December 16, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Addabbo Special Ed Program Gets Six Month Reprieve

After weeks of uncertainty, the CEO of Peninsula Hospital Center has announced that the special education program run by Addabbo Health Center will remain in the hospital until June 30. More...

Other Shoe Drops For Wavecrest’s PS 215

School Slated For Closing; PPA Gets Reprieve

After waiting more than a month for the other shoe to drop, two Rockaway schools got the word they had been waiting for. More...

Sanitation Workers Make Lifetime Catch At FR Fire

Two sanitation workers jumped into action at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday morning after spotting a house on fire on McBride Street in Far Rockaway. More...

Framing Victim Seeks Payback

Seemona Sumasar spent seven months in prison for a series of crimes she never committed and now she wants the city and others to pay up. More...

Moratorium On Closing PO’s

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and 14 senators from around the country have announced that, at their request, the U.S. More...

Pols Demand Bay Towers Fix Elevators

Tenants of Bay Towers, a 14-story apartment complex in Rockaway Beach, called on Councilmember Eric Ulrich and State Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder to help them raise the immediate attention to the building’s management company for much-needed r More...

Bike Commuting Increases, More Racks Needed

Department Of Transportation:

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has announced a continued steady increase in commuter bike riding in New York City, with an eight percent increase in bike riders counted at commuter locations this year More...

Goldfeder: MTA Payroll Tax A Huge Victory

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that legislation he supported was signed into law by the Governor on Friday. More...

Meeks' Money Man Eyes Deal With Feds

A Queens businessman who is in the center of a phony loan that has Congressman Gregory Meeks in the crosshairs of the House Ethics Committee is negotiating a deal with federal prosecutors, according to a recent published report in the New York Post. More...

Man Shot Next Door To Arverne Library

Left: police safeguard the shell casings from the shooting incident. One shell remains uncovered by a coffee cup. More...

Victim’s Daughter: Redd Is A Killer

In the wake of an article in last week’s edition of The Wave stating that convicted killer Derrick Redd’s baby mother said that he was innocent of the crime and that he was incapable of an act of murder, an attorney has come forward to sa More...

Flood Aid Will Help Rockaways

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder ann-ounced that a bill he supported was signed into law by the governor. The law will provide $50 million statewide in flood relief and include a job-retention tax credit to businesses affected by tropical storm Irene. More...

Liu Puts Hold On Department Of Education Custodial Contract

City Comptroller John C. Liu has returned a $65 million Department of Education (DOE) school custodial contract that failed to provide any explanation for a 44 percent price increase, among other flaws. More...

Report LIPA Outages Via Text Message

Keeping their commitment to improving customer services and communication, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has announced a new outage communication tool which will allow customers to report electrical outages at their home or business via text More...

Turner Urges End To Crossbay Toll

Congressman Bob Turner sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo advocating for termination of the toll on the Crossbay Veterans Memorial Bridge. More...


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