April 6, 2002 RSS feed / Letters

BOE Teaching for Tests

In your "From the Editor More...

G-Man Is The Man

I have lived in the Rockaways over 25 years, and often had the opportunity of meeting and speaking with the former editor and owner of The Wave, Leon Locke, in regards to the misrepresentation of certain communities in the paper More...

Loves SFDS

As a parent that sends my child to a parochial school in Rockaway, I resent the fact that you would tell me that I should look at the test scores and the price I am paying for my childs education.  I think Saint Francis de Sales is doing a gr More...

New Life for Courthouse

Great News about the revitalizing of the old courthouse on Beach92nd Street and Beach Channel Drive. I hear we are going to get a new office building. More...

Relives His Rockaway Youth

I recently went to the beach on one of those blistering august days when the sun is so bright and the air is hot and a bright blue cloudless sky beckons you to the ocean. More...

Surf In The Winter

I had just come out of the water on B.90 Street. (Rockaway's most popular surf spot), and was having a conversation with a friend of mine about the surf, and he was debating going out. More...

Violent Crime Down

The 101st Precinct in Far Rockaway commanded by Captain Kenneth Lindahl has been the focus of concerted law enforcement efforts by police and prosecutors for almost a decade because of a continuing threat posed by drug-based violence. More...

Figuratively Speaking

Just to set the record straight, does anyone out there know the difference between a metaphor and an ethnic slur?  My only intent was to make a play on words, not to insult anyone's ethnic background, which by the way, is a heritage shared b More...

Giving Credit

In regards to the flagpole installed at 117 Street and the boardwalk. Under the heading of giving credit where credit is due. More...

Money-Sucking Government

The response to my original letter questioning the United States support of Israel worthy of response why to they respond at all?  It just reinforces my belief of Jewish control of media in the United States, that a newspaper feels obligated to More...

No Ode To The A Train

Please, please, please can we have a "real" Express A train to the city to and from 116th Street. More...

Four Parents: Get Over It!

In response to the "Four Concerned Parents" of last Friday More...

Still Reading Wave

I am writing to you from Florida to let you know that I am still reading The Wave to keep up with the news of the beach. More...

Thumbs Up for Bryans Auto

Just to let the people of Rockaway know what a nice place Bryans Auto Shop, Inc. is. I went to have my car repaired on Friday, March 29. More...

Watch Out For Pre-Fabs

So, someone finally realized that these new homes would be bringing an additional 3000 students to our already overcrowded district. More...


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