January 23, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

City Set To Rehab Beach 116 Station And Stores

Representatives from the MTA re vealed more of their plan to renovate the Rock away Park Subway Stat ion and the adjoining city-owned store fronts on Beach 116 Street at a meeting in Rock away last week. More...

Want To Be A CEC Member? Prepare For Lots Of Paperwork

Are you the parent of a public school student and want to become a member of the newly formed Com munity Education Councils (CEC) that will soon replace the elected Community School Boards? More...

MTA Out As Private Bus Plan Stalls

The takeover of the private bus lines that service Rockaway by the Metro politan Transportation Agency (MTA) is a dead issue, at least for now. More...

Community

Addabbo FHC Groundbreaking Set For February 20

There will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center at 6200 Beach Channel Drive on February 20 at 11 a.m. More...

Pheffer: End Wage Discrimination

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced passage of legislation she supported designed to end wage discrimination in New York. More...

80 Year-Old Gang from Rockaway Park Reminisces

Les Landau is an old Rockaway hand who now lives in Maryland. He was one of the major contributor to The Wave More...

Editorial/Opinion

City Should Not Give Up On Private Bus Deal

When the Mayor first announced a plan for the city to take over the private bus lines that service the peninsula, Rockaway residents were ecstatic. The three lines that regularly ply the peninsula More...

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Addabbo Out As Parks Chair

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., who represents the west end of Rockaway, has voluntarily removed himself as the chairperson of the council's Parks Committee to take over the chair of the more prestigious Civil Service and Labor Committee. More...

A New Jamaica Bay Ice Age

The site at Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel Drive will one day soon house the Rockaway Tribute Park. For now, however, it is simply a nice place to watch the ice in Jamaica Bay float by. More...

Five Men Charged In Local Deli Destruction

The five men who authorities say threw glass bottles at one other and turned a local deli upside down during a recent nighttime brawl are due back in court this week, according to the district attorney More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The tragic death of a family by carbon monoxide once again warns local residents to buy and install an inexpensive monitor in their homes. Most people place the carbon monoxide detector right next to their smoke detector to better monitor their home. More...

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St. Pat

The James Conway Sullivan Queens County St. Patrick More...

Broad Channel Bits

Winter has really let itself be a presence in our area! Brrr. Days with temperatures in the teens or twenties when the sun shines are not so hard to take, but windy and/or gray cold days are really miserable. More...

Sports

Sorrentino Hands Out Millennium Awards

On Saturday, January 17, 2004, the Sorrentino Recreation Center in Far Rockaway handed out trophies to those who participated in the 2003-2004 Millennium Basketball Tournament. More...

Dombrowski Leaps For New Pole Vault Record

Dylan Dombrowski, a 9th grader at Archbishop Molloy High School, set the New York State Catholic High School Freshmen Class Record in the Pole Vault. Dylan More...

Greater New York Ice Hockey League – New York Stars

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