May 11, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Pataki To Reopen Marine Parkway Bridge

New York State Governor George Pataki will cut the ribbon in a ceremony on Friday, May 10 at 11:15 a.m. More...

Wave Columnist Signs Book Deal

Columnist Kevin Boyle has signed a contract with Rising Star Press to write a book about Rockaway. The former editor and now regular columnist for The Wave says the book will be part history, part human interest. "It More...

Community

Sanders Holds Town Hall Meeting on Education

Members from community organizations, businesses and city agencies came together last Wednesday, May 1, for a town hall meeting hosted by City Council member James Sanders, Jr. More...

Art Therapy Sessions Held

There is a new group of More...

AmeriCorps Provides Activities for Arverne

A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps NCCC) volunteers will establish and maintain after-school educational and recreation activities for schoolchildren living at Arverne More...

Editorial/Opinion

Perhaps, The Problem Lies In The Process

The battle over the plan to move a local firehouse from Beach 59 Street (south of the freeway) to a site on Beach 48 Street (north of the freeway) has become contentious when there was never any reason for it to become so. More...

Reading, Writing and Pimping

While attending a recent town hall meeting hosted by Council member James Sanders Jr., a parent stood up to proclaim that her child was the victim of alleged prostitution at a local grade school. More...

Letters

Abolish Costly City Council

Tell me what have the political representatives covering the Rockaway Peninsula done in the past and in the ongoing years to prevent the influx of medical mills, health-related facilities, and low housing city projects?? More...

Another Lifeguard Crisis

Here we are again! More...

Are We Safe On The Ground?

I know after flight 587 Rockaway residents are still apprehensive about planes flying over us. More...

Shootings Kill Two, Wound Another

In two unrelated shootings last week, two men were killed and another was wounded as gun violence returned to Far Rockaway. More...

Addabbo Urges Attendance At Firehouse Hearing May 14

City Councilmember Joe Addabbo is urging all Rockaway residents to attend a council subcommittee hearing on the location for a new firehouse to replace the Beach 59 Street house that has been in operation for more than fifty years. More...

Owner of Gas Station Can’t Forget Flight 587 Crash

Jim Bulloch will never forget November 12, 2001, the day an aircraft engine dropped into his Texaco station on Beach 129 Street and made it arguably the most famous gas station in the world for a couple of days. More...

Lepore Takes Over Chamber Reins

John Lepore, the owner of AllState Insurance in Rockaway Park takes a look at Rockaway and sees "267 civic and block associations" each fighting for its piece of the pie. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department will host a christening of its new ambulance on Sunday, May 19 at the North Channel Yacht Club in Broad Channel. More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Our busy little community merited a whole page in the Wave last week. Bravo, Broad Channel and all the Hometown Heroes! Everyone agrees, it was a great parade! More...

Chatting With Chapey

Focus On Education: Queens Delegation Meeting In Albany

At the invitation of Assemblyman Ivan Lafayette and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer the Queens legislators met in Albany with Dr. Geraldine D. Chapey, member of the New York State Board of Regents and Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey. More...

Sports

Clock Ticks For Mets' Payton

When New York Mets general manager Steve Phillips completed his outright gutting of the club's futile lineup this spring, the most surprising holdover from last year's offensive debacle was outfielder Jay Payton. More...

The Thrill Ride is Over: A Metro Hockey Wrap-Up

Isles go down in seven to Leafs A promising season ended prematurely for the New York Islanders, who made their first playoff appearance in seven years. More...

Mets’ Ted Robinson Returns To The Home Team

As New York Mets announcer Ted Robinson walks the grass at Shea Stadium during batting practice, the sun is shining, a stiff wind from Flushing Bay flows across the field, and it is 2 hours until game time. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Reverend MSGR. James J. McKenna Pastor Emeritus More...


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