May 7, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Blum: Arverne Needs Entertainment Complex

Bernie Blum, the President of the Friends of Rockaway, a long-time environmental group, does not believe that demapping streets in the Arverne Urban Renewal Area and putting a park in the eastern end of the site is the best solution local residents. More...

Hadassah Luncheon

The Rockaway branch of Hadassah will celebrate its annual Heart Luncheon on May 11 at the Lawrence Country Club. The luncheon will begin at noon. More...

Far Rockaway High School Tours The N.Y. Senate

Students at Far Rockaway High School arrived at the steps of the New York State Senate and were greeted by Senator Serphin Maltese and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer. More...

Man Sentenced in Assault On Rockaway Woman

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Madison Square Boys and Girls Club News

Since October 2003, the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club, Far Rockaway Clubhouse have been operating the African Dance Program in collaboration with Remember Drummers Inc. More...

Ashley Graduates From Howard

Amanda Starr Ashley, an August Martin High School alumnus and resident of Bay Towers graduated from Howard University with honors in psychology on May 8. More...

M.S. 180 Visits African Burial Site

M.S. 180 students recently visited African Burial Grounds in lower Manhattan, as part of an investigation in forensic studies. Many of the students in the eighth grade graduating class asked questions concerning the discovery of this site. More...

FDR Played Large Part In NC-4 Story, Visited Rockaway

Most people remember Franklin D. Roosevelt as the president who brought us through the Great Depression and World War II. He is considered by many to be one of our greatest presidents. More...

Tis The Season For Daffodils To Sprout

Firefighters from Ladder 137 plant new daffodil bulbs at Beach 125 Street and Cronston Avenue. More...

Power Squadron Adds Second Boating Class

Due to overwhelming response, the Brooklyn Power Squadron has added a second spring class in safe boating. More...

Saturday Hours Added For Passports At PO

Postmaster George Buonocore says that he understands that there are a lot of hard working families in the Rockaway More...

Catholic Group Holds NYC Forum

The Voice of the Faithful is holding a forum on education and action on Saturday, May 22 between 1-4 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Manhattan. More...

RDRC To Administer Summer Youth Program

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will be administering the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). More...

Recent Spike In Thefts Reported By 101 Precinct

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Executive Officer Alex Laera, of the 101precinct in Far Rockaway recently reported a rise in the theft of unattended belongings during April More...

St. Francis de Sales Happenings

The children of grades K-8 entertained the audience in a talent show under the direction of Ms. Farragher and Ms. Murray with songs, dance, joke telling and Irish step dancing. More...

Attention Deficit Workshop at M.S. 53

Attendance Improvement Dropout Prevention facilitator Ken Yanek hosted an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) workshop at M.S. 53 on April 22. Parents were invited to attend so that they can better understand the illness. More...

Rev. Liew Elected To Head SJEH Pastoral College

Rev. Dr. Richard Liew, Director of Clinical Pastoral Education at St. John More...

Sunday Meter Feeding Returns To B.116

Just a reminder that you will have to feed the meters on Beach 116 Street seven days a week beginning this Sunday, May 9, and that parking for longer than an hour between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. is prohibited. More...

Trinity Services Celebrates With Annual Luncheon

Trinity Services celebrated its successful year with a luncheon at Russo More...

101 Precinct CO Gives Safety Tips

"Recently, there has been a slight increase in unattended items being removed without the owner More...

BCHS Boat Ramp Doubled As Dump

This wrecked automobile, note chrome bumper on the right, and other interesting items were pulled from the water in front of the Beach Channel High School boat ramp on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Barton Named Logistical Specialist

Army Pvt. Kadiann M. Barton has graduated from the automated logistical specialist advanced individual training (AIT) course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. More...

Busy Bee Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Busy Bee, the children More...

FRHS Features

On Tuesday, April 20, students of the Far Rockaway Mock Trial, Criminology and Law Program went on a trip on to the New York State Capitol, Albany. Mr. Vasquez, the Law Coordinator of Far Rockaway High School, organized the trip. More...

Deputy Inspector Talamo Thanks Rockaway

(Charles V. Talamo, the former commanding officer of the 100 Precinct, asked The Wave to publish the following message to Rockaway residents. The Wave congratulates him on his promotion Deputy Inspector. More...

New Baby In Leshinsky Family

Matthew and Nicole Leshinsky wish to announce the birth of brother Christopher John Leshinsky on March 25, 2004, who arrived at 9:13 a.m. at 7lbs. 12oz. More...

Payne Completes AF Basic

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Keron D. Payne has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Transatlantic Flight of NC-4 Made Rockaway Famous

The following description of the flight of the NC-4 from Rockaway into history was adapted from the story of the flight on the Website, www.aviationhistory.com/ navy/nc4.html. More...

Never-Before-Published Pictures Of NC-4

Irving Sheeley enlisted in the Navy in March, 1917 as a Landsman (candidate) for Machinist More...

The Citizen’s Police Academy Report

There is nothing more frightening than hearing the nasty pop, pop, pop of a handgun and seeing the muzzle flash in your direction More...

Goffin First Graduate of SJEH Program

Scott Goffin, DO, will be the first doctor to graduate from the dermatology program at St. John More...

CURC Family Walk/Run Set For May 15

History takes place on May 15, as the Collaboration for Unity in the Rockaway Community (CURC) sponsors Rockaway More...

Family And Schools Together At Ps 105

On Friday, May 21, PS 105 in Far Rockaway will host a commencement exercise for Family And School Together (FAST). More...

Rotary Triangle Blooms With Color

The Rotary Triangle at Beach 116 Street and Newport Avenue sprouts with yellows and whites as the daffodils planted in the wake of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center sprout anew. More...

St. Camillus School News

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P.S. 114 Pre-K Visit Bakery

The children of Mrs. Foremont More...

Four Locals Rip Up Dem Registrations And Become Republicans Instead

Four local men took time at a recent meeting of the newly-formed Rockaway Republican Club to rip up their voter registration cards denoting that they are registered Democrats. More...

Star Gazing in Broad Channel

Local astronomer John Kinneary of Broad Channel brought out his giant telescope for viewing craters on the moon More...

Work At Ward’s Deli, New One Coming

Contractors work at the former Ward More...


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