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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...

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...

G-man Guest At Billboard

R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Last weekend, Wave Columnist Gary G. Toms ("The G-man") was an invited guest at the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. More...

Pepsi Irish Festival

Aug. 16 - 18

Rockaway does not have an Irish festival scheduled for this year. So the next best event would probably be the Pepsi Irish Festival. This is scheduled for August 16 thru 18, 2002 at the beautiful historic Belmont Race Track on Elmont, Long Island. More...

Local Group Proposes

Surfing Compromise

On Tuesday, August 12, members of the Ocean Sports Committee met with Councilman Addabbo requesting his support in presenting the following proposal to the appropriate city officials. More...

Ohab Zedek Engages

Joshua Berkowitz As

Stanley Liker and Mendy Bauman, the Presidium of Congregation Ohab Zedek of Belle Harbor, are pleased to announce that the Board of Governors and the membership engaged Rabbi Joshua Berkowitz as the incoming Rabbi of the Synagogue. More...

All A-Flutter With

Butterflies At Fort

To celebrate the monarch butterfly migration, "All A-Flutter," an exhibition of stunning color photographs of Long Island and rain forest butterflies in their natural habitat, comes to studio 6 Gallery in Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area 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...

Addabbo Sets 24-Hour

Contact Number

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. has announced that he has established his regular office number of 738-1111 in Old Howard Beach and 318-6411 in Rockaway as a 24-hour/7-day a week telephone number for his constituents to contact his office. More...

QCA Preparing Queens

Cultural Guide

Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is preparing for the upcoming edition of the 2003 Queens Cultural Guide. It is the only comprehensive directory of Queens More...

RMAC Writer’s Group

Reading On Aug. 21

The Rockaway Music & Arts Council will hold their Third Annual Sheila Callahan Reading on Wednesday, August 21 at 7 p.m. at Ciro More...

A Special Homecoming

For Veteran DJ

"The Bass Kings", the Wave More...

Come Fly A Kite At Riis Park

Once again, unidentified flying objects will be hovering over Rockaway More...

Breezy’s Kerry Joyce Selected

As Kennedy Center Intern

Kerry Joyce, a resident of Breezy Point, was selected for an internship this summer by The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. More...

Rockaway Veteran Receives

Korean War Service Medal

Vice President Richard Cheney and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi presented the Republic of Korea More...

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