May 25, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Maloney Takes Over 101 Pct.

Deputy Inspector Michael LiPetri, who took command of the 101 Precinct in May 2010, has been transferred out of Rockaway, The Wave learned late last week. More...

Missing Student Mystery

Shows Up At School 24 Hours Later

Detectives from the 100 Precinct are working to find out where a missing nine-year-old Arverne boy who disappeared from PS 183 on Beach 79 Street on Monday spent the cold and rainy night. More...

Pols Announce Money For Beach Replenishment

Two local Democratic politicians have allocated money to replenish the sand removed from Rockaway beaches by Hurricane Irene at the end of last summer. More...

State Considering Raising Gambling Age To 21

As a supporter of the proposed mega convention center and expanded gaming at Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct, Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder announced this week that he authored legislation that would bring full casino gaming one step closer to reali More...

Cops Make Drug Stop On RBB

While details were sketchy at press time, police from the 100 Precinct made an arrest on Wednesday afternoon after a short pursuit from Shore Front Parkway, the wrong way on Holland Avenue and then to Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 92 Street, wher More...

Rockaway Man Busted In Gang Takedown

A Rockaway man has been arrested by narcotics investigators as part of a takedown of two violent Jamaica, Queens gangs. More...

Seniors Protected With New Legislation

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced the Assembly passed several measures he sponsored to strengthen the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program and the Disabled Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) program. More...

Youth Sports Gone? It’s All About The Money

Four years ago, the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) paid Gateway National Recreation Area $1,600 to use its Fort Tilden fields for both the fall and spring soccer seasons. More...

Worker DiesAt Tribute Park

Queens resident Jeffrey Barbieri, 38, suffered a pulmonary embolism and died on Friday morning of last week while working at Tribute Park. More...

Weekly Wave Price Increases To 50 Cents With Next Issue

Beginning with the June 1, 2012 issue, the newsstand price of The Wave will increase to 50 cents, the first increase in the cost of the paper in more than 25 years. More...

Medical Record Problem At PHC

Former patients of the now-shuttered Peninsula Hospital Center might well have problems getting their medical records, federal bankruptcy court records show. More...

Demand The Sand Rally For Replenishment Draws Big Crowd

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and Congressman Bob Turner joined Friends of Rockaway and local residents in a rally to “Demand the Sand” on Rockaway beaches. More...

Dozens Of ProtestorsWalk Boards To Save Local Libraries

Dozens of protestors walked the boardwalk on May 17 to protest the loss of library hours and library jobs in the proposed cuts proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg two weeks ago. More...


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