September 14, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas Main Rupture Disrupts Electric Service

A Rockaway firefighter waits while LIPA personnel shot down a ruptured gas main at Beach 113 Street last Monday night. The fire was first reported at 6:06 p.m. More...

Surfers Pull Drowning Duo To Safety

Two Rockaway men surfing on a beautiful weekday afternoon went to the rescue of an unidentified man and woman who were being swept into a rock jetty by a raging tide last Tuesday afternoon. More...

Community

$5 Million Available To Emergency Services

Governor George E. Pataki has recently announced that more than 1,800 eligible fire and emergency organizations will be receiving their application packages in the mail for the newly created $5 million emergency services grant program. More...

Chamber of Commerce

Hosts Business After Hours

Robert V. Levine, President and C.E.O. of Peninsula Hospital Center and his staff will be hosting this month More...

The Urban Entrepreneurs Series....

'Way of The Dragon'Photos

Sifu (Instructor) Andre Butler (left), formerly of Far Rockaway, poses with some of his champion kung fu fighters. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Modest Idea For Memorial Park

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce is seeking ideas for a fitting memorial to those Rockaway residents who were killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center last September. More...

The Sad Tale of Willie Velez

Last weekend, a degenerate who had no regard for human life snuffed out the promising life of a 19-year old Rockaway resident. More...

Letters

Handmade Tribute Flag

Let me preface this writing by stating that I worked at the World Trade Center for over 20 years until 1997. More...

Help On The Beach

Yesterday, (Sept.3) I went to join my wife at the beach. When I got to he entrance, at 137 Street, I saw her lying down, white as a ghost. I was helpless, except for pouring some cold water on her forehead. More...

It Seems Like Yesterday….

A devastating tragedy brought to the forefront the need to quickly inform the public that services are available to assist individuals with a variety of needs in every community. More...

Missing Child Spurs PS 114 Melee

A 7-year-old child, missing for more than an hour after school ended on the second day of school, spurred an altercation between the child More...

Emerging From The Darkness

9-11 Victim's Family Struggles To Find Closure

A year has passed since The Wave last spoke with Hubert Hinds, who watched his wife perish after Tower 1 came crashing down in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks. More...

‘Safety Concerns’ Close

BCHS Boat Ramp

"Safety concerns," after years of wear and tear have forced the School Construction Authority (SCA) to close the boat ramp at the western end of Beach Channel High School. More...

Truck Driver Sues

Airline Over 587 Crash

A West Islip man whose truck was parked at the Bulloch Texaco Gas Station on Beach 129 Street in Belle Harbor when the engine from American Airlines Flight 587 dropped into the station is suing the airline, claiming that he suffered both physical and More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Over the past weekend, many of the daily papers published specials dedicated to those who were killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center last year. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Because of the 24/7 omnipresent media coverage of the 9-11 anniversary I More...

Broad Channel Bits

It's not officially Fall, but some days it feels like it. The children are all back in school and the clubs are starting up again. It almost feels like the world has been cranked up a notch! More...

Sports

Shamrocks Midgets

Victorious In BCAC Opener

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Shamrock Midgets (9 & 10) yr. olds opened up the 2002 football season last Sunday in Seaford. The Midgets defeated the Seaford Broncos in a tough game by the score of 13 to 7. More...

BC And Far Rock Score

Wins In 2002 PSAL Debut

Beach Channel and Far Rockaway were two of the five Queens schools to make the PSAL playoffs last year. On September 6, both school held their non-PSAL league openers at home. More...

Hernandez’s Dot Com

Flap Dashes CredibilityBaseball Columnist

You may not agree with Keith Hernandez More...

Obits

Obituaries

George T. Cockfield

George Theophilus Cockfield, born in Victoria, Guyana, was a resident of the Rockaway community for over 20 years. He passed away on August 28, 2002. More...


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