April 13, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Water Restrictions Hit Rockaway

A Stage One Drought Emergency has been declared in New York City and that declaration will affect the everyday life of each Rockaway resident. More...

Community

Addabbo Calls For Restoration of Cuts

Calling the public More...

Army News Cites Several Locals

The United States Army Hometown News Service has listed stories about a number of local residents. More...

BCHS/MS 180 Host Mock Trial

On Saturday April 13, students in the Law and Forensics Magnet Program of Middle School 180 in Community School District 27 Queens, along with students from Beach Channel High School, will participate in a mock trial demonstration as part of the culm More...

Sports

Posey Continues Climb to the Boxing Summit

In interviewing boxing welterweight hopeful Rohnique Posey, the energy permeated when he spoke. As he talked, the flurry of words that came from him was just like a flurry of punches thrown in the ring. More...

Fade Away Into That Good Night Patrick

As a N.Y. Knicks fan, there was always one constant that I had growing up. One person, who I could crowto my friends about, as their teams like the Bulls, Pistons or Lakers were winning over the years. More...

RBVL Counts Down To The 2002 Season

The nitty-gritty work of forming divisions, scheduling referees and planning sponsor party nights is all underway. As always, there will be several different divisions this summer with varying levels of skill (and varying levels of fun). More...

Letters

Dangerous Stairway

When you had a reader More...

Feels Horrible

I am writing about the boys who can often be found hanging out it front of Stella Maris H.S. at dismissal time. I would not like to disclose my identity, but I am greatly disturbed by these guys every day after school. More...

Garbage Is A Problem

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Opposition Grows To Firehouse Move Protest Scheduled for Saturday

A City plan to tear down the 70-year-old firehouse on Beach 59 Street and replace it with a new facility on Beach 48 Street has generated opposition from a number of firefighter and civic groups on the peninsula. More...

Assembly Candidates Square Off

With the special election for the 31st Assembly District taking place on April 16, The Wave invited Michele Titus, the Democratic candidate, and Michael Duvalle, running on the Independence line, to come in and present their agendas for Rockaway. More...

The Urban Entrepreneurs Series

"My work is aimed towards uncovering the truths and misconceptions of African-American people," said Ricardo Francis, an artist and resident of the Far Rockaway community. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

There have been a number of comments on The Wave More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

"Children and parents had a wonderful time," said Donna O'Sullivan of those who took part in Broad Channel's First Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Thirty delighted youngsters took part in the event at the football field on March 30. More...

Chatting With Chapey by Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey NEW YORKERS UNITED

In times of adversity, New Yorkers come together.  On November 12, 2001 the lives of people from the Borough of Manhattan and their neighbors from the Borough of Queens were forever joined together. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Leave Well Enough Alone

There is no doubt that the firehouse on Beach 59 Street needs to be replaced or renovated. We say that, despite the fact that it was built originally by a relative of a member of The Wave Staff in 1929. More...

The Grunt and Jazzy Joe: ‘Show Us The Money!’

This week, City Councilman James Sanders, Jr., a former member of the United States Marine Corps, announced that the $300,000 funding that was yanked by the City for a ferry service in Rockaway has been placed back into the City Council budget. More...

Wave Endorses Titus

After careful consideration, the editorial board of The Wave has decided to endorse Michele R. Titus in the Assembly race for the 31st district. More...

Obits

Obituaries Clemence Mary Allen

Clemence Mary Allen, born in Montserrat, West Indies, was a long time resident of Far Rockaway. She died on March 16, 2002 at the age of 70. More...


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