week with the help of a Bronx councilmember who was able to negotiate a deal with the mayor to keep the rates at the current price until at least July 1. More...

Governor Cuomo Announces Appointments and Nominations

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the following appointments and nominations to senior positions within the state government. More...


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