December 30, 2011 RSS feed / Top Stories

Controversy Grows Over Home Visits

Adding to an already contentious procedure, the city and the organization representing black firefighters are involved in a battle over whether or not to visit those minority applicants for the next firefighter test who have not yet completed their a More...

Goldfeder:Address Decaying Bulkhead

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder sent a letter to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg requesting that immediate attention be given to a deteriorated bulkhead (Bay Wall), located at Beach Channel Drive between Beach 108 Street and Rockaway Freeway in Rock More...

Parole Officer Shoots Self

A Wavecrest parole officer shot himself in the chest on Tuesday night, sending him to Jamaica Hospital, police say. More...

New Program Brings Jobs To Rockaway Residents

Everybody would agree that unemployment is one of Rockaway’s major economic problems. With few jobs available on the peninsula outside of the health care field, many locals are continually seeking jobs. More...

Wave Offices Closed For Holidays

The Wave office will be closed on Monday, January 2 so that the newspaper’s employees can enjoy the holidays with their loved ones. More...

New Life For Rockaway Courthouse

A new proposal for the development of the former Rockaway Courthouse on the corner of Beach Channel Drive and Beach 90 Street, plans for which include transforming the building into a stateof the-art ambulatory surgical facility, was presented to a C More...

Meeks Scandal Impacts US Cricket Team

Congressman Gregory Meeks has been enmeshed in scandal for more than a year now, reportedly under investigation by both state and federal law enforcement agencies for his involvement in his non-profit organization and his ties to Queens businessman E More...

FR Jewelry Store Heister Convicted

Following a two-week trial, a federal jury has convicted two South Ozone Park cousins, who led a violent robbery crew, on charges that they held up a Far Rockaway jewelry store, a post office and six banks located throughout Queens and Long Island. More...

Seaport Facade Crumbling

Community Board 14 reported the damage to the New York City Department of Buildings. The building has been vacant for more than a decade. More...

Restoration Hopes For White Pot Junction Failing

Once it was the Long Island Rail Road’s “short way” into Manhattan, with Rockaway commuters riding in semi-opulent railroad cars in a 40- minute trip. More...


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