October 1, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Cleaning Up the Bay - One Beach at a Time

Littoral Society groups More...

Celebrating National Estuaries Day

A group of 125 people from Rockaway and elsewhere enjoyed a 3 hour tour of Jamaica Bay aboard the More...

Fashion Show At Neponsit ADHC

Above: The DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day HealthCare Center held a fashion show on Wednesday, September 22. The registrants and staff walked on the runway to show off their Sunday best. More...

Frank Avenue Civics Assist In Coastal Cleanup

On September 18, members for the Frank Avenue Civic Association and other assisted in a coastal cleanup in Bayswater. The event, sponsored by the American Littoral Society, was a nation-wide waterfront cleanup project. More...

Hundreds Turn Out To Honor FF Richie Allen On Beach 91 Street

Hundreds of Rockaway residents joined dozens of firefighters in honoring Firefighter Richie Allen, who lost his life at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. More...

Seaside Center Open

The Seaside Adult Community Center is open from Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center has hired a new cook, Sheila Labidou, who cooks meals with an international flavor reflecting the diversity of the staff and members. More...

KeySpan Funds ‘Family Literacy Program’

KeySpan Foundation recently gave a grant of $5,000 to the Queens Library to inaugurate a Family Literacy Program in the Rockaways. More...

PHC Names Three To Be Honored At Anniversary Ball

Three locals will be honored by Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) at its annual Anniversary Ball to be held on October 30 at the Sands in Atlantic Beach. More...

Plumb Beach to Breezy Point Bike Tour

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is offering the public an opportunity to learn about the natural, cultural and recreational resources of the Jamaica Bay Unit while bicycling from Plumb Beach to Breezy Point on Saturday, More...

NTSB Final Report On AA 587 Set For 10/26

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will meet in More...

SJEH Offers Free Depression Screening

For National Depression Screening Day, St. John More...

Senate Candidate To Address Rockaway Republicans

Republican Senatorial candidate, Howard Mills, who is running to unseat More...

Fontbonne Hall Academy News

The ninth grade scholarship winners are pictured with principal, Sister Anne P. Clancy, CSJ, and assistant principal Gilda T. King. The freshman scholarship winners were the recipients of more than $62,000 in tuition money this year. More...

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Torres Joins 101 Pct. Community Affairs Unit

Contributing Editor For most of his 17 years with the NYPD Officer George Torres has served the Far Rockaway community in several capacities More...

Two Local Sites Set For Voter Registration

The New York City Board of Elections has announced that it will be conducting two days of local voter registration at sites in all five boroughs to register voters for the November 2 General Election. More...

Health Dept. Comes Knocking To Rockaway

Staff from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will be visiting homes in Broad Channel and Far Rockaway this month as part of a landmark study of health in the city More...

All-Out Tribute For Hero Both Fine And Brave

Marybeth McShane, Terence More...

Beachcomber

The Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation often sends email and press releases to The Wave for publication, especially in the wake of September 11. More...

Chatting With Chapey

The Rotary Club of Southwest Queens is honoring me on Thursday, September 30. More...

Butterflies, Blue Skies For ‘A Special Rose’

More than 100 people gathered on the boardwalk at Beach 124 Street as it was re-named More...

Former Local In $5.2 Million Insurance Scam

She may have thought she had it made in the Florida shade but an alleged scam artist, formerly of Arverne, is behind bars in connection with a major auto insurance fraud investigation. More...

Cop of the Month 100 Precinct

Five officers were presented More...

Hundreds Turn Out To Honor FF Richie Allen On Beach 91 Street

Hundreds of Rockaway residents joined dozens of firefighters in honoring Firefighter Richie Allen, who lost his life at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Central And Cornaga Avenue

Many thanks to Mildred Fischer of Far Rockaway for today More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Lights in Rockaway went out twice between Sunday night and Monday morning but the Long Island Lighting Company refused for hours on Monday to admit it. More...

Old Rockaway Friends Reunite For Picture

In 1940, approximately 64 years ago, a group of Rockaway friends (and one of their brothers) got together for a picture. More...

‘Water Daughter’ Dives Into Publishing

A Rockaway Park woman, who formed her own company to fulfill her dream of publishing children More...

Weiner Draws $47,000 Fine For Fundraising Violations

The Federal Election Committee (FEC) has fined Congressman Anthony Weiner $47,000 for fundraising violations during his 2000 campaign for Congress. More...

Vietnam Moving Wall Coming In October 2

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M.S. 53 Welcomes 500 Parents To Orientation

Claude Monreau, acting principal of M.S. 53, welcomed parents at an orientation meeting on September 20. More than 500 parents attended along with many staff members. More...

Church of God Students Begin School Year

Church of God Christian Academy students gathered for their first assembly for the school year last week. The students are pictured pledging allegiance to the American and Christian flags. More...

Terror Fear Closes Atlantic Beach Bridge

The Atlantic Beach Bridge was closed late last Friday night after Nassau Police arrested a disturbed Vietnam vet with bomb-making substances in his van nearby, police said. More...

Tribute Park Done By Spring 2005: Chamber

Work on Tribute Park is scheduled to get underway again, after a summer nearly void of activity, and completion is scheduled for spring 2005, according to the Chamber of Commerce. More...

Frank Avenue Civic Holds End Of Summer Barbecue

Michele Titus thanks Earl Devere who worked the barbecue for the picnic, making him the most popular person at the event. More...

Weiner Named To Head Cancer Campaign

One of the nation More...


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