July 10, 1999 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops To The Rescue

Four members of the Queens South Street Crime Unit became heroes Saturday, July 3 when they rescued Dennis Davis from his burning home. More...

Rape Turns To Chase; Mob Clobbers Perp

After allegedly raping a Far Rockaway woman early Wednesday morning, Michael Gilliard, 38, of 1476 Beach Channel drive, was chased down by a group of angry young men who were told by the alleged victim that Gilliard had raped her. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

PS 225 were left on all night Tuesday. It was hot but how long before we hear of a drought. Lifeguard seem busiest after hours. Three people were saved off Beach 100 street by lifeguards Phil Maring, Pat Rocourt, Javier Rodrigues, and Arty Cholakis. More...

Boyle-ing Points

For all you Derek Jeter fans miffed by the fact that he won’t be the starting shortstop in this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star game please take a deep breath and recall who started last year? More...

Chatting With Chapey

Democratic District Leader Dr. Geraldine Chapey and Sharon Gabriel,president of the Regular Democratic Club of the Rockaways welcomed D.A. Richard Brown to our new club at 104-02 Rockaway Beach boulevard. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Dock ‘Em

Last year The Wave editorialized on the dangers posed by jetskiers (wave runners, personal watercraft). We suggested that the Coast Guard and Police arrest jet-skiers who harass and endanger others. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Joseph B. Arcario, jr. Of Rockaway Beach - Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph B. Arcario, jr. was celebrated on Tuesday, July 6 at St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach. More...

Jetski Disaster:

Two Die In Jamaica Bay

Two Flushing men, riding a personal watercraft in Jamaica Bay, were killed when they crashed into the support trestle of the subway bridge on Sunday evening, July 4. More...

How Hot was It?...Too Hot For Words

NYPD, FDNY and EMS were immediately on the scene when a transformer exploded, leaving several buildings along Shore Front parkway without electricity.

Rockaway was left in the dark after several blackouts and one transformer blew over the Fourth of July weekend. More...

Sports

Little League

Animal Clinic Takes Crown

Capping a fabulous season of 15 wins and 1 loss, the Animal Clinic captured this year’s Rockaway Little League Major Division Championship, besting a tremendous 29 Deli team two straight in the World Series. More...

Scrum Down News:

7s Tournament A Big Success

Rockaway Rugby's 23rd annual 7's tournament was another huge success this year as the Fisheads hosted 40 teams from across the nation. More...

Softball Benefit For St. Mary’s

Con Edison employees are holding a benefit softball tournament in Alley Pond Park (Winchester boulevard and Union turnpike) on July 16 at 3:30 p.m. (rain date is July 23). All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Mary’s Hospital for Children More...

Letters

Arverne Under Siege

Dear Editor; We are afraid to venture out of our homes because of the mosquito plague. We should be able to use our yards and children should be able to play outside. More...

Surfer Says Cooperate

Dear Editor; Independence Day was celebrated at Rockaway Beach with the typical flurry of barbecue smog, balloons, and waders frolicking in the bath warm water. More...

Thanks Dr. Rogoff

Dear Editor: In this day and age of attitudes that exist such as "It’s not my job" and "Your have no appointment" and "It’s after hours" I needed to write to you and tell you about an incident that occurred this past Friday, July 2, 1999 that will re More...


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