August 6, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Exit Cable Blows, Plunging 4,250 Into Darkness

An Exit Cable coming from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) plant in Bayswater blew out with a loud More...

NYPD Asks For Illegal BB/Pellet Guns

The 100 Precinct is asking parents whose children have a BB or pellet gun to turn it into their local precinct. More...

Community

Beachcomber

The Wave has a suggestion for the MTA in its rush to earn more revenue by allowing corporations to name our subway lines for a large sum of money. The A line, which serves Rockaway, should be sold to the company that makes Ty-D-Bowl. More...

Church Hosts Far Rockaway Health Fair

The Church of Christ in Far Rockaway hosted its second annual health fair last week, The fair included five workshops on health topics of interest to the community as well as a number of health screenings. Pictured, Dr. More...

Correction Officers Begin Recruitment Drive

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has been contacted by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DCS), requesting her assistance with their Department More...

Sports

Focused Hyde Performs On The Mound

When prospective high school and college players wait for that phone call during the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, they are home with their families and friends. For seventh round pick Scott Hyde, he got the news in a different country. More...

O’Connell’s Last Chance For Olympic Spot

Former Rockaway Resident Denise (Dee) O More...

Droesch Hits Jumper To Clinch DJ’s Trophy

The Women More...

Bay Plunge Leaves Local Teen In Critical Condition

For two local youths, throwing rocks from the bay wall into Jamaica Bay turned tragic when a 7-year-old boy fell into the bay and his 13-year-old cousin jumped in after him in order to effect a rescue. More...

Beats Up His Mother, Then Six Cops

A Rockaway Park man slammed his mother into a coffee table, beat her with closed fists and then sent six cops to the hospital after wrestling one of them for his gun, according to court records. More...

No ‘Crate Escape’ For Would-Be Liquor Thief

A Brooklyn teenager is accused of breaking into a Breezy Point bar in late June and trying to get away with a milk crate filled with booze and beer, according to court records. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

August sashayed in on a soggy note earlier this week. Green plants, flowers and trees have gotten a good amount of rainfall dropped on them. And the month is only a few days old, but a couple of them have been pretty sticky. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Appointed To Emerald Isle Board

I am pleased to inform you that I have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center (EIIC). Brian O More...

Drawing On Science

At this time of year two of our most familiar insects appear: Cicadas and Fireflies. Some people refer to Cicadas as locusts, but they are not in the locust family. It is because of their numbers that they became to be known as locusts. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Too Many Guns In The Hands Of Teenagers

It does not take much more than looking at the events of Saturday evening to know that there are too many guns in the hands of teens Last Saturday, perhaps 1,000 local residents were enjoying two separate parties on the east end of the peninsula. More...

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Letters

Letters

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