August 14, 1999 RSS feed / Front Page

Rough Robbers Run Right To Roadblock

Monday, August 9 was just another day for a Far Rockaway businessman as he and two employees went to the Fleet Bank in Far Rockaway to drop off some weekend receipts. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Yes that was really Tito Puente in Arverne last week. Tito, the mambo king, was visiting relatives in Arverne. More...

Boyle-ing Points

I have seen the future of rock n’ roll and its name is still Bruce Springsteen. More...

Chatting With Chappy

Chatting With Chapeyby Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey John F. Kennedy Memorial Mass to be held on August 18 at 6:30 p.m. St. Francis DeSales on Beach 129 street. On Wednesday, August 18, 1999 a memorial Mass for John F. More...

Letters

Gold Mine Just Waiting

Dear Editor; I wonder if the substantially constructed uninhabited courthouse, devoid of use for many years, will ever become alive again to benefit the Rockaway peninsula? More...

New Surfing

Dear Editor: For the first fifteen years of life I called Rockaway Beach home. I waspleased to recently learn, from my brother Jake Doremus, that The Wave was now available on the net. More...

Replies To Howie

Dear Editor: Mr. Schwach asked me to write and explain my vote for officers of Community School Board 27. This is not an explanation, because I don’t owe him one. More...

School News

Bromme Picked To Be Acting Super

Matt Bromme, long-time Principal of mainland Junior High School 210 and district head of the Congress of Supervisor’s and Administrator’s (CSA), the principal’s union, has been elected by Community School Board 27 as the Interim Acting School Superin More...

What’s With The LILCO Site?

First: KEYSPAN Will Study

Officials from Keyspan met with Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and other community leaders on Monday, August 9 to reveal the company’s plans for the "LILCO site" at Beach 108 street, a 10 acre parcel between Beach Channel drive and the subway tracks of More...

Sand Castle Contest This Weekend

Rockaway’s fourth annual Sand Castle Contest, sponsored by West End Realty and chaired by Barbara J. Morris, will be held on Saturday, August 14 at Beach 116 street, 1 p.m. More...

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Sports

Beach Volleyball

Net News: It’s Playoff Time

It's the last week of the regular volleyball season with the finals scheduled for this weekend (Aug. 14 & 15). Since only one team has been mathematically eliminated, the games this week should be very exciting. More...

Ken Killian Draws 210 Swimmers

As in past years, conditions on race day were near perfect. The jellyfish that had infested Rockaway waters were nowhere to be found, the water was clean and the sun sparkled More...

Summer Classic

Now Fems Take Center Stage

The Graybeards and Boys High School divisions took the early spotlight with their championships two weeks ago. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Helping The Disabled

Trying to find a parking spot on Beach 116 street on a Saturday or Sunday during the summer months is nearly impossible. Locals drive around in hopes of someone pulling out, but often it is a futile attempt, More...

Obits

Obituaries

Louis Alessi, Policeman and Teacher - Mass of Christian Burial for Louis Alessi was celebrated August 11 at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Far Rockaway. Known as "Uncle Lou" . More...


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