October 26, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

Court Postpones Wayne Hearing

A court date of October 16 for Rockaway resident Timothy Wayne, who was busted in his Rockaway Park Apartment on child pornography charges, has been postponed due to an illness of a family member. More...

Rockaway Man Makes FBI Most Wanted List

Killed 3-year-old In 1993

The FBI has been searching for Jaime Alberto Macias, 49, for nearly 20 years, and has now added the Far Rockaway man to their “Most Wanted” list. More...

De Blasio: New BillWould StopWater Liens

At a Queens Chamber of Commerce forum held this week, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced new legislation that will prevent the City from intimidating homeowners and businesses into paying bills they do not owe. More...

DOA On A Foggy Rockaway Morning

Anthony Luster died because he was driving under the elevated structure at Beach 84 Street early on a foggy morning. Or, perhaps, he was going too fast for the conditions and the road. More...

Attorney General Warns On Breast Cancer Charities

In National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Attorney General Eric T. More...

Broad Channel CYO Soccer Game Ends In Melee

Parents Battle At Broad Channel Field

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) says that the organization “views sportsmanship and character development as integral to the mission of its athletic programs, but a number of parents whose children play for the CYO girl’s soccer tea More...

Biker Thug Arraigned In Hospital

Kept From Court By High Blood Pressure

Scott “Spider” Brannigan, the Belle Harbor man accused of assembling bombs in his Beach 128 Street home and selling guns out of his garage while his wife ran a day care center downstairs faced his initial hearing on October More...

Participatory Budget Process Begins For Ulrich’s District

Local residents gathered on October 18 to begin the process of deciding how $1 million of City Councilman Eric Ulrich’s discretionary funds will be spent. More...

Cops Bust Serial Bank Robber

The Queens man who made a career of robbing the Chase Bank in Arverne By The Sea was busted this week and arraigned in the Eastern District Federal Court on two charges of bank robbery. More...

Senate Candidate Debate Set For West End 10/30

Last Chance To Hear Ulrich, Addabbo

It will be the last chance that anybody has to listen to State Senate District 15 candidates Republican Eric Ulrich and Democrat Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., debate the issues prior to the November 6 election. More...

FDNY Responds to Beach 13 Street Fire

On Sunday afternoon windows are boarded up and a charred stove sits on the porch at 262 Beach 13 Street where firefighters responded to an all hands fire last Saturday night. More...

Firefighters Make BP Jetty Rescue

An unidentified man, who had slipped from the Breezy Point Jetty and was in dire danger of drowning, was pulled from the waters around the rocks by firefighters manning a department boat on Wednesday, October 17. More...

‘Molly’ Moves To Rockaway

Three young men having a party in the home of one of their grandmothers while she was in Florida were taken to the hospital early on Sunday morning after taking the newest form of Ecstasy, called “Molly” by insiders. More...

Needed Sand Coming By‘Snail Mail’

Last beach season, with the introduction of new amenities on the boardwalk, more than 3 million visitors came to Rockaway to enjoy the beaches and the new restaurants on the boardwalk. That was way up from 2 million the year before. More...

November 6 Election Round-Up

Full Story

Comptroller: Obesity Costs State $12 Billion

New York State is facing a growing obesity problem that costs nearly $12 billion a year, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said in a speech on Wednesday to the Association of New York State Youth Bureaus. More...

Mayor:Wire Businesses Throughout City

Mayor Michael R. More...

LIPA,Goldfeder Agree On Notifications

This week Assemblyman Goldfeder and LIPA officials toured the LIPA and National Grid storm command center in Hicksville, NY to get a first-hand look at the nerve center for major storms and events. More...

Bloomberg, DOH Urge Flu Vaccinations

be deadly,” said Mayor Bloomberg. “Every year, too many New Yorkers lose their lives to influenza, and the flu vaccine is the single most important protection against getting sick and spreading the flu to others. More...


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2014 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History