January 28, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

DOT To Finally Fix Westbourne/Dunbar Guardrail Hazard

The Department of Transportation is set to fix a year-and-a-half old safety hazard – the downed guardrail at the corner of Bayswater Avenue and Dunbar Street, a short and dangerous hill that leads to the bay, The Wave has learned. More...

Black Jeered At First PEP Meeting

Cathie Black got a rough introduction to NYC school politics at the January 19 Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) meeting at Brooklyn Technical HS during the public comment period where each speaker was allowed two minutes. More...

Seek Stabber In Mott Ave. Murder

Detectives from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are canvassing the community, looking for the person who stabbed a Far Rockaway man to death on Monday afternoon a block from the busy business district. More...

Students, Teachers Protest Closing Of BCHS

Students, teachers and union officials joined Democratic District Leader Lew Simon on the steps of Beach Channel High School last Thursday to protest the closing and restructuring of the last community zoned high school on the peninsula. More...

Walder To Keep MTA Leadership Slot

A former Rockaway resident whose father was once the managing editor of The Wave will keep his job as MTA president in the new Cuomo administration, sources said on Monday. More...

State Medicaid Cuts Could Cut PHC

A hospital expert who heads Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team has warned that onethird of New York City’s private hospitals, including Rockaway’s Peninsula Hospital Center, could lose their life support and close down i More...

Rockaway Health Care Could Lose Millions

Federal funding for two health care facilities on the peninsula is in danger of expiring later this year if an extension is not granted for each project’s completion, according to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. More...

Cuomo Sets Mobile Application To Track Transit

Governor Andrew M. More...

Cars Towed In Shopping Center Renovation

With the renovation of the Far Rockaway Shopping Center has come a new problem for local residents. More...

SJEH Appoints Infectious Diseases Chief

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital recently named Alina Sanda, MD, as the Interim Chief of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Sanda will be responsible for the administrative and clinical responsibilities of Infectious Diseases at St. John’s. More...


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