March 9, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Thousands Crowd Rockaway Streets To View St. Patrick’s Day Parade

In what many regard as the biggest and best Rockaway St. Patrick More...

Beach 129 Street Assault Victim Still Hospitalized

The 18-year-old youth who was "viciously attacked" on Beach 129 Street last week remains hospitalized in poor condition at press time with inoperable kidneys and "complications" that include terrible headaches. More...

Belt Parkway Closed This Weekend

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced that the Belt Parkway will be closed to traffic in both directions from Springfield Boulevard to Rockaway Boulevard, from Friday evening, March 8 at 10 p.m. More...

Community

Soldiers Complete Training

Army Private Nicole C. Roberts has graduated from the automated logistical specialist advanced individual training (AIT) course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. Roberts is the daughter of Marcia A. More...

BC Students Going to Germany

Beach Channel High School is one of several New York City Public High School selected to participate in the "Bridge: Berlin More...

Buckley’s to Kennedy’s, May 19

Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages are circling Sunday, May 19 on their calendars for the annual Buckley More...

Sports

As March Madness Arrives Coaches Kiss Goodbye

The weather is a little wacky, most television shows start to repeat episodes and baseball is still a month away from Opening Day. March has arrived folks and the yearly tradition of college basketball More...

Back In Business A Metro Hockey Update

The Olympics were pretty cool eh? More...

Bishop Kearney Concludes Emotional and Winning Season

The Bishop Kearney varsity basketball team has dedicated their season in honor of Kathie and Chris Lawler. They are wearing black armbands with two hearts to remind them of this. More...

Obits

Obituaries Fallen WTC Hero

Richard D. Allen, a 31-year-old lifelong resident of Rockaway Beach, was a victim of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. He became a victim of this tragedy as heroically saved lives in the line of duty. More...

New School Math: 3,000 New Students + No New Seats = Disaster

There is a new math that may soon impact Rockaway and its school community. That math would add approximately 3,000 students to Rockaway More...

Senator Clinton Comes To Queens

In an effort to obtain more information about issues affecting residents of Queens, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Queens newspaper reporters and publishers last weekend. More...

Suspicious Death Ruled Homicide

Last Monday, police responding to a call from her brother-in-law, found Brenda Kelly, 56, dead in her apartment at 81-01 Beach Channel Drive, in the Hammels development. More...

Three Locals Involved In Unemployment Scam

Three people with ties to Rockaway have been arrested and charged with defrauding the State unemployment insurance system by claiming that they had lost their jobs and were unemployed when they were actually employed at other jobs and receiving wages More...

Wave Seeks Flight 587 Testimony

The Wave is seeking testimony from those who saw American Airlines Flight 587 while it was still airborne on November 12, 2001. More...

Weiner: New Flight Paths Being Utilized

Congressman Anthony Weiner, who has been working with the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) to reduce the number of flights over the Rockaway peninsula, says that his plan is working, that a larger percentage of the flights that have overflown Rockaway More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Some of our local school board members took a tour of the peninsula last week to see for themselves the new housing already begun or planned for the community. What they found delighted them in one way and frightened them in another. More...

Boyle-ing Points

You might be too old to join the circus but you More...

Chatting With Chapey

Saturday, March 2, 2002 was a perfect day for our 27th Annual James Conway Sullivan Memorial Queens St. Patrick More...

Editorial/Opinion

Don’t Be So Nosey

It seems the media has developed an obsession over Mayor Bloomberg More...

Why School Boards Are Necessary

The debate over the question of school governance has been raging in the press and in the halls of our political leaders for months now. More...

Letters

Asking Questions

I am compelled to write this letter in response to one that was written and published in your Bag of Mail column, Feb. 22nd. After reading the letter several times regarding "Wants the Facts", I was saddened by some of it More...

Defending Sanders

In the 3/2/02 Wave, the Editor, Mr. Howard Schwach, castigated our newly elected City Councilman, James Sanders for advocating for his constituents. More...

Disappointed In G-man

I wonder if the G-man ever visited ground zero. More...


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