August 26, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Dems: Turner Making Fortune On Oil

Records Show $725K In Energy Stocks

The special election in the 9th District to replace the disgraced Anthony Weiner has become a battleground for the major parties because the seat is vital for control of the House of Representatives. More...

Rockaway Wind Farm On Back Burner

It was a dream that will probably not ever see fruition. More...

Senator Schumer Endorses Goldfeder

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has endorsed Democratic candidate Phil Goldfeder for the 23rd Assembly District in Queens. More...

Senator Gillibrand, Firefighters Endorse Weprin

David Weprin, Democratic candidate for Congress in New York’s 9th Congressional District, has been endorsed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. More...

DCA Looks To Beef Up Supermarket Fines

A report released by the Department of Consumer Affairs indicates that supermarket compliance in relation to consumer pricing has plummeted, calling for Commissioner Jonathan Mintz to turn towards the possibility of enacting a violation system based More...

Graffiti Vandal Hits Rockies' Rink

Just a few months ago, the Rockaway Rockies spent lots of time and money renovating their Beach 108 Street rink. Two weeks ago, a graffiti vandal came along and marked up the entire rink. More...

SUV Jumps Sidewalk

A green Jeep Cherokee jumped the sidewalk at the corner of Beach 98 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Monday morning. More...

Rockaway Shakes And Rolls In 5.9 Earthquake

It was a normal afternoon at The Wave. The editors and reporters were working hard on stories and the sales staff was just completing a meeting. More...

Turner Draws Ire On Zadroga Act

Doesn’t Think It Should Cover Sick 9/11 Volunteers

The 9/11 WTC terrorist attack has emerged as something of a political football in the race to succeed Anthony Weiner in Congress. More...

Violent Crime Up In 101 Precinct

It has become a long hot summer for the men and women in blue who serve the east end of Rockaway as violent crime has risen this summer. More...

Where The 2011 Special Election Candidates Stand

Jane Deacy Signs Taxpayer Pledge

Repuplican, Conservative Assembly candidate Jane Deacy, a Rockaway resident, has signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a promise to the people of Queens to vote against any and all tax increases. More...

Ulrich,Former Mayors Endorse Bob Turner

New York City Republican Councilmember Eric Ulrich has endorsed Republican businessman Bob Turner for Congress in the special election to replace former Congressman Anthony Weiner who recently resigned the seat. More...

Rockaway Schools 2011 Mathematics Scores

Just as with the English Language Arts standardized test scores published on page 60 of last week’s edition of The Wave, the Mathematics scores are a mixed bag, with some schools gaining from last year, some losing ground. More...

Three Injured,Driver Busted In Belle Harbor MVA

Three teens were badly injured and the driver of the car was arrested on Saturday in what eyewitnesses are calling a “high-speed” crash into a Belle Harbor home. More...

Judge Nixes State Teacher Rating System

One of the major initiatives pushed by the Bloomberg administration and the city’s Department of Education was rating teachers based on the scores their students achieve on the high stakes standardized mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA More...

Candidates Face Off At West End Forum

The candidates fighting for the vacated seats in the New York State Assembly and U.S. Congress faced off on Tuesday night in a tensely debated forum at West End Temple which drew more than 150 residents. More...


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