November 17, 2001 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

The tragic plane crash in Rockaway on Monday morning drew attention from all over the world. Wave editors and the publisher, Susan Locke, were besieged by requests for radio and televisions interviews via telephone all day long and into the night. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Rockaway gets hit again. It was not enough we lost over 90 Firefighters and a number of police officers in the area in the World Trade Center Attack, but now this horrible plane crash. The agony of it all. More...

From The Artists Studio

Upon this writing, sirens still break the cold, rigid night air. Flashing lights continue to accost the walls of my living room. Less frequently than before, but not allowing any respite, no matter how brief. More...

From the G-Man

"Realizing What

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LOOKING BACKWARD What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago This Week

Local residents and politicians are objecting to a plan that would reduce the number of lanes on the North Channel Bridge, which connects Broad Channel and Howard Beach, with a new bridge that would be four lanes rather than six. More...

Simon Says…. From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23rd A.D. Part B

Monday, November 12 is another day that will live infamy for residents of Rockaway. An American Airlines A300 Airbus crashed killing all of its passengers and crew as well as destroying seven to nine homes and damaging 14 others. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

The following piece is being reprinted with permission from The Washington Post. E.J. Dionne is my brother-in-law and I More...

Chatting With Chapey

ROCKAWAY REVISITED:
TRAGEDY STRIKES AGAIN

It is hard to believe that tragedy could strike our community again. It was my understanding that lightening never strikes twice. However, that is simply not true. More...

Dot on Roxbury

The John McLaughlin Post 8540 of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars had their Annual Veteran's Day Mass on Saturday November 16th at St. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

The world has discovered Rockaway. More...

Health and Harmony

It was a beautiful November morning, the 12th of the month. My daughter Jade's 12th birthday. She had just celebrated her Bat Mitzvah on Saturday. More...

On The Beach… With Beverly Baxter "We Are Family...And We Will Get Through Even This"

   The talk on the street, its sounds so familiar. They say lightening doesn't strike twice in one place. Yet it just did. How do we begin to grapple with and comprehend the incomprehensible? More...

The RDRC Community Update

Let me say that I am very excited that the "WAVE" has granted Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) this opportunity to speak to the Rockaway community, both residents and businesses, about issues of importance. More...


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