June 8, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Sign Of The Times

New signs now adorn the Rockaway beachfront. This sign, on Beach 9 Street nearby where the three young girls drowned last summer, provides virtually the same warning in three languages - English, Spanish and Russian. More...

Redistricting Is A Done Deal

The redistricting dance that includes the legislature, the courts, some special masters and lots of political blood, a dance that takes place each ten years, is over for now. More...

Williams Leads Charge In Public Housing Battle

Ed Williams, President of Everywhere and Now Public Housing Residents Organizing Nationally Together (ENPHRONT), a national watchdog organization that addresses issues of public housing and its residents, has been traveling across the country during More...

Community

Community and Business Leaders Turn Out For PRYSE Dinner

The Project for Rockaway Youth in Safety and Education (PRYSE) Coalition Dinner, held on May 28, brought out a number of community leaders, activists, politicians and residents. More...

AmeriCorps*NCCC Reaches Out To Ocean Village Community

Over the years, there have been many outside organizations that worked within the Rockaway peninsula for various reasons. Some engaged in beach clean ups, other had a major interest in working with children in low-income areas. More...

Any Given Sunday: Robert Sarnoff Exhibition

When you walk through the doors of Beach 116 More...

Editorial/Opinion

Museum Or Golf Course? The Answer Is Clear

While the western portion of the Arverne Urban Renewal Area is slated for 2,300 homes, the future of the eastern portion of the site, from Beach 35 Street to Beach 62 Street, is literally up in the air. More...

Pink Boxing Gloves And Lavender Mitts

With all of the controversy being generated over whether Mike Piazza is gay or not, many people are asking themselves how they would react if they found out their favorite athlete was gay. More...

Obits

Obituaries Marian E. Connor Diorio

Marian Elizabeth Connor Diorio, born in Queens, was a long time resident of Breezy Point. She passed away on June 1, 2002. More...

Busted!

Uniform and plain clothes officers responded to a Level-1 mobilization at the Beach 41st Housing Development on May 5 after a man lead police on a high speed chase into the area. More...

Bloomberg Speaks To Rockaway Chamber

Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to Rockaway on Tuesday to speak to the "Business After Hours" forum hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways and by North Fork Bank. More...

‘We Have No Way To Determine…’ EMS Responds To Allegations By Ross Family

By Gary G. Toms

Last week, The Wave reported on the murder of Dennis Ross, which occurred at the Redfern Houses on May 6. More...

The Urban Entrepreneurs Series…. DJ Ken "Kojak" Rappaport: Who Loves Ya Baby?

If you enjoy the music of the 50 More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

On Wednesday evening, July 10, The Wave will host a meeting of all those who saw American Airlines Flight 587 in the air prior to its crash. We are sponsoring the meeting at the Beach Club on Beach 116 Street at 7:30 p.m. as a public service. More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

One of the best things about warm weather is seeing the children play outdoors. It's easy to see that they love being free of heavy, bulky outerwear. It's so much easier for them to play ball while they're wearing tee shirts, jeans and no jacket. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Lend Me A Tenor: A Resounding Success

The reviews are in. More...

Sports

Beautiful Conditions Makes A Great Start For Rock Volleyball

(Due to a technical error, this article was originally to be printed in the June 1 edition of the Wave newspaper.) More...

Breezy Point Par-Tee News

It was "A Foggy Day in London Town"  (Riis Park) on Thursday, May 30th, for ParTee's 5th week of the season. Despite the low ceiling and moisture in the air, thirty-six women braved the elements in the early hours of the morning. More...

Fun And Sun At The Sands For The RBVL

Fillmore sucks wind in the wind. Please come back, we need our leading ladies. Talking about ladies Jim, we will return the entrance fee as promised if you let anyone else hit the ball. Lt. More...

Letters

G-man’s Right,But...

I do, on the whole, agree with Gary Toms' column of June 1, 2002. Bill Bradley was and is the better candidate. More...

G-Man Touches A Nerve

G-man, you were right on in writing that article, "Bill Bradley More...

Popularize Senior Centers

If the Rockaway Senior Citizen wants to keep their center open, then, they must popularize them. New York City is presently undergoing a budget crunch. We do not want Mayor Bloomberg to focus his eyes on our center as an example of closure. More...


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