September 7, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

First Draft Council Maps Released

A first draft of the proposed City Council district lines were released this week by the New York City Districting Commission with barely noticeable changes in store for Rockaway’s 31st and 32nd Council Districts, the new map shows. More...

Federal Funds Can Kick-Start LIRR Line

In a letter written this week by Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, he’s asked Governor Cuomo to seriously consider dedicating federal transportation funds to jumpstart the revitalization of the former LIRR Rockaway Beach Rail Line. More...

NewYork State Senate Candidates Respond To Questionnaire

The Wave asked the following questions of the three candidates running in the Democratic Primary for senator in the 10th District – State Senator Shirley Huntley, Councilman James Sanders Jr. and Gian Jones: More...

We Remember Those Lost On 9/11

Rockaway residents will gather together on Tuesday, September 11, to remember the brave men and women who lost their lives during the September 11 terrorist attacks with two separate ceremonies that day. More...

Peninsula Shootings Continue

Despite holding rallies and what city officials called a successful gun buyback program last month, the rash of shootings along the Rockaway Peninsula this year continued late last week, marking the 16th such incident. More...

NYS Park Police Open Up Civil Service Exam

The New York State Park Police are seeking candidates interested in a rewarding law enforcement career in the New York State park system. Applications for the position must be submitted by October 1, 2012. More...

Martin De Porres Responds To Goldfeder

The Executive Director of Martin De Porres School responded in writing to Phillip Goldfeder’s letter sent to them last week upon news that they will be relocating a special education high school to the former site of Stella Maris High School in More...

Turner Accepting Service Academy Nominations

Congressman Bob Turner announced that the application process for fall 2013 service academy nominations has begun. More...

596 Acres Finds And Labels Lots

The Brooklyn-based group, 596 Acres, has spent a good part of the last two weeks mapping out the vacant lots of Rockaway, which many on the peninsula know, must be quite a few. More...


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