April 20, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Look To Strip Mayor Of School Control

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg first came to office ten years ago, he convinced state legislators that only the mayor could control the public school system and restore it to greatness. More...

Crimes Against Property Up Throughout Peninsula

With the recession continuing and unemployment rates in the double digit range in Rockaway, the number of crimes against property continues to rise on the peninsula. More...

Levine Seeks $1.2M In Bankruptcy Court

Former Peninsula Hospital Center CEO Robert Levine, who many believe was a driving force in bringing the vital hospital to wrack and ruin, is asking the federal bankruptcy court for $1.2 million, court documents show. More...

Jones Turns In PHC Operating Certificate

Move Makes New Hospital Unlikely

The operating certificate for Peninsula Hospital Center has been turned in to the New York State Department of Health as part of a package of papers involved with the complex closing of a state hospital, a spokesperson for the DOH told The Wave on Tu More...

Judge Blumenfeld Says No On Interrogation To DA Brown

Queens Supreme Court Justice Joel L. More...

Local Cops Face‘Drano Bombs’

Cops in Far Rockaway have been targeted for an attack with “Drano Bombs,” citywide police sources say. The NYPD issued an alert late last week warning patrol officers about the unusual weapon. More...

Pipeline Public Hearings This Week

The company hoping to run a new pipeline extension beneath Riis Park into a metering station at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn to meet the natural gas demands of both Rockaway and South Brooklyn, will host a public forum next week to explain their p More...

FR Man Extradited To Stamford

A Far Rockaway man arrested in January by U.S. Marshalls has been extradited to Norwalk, Connecticut and was formally charged this week for allegedly sexually assaulting the same teenager on two separate occasions, according to reports. More...

Mets' Clubhouse Manager Sentenced

Arverne Resident Gets 5 Years Probation

Arverne resident Charles Samuels, the former longtime clubhouse manager for the New York Mets, has been sentenced for criminally possessing almost $2.3 million worth of on-field and gameused Mets memorabilia and collectibles – including autogra More...

Residents Object To Proposed BCD Liquor Store

If the New York State Liquor Authority approves, Far Rockaway will have a new liquor store moving into the row of stores across from Redfern Houses. More...

Parks Department Employee Indicted

Attorney General Eric T. More...

Fleeing Felon Collared In Rockaway

A teenager who escaped in handcuffs from a police cruiser in Jamaica was collared in Far Rockaway on Wednesday afternoon after his mother called police to come and pick him up. More...


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