July 23, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Colman Genn, Who Brought Down CSB 27, Dead At 68

Colman Genn had a profound impact on education in Rockaway as well as in New York City as a whole, but few here not connected to the public school system will remember his name. More...

Far Rockaway Benefits And Information Fair

The Coalition for Far Rockaway More...

Ecowatchers Oppose Sale of Broad Channel Parcels

On August 4, NYC will auction off about 20 small parcels of land in Broad Channel. More...

Graybeards Assist California Community

The Graybeards recently collected $21,000 for the community of Julian, California. More...

JTL Honors McDonald’s Manager

The coaches of the New York Junior Tennis League honor Mrs. Gloria Grant, manager McDonald More...

Meeks Lauds Pledges To Rebuild Haiti

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks has welcomed the results of the International Donors Conference on Haiti, which concluded on Tuesday. More...

Junk Boat Is Nighttime Hazard

The small speedboat and trailer seen here, just a few feet west of the Beach Channel High School boat ramp, has been parked in the same spot for more than a week and is angled out into traffic, which creates a hazard at night when it is harder to see More...

Krol Honored At City Hall

Jennifer Krol of P.S. 114 was honored at City Hall for an essay she wrote on New York More...

Graduates From Clark University

Anthony Colon of Rockaway Beach graduated with a Master of Public Administration from Clark University in Massachusetts on Sunday, May 23. Colon attended Talent Unlimited High School. More...

Completes Navy Boot Camp

Navy Seaman Apprentice Gregory Riley, son of Lenora J. and Anthony P. Riley of Far Rockaway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Neglect, Rodents Haunt Old Rockaway Courthouse

Hazardous, filthy and unhealthy- those are some of the words used to describe the state of the former courthouse on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 92 Street by Rockaway resident Jim Hurley, who provided these pictures to The Wave. More...

Broad Channel Osprey Club Studies Marsh

The entire Osprey Club group that worked on the marsh study. More...

Party Held For Veterans At American Legion

On Sunday, July 11, members of the Daniel M. O More...

Sand Castle Contest Set For July 25

The Ninth Annual Sandcastle Contest sponsored by Barbara Morris of West End Realty will be held on the Beach at Beach 116 Street on Sunday, July 25. Registration will begin at noon, with the contest itself lasting from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. More...

SJEH Names Badero Chief Of Cardiology

Oluyemi O. Badero, MD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology at St. John More...

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Sets New ED Physician Staffing Plan

In a More...

Addabbo To Sponsor Rockaway Family Day

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., has announced that he and the New York City Parks Department will sponsor a family day at Rockaway Beach. More...

Beachcomber

Approximately 350 locals showed up for Lew Simon More...

Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Golf Outing

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways hosted its annual golf outing last week. More...

Dance Dimensions Holds Recital

Dance Dimensions held its 24th Annual Dance Recital on June 27 at M.S. 180.

Top row, left to right: Brittany Rivera, Claudia Manganiello, Nicole Yamorski, Samantha Travers, Jada Barta. Center row, left to right: Rebecca Wynter, Jasmine Brunson, Veronica Welsh, Brianne Brunson. More...

Graffiti Clean Up In Rockaway

The borough of Queens South Graffiti Clean Up gathered in Rockaway on Saturday, July 17, to clean 12 locations on the peninsula. More...

Harmony Picnic Brings Together Local Precincts

The 101 and 100 precincts, the two NYPD police precincts that serve Rockaway, joined the other precincts that make up the Queens South Command at an Annual Harmony Picnic that took place at Cunningham Park on July 20. More...

Local Council Members Aid Addabbo FHC

The two City Council members who represent Rockaway have teamed together to provide $500 thousand for the building effort of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, a spokesperson for the center announced recently. More...

Leaky Gas Main Sparks PS 43 Evacuation

More than 300 summer school students and faculty were evacuated from PS 43 in Edgemere on Wednesday, when a construction crew working nearby a high-pressure gas main punctured the main, releasing gas to the atmosphere. More...

Kearney Students Excel In Latin

Ninety Kearney students received awards for outstanding performance in this year More...

Catches Large Fish

Christina Carter of Arverne recently caught a big fish in Margaretville in upstate New York. The nine year old caught the fish with only two small pieces of kernel corn. More...

Celebrates Fifth Birthday

William O More...

Charged With Ripping Off State

An Arverne man has been charged with theft of Unemployment Insurance benefits in an investigation that found 12 Queens residents involved in that illegal activity. More...

Hammels Woman Stabs Son, 11, Three Times

Nuvia Tatum has reportedly told her son not to borrow a neighbor More...

RMAC To Host ‘Culinary Extravaganza’ 08-19

Rockaway Music & Arts Council (RMAC) is cooking up a More...

Rockaway Has Heart Of Powerful Summer Res

Spy David Scharf More...

Pheffer: Minimum Wage Battle Pays Off

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that a major agreement has been reached between the Assembly and Senate to increase the state More...

Sanitation, Safety Violations Soar - Tenants Helpless

As garbage piles reached the second floor of 249 Beach 15 Street and the foul stench of overflowing toilets filled the building, over 100 tenants screamed at policemen Tuesday in search of answers. More...

Breezy Couple Open Ices Stand

Gerard and Leslie Valentine of Breezy Point recently opened Rita More...

Work Begins Slowly At Tribute Park

Now that the city More...


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