December 21, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Giving New Meaning To The Name ‘Rock’away

Resident Battles To Save Her Home From Vandals

When Theresa Ingui and her husband moved to the Rockaways from Jamaica Estates, they did so because they wanted to be close to the beach and to be part of the enormous growth that is taking place. More...

Community

Chamber’s New Team: Bear, Book

Those looking for a last-minute purchase for the holidays have a premier choice in the brand new Rockaway Book and Bear Collection. More...

Cleanup Performed By Sanders & Youth Council

Councilman James Sanders Jr., in cooperation with the Carlton Manor Youth Council, braved strong winds and bitter cold on Saturday, November 22 to conduct a community cleanup on Beach Channel Drive from Beach 69 to Beach 72 St. More...

Deerfield Gala Honors Locals

On Saturday, December 14, the Deerfield Area Association held its annual Christmas Dinner Dance and Fundraiser at the Imperial Ballroom, located at 259 Doughty Boulevard in Inwood. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Cutting From The Top

School Chancellor Joel Klein wants to fire "50 of the worst principals" by the end of June. Which principals will get the ax? Those whose schools have evidenced "persistent educational failure. More...

Opening Up The Flood Gates

New York City was able to breathe a sign of relief this week after the MTA and Transit Workers Union hashed out a deal to avoid a transit strike. More...

Letters

BCAC Thanks Bianco

The Broad Channel Athletic Club would like to thank Mr. Albert A. Bianco. Bianco recently surveyed our football field and parking lot, which NYC required us to do before we could purchase the property. More...

Check Out PS 114 Rezoning

Full Story

Just Ignore Them G-man

I was raised on the "west side" of the Rockaway Peninsula and I am quite aware of the separations of the black and white populations in Rockaway. More...

A Jolting Issue

Community Responds To Jamaica Bay Peaking Facility Proposal

Residents of the Far Rockaway community and representatives of local elected officials came together last Thursday, December 12, for a public hearing held at Far Rockaway High School. More...

Headless Torso Found In Weeded Arverne Lot

On Tuesday, December 17, Police from the 100 Precinct, as well as officers from the Emergency Service Unit (ESU) responded to an anonymous tip that there was a body in a plastic bag on Beach 63 Street between Larkin Avenue and the boardwalk. More...

Merry Christmas To All!

Homeowner Cathy A. Campbell poses with Julian C. Gibson in front of her beautifully decorated Far Rockaway home. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Wave will publish a special 110-year anniversary issue of the paper in July of 2003. It promises to be an exciting collector More...

Boyle-ing Points

Are those insidious bumper stickers making a comeback? "My child was student of the month" or "My child is an honor student at such and such school. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Christmas is almost here! It's always a lot of work especially for those who are expecting company. Did you forget anything? I hope everyone has a very wonderful Christmas. More...

Sports

College Basketball Spotlight On Rockaway Stars

Boston University More...

Far Rockaway HS Hosts Successful Quad Match

The PSAL opened its doors to allow Far Rockaway High School to host a four-team match yesterday for the first time in decades. The day was quite successful for all parties involved. More...

Net Change At The Garden: A Metro Hockey Update

Hockey Columnist

Like many of you, I routinely fell asleep in my high school physics class. After all, I wasn More...

Obits

Obituaries

Howard W. Ellis
"Howie"

Howard W. Ellis, affectionately known as "Howie", passed away at Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital on December 3, 2002. He was 65. More...


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