July 27, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Ocean House Rocked By New Charges

NYS State Health Department Finds Serious Violations At Facility

In the July 6 issue, The Wave reported that Sherman Taub, 57, and his son, Judah, 33, were arrested and charged with stealing more than $2 million from Ocean House, an adult care facility for the mentally disabled located at 12-14 Heyson Road in Far More...

Searching For A Killer…

After 20 Years, Detectives
Still On the Trail

The headline in the Saturday, July 31, 1982 edition of The Wave told the story. More...

Community

‘Blue Knight’ With A

Heart of Gold Films Documentary

A youth awareness documentary, "The Mission Is Possible", was filmed at the Queens Public Library More...

Addabbo Announces NYPD Recruitment

City Councilman Joseph P. More...

Broad Channel Featured On Thirteen

Thirteen, the public television station of the New York tri-state area, presents The Other Islands of New York, premiering Tuesday, August 13 at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Peninsula Residents Need Access To The Water

The ticketing blitz directed at surfers who pursue the perfect wave at times when lifeguards are not on duty once again raises the entire question of fair access for Rockaway residents to the water that surrounds them. More...

This Is For The Victims

The Wave has been inundated with letters and Emails of praise from readers in the Rockaway community and abroad over our on-going coverage of the Flight 587 case. More...

Letters

587 Did A Dutch Roll

I am impressed with your comprehensive coverage of the eyewitness accounts regarding this terrible accident. More...

An Unpleasant MTA Experience

"There is an AC power failure at Jay Street. We will be moving shortly when we get the okay from the command center." More...

Ask The Tough Questions

My heartiest salute to you and your other writers for all of your intense coverage and thoughts on Flight 587. More...

Local Hospitals Respond

To State Investigation

In a story that was reported on earlier, 54 "teaching hospitals" have been inspected by the New York State Department of Health since November of 2001, and all (which include two local hospitals - St.John's Episcopal Hospital South Shore and Peninsul More...

Synagogue Demolished!

The former Share Tefila Synagogue on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway was demolished this week to make way for a new 800-seat public elementary school. The school is scheduled to open in September of 2003. More...

Arverne-by-the-Sea Meets

Rockaway Community

After four decades of botched attempts to engage the once-thriving central portion of the Rockaway peninsula, the barren coastland seems to be on the brink of a promising enterprise. More...

‘Hot-Dogging’ Pilots Lose Licenses

Two Florida pilots who touched off terrorist alerts all over the city by buzzing Rockaway beaches and the harbor on July 4 have lots their licenses to fly. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Ten years ago this week, The Wave featured a story on a wide-ranging survey that it did among its readers. One of the questions the paper asked concerned the summer parking regulations on the west end of the peninsula. More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

I hope everyone is managing ok in the heat. Unfortunately, the dog days seem to be coming earlier in the summer than they once did. Maybe it's global warming. Well, whatever it actually is, it can get pretty uncomfortable some days! More...

Chatting With Chapey

Chapey Clubs Lead County In Petitions

As everyone knows - it's petition time again. Each year, during the month of June, candidates who are running in New York State need to circulate petitions to be on the ballot. More...

Sports

FDNY Firefighters Raise

Money For Scholarship Fund

In an article last week, NYC firefighter and Rockaway resident Tom McCann traveled to Lake Tahoe to raise money for the Uniformed Firefighters Association Scholarship Fund. More...

Brooklyn Cyclones Update

Chavez Makes A Splash

Brooklyn Cyclones Outfielder Ender Chavez is known throughout the minor leagues as the younger brother of Montreal Expos prospect Endy Chavez. The brothers hold the distinction of both playing in the Mets More...

Mets’ Franco Pitching

In For N.Y.C. Kids

John Franco cupped his hand to guard the bright mid-day sunshine and gazed out at a sea of chattering day campers, each wearing the logo of his prospering baseball academy on their t-shirts. He couldn More...

Obits

Obituaries

Charles F.X. Fitzpatrick Retired Teacher

Charles F.X. Fitzpatrick was a lifetime member of the Belle Harbor community, before moving to Kew Gardens, who passed away on July 23, 2002. More...


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