August 17, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Music Fest 2002’: August 25!

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC), in conjunction with The Rockaway Promoters, Inc., will present "Music Fest 2002" on Sunday, August 25, from Beach 9 to 17 Street. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

August 24: A Celebration of Unity!

In response to the community More...

Community

Send A Message To

Troops Fighting Terrorism

It is a sad fact of life that many of the men and women fighting the war on terrorism around the world do not get letters from home. Local resident Jack Hutton More...

FDNY, NYPD Tests Set By City

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the New York City Fire Department and the New York City Police Department are continuing to recruit the most qualified men and women to join the ranks of the greatest departments in the world. More...

Smith Announces New

Opportunity Fund Program

Saying that "New York State continues to come up with new ways to attract business, State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that Empire State Development, the state More...

Sports

Agee Earns Rightful

Spot in Mets HallBaseball Columnist

Tommie Lee Agee never put up the numbers that might tag him for eventual induction into Cooperstown, nor was he even a standout player of his generation. More...

A Cry Of Help For

This Baseball Fan

I will not write about the baseball strike or the impending doom of the strike or the stupidity of both sides. I won More...

Brooklyn Cyclones Update

The dog days of August bring unbearable weather and the dog days have arrived at Cyclones pitcher Miguel Pinango. 0-5 this season for Brooklyn, Pinango continued his losing ways with terrible outings last week against Hudson Valley and Jamestown. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Raymond R. Corrigan

Raymond R. Corrigan, a long time member of the Rockaway community, died on August 8, 2002. More...

‘The Tide Just Pulled Him Under’

Reynolds Channel, an inlet whose strong rip currents roar out of Nassau County twice a day has claimed another victim to go with the three it claimed last summer. More...

$200K To Study Pool Proposal

Last year around this time, with great fanfare, Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton announced that Congress had allocated more that $4 million for an indoor pool at Riis Park, a pool that would be Olympic in stature and would draw regional s More...

A Message To All Candidates

The Wave would like to extend an open invitation to all candidates seeking election in the upcoming Primary and the November elections. More...

Special Section To Memorialize 9/11

In its September 7 issue, The Wave will publish a special section dedicated to the memory of those who were lost in the attack on the World Trade Center last September 11. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The recent spate of drownings and near-drownings on Rockaway beaches in the past week or two will probably impact on any compromise to open the beaches to surfers and those who love to fish off the Rockaway jetties. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Just got back from Vermont (state motto: Freedom and Unity) after New Hampshire (state motto: Live Free or Die) and missed a lot of the Rockaway beach controversy (surfers, swimming after 6 p.m. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Due to production errors there was misinformation in this column last week. (A couple of people called me on this and I am glad they did.) Please do not call the firehouse for raffle tickets to the $10,000 drawing. They don't have them. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Beach Signs Are No Deterrent

Last week, The Wave wrote about a woman who nearly drowned after making the decision to go swimming without lifeguards being present. More...

Shortchanged Once Again By Our City

It is a sad fact of life that Coney Island is the city More...

Letters

Captain: Name The Politicians

Park Department officials and the C.O. of the 100 Pct, Captain Charles Talamo quote from the "Green Book" regulations that are being strictly enforced to the consternation of many Rockaway residents, particularly being on the beach after 10 p.m. More...

Clarification on America’s Hitler

Thank you for printing last week More...

G-Man’s Criticism Is Deserved

Really enjoyed G-Man More...


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