August 13, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Weiner Wants Mets Back on Cable

A lifelong Mets fan, Representative Anthony Weiner, urged Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to intervene in the Time Warner/Cablevision contract dispute that has removed the Mets from Time-Warner cable lineup. More...

Gateway Hosts Marsh Restoration Volunteers

On Sunday, August 8, Gateway National Recreation Area hosted a volunteer recognition event at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to recognize those that contributed their time to a marsh restoration effort at Big Egg Marsh, Broad Channel. More...

‘A Train’ Service To Be Disrupted This Weekend

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has announced a series of service disruptions on the More...

NYPD Extends Test Filing Date

Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Martha K. Hirst and Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

Large Turnout For Rockaway’s Third Annual Multicultural Festival

Contributing Editor More than 3,500 people celebrated unity in Rockaway at the Third Annual Rockaway Multicultural Family Festival this past Saturday at O More...

RAA Show And Sale In Atlantic Beach

The Rockaway Artists Alliance will host a Labor Day juried art show and sale in Atlantic Beach. The show is open to fine art and fine craft artists who produce and design their own work with a registration fee of $40. More...

Locals Honor Memory Of Steve Belson With Swim, Scholarships

Sean Kellar, who arranged the event, stands under the signs proclaiming Beach 92 Street and the Boardwalk as More...

Kelly and Hoffman to Marry

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hoffman of Woodmere have announced the engagement of their daughter Stephanie Ann to Michael William Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kelly of Rockaway Park. A March 2006 wedding is planned. More...

Faith Mayar Named All-American Scholar

Far Rockaway resident, Faith Mayar was named an All America Scholar by the United States Achievement Academy. Mayar attends Brian Piccolo M.S. 53. More...

PHC Hosts Annual Employee Barbeque

Members of the Peninsula Hospital Center More...

NYPD Extends Test Filing Date

Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Martha K. Hirst and Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

PALPrograms Offer Fun For Kids

During the summer, the Police Athletic League, PAL, closes off streets and other public areas throughout New York City to give children safe, supervised places to play. Play-sites offer sports, arts, ga-mes, crafts, music, and dance. More...

RAA Celebrates Tenth Anniversary With ‘A Perfect Ten’

The Rockaway Artist Alliance (RAA) recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with the opening of More...

Rockaway Lasik Helps Woman To See 20/20

Most of those who come to the office of Dr. Mark Gelwan More...

Rockaway Relay For Life Celebrates Success

Contributing Editor The American Cancer Society More...

City Seizes Dumper’s Trucks in Rockaway

Two men were fined and had their trucks impounded in Rockaway after they were caught dumping construction debris in the community. More...

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...

PHC Names Ryan ‘Member Of The Year’

Joan Ryan was selected as More...

...Plug Loopholes In City Helicopter Flights

Representative Anthony Weiner, a Member of the House Transportation Committee, has announced legislation to prevent terrorists from using helicopters to attack New York City. More...

City Health Department Orders Paddy K’s Shut Down

Paddy K More...

Hero Teen Honored By Borough President

Contributing Editor Saide Palmer, who rescued 7-year-old Devin Erwin from drowning in Jamaica Bay on August 3, was honored at Queens Borough Hall on August 11. More...

Kids Can’t Wait For Park Opening

Bikers and skaters have been sneaking into the Rockaway Skate Park for the last several weeks and hope it will open soon. The Department of Parks and Recreation postponed the ribbon cutting and has not announced a new date. More...

Little Richard, Chuck Berry In ‘Ultimate Legends Of Rock ‘N Roll’

Chuck Berry and Little Richard will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Thursday, August 19th at 8 pm. Tickets are $50 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Daytop Village rehabilitation center caused worry in the Rockaways after the state approved their More...

Mikey Turns One

Mikey Pop, Jr. celebrated his first birthday on August 7 with his mom, dad, sister Destiny, family and friends. Born on August 6, 2003, Mikey More...

Nichols Graduates From Navy Bootcamp

Mikqual Jordei Nichols, son of Nikki Nichols of Far Rockaway and Tugman Nichols of Brooklyn and brother of Bianca Jasmin Nichols, graduated from boot camp in the U.S. More...

Webster Graduates From Tufts

Naeem Stephen Webster of Arverne graduated from Tufts University this past May. More...

Monster Cave-ins Grow For Weeks In Rockaway

This cave-in, on Beach 108 Street between the Rockaway Freeway and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, has been threatening to swallow vehicles for weeks. City workers spray-painted a ring around it but have not been back since. More...

PHC Expands Telemetry Beds

Peninsula Hospital Center has recently expanded its telemetry More...

Sarnoff Honored With USPS Matted Print At Boardwalk Ceremony

Local artist Robert Sarnoff, who presents his political views through his cartoons weekly in The Wave, was honored on Wednesday by the United States Postal Service (USPS). More...

RMAC Hosts Cady Finlayson Band At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) hosted the popular Irish band, Cady Finlayson & Band last Sunday at Fort Tilden as part of its highly-acclaimed Sunset Picnic Concert Series. More...

SJEH To Honor Three Doctors At Chrysanthemum Ball

A number of members of the staff of the St John More...

Storm Disrupts Traffic, Floods Basements Throughout Peninsula

A Lingering storm that dumped more than 2.2 inches of rain on the Rockaway Peninsula on Wednesday afternoon disrupted traffic throughout the area and forced many local residents to bail out their basements. More...


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