October 14, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Abandoned Alzheimer’s MTA Rider Drowns

The drowned body of an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease floated onto the rocks of Norton Basin near Beach 42 Street last Thursday morning after he was apparently dropped off unattended, at his home, by an Access- A-Ride driver the night More...

Thumbs Down For Bayswater Yeshiva

By Miriam Rosenberg Residents of Bayswater showed up en masse at Tuesday night’s Community Board 14 meeting to protest a proposal to grant several variances in order for an Orthodox group to build a three-story yeshiva on Bay 25 Street, spurrin More...

Three Local Men Shot

None Of The Wounds Life Threatening

Three local men were shot on the street in two shooting incidents on October 10, police sources say. The first occurred at about 6 p.m., when a man was shot in front of 14-30 Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway. More...

Broad Channel Firehouse On Fast Track

After years of starts and stops a new firehouse for the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department looks finally to be on the fast track. More...

Quinn Knocks Food Stamp Fingerprinting

Taking aim at a practice she called “unnecessary, costly and punitive,” the Speaker of the City Council, Christine C. More...

Firefighters Make Third Floor Rescue

Far Rockaway firefighters spent an hour fighting a fire at Beach 28 Street and Seagirt Boulevard on Tuesday, October 11. More...

District Attorney Brown,Judge Blumenfeld Slug It Out

A Brooklyn-based appellate court has declined to block a Queens judge from ruling on the ethics of a program in which prosecutors interview suspects in central booking prior to arraignment and before they have been assigned counsel. More...

Cops Seek Two In FR Home Invasion

Detectives from the 100 Precinct are searching for two armed men wanted for a home invasion and robbery in Far Rockaway. More...

Rockaway Park Burglar Busted

Police from the 100 Precinct busted a west end burglar on Friday, October 5, but are uncertain whether he is responsible for the plethora of burglaries over the past three months. More...

Dayton Beach Park Election Set For October 20

Honest Ballot Association To Monitor Vote

With its workers on strike since July and with a private armed security force protecting President Jennifer Grady, cooperators at Dayton Beach Park will vote on October 20 for a new board, in an election that many consider a vote of confidence for th More...

Busted In Hewlett For Bike Theft

A Far Rockaway man and his accomplice were arrested on Tuesday after they allegedly stole a bicycle that was in front of a Hewlett bagel store and were thwarted by its owner, according to Nassau County Police sources. More...

Open Letter To The Wave From Congressman Gregory Meeks

I am writing to state my categorical rejection of the allegations and inventions you put forward in your column in the October 7, 2011 edition of The Wave. More...

Seniors Need To Prepare Ahead Of Disasters

Senior citizens, especially those with medical issues and limited mobility, can be vulnerable in the event of a disaster. But even if you have physical limitations, you can still protect yourself by having a personal disaster plan in place. More...


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