July 20, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

A Wave Exclusive….

Flight 587 Witnesses Speak Out
At Wave Sponsored Meeting

A number of witnesses to the final moments of American Airlines Flight 587 before it corkscrewed down into Belle Harbor came to the Beach Club last week for a meeting sponsored by The Wave and hosted by Kenny and Steve Good, the proprietors of the re More...

Community

American Legion Needs Gifts and Help

The Daniel M. O More...

Art Show At Wildlife Refuge

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, will host a show of works by wildlife illustrator Michael DiGiorgio. More...

August 24: A Celebration of Unity!

In response to the community More...

Sports

RBVL Serve And Volley

On The Hot Sand

Kerry Hills would like to thank the Rugby Fishheads for finally giving them a week where they actually had to play their hearts out. The outcome was the same though. More...

Bacsik A Shot In The

Arm For The MetsBaseball Columnist

Mike Bacsik was standing at the bat rack in the empty Mets dugout last week, fifteen minutes before pitchers were scheduled to begin stretching and taking batting practice, nervously gripping his choice of lumber as he gazed out on the empty playing More...

Brooklyn Cyclones Update

Ragsdale Is Here To Play

Growing up in Jonesboro, Arkansas, 19-year-old Brooklyn Cyclones Shortstop Corey Ragsdale was growing taller every day. In a football mad state, the 6 More...

Obits

Obituaries

Josephine Johnson
Chief of Staff
Con. Gregory W. Meeks

Josephine Johnson, born, raised, and educated in New York City, passed away on the morning of July 4, 2002. Johnson was diagnosed with colon cancer back in February 2000, and battled the disease up until the time of her death. More...

Catching A Wave Of Tickets

After Rockaway resident Hank Vought jumped into the East River to save a man who had jumped off the 59 Street Bridge a few weeks ago, he told The Wave that "people say that there are two things that you learn if you grow up in Rockaway More...

Bail Set For ‘Hot Dogging’ Pilots

Two Florida pilots, who buzzed Rockaway beaches on July 4, touching off terrorist alerts all over the city, remain in jail despite the fact that a Supreme Court justice in Queens set $100 thousand bail for each man. More...

NTSB's Blakey To Head FAA

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) chairperson Marion Blakey who, despite the eyewitness testimony of dozens of Rockaway residents, earlier announced that "there is no evidence of either explosion or fire" on the remains of American Airlines More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Rockaway Music And Arts Council (RMAC) concert featuring Kenny Vance and the Planotones was a huge success, with more than a thousand aficionados of Doo Woop enjoying a two-hour concert under perfect weather conditions. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

The Wave and Victor Trombettas, (who runs a website www.usread.com) devoted to the investigation of the crash of Flight 587, deserve heaps of credit for running as good a meeting as you More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Those 95-degree days sure make one appreciate when the mercury is in the low 80's! Nothing like a little contrast to get the old appreciation dusted off and in motion. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Jamaica Bay, A Gem Worth Saving

The following editorial was written by former Rockaway resident Alex Storozynski, a member of the Daily News editorial board. It originally appeared as an op-ed piece in the Daily News. More...

To Die With Dignity

A recent poll was taken in the New York Post, and the results claimed that fifty percent of the public wanted the Twin Towers rebuilt, while the other fifty percent said it was a bad idea. More...

Letters

587 Witness Meeting

On July 10, at 7:30, p.m., I was at the banquet room of The Beach Club. It is filled with about two hundred people and one torn, burnt page of the Koran. A few local politicos and reporters are mingled in the crowd. More...

Clearly Saw The Plane on Fire…

As an eyewitness to the horrible disaster of November 12th, I attended the meeting that was held at The Beach Club. I sat with a young lady and her family that I have known for the last 12 years who lost her mother and 2 aunts on the plane. More...

G-man’s Getting It Done

I am writing this letter on behalf of Gary G. Toms, "The G-man", who has a beautiful personality and is very wise. More...


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