March 23, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

No Gas Pipeline In Broad Channel Future

Broad Channel has long been the only area in Queens without access to natural gas. More...

The Urban Entrepreneurs Series: Holly A. Cooper…. PR Wiz!

Holly A. Cooper and family were the first African-Americans to live in Dayton Towers over 36 years ago. During that time, she attended P.S. 183, where her late godmother, Loretta Winters, served as principal. More...

Community

Beth Stray Benefit Needs Participants

A benefit for Beth Stray will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2002 between 1 and 5 p.m. at Fort Tilden in Rockaway. Food, drink, music and more will be offered to all those attending the benefit. More...

Board 27 Meeting on March 25

Community School Board 27 District Superintendent is having a quarterly meeting with Parent Associations on Monday, March 25, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Celebrates Ninety Years

Former Rockaway resident Tom (Hook) O More...

Sports

Cablevision and YES Squabble

In the cable war between the fledgling YES Network and Cablevision, vitriol and animosity has bandied about from both sides. At first, it was a private affair but their disagreement has now become a hurricane in the public eye. More...

Locals Gave Their Best In NCAA Tournament

It was an exciting prospect. Four local college players taking part in the "Big Dance," the NCAA championship tournaments. More...

Queens Native Finds Wheelchair Basketball and Joy

In theory, seeing a glass as half full instead of half empty is easy. In reality though, the practice is much harder. For Queens native and Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association (EPVA) employee Edy Lopez, being positive is a way of life. More...

Obits

Obituaries Lorraine Selena Colson

Lorraine Selena Colson, born in Jamaica, New York, was a longtime resident of the Rockaway community. She passed away on March 12, 2002 at the age of 39. More...

AA: No Problem With Airbus Tails

American Airlines has reportedly completed its inspections of the tails of two of its Airbus A300-600 aircraft and has said that it found no damage on the connections between the fuselage and the tail on either of the planes. More...

Deadly Channel Dredging Eyed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at the possibility of performing "maintenance dredging" in the area where deadly tides dragged three young girls to their death in late July of last year. More...

Rockaway Schools Get Soundproofing

In a move that "will lead to quieter schools and a better learning environment," a number of schools in Rockaway will soon get new soundproofing courtesy of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. More...

Verdict Split In Medina Case

On March 14, a jury handed down a split verdict in the murder of Maria Medina, a Far Rockaway tenant activist. Medina, 45, was killed when she was struck by stray bullets fired during a shootout at the Redfern Houses back in March of 2000. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Despite rumors to the contrary, the developers of Arverne By The Sea have not dropped out of the project. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

I almost missed The Wave More...

Chatting With Chapey

Congressman Thomas Manton Hosts A St. Patrick's Day Breakfast

On Saturday, March 16th everyone in New York was reminded that it was St. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Beware of Imposters

The Wave office has received a number of phone calls regarding so-called Wave employees showing up at certain events to take photos. More...

For Brooklyn and for NJ, Why Not For Rockaway

In the aftermath of September 11, a number of new ferry services were instituted to take passengers to Manhattan destinations. More...

Letters

Full-Fledged Investigation

In response to last week More...

Green With Envy

To the four disgruntled and envious cowards who wrote about P.S. 114, I no longer have children at the school but it is nevertheless obvious that you are simply green with jealousy and bent on hatred. More...

Heart Breaks Each Morn

My heart breaks each morning since Monday. I used to live on the corner of 131 and Newport on the top floor of the beautiful white house. I would look out the window often and think how lucky I was to live in such a place. More...


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