July 13, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

SJEH Program Helps Families in Crisis

A new program is being offered on the peninsula to provide support and counseling to at-risk teens and to help troubled families gain stability. St. John More...

Family Day At Bayswater Park

On July 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Rockaway Children More...

Meeks Mourns Loss of Johnson

Representatives from the office of Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, and the political arena, are mourning the death of Meeks More...

Sports

A Tale of Two Teams… A Look Back at the First Half of New York Baseball

Baseball Columnist

On the expressway that is Major League Baseball, the Yankees are the sporty red Corvette in the fast lane, cruising toward another World Series title with the top down and three pretty blondes giggling in the back seat. More...

Soccer Camps At Fort Tilden

The opportunity for kids to play soccer in Rockaway is here. Starting on July 15, weekday soccer camps will be held at Fort Tilden from Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. It will take place in Fort Tilden at Lot 4T. More...

St. Francis Summer Classic Not Just Basketball

The St. Francis de Sales Summer Classic program has been a vital part of the Rockaway community for the past 18 years. The program encompasses many children ranging in age from second graders all the way up through high school, but doesn More...

Obits

Obituaries Peter E. Belford

Peter E. Belford, a life time resident of Breezy Point, passed away on July 2, 2002 at the age of 53. More...

‘He Was Like Sunshine’ Beloved Student Drowns At Family Outing

On the morning of July 10, The Wave sat down with the McDonald family, who are long time residents of the Far Rockaway community. More...

Planes Buzz Beach, Set Off Terrorist Alerts

The pilots of two light planes transiting from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to New Jersey, flew through a restricted zone on July Fourth, buzzing Rockaway beaches at a height of 25 feet before being forced down at a New Jersey airport by helicopters from More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The businesspeople on Beach 116 Street say that this was the best July 4 weekend that they More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

BREAKING NEWS! A new teacher has been hired to teach the community's Pre-K program in September. She is Kim Thomas from the Breezy Point area. Thomas is licensed by New York State and has experience, having taught Pre-K in Dayton. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Celebrations Are Busting Out All Over

This is the time to honor our heroes and heroines, adults and students for their outstanding achievements, which affect the lives of all around them, making this a warmer, richer and more wonderful world. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Rockaway… In The News

The print media has been placing special focus on our peninsula as of late. More...

Three Weeks In, Already Behind The Curve

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been in charge of the New York City public schools for three weeks now, and he has already fallen behind in completing the first, vital tasks. More...

Letters

A Grateful Rockawayite

I am writing this letter so that all Rockaway residents may know how fortunate we are to have a community service group called Graybeards right here in our own neighborhoods. More...

Give Up The Rag

Thank you for your comments regarding "Under God". You have just made it easy to give up buying your weekly rag. I guess you enjoy bashing Roman Catholics. More...

Memories Kept Alive

This is like another world here in Florida, and the Wave helps me to remember the good memories that I have about Rockaway and Broad Channel. My life started at age 1 on the waterfront in Broad Channel. Thank you so much for sending me the Wave. More...


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