July 9, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Broad Channel Man Serves With Navy

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Rynkowski, son of Harry Harper and Jane Harper of Broad Channel, guides cable on board the modular cargo delivery system ship SS Cape Johnson as part of Navy Cargo Handling Battalion TEN More...

Drawing On Science by Stephen Yaeger

Whales, those magnificent sea animals with a hole on top of their head, have always fascinated people throughout the centuries. Whales are classified as cetaceans (seh-TAY-shans) and include dolphins and porpoises. More...

Local Involved In Experimental US Army Program

Soldiers who normally train at this massive Army post next door to Death Valley in California More...

Meeks Lauds Edwards As VP Choice

In choosing Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina as his running mate, Sen. John Kerry has at one and the same time demonstrated for all the country to see the thorough and thoughtful way in which he make decisions and the boldness of his decisions. More...

War Veterans Get Their Diplomas

World War II and Korean War veterans Peter Gaeta, James Donnellan, Francis J. Dowd, Edward Gleason, and James Malatesta (seated) received their high school diplomas at a recent ceremony at Beach Channel High School. More...

Agoglia Family Leads Beach Wall Project

Lorraine Agoglia collected approximately $3,000 from 32 homeowners on Beach 141 Street to defray the cost of beautifying the beach wall. More...

Named to Dean’s List

Mary Kate Barron has been named to the Dean More...

Fant Graduates From Kaye

Jasmine A. Fant recently graduated from the Danny Kaye School in Brooklyn. Fant is the daughter of Chester Fant of Rockaway Beach, granddaughter of Anne Rairden, formerly of Far Rockaway and the great-granddaughter of Margaret Rairden of Inwood. More...

O’Hare Sworn In

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Osprey Club Kids Seine the Bay

Young members of the More...

PAL KICKS OFF Playstreet Program

The police Athletic League (PAL) launched its 2004 Summer Playstreet Program in Queens on Tuesday, July 6th. More...

Queer Eye for the Quintessential Rockaway Guy

The following review of a national television show that came to Rockaway was written by Joe McGivney, who often writes about the beach volleyball league for The Wave. More...

Scenes From Rockaway On A July 4 Weekend

The beach at Roxbury in Breezy Point was crowded most of the weekend, especially for the fireworks display on July 4 evening. Pictured, the scene on Sunday afternoon. More...

Addabbo: It’s A Crime To Use City To Harass Others

In response to the growing occurrence of false complaints to the Department of Buildings that have no other purpose than the harassment of a property owner, Councilman Joseph Addabbo, Jr. More...

DOH Announces Arrival Of West Nile Season

The season More...

Parks: No ‘Critical’ Lifeguard Shortage

"There is no critical lifeguard shortage in Rockaway," Parks Department spokesperson Margaret Johnson angrily told The Wave on Thursday, July 1, in response to a story the paper did in the prior week More...

Construction To Start On 100 Precinct

Repair work on the 100 Precinct stationhouse, which will be 75 years old in 2005, is scheduled to start next week after more than four years of surveying and planning, according to a top city construction official. More...

Brown Is All-American Scholar Winner

The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Sheniqua Brown form Far Rockaway, NY has been named All-American Scholar. More...

Local Student Featured At Brooklyn Art Gallery

Lauren Rogoff, local artist and student, has been featured at the Stripeman Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Pictured, Rogoff stands next to a watercolor of horses she has on exhibition. More...

Double Birthday In The Family

Great Grandfather Harold Peters and his great granddaughter Jillian Schneider share the same birthday. The family will celebrate the double occasion with a big party on their mutual birthday, July 9. More...

Two Locals From St. Saviour Earn Graduation Scholarships

Samantha Carini is a National Merit Scholarship Commended student. She received full scholarships to Stony Brook and Baruch Honors Program. She will attend the Doctor of Pharmacology program at St. John University. More...

A New Addition

Frederick Anthony Teich was born on June 19 to parents Fred and Yvonne Teich of Belle Harbor. Frederick was born at 9:12 p.m. weighing 8lbs. 4oz. More...

Colleran Graduates

Martin John Colleran graduated from Michigan State University Law School on May 16, 2004. Colleran More...

Estime Graduates

Marie Estime of Arverne, received an Associate Degree in Marketing from the College of Business at the Florida Campus of Johnson and Wales University at a recent ceremony. More...

Giant Fish Story

Megan O More...

Hero Lifeguard Stars In Independent Movie

Local lifeguard Thaddeus Schneider, who recently starred in a real life rescue on Rockaway More...

PHC Rehab Center Residents Visit Beach

Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation made the first of several planned beach visits recently. More...

Rockaway Residents Get Tips On Homeownership

Contributing Editor

Rockaway Development and Re-vitalization Corporation and Margert Community Corporation sponsored a Homeownership Fair and Conference recently in an effort to help residents of the Rockaways realize the dream of home ownership. More...


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