August 13, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Needle, Detritus On Rockaway’s Beaches

More than 4.4 million people visit Rockaway beaches every summer in search of sun, sand and swimming. What Rockaway resident, Terese Paskoff More...

Teen Admits Killing One, Wounding Others

The Far Rockaway teenager charged with killing one man and wounding five others late last month admitted he fired on the crowd and dumped his handgun into Jamaica Bay as he fled on the More...

Community

Beachcomber

The firefighters from Engine265 and Ladder 121 in Arverne are to be congratulated for their quick work in pulling 13-year-old Tab Miller from the waters of Jamaica Bay, especially Firefighter Craig Mosia, who stripped down and went into the water to More...

Careless Barbequing Can Cook Up Trouble

Every year, careless use of barbecue grills is the cause of hundreds of fires. The resulting property damage can be widespread and expensive! Careless grilling costs millions of dollars and, tragically, can also cost people their lives. More...

PHC Names Ryan ‘Member Of The Year’

Joan Ryan was selected as More...

Editorial/Opinion

Once Again, Who Speaks For Our Communities?

As the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation was bulldozing under a number of natural dunes in Rockaway Park last week, the phone lines at The Wave began to light up like the proverbial Christmas Tree with calls from angry residents who de More...

Editorial Comment

“Bush, kerry, What’s The Difference %” More...

Letters

Letters

All letters submitted to The Wave, including those sent via e-mail, must contain names, addresses and phone numbers. All letters are subject to editing and publication at the discretion of the editors. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Jeremiah N. Claire Jr. Steamfitter Jeremiah N. Claire Jr., a lifelong Rockaway Park resident, died on August 5. More...

Driver Injures Mother, Kids, Then Leaves

A mother and her two daughters were seriously injured in Breezy Point last Wednesday night when a hit-and-run driver from Manhattan struck them after he allegedly blew a red light, according to court records. More...

Pigeon-Plagued Hotel Slated For Stores, Condos

The eyesore Lawrence Hotel, once one of the most notorious welfare hotels in New York City and more recently the home for thousands of pigeons, may soon become an anchor for a revitalized Beach 116 Street shopping area. More...

Cashin Defends Change of Principal For FRHS

Contributing Editor When the new school year begins at Far Rockaway High School next month students and parents will find a new person sitting in the principal More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

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Eye On Physical Therapy

According to an article in the New York Times , back pain is listed as the eighth leading reason for people to visit their physician. Millions are spent each year on the prevention and treatment of back pain. More...

Sports

Granddaughter Of Rockaway Residents Heads To Olympics

Don and Helen Joyce of Breezy Point have watched their granddaughter, Kara Joyce, swim just about everywhere from Far Rockaway to Rochester and Ann Arbor, Mich. to Athens, Ga. as her family moved across the country. More...

Graybeards Family 5K Run Results

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Girls Lacrosse League’s First Star

Frances Amodeo has scored 11 goals in two games More...


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