August 24, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Brooklyn Man Jumps From Building

Last week, an emotionally distraught man jumped from the roof of a building, located at 71-15 Beach Channel Drive, after he bolted from police and ran up the building staircase. More...

`Addabbo: ‘State Set Restrictive Beach Rules’

Those local residents who believe that the Green Book regulations for Rockaway More...

Community

St. Rose of Lima To Present ‘Godspell’

On Saturday, August 24, at 8 p.m. the St. More...

Meeks Hosts JPAFHC Function

"I can More...

Youth ROC the Rockaways At Forum and Talent Show

On August 16, residents from Hammels Houses, Edgemere, Carlton Manor, Arverne, the 40s', Far Rockaway and Beach Channel High Schools, Middle School 180, IS 53, PS 106, PS 225, PS 43, came together (nearly 800 Rockaway youth and their families) and pa More...

Editorial/Opinion

Klein Really Deserves A Honeymoon Period

Joel Klein became the school chancellor on Monday. Although he says that he had a great first day visiting schools in District 13, his euphoria exists only because he doesn More...

Making Houdini Look Like An Amateur

Over the last few months, there have been constant reports of criminals escaping while in the custody of police. Some reports noted that the prisoners were actually in a locked room, and they somehow managed to walk out of the precinct. More...

Letters

An Excellent Doctor

Dear Editor;

I wish to express my sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of the late Dr. Barbara R. Levine, internist. Not only was she my family doctor, but she was a personal friend of my family as well. More...

Ban on Surfing?

Dear Editor;

You are paddling on the brand new board you just got shaped in California, and are having the time of your life. More...

Ease Up On Talamo

Dear Editor;

Whenever there is controversy surrounding an individual, I always remember the old adage: "We judge ourselves by our intentions, others judge us by our actions." More...

‘It’s Like They’re Trying To Hurt Me!’

EMS Slaps Family of Murder
Victim With $374 Bill

Barbara Cole has been agonizing over the death of her son for the last several months. It was around midnight, on May 6, when an assailant shot two men in front of 12-70 Redfern Avenue. More...

Assault Makes Korner Not So Kozy

When a 25-year-old Rockaway Beach woman went to the Kozy Korner on Beach 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard last Saturday night to pick up an item or two before they closed, she had no idea that she was about to become the victim of a sexual ass More...

Late Summer Events Light

Up Rockaway Weekend

Eleven events scheduled throughout the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Channel this weekend provide an antidote for boredom and a chance to prove once and for all that the adage, "there's never anything to do in Rockaway," is no longer true. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

More and more residents have been contacting The Wave to complain about illegally parked cars with police placards in their front windows. More...

Broad Channel Bits

This weekend will be a very busy one. There are so many different activities going on, an organizer is needed to keep track of all of them! Come to the Carnival by the American Legion Hall this weekend and have a good time. More...

Chatting With Chapey

The Gwirtzman's: Making A Major
Positive Difference

Our community has been immeasurably enhanced through the strong leadership provided by Leroy H. Gwirtzman (deceased on September 1, 1992) and his wife Sally Heller Gwirtzman. More...

Sports

Rockaway’s Annual Lifeguard Olympics

A large enthusiastic crown turned out last Wednesday evening when New York City lifeguards, representing each of Rockaway More...

BC Update: Coming Back Home

The Brooklyn Cyclones return home after a 2-week journey on the road mixed with 1 game homestands. Though it was an arduous journey, the Cyclones will return home to play the last 11 of 14 regular season games. More...

The 2002 Mets: Train Wreck Baseball

Baseball Columnist

More than one commentator in the last week has likened watching the 2002 Mets to a bad traffic accident on an interstate highway More...

Obits

Obituaries

Josephine De Baun
Loved By Many

Josephine De Baun, a life long resident of the Rockaway community, passed away on August 15, 2002. More...


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