1999-07-10 / Columnists


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.

The heat seems to have contributed to some serious mayhem outside of Hammels on Tuesday. Teens (and some older) were tossing buckets of water on each other. When that got boring they started taking aim at motorists. They not only threw water but the buckets themselves, too. Several cop cars had to respond.

The beach in the nineties looked a bit like the coast of Ireland on Wednesday as a layer of seaweed covered the sand in green.

The telephone scammers are at it again. Please resist those callers trying to raise funds for the widows of cops and firemen.

Rockaway Little league has concluded its season but all-stars from the league will play against other teams from Queens in tournament play.

Two jet-skiers were killed last week. A Wave editorial last year warned about the recklessness of many who use these high-powered machines. Some become bored so they "buzz" small boats, swimmers, and fisherm

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We hear a gas station that served Diesel prices has been a little cutesy with their prices---make sure the price you pay is the price posted.

After The Wave came to the financial rescue of "Dancing Under the Stars," the Parks Department is now picking up the full tab. Mario Russo stopped by the paper to say thanks. Dancing is the secret of Mario’s good health.

Cops were being booed for stopping fireworks on the beach. But they didn’t stop idiots who stayed off the beach and lit the stuff off in front of homes (where the fireworks were liable to land on roofs, awnings, and porches of neighbors). The Beach is the safest place.

Last week’s editorial about resident parking received an overwhelmingly positive response. Could a change be in the works? See Howie Schwach’s "Short Takes" column for other good suggestions

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