May 4, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Mule Busted at PHC

Police officers from the 101 Precinct, responding to reports of an injured man at Peninsula Hospital Center last Wednesday, ended up arresting the man after he reportedly passed bags of heroin through his rectum. More...

Community

Crowley In For Weiner Under Gov Plan

If Governor Pataki has his way, the western portion of Rockaway will soon be represented in Congress by Representative Joseph Crowley, rather than by Anthony Weiner, while Congressman Gregory Meeks would pick up sections of Nassau County to go with More...

Earth Day 2002: Fateful Choices Ahead

Since September 11, much of our attention has been focused on improving security measures at home, and fighting the war on terrorism abroad, and rightly so. More...

FRHS Receives VISA USA Award

On April 30, at Far Rockaway High School, Principal Cheryll C. Jones, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Superintendant John Lee welcomed Rosetta Jones, Director of VISA USA. More...

Editorial/Opinion

FAA: Not Responding Well To Rockaway’s Needs

The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) is a governmental agency that seems to march to its own drum. In mid-January, at a community meeting at PS 114, the agency announced a new and radical plan for departures from Runway 31L at John F. More...

Welcome To Pothole City

Over the last several months, major construction has been taking place all over the Rockaway peninsula. The eastern portion has been hit especially hard. More...

Letters

Firefighters Offer Ideas

The demonstration that was held at Ladder 121 of the FDNY on Saturday April 13, 2002, was nice, and it showed that the community is backing our brother firefighters. More...

Gassaway Is No Racist!

The students of Beach Channel High School submitted this letter. A petition signed by 185 students accompanied it. More...

Hey! We’re Over Here!

Full Story

O’Brien Fundraiser Being Held

On Saturday, May 18, a fundraiser will be held to benefit the O More...

Memorial or Graffiti? Ex-Resident Knows

Theresa McCann may have moved to Hollywood, Florida, but she is still a Rockaway girl at heart. More...

York College Hosts Meeting on Education

Community School Board representatives from six separate districts came together on April 27 for a town hall meeting on education issues. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The severe weather on Sunday limited the number of runners at the annual Rotary-Sweet and Low Ocean Run, but the fifty runners who did show up still made it a good show. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

There More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Thanks for noticing that Bits was missing last week! Due to a production error, this column was inadvertently left out of last week's Wave. As you can see, it's back again. More...

Sports

B.C.A.C. Jamaica Bay Little League News

The Jamaica Bay Little League held its opening day parade this past Saturday with a beautiful parade honoring our hometown heroes and the local men and woman of the FDNY and the NYPD. Engine 266 as well as the 100 Pct. More...

Is Yao The Missing Piece For the Knicks?

For the great talent evaluators such as new Grizzlies VP Jerry West, picking guys like Magic Johnson may be easy, but it is selections such as A.C. Green, Derek Fisher and Michael Cooper that help win teams championships. More...

Lacrosse Huskers Defeat Baltimore M.S. Champions

The Far Rock Husker Lacrosse program has taken another huge step towards becoming one of the elite youth lacrosse programs in the United States. More...

Obits

Obituaries Grace Balfe

Grace Balfe, born in Brooklyn, New York was a 30 year resident of Rockaway Beach. She passed away on April 29, 2002. More...


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2014 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History