September 16, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Solstice Lead Physician Indicted

More than a year after the federal government shut down Solstice Wellness in Rockaway Park, arrests are still being made in the $3.5 million Medicare scheme. More...

Patrol For B.116 St.

After several reports in both The Wave and daily newspapers about the merchant and resident concerns about Beach 116 Street quality of life issues, the 100 Precinct finally agreed last week to place a daily patrol officer along the commercial strip. More...

Baby-Slayer Trial To Begin Anew

In May of this year, just as jury selection was to begin for a Jamaica man who stabbed to death his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn baby, the trial was put on hold because his private defense attorney was too ill to continue with the case. More...

ABTS Residents Pitch In For Local Beaches

Residents of the Arverne by the Sea neighborhood, with assistance from the New York City Department of Parks and Rcreation, joined in a community beach cleanup in Arverne following the mess left behind by Hurricane Irene and the Labor Day Weekend. More...

State Senator Malcolm Smith Hosts Annual Family Day

State Senator Malcolm Smith welcomes everyone to his annual Family Day at Bayswater Park on September 10. More...

Irene Victims Can Apply For Appliance Rebates

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched an $8 million appliance grant program for those who sustained property damage as a result of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. More...

JCCRP Helps With Food Stamps

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) is pleased to announce one more way it is able to assist people who suffered loss due to Hurricane Irene and its aftermath. More...

Schumer Surveys Storm Damage To Beach,Boardwalk

Two weeks after Hurricane Irene bashed the Rockaways, Senator Charles Schumer promised his support to replenish the peninsula’s eroded beach and help individuals get financial help for their losses. More...

Revival Introduces Peninsula Hospital CRO

Todd Miller, the chief restructuring officer at Peninsula Hospital Center, was formally introduced during a press conference on Monday, announcing that the hospital will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as next week. More...

Proposal Period Open For NPS Beach Clubs

The National Park Service issued two prospectuses for proposals to operate two beach clubs at Gateway National Recreation Area: Silver Gull Beach Club and Breezy Point Beach Club, both of which are located on the Western end of the Rockaway peninsula More...

Screaming Jet Fighters

It has been a long time since F-16 fighter jets patrolled the skies over the Rockaway peninsula. More...

MediSys Big Guilty Of Offering Bribes

The man who once ran Peninsula Hospital Center in Rockaway, as well as a number of other Queens and Brooklyn hospitals and health centers, was convicted in a bench trial on Monday of bribing three New York politicians in exchange for helping the heal More...

Teen Attempts To Mug Commuter

An Arverne teenager was recently arrested for attempted robbery and assault of a man walking home from work, according to police. More...

Hurricane Irene Assistance Available

Governor Andrew M. More...

Removing HIV/AIDS Stigma, Barriers

On September 10, at St. More...

Brown Honored With Street Renaming

Lizzy Brown, a native of South Carolina who came to call Far Rockaway home, was honored with a street renamed for her on September 10. Brown was a supervisor in the New York City Department of Health for 25 years. More...

Arf-Arf Announces Grant, Contest

ARF-ARF is proud to announce that it has received a 2011 New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods Award Grant from the Citizen’s Committee for New York City. More...


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