1999-12-18 / Columnists

Beachcomber

Queens Council on the Arts now provides an insider's guide to Queens, which identifies Rockaway, but does not label Broad Channel properly. The map also identifies Beach 129 street and Beach 116 street as shopping areas, but does not mention Central avenue and Mott avenue.

Be on the look out--car tires are being slashed around the vicinity of Beach 124-125 streets. Local police are aware of the problem and are investigating the matter.

Gary Toms is returning to the pages of The Wave next week with his "G-Man" column. It's great to have him writing again.

During this holiday season think about adopting a pet from Rockaway Animal Rescue Service. Dogs and cats are available to be taken home immediately at no cost. Call The Wave. Ask for Angel.

Want to donate blood? The Second Annual Walter Blum Memorial Blood Drive will be held on Sunday, December 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the St. Francis de Sales school gym.

Senator Waldon in now Judge Waldon. That leaves the state senate seat vacated, requiring a special election. The Wave would like to see some of the hard working community activists jump into the race. That would make it interesting.

Make sure to read Historical Views on Page 70. Emil Lucev officially puts an end to the "Where does Bell Harbor start?" debate.

Have you noticed that some mailboxes have been moved or eliminated? The Post Office conducted a study to see how certain mailboxes were utilized in the neighborhood, resulting in changes for efficiency purposes.

Make sure to read the letter by Samantha Swensen and Allana Quinn in Bag Of Mail. They are sponsoring a clothing, toy and food drive in the lobby of 105-00 Shore Front parkway this weekend. This is what the holiday spirit is about!

Regular Democratic Club of the Rockaways is celebrating the holiday season with a party on Tuesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. The club, which is led by Democratic District Leader Geraldine Chapey, is located in the Surfside Shopping Center, 104-02 Rockaway Beach boulevard.

 

 

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