October 26, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Russian Rider Reaches Rockaway

The Wave staff received a surprise during the early morning hours of October 22. On that date, motorcyclist Vladimir Yarets Alexeevich, a deaf-mute who hails from Russia, walked into the office. More...

Time For A Change

Daylight Savings Time kicks in at this weekend. Don More...

Community

Digital 911 Technology To Combat Abuse

Michael R. Bloomberg has announced two initiatives designed to combat domestic violence in New York City. More...

Flight 587 Update: Shame, Shame

Shame ... on whatever "investigators" leaked the five-year-old story of Sten Molin. Shame ... More...

‘Masks & More’ Makes Debut

Watch out for winter wonders in the windows of The Crafts Shop in the Wave Building, 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Mister, Can You Spare A Job?

A Wave editor recently had the opportunity to speak to a large group of Rockaway youth about planning their careers and the importance of education. More...

The Planes Keep Flying

On January 20 of this year, Congressman Anthony Weiner hosted a meeting at PS 114 in Belle Harbor to address the problem of aircraft overflying the west end of the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Letters

A Real Role Model

What a pleasure to be able to read the wave via Internet down here in Florida to learn about an individual such as Eric Dennis. More...

Bay Needs A Second Flush!

Jamaica Bay at present is like one of those infamous water saving toilets; it doesn More...

Don’t Blame Pilot

Before the NTSB blames the pilot of flight 587 - a man I am not related to and have never met - they'd need to be able to respond to the following questions. More...

NYPD Reviews Drug Raid Procedures

With the number of complaints being filed by citizens against the New York City Police Department, regarding recent drug raids on the homes of innocent people, police spokesman Michael O More...

New Cig Taxes, Regs Impact Rockaway Business

When Mukesh Patel took over the Tobacconist on Beach 116 Street he did a steady business in the sale of cigarette packs and even cartons. More...

Redfern Native Makes Sergeant

Rashid Keitt, the son of Gregory and Lisa Keitt of the Redfern Houses, in Far Rockaway, was promoted to Sergeant on October 1, 2002 at Camp Humphreys in Korea. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Congressman Anthony Weiner will visit the next meeting of the Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents to speak about flights from JFK Airport. The meeting will be held at The Beach Club on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It seems as if all the trees decided to change colors recently; orange and various shades of red and yellow and can be seen on the trees around town. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Democratic District Leader
Education in the News

Governor George Pataki was the featured guest at the dedication of Middle School 137. This outstanding addition to District 27 is called America's School of Heroes and is located on 98th Street in Ozone Park. More...

Sports

Beach Channel Beats Far Rock In The Nick Of Time

The Far Rockaway vs. Beach Channel "Battle of the Beach" game was supposed to start last Saturday at 11 a.m. More...

Far Rock Homecoming Day

Far Rockaway High School is proud to announce that the 3rd Annual Homecoming Day will take place on Saturday, October 26, when Long Island City faces Far Rockaway for the Seahorses More...

Lady Seahorses Track Team Strives For Championship Heights

The Far Rockaway High School Lady Seahorses Track Team are the two time indoor and outdoor champions. Blessed with great sprinters and great talent in the most of the other events, they have been dominating the rest of the Queens. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Dorothea M. Taphouse
Wave Columnist
"Dot On Roxbury"

Dorothea M. (nee McKinley) Taphouse was a lifelong resident of the Roxbury community. She died on October 20, 2002 at the age of 87. She recently celebrated a birthday on May 5. More...


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