December 28, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Unity Prevails On The Peninsula

Parents and Local Organizations Help Make 'The Action Center' A Success

In an atmosphere where budgets are being cut, school programs are being discontinued, and parents and students disappointed in the quality of the education they are receiving, the community came together recently to illustrate how the power of parent More...

Community

Addabbo Gets Exemption For Eligible Seniors

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Celebrating New Year's Day Around The World

Celebrating New Year's Day is one of the oldest and most-exciting customs around the world. Ringing church bells, tooting horns and ear-piercing shrieks echo throughout the world on this festive day. More...

Young Dragons Pass Crucial Test At WCKC

On Saturday, December 21, students at the World Champions Karate Center took part in a testing session that determined whether or not they would be promoted to the next level of their martial arts training. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Moving Into The Year 2003

We look at the new calendar sitting on our wall and wonder what the New Year will bring to Rockaway. More...

Boyle’s Wave of Success

The entire Wave staff could not be happier over the recent success of Kevin Boyle More...

Letters

Not Out Of Control

I read your December 21 headline "The School Is Out Of Control" with dismay. In the past I have spoken with Mr. Schwach and found him to be very helpful. More...

No Faith In Church Story

I am concerned about how you view Rockaway. You put a short and informative article in your paper on Dec. 20th. It was regarding a legal suit concerning the handling of priests that were accused of abuse. More...

Rezoning Is Not About Race

The Rockaway Park Association (RPA) vociferously objects to any and all "up zoning" of P.S. 114, including the recent plan presented by the CSB 27 Rezoning Committee calling for a change in lines from Beach 122nd Street to Beach 129th Street. More...

Flight 587 Families To Ask For Memorial

One of the three organizations that represent the families of those who died when Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001 will officially request in early January that the city purchase a plot of land on Beach 131 Street and Newport More...

Power Outage Hits 9,000 Homes

More than 9,000 Rockaway homes, from Bayswater to Breezy Point, were without electricity for four hours on Christmas night, as a winter storm swept through the area. More...

Comment Deadline Near On Bayswater Plant

The deadline is nearing for those who want to comment on the Jamaica Bay Peaking Facility, a proposed 54-megawatt power plant that Florida Power and Light (FPL) plans to build in Bayswater. More...

Early Deadlines!

For the upcoming Saturday, January 4, 2003 issue, all display ads should be in no later than Monday, December 30 at 5 p.m. Classified ads are due by Tuesday, December 31 at 5 p.m. All editorial copy must be in by noon, Monday, December 30. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Mike Barnicle, one of our favorite writers, recently did a Daily News column on Rockaway and on Kevin Boyle More...

Broad Channel Bits

Christmas 2002 is just a memory now-I hope yours was wonder-filled and wonderful! This is the last column for the year. It has been an interesting year, full of lots of productive activity. More...

Chatting With Chapey

During the month of December, I have had many wonderful opportunities to participate in Holiday celebrations. More...

Sports

New Mets Have No Valentines for Bobby

Baseball Columnist

Add new Mets outfielder Cliff Floyd to the ever-growing list of free agents who said they would never have come to Queens if Bobby Valentine were still at the helm of the club. More...

Royals Are King In Winning CHSFL AA Championship

The Christ the King Royals certainly capitalized on the old saying, "When life hands you lemons, make lemonade." They took a 1-6 regular season record and flipped the script by power housing their way through the Catholic High School Footba More...

Stan Pepper Steppers Step To Classic Victory

The Sorrentino Recreation Center More...

Obits

Obituaries

Helen Marie Barclay

Helen Marie Barclay, a resident of Bedminster, New Jersey, formerly of Belle Harbor, died on December 20, 2002. More...


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