March 2, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth ‘Viciously Assaulted’ on West End

An eighteen-year-old Rockaway Park youth, who was "Viciously and brutally beaten" on Beach 129 Street and Newport Avenue last Saturday night by a group of four boys that have been described by the victim More...

BC Civics: ‘Give Us Greenway’

The Broad Channel Civic Association is asking Governor George Pataki to support a plan to place a ten-foot wide "multi-use pathway," similar to the one on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, along Cross Bay Boulevard, nearby the bird sanctuary. More...

Marshall Calls For Rockaway Ferry

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall has told the city More...

More Chances To Take The A-Train

Commuters who ride the train from Rockaway to Manhattan each day have long taken Duke Ellington More...

Community

ArtFrenzy: A Rockaway Showcase!

Are you ready Rockaway? Something big is coming to the area, and it More...

Bronx D.A. Mulls Assembly Run

Charles Pringle, currently serving as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx, is giving serious consideration to running for the Assembly seat that has been left vacant with the death of Assemblywoman Pauline Rhodd-Cummings. More...

Bus Strike Update

At press time, the strike against three Queens private bus lines continued, although indications from union officials were that it would end by the weekend. More...

Sports

Are The New York Knicks This Bad? Yes, They Are!

It doesn More...

Back In Business: A Metro Hockey Update

The Olympics were pretty cool eh? More...

Rockaway Rooters Welcome Droesch

On a bright Saturday afternoon, the sun shined on Belle Harbor native Clare Droesch. More...

A Great Day For The Irish!

There is an old saying that "Everybody is Irish on St. Patrick More...

CVR: Key To 587 Mystery?

A little red box called a Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) may well become the key to solving the growing mystery of why American Airlines Flight 587 crashed in Belle Harbor. More...

‘They Terrorized Us For 3 Hours’

On the morning of February 16, 2002, Flornell Myers was jolted from her sleep by a loud banging at the front door. More...

Baby Seal Drops In On Rockaway

A harbor seal pup on its way from the Arctic to summer in warmer climes lost its course and wound up on the beach at Beach 74 Street on Monday, causing a gaggle of onlookers, media representatives and police to spend a few hours on the chilly beach l More...

Redistricting of Senate District Lines Leaves Smith And Smith Out in Cold

Senator Malcolm Smith has represented Rockaway, Springfield Gardens, Rosedale and parts of Jamaica in the State Senate ever since Alton Waldon became a judge a few years ago. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

It seems as if the new lines being drawn for the State Senate add Broad Channel and a piece of Howard Beach to the Tenth District currently represented by Malcolm Smith while subtracting a piece of Jamaica. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Education: A Valuable Asset

We attended a magnificent luncheon for the Ursuline Sisters at Russo's on the Bay, February 18, 2002.  Norann McManus chairs this event each year.  She does an excellent job.  Her leadership skills are very evident.  Two schools i More...

Dorothy Dunne

Wasn More...

Editorial/Opinion

Lots Of Questions Remain About 587

The devastating crash of American Airlines Fight 587 into Belle Harbor that killed five Rockaway residents (as well as 260 on the plane) and destroyed numerous homes and memories came nearly four months ago, but there are still many questions about t More...

Spare The Children

Mayor Bloomberg More...

Letters

An Eyewitness Wants Answers

Tom Lynch was one of the eyewitnesses to the demise of flight 587 who has been quoted widely in the media. More...

A Big Part Of Her Life

The Saint Camillus Intramural Basketball Program has been a big part of many kids from the peninsulas lives. One would never think of all the work that goes into the planning of is program. More...

Freedom Of Speech, For Some?

Last week's editorial in the Wave, "Remember the Constitution?" showed that even our local paper is not above the common practice of the media pandering to Hollywood nitwits. More...


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