June 15, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Terry’s Team’ Walks In Memory ….

Broad Channel resident Terry Munsen died on September 11 at the World Trade Center. Last week, in her memory, a team called "Terry's Team" walked all night at the annual Cancer Relay For life, held at Beach Channel High School. More...

Facelift For Rockaway Park Station

The Rockaway Park Station on the A line will soon get "major renovations," according to a recent statement by transit officials. More...

Community

ArtFrenzy Celebration Displayed Local Talent

Anyone who was wise enough to attend the Art Frenzy Celebration at Ft. Tilden on Sunday, June 9, 2002 was treated to a fantastic display of local talent. While all of the performers were energetic and entertaining, the students of P.S. More...

A Tale Of Two Boweries

Gerald T. McLaughlin is Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. The author wishes to thank long-time Neponsit resident Mark Berger for suggesting this article. More...

Banking Program at Beach Channel High

Five branch managers from North Fork Bank, including both from the Rockaway peninsula, recently completed a banking/life skills program at Beach Channel High School. More...

Sports

Lady Seahorses Have Banner Season

The Far Rockaway High School girls had its best season ever! Coach Gliner saw his girls win their third straight Boro Championship destroying the rest of Queens. The girls won by scoring over 200 points with the next closest team having 77 points. More...

Rockaway Rugby Tournament Commences At Breezy Point

At Fort Tilden in Breezy Point, the 26th Annual Rockaway Rugby 7's Tournament will begin promptly at 9:00am on Saturday, June 15th.  This year More...

Rocket’s Liftoff Could Spark Shea Showdown

Baseball Columnist

If all goes according to plan, Saturday afternoon is shaping up to be one heck of a matchup for this season's first round of Subway Series action. More...

Obits

Obituaries Iris Agatha Adams

Iris Agatha Adams, born in Plaisance, Guyana, was a long time member of the Rockaway community who passed away on May 30, 2002. More...

Local School Board …Going, Going, Gone!

While many of those who have reviewed the legislation passed by the legislature and signed by the governor to give Mayor Michael Bloomberg control of the New York City School system look at the plan to phase out local school boards as a minor part o More...

Sad Episode At Dayton Towers…

The body of an unidentified woman "in her late teens or early 20's" lies at the base of the rear of 8100 Shore Front Parkway last Wednesday afternoon. The young woman reportedly jumped from the roof of the building. More...

150 G’s For Bay Marsh Grass Study

Two years ago, the state More...

Jamaica Bay Polluter Arrested By Park Police

The foreman of a bridge repair project at the Mill Basin Bridge has been arrested by United States Park Police for "environmental contamination" of Jamaica Bay. More...

Low-Flying Aircraft Revives 587 Fears

A low-flying jet airliner revived the fears brought on by the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor, when it roared out of the Atlantic Ocean over Belle Harbor and then "just missed hitting the Marine Parkway Bridge" before More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

There are rumors throughout the community that The Wave will soon be sold. We want to dispel that rumor in the strongest terms. The Wave is not on the block. We suspect that the rumors were started by somebody who wants to derail the paper More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Don More...

Chatting With Chapey

The RM AC Painted the Town

The Queens Council of the Arts sponsored a wonderful Art Frenzy weekend in Fort Tilden.  The Rockaway Music and Arts Council played a major role in the festivities. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Putting It All In Perspective

With the exception of those on local school boards, everybody seems equally happy and relieved about all of changes that have been made on the school scene in the past week. Let us count the ways. The mayor is very happy. More...

Remember Where You Came From

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the crash of Flight 587 have had a devastating effect on the Rockaway community. More...

Letters

Schwach Is A Big Man

There is a saying: that it takes a big man to admit he More...

Shabby Green Bus Service

I must tell you of a scene I witnessed on a midweek afternoon at the bus stop in Far Rockaway. Oh yes, it was the #22 Green Bus Line whose route covered one end of Rockaway to the end. More...

Stop Meanness to Homeless

I just read the heartless letter from "AQ," the local teenager who says she is disgusted by some of the people she sees every morning when she stops to buy her breakfast sandwich on her way to school. More...


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