January 19, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Photo of David R. Hooks, Jr.

"Community School Board 27 hereby appoints David R. Hooks, Jr. to fill the unexpired term of office for the vacant position on CSB 27 effective January 17, 2002 through June 30, 2002," stated the board issued memo. More...

LIPA Warns Of Possible Rate Increase

Political machinations behind closed doors in Suffolk County could possibility lead to a rate increase in Rockaway, according to a recent statement by the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), the company that provides Rockaway More...

The Urban Entrepreneurs Series:

Much has been made of the fact that many of hip-hop More...

Photo of "Matlock" and "Track" Smith. The brothers are the President and Vice-President of G.B.M. Entertainment, an independent record company based in Far Rockaway.

Matthew Smith (right) and his brother Titus hold up copies of their self-produced CD "Far Rock's Finest", which features many local up and coming hip-hop artists. More...

Community

Rockaway’s In A Frenzy Over QCA’s ‘ArtFrenzy’

The first planning meeting of the Queens Council On The Arts More...

Hip-Hop Summit Draws Both Stars and Activists

A Hip Hop Youth Summit honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held this year on the peace leader More...

Soldier Fights Terrorism

Army Specialist Ricardo A. Gutierrez has been deployed to a forward operating location to support Operation Noble Eagle, the anti-terrorism campaign within the continental United States. More...

Sports

New Stadium Benefits Jets, Olympics

A $1 billion dollar sports stadium on Manhattan More...

Ode to the A-To Everything,Turn, Turn,Turn

The Jets season is over. Finished. Kaput. And Other thoughts. More...

On The Brink: Metro Hockey Update

It has been said that without hope, all is lost. Whoever said that must have been a hockey fan, as there are few things worse than seeing a promising team spiral down the drain. More...

Eyewitness Reports Reviewed

NTSB To Look At Local Reports of Smoke and Fire on Flight 587

In what many local residents are seeing as a change in investigative focus, a spokesperson for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced that the agency is going to take a closer look at the statements of those who said that they More...

Rae Perl Celebrates 104th Birthday

Rae Perl celebrated her 104th birthday last Tuesday with a party for a hundred friends and relatives at the West Lawrence Care Center in Far Rockaway. More...

CSB 27 Gets ‘Hooked Up’ David R. Hooks, Jr. Chosen As Sanders’ Successor

In an official memo released at an open calendar meeting of Community School Board 27, held on January 17, 2002, at P.S. 225 in Rockaway Park, it was revealed that David R. More...

Plan Calls For Redesign of MS 198

For the last two years, Middle School 198 in Arverne has been designated as a School Under Register Review (SURR) school. More...

The following is part of a beginning series that will be featured periodically in The Wave. The purpose is to illustrate the many good aspects and people of the Rockaway community.

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Beachcomber

We have been asked by a few of our loyal readers why we have changed the television section so that it is no longer a pullout unit. The answer is a technical one. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Steve Cooper Installed As Commander of the Jewish War Veterans

On Sunday January 6, 2002 we were delighted to be invited to the installation of Steve Cooper as the new Commander of the Jewish War Veterans. The formal ceremonies were held at Temple Beth El on Beach 121 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Congratulations to Maria Danzilo Lehv, of Breezy Point and New York City, who has just been elected President of the Copyright Society of America 2002-2004. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Many Groups, One Cause

Over the years, a number of community organizations have taken root in Rockaway. More...

No End To Wild Dog Problem

Rockaway More...

Letters

Dog Fines: Smart or Stupid?

So now the people of Rockaway don More...

Gallantry Remembered

Since I have lived in the same house in Neponsit for over 80 years, I remember many nice tales. One concerns the late Dr. Burton Salpeter. More...

Responsibility in Crisis

In response to the negative experiences on the Green Line Bus, I would like to say Thank God that there are people who remember when our youth were more respectable. More...


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