November 23, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

FAA Fails To Keep Arizona Promises

Similar To Those Made In Rockaway
Commentary By Howard Schwach

The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has made a number of promises to Rockaway and, despite Congressman Anthony Weiner More...

Community

BCHS Students Meet America’s #1 Crime Fighter

On November 13, 2002, 33 students from Beach Channel High School visited NBC Studios at 30 Rockefeller Center. More...

NYPD Safety Precautions For The Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, most people are preoccupied with the details of holiday plans and shopping. More...

‘I Am Strong, I Am Invincible, I Am Woman’

The Coalition for Far Rockaway sponsored an economic development conference on November 15 at the Beach Club. The event celebrated the accomplishments of women in today More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Fear of Gentrification

With the enormous housing boom taking place in Rockaway, many people believe that the community is on its way back to becoming the Rockaway of old. More...

Printing All Of The News

Not a week goes past that we do not get phone calls asking why we printed a particular news story, asking that we do not print a particular news story or threatening us if we do print a particular news story. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Rose C. Ippolito

Rose Crescenzo Ippolito passed away on November 18, 2002 after a long battle with cancer. Rose was a resident of the Rockaways for over 42 years. More...

Local High Schools Discharged

One-Quarter Of Student Body

The administrations of our two local high schools, Beach Channel High School and Far Rockaway High School, discharged more than 900 students, approximately twenty-six percent of their student bodies during the 2000-2001 school year because those stud More...

Gearing Up For Battle

NAACP And Community Members Prepare For CSB 27 Meeting

On Tuesday evening, November 19, representatives from the Far Rockaway chapter of the NAACP and residents from Redfern, Arverne and Ocean Village, met at the Battalion Pentecostal Assembly Church, 454 Beach 67 Street, to discuss a number of proposals More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Have you seen these books? The Wave archive has bound volumes of the paper from the beginning. Six volumes are missing from the archives, 1893, 1894, 1895, January to June, 1896, 1960 and 1961. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Thanksgiving is next week already! My wish for everyone is that no one spends that day alone and lonely, but instead in the warm circle of loving family and/or good friends. More...

Chatting With Chapey

As a member of the Board of Directors of Outreach Development Corporation, I attended the 21st Annual Metropolitan Luncheon for Outreach Project held on Thursday, November 14, at the Sheraton Center in Manhattan. More...

Sports

Dolphins Season Washes Away Amid Playoff Controversy

The High School of Environmental Studies, who beat Far Rockaway in the second round, just won the Girls Volleyball Varsity B championships by beating Canarsie High School. More...

BC Midgets/Ponies Ready To Play NSFL Championship

The BCAC Midgets and Ponies are on the road and heading to the NSFL Championships this Sunday after winning on November 20 at packed Memorial Field. More...

Fishy Trade Leaves Florida Marlins Belly-Up

Baseball Columnist

So let More...

Letters

Boyle’s Book The Best

I just finished Kevin Boyle's book, "Braving the Waves," and in my opinion it's fantastic! More...

Crash Site Is Hallowed Ground

Thank you to Lorraine Conti Lubicich, with whom I feel speaks eloquently for the majority of our Rockaway residents in expressing her disappointment towards Mr. Weiser's insensitive comments. More...

Ex-Resident On Flight 587

Since the anniversary of the plane disaster happened almost a year ago in Belle Harbor, I am enclosing in this letter a copy of a letter I sent to our local paper, The Miami Herald. More...


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