July 6, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Groundbreaking Set For Arverne By The Sea

For more than 35 years, the Arverne Urban Renewal Area has laid fallow, the object of many failed development plans. More...

Community

Community Board 14 Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Design Sub-Committee of Community Board 14 on July 17 at 7 p.m. It will be held at The Sunset Diner on Beach 116 Street. The topic for discussion will be the World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial. More...

Completes Machinist Course

Marine Corps Pfc. Ryan J. Manganiello, son of Kathleen L. Fessel of Rockaway Beach, recently graduated from the Machinist Course. More...

Pickett Completes Training

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Andre D. More...

Sports

Hopes, Dreams, Home Runs And The Who

A sellout crowd at the ballpark, parents attend with their children, hot dogs are eaten, the mascot plays with the children and all people have a great time. More...

Mighty Yellow Loses But Come Out Winners

A hard fought series was played this weekend between Vinny's Plum Tomato Pizza Restaurant (Mighty Yellow) and Lawrence Pharmacy for the Minor Girls Softball Championship of the Rockaway Little League. More...

PAL Launches Summer Programs In The Rockaway

The Police Athletic League kicks off its 2002 Summer Playstreet Program in Queens on Monday, July 8. The PAL More...

Obits

Obituaries Tessie Bendo

Tessie Bendo, a resident of Neponsit for nearly 50 years, passed away on June 4, 2002. More...

NTSB To Snub 587 Witness Meeting

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has told The Wave and the Rockaway community thanks, but no thanks, by turning down an invitation by both this paper and Congressman Anthony Weiner to attend a meeting where the agency would be able to More...

New Budget Brings ‘Goodies’

The New York City budget recently negotiated between Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the City Council holds lots of hope for Rockaway, according to both of the city councilpersons that represent the peninsula and Broad Channel, Joe Addabbo and James Sanders More...

Local Hospitals Cited For Violations

In documents released last week by the State Health Department, 54 "teaching hospitals" have been inspected since November of 2001, and have been cited for violations related to resident working hours. More...

A Fine Evening For A Picnic Concert…

Folk Singing Icon Oscar Brand entertained hundreds of residents on a beautifully Sunday evening at Fort Tilden. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The families of Flight 587 victims, most of whom live in Washington Heights, met in the Bronx last week to decry the treatment they are getting from the city. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

The Wave is family. Unfortunately, I feel like Silvio on the Sopranos. Just when you think you More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

I hope that everyone had a really good time on the Fourth. After 9/11 last year, this holiday seemed to mean even more than it usually does. People here really displayed an extra amount of the red, white and blue this year! More...

Editorial/Opinion

Credibility Matters

Over the last few months, credibility has become a topic of discussion for many in America. More...

‘Minimally Adequate’ Is Just Not Good Enough

The state More...

Letters

A Sense of Safety in Rockaway

I have been considering living in Nassau and have found more corruption that I have ever believed possible. More...

Disavows Writing Letter

This is a letter sent to St. John

Our Department is writing to totally disavow the letter to the editor, allegedly from one of our members, which appeared in the Saturday, June 22nd issue of The Wave. More...

Do What The G-Man Says!

I was greatly impressed with the G-Man More...


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