September 28, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber Concert Tix On Sale

Tickets for the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored concert are now on sale and going quickly at a number of locations around the peninsula, including The offices of The Wave, the Chamber offices on Beach 116 Street, The Sunset Diner and West End Realty. More...

Community

Be Prepared During Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season runs through November 30 and hurricane experts are warning the public against "hurricane amnesia." According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it has been two years since a hurricane has h More...

Chamber Seeks Tribute Park Designs

The Rockaway Partnership, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, with the collaboration of the Rockaway community, has received funding to construct a waterfront recreation park along beautiful Jamaica Bay in Queens C More...

Construction Safety Act

Could Prevent Disasters

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined with Reps. Sherwood Boehlert, Anthony Weiner, and Christopher Shays to announce passage of the National Construction Safety Team Act. More...

Sports

Rock Rugby Fisheads

Off To Smashing Start

Rockaway Rugby is off to their best start this fall in years, with victories in their first two matches. The Fisheads, the only rugby team in Queens, are 2-0 in Interleague play so far this year, and they'll be at home in Ft. More...

Great Day All Around

At Monahan Tournament

The 7th Annual John J. Monahan Softball Tournament took place last Saturday in Broad Channel. The tournament was a great success in raising close to $3,000 for the BCAC. More...

Soriano Has 40-40 Vision

Baseball Columnist

The Red Sox are dead, David Wells is steering clear of his beloved all-night diners and the No. 4 train is pointed directly toward October. As far as the Yankees More...

Obits

Obituaries

Johnnie Lee Bennett

Johnnie Lee Bennett, born in Macon, Georgia, was a long time resident of the Rockaway community. She passed away on August 28, 2002 at the age of 67. More...

‘They Want A Fight,They’re Going To Get One!'

This week, the Wave office received phone calls and Email from Arverne residents who were upset over recent action taken by the city. According to the residents, certified letters were sent to many homeowners indicating the city More...

RMAC Festival This |

Weekend At Riis Park

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) will hold its annual Fall Festival this weekend at Riis Park. More...

The Dancing Delegate

1199 Retiree Comments on Dr. King,The Union, And Staying Young

When certain people hear the term "elderly," it conjures up images of a group of people that are no longer able to perform certain tasks, or people that are seen as frail or sickly. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Far Rockaway chapter of the NAACP is looking to increase its membership. More...

Boyle-ing Points

A piece of litter, some newspaper giveaway, blew across my lawn. As soon as I bent down to pick it up, the value of my house shot up twenty grand. When I put new brass house numbers above my front door I increased the value by another sixty. More...

Broad Channel Bits

At times, the weather is absolutely glorious this time of year. It is cooling off a bit, but still so comfortable. It's amazing that September is almost gone. That was fast, huh? More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Frightening Premonition

The following editorial was published in the April 21, 1995 issue of The Wave: More...

Give A Little, Get A Lot

Those who watched the sun go down over the site for the new Tribute Park could not help but be thrilled by one of the most beautiful sights in New York City More...

Letters

A Memorial For Flight 587

I realize that much of our community, myself included, continues to mourn the enormous losses of September 11. More...

Bus Incident Is Scary!

Where the hell is administrative responsibility, and how the hell do you lose a seven-year-old child in a bus error? More...

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

For over a month now, on Beach Channel Drive under the small over pass towards the Beach 144 Street exit, there is a lamppost (#RP71) tilting towards the oncoming traffic heading toward the Marine Parkway Bridge and Breezy Point. More...


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