March 16, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Meeks Jamaica Project ‘Another Boondoggle’

Congressman Gregory Meeks has another bridge he wants you to buy. More...

CBB Reinstatement One Step Closer

The reinstatement of the Cross Bay Bridge resident rebate program got one step closer to finalization this week when the proposal was written into the New York State budget. More...

Liu Report Accuses Parks Of Slow Repairs

City Comptroller John C. Liu announced that a series of borough-specific audits found the Parks Department was slow to fix hazardous conditions in some playgrounds and may have missed others in its regular inspections. More...

Body Floats Up In Rockaway Point

The body of a Brooklyn woman was found floating off the shores of Rockaway Point near Beach 201 Street on Saturday, March 11 at 4:49 p.m. More...

Turner Endorsed By Republican Committees

The Republican Committees of Kings and New York counties have endorsed Bob Turner in his candidacy for US Senate, the campaign today announced. More...

Union Protests Dayton Towers

Local 78 Laborers Union has set up shop outside Dayton Towers, but it’s not because they have been called to do a job. More...

Gateway’s Riis Park Parking Double$

Most Rockaway residents don’t use Riis Park’s beach unless there is a specific reason to do so. After all, the majority of residents can walk to the beach from their homes. More...

Freeway MVA Involves Police Cruiser

A police car on its way to a job collided with a civilian car at about 5:12 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, police sources say. The accident occurred at Beach 54 Street and the Rockaway Freeway. More...

Turner Prepped For Senate Run

A year ago, Breezy Point native Bob Turner was a relative unknown, a retired television executive whose main claim to fame was producing daytime television shows. Today, however, the newly-minted Congressman is constantly in the news. More...

Funding Cut For Beach Study

After every major storm, when the beach suffers millions in erosion damage, politicians would tell residents not to worry because a tenyear study is currently taking place to address the long term issues associated with storm protection. More...

Changes In Order For St. John’s Home

The St. John’s Residence for Boys told The Wave this week that the Marianists have decided to end their more than 75- year relationship with the home. The residence will not be closing. More...

Remedy Proposed For Far Rockaway MPG Site

A remedial investigation on a former manufactured gas plant site in Far Rockaway has been completed and a remedy for its cleanup proposed, The Wave learned at a meeting earlier this month. More...

$66.6 Million For Far Rockaway Buildings

NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Mathew M. More...

Assemblyman Goldfeder Opposes JFK Runway Expansion

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder recently sent a letter to the Port Authority regarding a proposal to expand a runway at J.F.K. International Airport into Jamaica Bay. More...


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