June 13, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Arverne Update: Moving Right Along

The Wave often gets E-mail from people who once lived in Rockaway but have moved away. Many of them have questions about their past community. Some have questions about a specific event that happened in their childhood. More...

Cyclones Announce Singer Search/Autograph Session

Do you think you can sing better than Rueben Studdard? Can you croon and make girls swoon better than Clay Aiken? Do you have what it takes to be the next Surf Avenue Celebrity? More...

Broad Channel Hosts Queens American Legion Parade

The Board Channel Volunteer Fire Dep More...

Clinton Blows Off BC Legion, Korean War Vets

Legion member Daniel O’Sullivan presents award. More...

Catholic-Jewish Council Essay Winners

These St. Camillus students were also Brotherhood Essay Contest winners. They are, from r to l, Michael O More...

T’ai Chi Army At Fort Tilden

In anticipation of their deployment overseas this fall, Bill Beirne and his T More...

Dancing To Honor Locke And Russo

A very special opening to the "Dancing Under the Stars" SummerFun program will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at Shore Front Parkway and Beach 84 Street. More...

Ferry Bridges Rockaway And Manhattan

Starting this weekend, Rockaway residents destined for Manhattan have a new travel option More...

Grant Awarded To St. John’s

Wyeth Pharm More...

Kearney Scholars Receive Scholarships

Fourteen young women who live on the peninsula were among two hundred eighty-one Bishop Kearney High School seniors who graduated on June 7. More...

Earns Prestigious Award

Timothy Jackson graduated magna cum laude with a double major from the Honors College of Adelphi University. Jackson was awarded the prestigious George C. More...

Will Attend Tufts University

Casey-Ann Vaughn will be graduating from Lawrence High School this month. She will attend Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Vaughn took part as an Intel Finalist during the winter and was one of the forty finalists from the United States. More...

Returned From Deployment

Navy Petty Officer Third Class Quan Martinear, a 1999 graduate of Far Rockaway High School, recently returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. More...

Named Employee Of Quarter

St. John More...

There’s No Better Time Than The Present To Plan

No doubt the events of September 11 left us all contemplating many things in our lives More...

The Most Important Event In Rockaway’s History? You Decide

Most people think of "history" as a course that they hated in high school. Every community, however, has its history and that history changed the people of the community and the way they lived. More...

Kearney Scholars Receive Scholarships

Fourteen young women who live on the peninsula were among two hundred eighty-one Bishop Kearney High School seniors who graduated on June 7. More...

P.S. 104 Offers Attendance Awards

A breakfast for P.S. 104 students with perfect attendance was held on May 19. Attendance Improvement Dropout Prevention (AIDP) facilitator Ken Yanek presented awards to fifty students with 100% attendance for the 2002/2003 school year. More...

Local Dignitaries Visit P.S. 114Q

New York City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (center) is joined by the Belle Harbor School, P.S. 114Q Principal, I. A., Brian O More...

Support Group for Firefighter Families

Everyone knows that firefighters are under tons of stress on the job. The danger of entering a burning building, the long hours, the horror of seeing their fellow human beings burned to death, or experiencing the trauma of losing their loved ones. More...

Fitzgerald Honored with Street Name

A ceremony naming a small stretch of Shore Front Parkway between 108 Street and where Fitzgerald More...

The Future of the Green Bus? Nobody is Sure.

For residents of Rockaway, the Green Buses have been both a lifeline and an annoyance for a very long time. More...

Veteran’s Information Day A Hit With Locals

A Veterans Information Day was held last weekend at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Host More...

A Special Day In Albany For Area Students

A routine field trip to the State Capitol in Albany turned out to be a special event for students of Middle School 180-Q when they accepted an invitation from Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Arverne Delivery System Blights Happiness

Diagonally across the street from my home is a big Arverne lot. So the Sanitation Department strips off the topsoil and living vegetation, threatens with arrest if the public does not leave it (in habitual public use for years More...

Beach, Boardwalk Protest Set For July 9

Reacting to the ban on using the beach after 9 p.m. and the boardwalk after 10 p.m. each night, a Rockaway activist has called for a mass rally on the boardwalk and Beach 116 Street at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9. More...

Relay For Life Forced Inside, A Hit Nevertheless

A total of 34 teams joined in this year More...

Dancers Rock At New York Dance Festival

Dancers from the Connelly Dance Centers of Rockaway Park and Richmond Hill rocked their way to top awards at the New York Dance Festivals this spring. More...

P.S. 197 And Virtual Y Present Talent Show

The winners and contestants gather after a successful P.S. 197 Virtual Y Talent Show that took place on June 4. More...

One Way Which Way

This confusing sight can be seen from the west end of the Sunset Diner on Beach 116 Street in Rockaway Park. More...

Dedication Ceremony Held

The St. Edmund Chamber Ensemble recently joined forces with three members of the Nazareth High School band under the direction of St. Edmund More...

Healthy Crowd At Peninsula Hosp. Fair

Peninsula Hospital Center More...

Bay Academy Holds Prom

Belle Harbor belles with John Macrae on Bay Academy More...

Completed Basic Training

Andrew Desmond Hasson, a private in the Army National Guard, completed basic combat training on April 17 at United States Army Training Center in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. His military occupational specialty is Signal Support Systems. More...

Stepping-Up To Be Celebrated

Antonio Hudson King, of Belle Harbor, will be celebrating his stepping-up ceremony from kindergarten at P.S. 114, Friday, June 20. Antonio More...

Happy Birthday!

Kerry Flaherty of Rockaway Beach, daughter of Carol and sister of Baby Benjamin Boo, will be 23 on June 14. More...

Native American Celebration Will Be Held On June 21, 22

The Ninth Annual Gateway to Nations: New York City More...

Bill Brings Info To Families of Crash Victims

The House of Representatives has recently passed legislation authored Representative Anthony Weiner that will greatly enhance the flow of crucial information to plane crash victims. More...

What To Do On A Rainy Day

Photos By Denis Macrae

The rain we have been experiencing for the past month or so has many people de More...

Arista Ceremony Held At Beach Channel

On May 22, Beach Channel High School inducted 24 of its finest students into the Arista/Archon National Honor Society. More...

Students At P.S./M.S. 43 Participate In Art Activities

Students from the sixth grade spent their first day of vacation in April at the Metro More...

Tech-Prep Program Awards

Queens high schools and Queens More...

Streets Renamed for Locals

Some streets in Rockaway are getting name changes soon, in an effort to honor local heroes. More...

Tickets Going Quickly For RMAC USO Show

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) wants to entertain you by taking you back to World War II and the days of the "Big Band Sound" of Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman. More...


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