January 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Hearing On PS 215 Closing Set For January 20

After three years of earning failing grades on its yearly progress reports, the Department of Education has proposed that Lucrettia Mott Elementary School, PS 215 at Briar Place in Wavecrest, should be phased out and replaced with a new school. More...

AG Scores $553 Million Settlement

Attorney General Eric T. More...

Youth Tax Credit Creates Jobs

Assemblywoman Michele Titus has announced the Assembly passage of legislation creating a $25 million youth tax credit to provide incentives for businesses to hire and train at-risk or disadvantaged young people (A.40001 and A.40002). More...

Redd Gets 25 To Life For Slaying Rockaway Teller, Baby

A Jamaica, Queens man has been sentenced to 25 years to life, the maximum sentence that could be meted out on charges of second-degree murder and other charges for the stabbing death of his pregnant girlfriend – a popular teller at the Capitol More...

Local Busted, Fights Nassau Cops

By Howard Schwach A Far Rockaway man was arrested on December 28 on multiple charges after a shoplifting incident in Lawrence, Long Island, which ended when the defendant fought with the officers attempting to arrest him and then fled the scene. More...

Far Rockaway Cop In Seaford Shooting

Nassau County police sources told The Wave on Tuesday that they believe the federal agent who heroically foiled a Long Island pharmacy robbery was killed by friendly fire from a retired Nassau County police lieutenant and that the would-be robber was More...

Turner Urges House To Continue Fighting

Congressman Bob Turner sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor asking them to continue fighting for the one year extension of the payroll tax holiday. More...

MTA Approves 2012 Budget

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board approved the agency’s budget for 2012, culminating a process that began with the release of the agency’s Preliminary Proposed Budget and Four-Year Financial Plan in July, updated last More...

Looking Back At The Wave’s Top Five

1: PHC Survives Scary Summer It was an emotional roller coaster ride, told by The Wave’s headlines from last summer: More...


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