April 20, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Titus Triumphs In Election

As the clock approached the eleventh hour on the evening of April 16, Michele Titus supporters were scrambling to obtain vote counts from various districts. Within the hour, many of the election districts had contacted Titus More...

Community

Amnesty Group Visits MS 180

Nick Sullivan, a Human Rights Educator and Director for Amnesty International, a group dedicated to human rights, as well as releasing all political prisoners around the world, met recently with a group of students from Middle School 180 in Rockaway More...

Beth Stray Benefit on April 21

Beth Stray was a woman who lived and loved life to the fullest, but her priority was always to the "kids." Beth spent most of her teaching career as a special-ed teacher in the Rockaways. More...

Bravest And Finest Celebrated By Chamber

The fifth annual Bravest and Finest Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways, Inc., was held last Thursday at Russo More...

Sports

Millennium 2002 Tournament Comes To An End

The first round playoffs of the Millennium tournament took place on Wednesday, March 13, 2002. The first game played was in the 14-16 year old division. Expansion won over Arverne, 59-34. More...

Top Coaches Involved in McGuire Seminar

St. John More...

When Little League Parents Attack! (Not a Fox Special)

The idea for this shindig of an article came from the AP out of Sacramento, California. More...

Obits

Obituaries Margaret M. Boland

Margaret M. Boland, born in Manhattan, was a 16 year resident of the Rockaway Beach community. She passed away on April 14, 2002. More...

Cut 137 School Jobs ‘Cuts Will Impact Community Residents’

The District 27 plan to meet the mandated $6.2 million cut in services will delete 137 jobs in district schools, and many of those jobs are held by community residents. More...

Burn Victim Medivaced From BCHS

Burn victim James Luter is rushed by EMT's and police officers from the 100 Precinct across the football field at Beach Channel High School last Friday. More...

Rockaway Man Sentenced for Shooting Death

A Far Rockaway man was sentenced to 17 and one-half years for the murder of another Rockaway resident that took place in 2000. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

With the exception of Matthew O More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

Well, Arverne-by-the-Sea sounds like it has a chance. Bev Baxter, in her column last week, provided a nice overview and made it seem plausible. No one can deny that a lot is happening in Rockaway for the first time in decades so I More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Last Friday night, a restaurant in a neighboring town was the scene of a ennial Broad Channel event. "I had a wonderful time," said Helen Henglein of last weekend's St. Virgilius PA-sponsored Fashion Show at Roma View in Howard Beach. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Colin Powell: Mid-East Scapegoat

The Israeli/Palestinian killings have reached epidemic proportions, and the intense hatred on both sides is likely to initiate a full-scale war with nuclear implications. More...

The Most Political Act of All

The redistricting process that takes place each ten years is perhaps the most purely political act of any undertaken by a political body. The process is supposed to be bipartisan. More...

Letters

A Mess of Broken Glass!

I drive back and forth to work each day. On my trip home I travel from the Atlantic Beach Bridge onto Seagirt Blvd. making a left at Beach 33 St. so I can connect to Edgemere Ave. and proceed to Dayton Towers. More...

Defends Simon

Although I did not attend the meeting at which Lew Simon was accused of "arguing" for fewer Rockaway cops (Wave, April 13th), I can say that the quotes attributed to him in your paper are at odds with his actions. More...

Is History Repeating Itself?

Your editorial in last week's Wave was right on the money. Bush cannot work both sides of the fence. You cannot have two standards of terrorists. More...


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