August 31, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring The Heroes of 9/11

Police Officer Mary Craine-Bachner poses near a memorial honoring police officers, firefighters and civilians killed during the World Trade Center attacks. More...

West End Beaches

Closed September 2

The Labor Day Weekend fireworks show sponsored by the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce will feature fireworks that will be shot right from the beach at Beach 116 Street, rather than from a barge off the shore. More...

Community

Chamber Seeks Plans

The Rockaway Partnership, a not-for-profit corporation of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, is seeking an artist to create a memorial to those from Rockaway who were lost in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11. More...

Blood Donations Urgently Needed!

New York Blood Center, the metropolitan community More...

Episcopal Health CIO

Aids In Disaster Relief

Since he was 14 years old, Ronald Tomo has been an avid ham radio operator. "I was always fascinated that you could speak into a black box and be talking to someone in Australia," he said. More...

Sports

New York Fans Caught

In The Strike ZoneBaseball Columnist

New York -- Should the Major League Baseball Players Association carry out their threat to strike on Friday, August 30, it will be the ninth time since 1972 that the troubled sport has experienced a labor stoppage. More...

Mobil Oil Finishes As

Champions In Classic

The 2002 St. Francis Summer Classic is now complete and the champion of the Girls High School division is Mobil Oil. More...

Brookyln Cyclones Update…

Losing Ground in Playoff Hunt

The Brooklyn Cyclones are starting to slowly fade in the NY Penn League Playoff race. Brooklyn is still behind Williamsport, Auburn and Mahoning Valley in the wild card race. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Leonard Berger

Leonard Berger passed away on August 24, 2002 in Daytona Beach, Florida. More...

Beach Blanket Bingo!

Hold tight to your beach blankets and other possessions when you go into the ocean for a dip More...

BC Gets ‘Field Of Dreams’

After an often contentious fight that split the Broad Channel community down the middle, the Broad Channel Athletic Club (BCAC) has told The Wave that it has closed on the athletic field and parking lot that form the club More...

Rockaway Victim

Found Off Nassau Beach

The Nassau County Medical Examiner has corroborated the fact that the body of a Black male clad only in shorts found floating off Atlantic Beach in Nassau County on Sunday, August 18 was the remains of a drowning victim who was pulled under the waves More...

Come Fly With Me!

On August 25 and 26, The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce held its annual "Kite Festival" along Riis Beach. The event featured kites of all colors, shapes and sizes. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The tragic accident that took the life of 17 year-old Rockaway resident Ryan Rudden is a reminder that putting on your seat belt may be the most important thing you ever do in your life. More...

Boyle-ing Points

With all this talk about the baseball strike I figured its time we, the taxpayers, built these guys new stadiums. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Well, the Carnival came to town, brought its magic and left lots of good memories in its wake. Now, Labor Day Weekend is here. And with it, the end of summer, and-hopefully....cooler days waiting in the wings. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Promote It…And They Will Come

The Multi-Cultural Family Festival was held at Bayswater Michaelis Park last weekend, and although it rained consistently throughout the day, the event will forever be remembered as an illustration of sheer will and dedication to community service. More...

Who Owns The Beach?

The coming of Labor Day and the traditional end of the summer does not end the question of who owns the beach and how it should be utilized by the people who live in Rockaway. More...

Letters

A Solution To Beach Problem

Many years ago, I wrote the Wave suggesting that there be a surfing beach every ten blocks, so that no surfer would have to walk more than a quarter mile to the nearest surfing beach. There should also be a fishing beach every ten blocks. More...

Bright Light Leaves Us

The community of the Rockaways suffered a personal loss recently with the passing of Dr. Barbara Levine. Dr. More...

St. Rose Production The Best

I attended the opening night performance of Godspell, performed in St. Rose of Lima Church this past Saturday night (August 24). I also attended a Queens College performance of the show last summer (2001) and I must say that the St. More...


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