March 2, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Cops Corral Beach 69 Street Shooter

Cops have busted a gangbanger who fired several shots in the direction of a group of people standing in front of a bodega at 69-20 Beach Channel Drive shortly after midnight on February 22, hitting and wounding one of them. More...

Courts Ordered To Draw Districts

With the New York State Congressional primary election set by the federal courts for June 26, only four months away, a federal court judge in Brooklyn has instructed Magistrate Ronnie L. More...

The Right Place At The Right Time

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) Domingo Feliciano and Randolph Brewster have more than 50 years of combined experience on the job. So, when they walked into Waldbaum’s last Saturday morning they immediately knew something was wrong. More...

Protection Against Sex Offenders Top Priority

Partnering with residents, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder recently sponsored legislation that will keep an eye on dangerous sex offenders, ensure the well being of our children, increase awareness, and help make Southern Queens and Rockaway a little safe More...

Dad: Teacher Slapped My Son

An irate Far Rockaway father charges that a teacher slapped his son inside a Nameoke Street school last week after the eighth grader dropped his test paper on the floor. More...

TSA Passenger Advocates Needed

Schumer:

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he was introducing legislation that will require the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to post Passenger Advocates at every airport in the country. More...

DEP Expands Leak Notification Program

Environmental Protection Commissioner Carter Strickland announced the expansion of DEP’s highly successful Leak Notification Program to include large residential building owners. More...

E-Z Pass Reload Cards Available

MTA Bridges and Tunnels announc-ed the launch of a new MTA Reload Card today in a pilot program that for the first time gives customers the freedom to add cash to their E-ZPass account at 2,500 retail stores throughout the New York region. More...

Local Busted For Molesting 6 Young Girls

A Far Rockaway man has been arrested and charged with molesting six young girls at a Springfield Gardens elementary school, court records show. More...

Residents Happy over Gentlemen’s Club Removal

A racy billboard that had drawn the ire of many members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Far Rockaway will soon be removed in the wake of the sale of the building on which it stood to one of those Far Rockaway residents. More...

CEC 27 Gives Thumbs Down To MS Choice Program

Community Education Council 27, the parent council that represents the parents and students of Rockaway, voted on Monday night to give thumbs down to the Department of Education’s controversial Middle School Choice initiative that, some parents More...

DA Announces Aqueduct Casino Arrests

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Sanders Hosts Peninsula Crime Summit

How bad is the crime problem in Rockaway? More...

BSA Grants Bayswater Variance

After months of hearings in front of local groups, the community board and city agencies, developers were granted variances on Tuesday night that will allow them to build a three-story Yeshiva and dormitory in Bayswater, a facility that many local re More...

Rockaway Wind Farm Back On Front Burner

Windmills 13 Miles Off Rockaway Shore

Everything old is new again. In August of last year, The Wave reported that the wind farm planned for the Atlantic Ocean 13 miles off the coast of Rockaway was “on the back burner,” and would probably never see fruition. More...

Titus Reminds Taxpayers Of EITC

With the 2012 tax season here, Assemblywoman Michele Titus urges Queens families to be mindful of ways they can get the most out of their tax refunds. More...

Report Shows Modest Sales Tax Growth

Local sales tax collections across New York grew by $650 million, or 5 percent, in 2011, a slower rate than the previous year, according to a report released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. More...


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