May 18, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Firehouse Is On The Road Again

A City Council subcommittee voted on Tuesday to approve a controversial plan that would move the Arverne firehouse from its present site at Beach 59 Street to a new site on Beach 48 Street. More...

Community

Art Frenzy June 8 And 9

The Rockaway Artists Alliance, Inc. (RAA), in partnership with Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA), is hosting multimedia events as part of the Queens Council on the Arts second annual Art Frenzy festival. More...

Arverne Shooter Called ‘Urban Terrorist’

A Queens judge has sentenced an Arverne man to 21 years to life in prison for the murder in 2000 of a tenant leader at the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway. More...

Beach Channel Graduate Edits ‘Let’s Go: Ireland’

David Bight, a 1998 graduate of Beach Channel High School and a native of Ireland, is the new Editor of Let More...

Sports

Franco Won't Let Injuries Beat Him

Baseball Columnist

After an emotional press conference last week at Shea Stadium, John Franco has ultimately decided to do what most felt he would all along More...

RB Volleyball League Begins Play Next Week

Wednesday, May 22 will be the first night of volleyball at the beach for the RBVL. The 2002 season will kickoff with a practice night and everyone is invited to play a grudge match with one of their division rivals. More...

Sports Ads and The Board of Ed: Just Don’t Do It!

Just do it! The choice for a new generation. Quenches your thirst. Gets rid of those hemorrhoids. More...

Obits

Obituaries Wilbert Bell

Wilbert Bell, born in St. Mary, Jamaica, West Indies, was a 30-year resident of the Rockaway community. He passed away on April 22, 2002. More...

‘This is Consecrated Ground’ Memorial For Flight 587 Draws Relatives To Crash Site

It was a good morning for a memorial service. More...

Sex Sells…. Next To Local Grade School!

Fueled by a number of phone calls from angry residents, The Wave recently looked into a matter concerning a billboard ad that had been placed on Beach 35 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

FAA Sets June 13 For GPS Rules

Arlene Salac, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has told The Wave that the new departure procedures from JFK Airport More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The small red and white commercial aircraft that caused a minor panic by flying low over Rockaway on Friday belongs to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The crew of the plane was doing a survey on the loss of marsh grass in Jamaica Bay. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle This & That And The Other Thing

If you missed the last column about the radical dressing habits of a certain four year old that shall remain nameless, you More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

There was a saying that April showers brought Mayflowers. This year it seems to be that we had April flowers and then May showers. Oh well, at least it's still poetic, if somewhat backward! Our little community hums with activity these days. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Time To Study, At Time To Act

Even those who give little thought to Jamaica Bay and its importance to Rockaway on a regular basis were startled out of their complacency by the red and white plane that circled the bay last Friday, flying a hundred feet or so above parts of Rockawa More...

Billboard Buffoons

While driving along Beach 35 Street and Beach Channel Drive, a Wave reporter spotted a billboard ad featuring Hot 97 radio DJ More...

Letters

Campaign Financing Reform

Thank you for your reporting on New York State More...

Going the Extra Mile

I would sincerely like to convey my gratitude to Mr. Michael Duvalle, community activist, for his support. For several years I have had a problem acquiring my transcript to no avail. I spoke to Mr. More...

Here We Go Again

In a few days it will be May 15th and here we go again with the laments from many residents, tenants and owners alike, for the lack of parking due to the summer parking restriction rules. More...


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