November 26, 2004 RSS feed / Community

ABTS Joins ‘Toys For Tots’

Arverne By The Sea (ABTS) is asking for the help of the local community. More...

Bayswater To Hear of ‘The Jews In Brooklyn’

On Sunday, December 5, at 10 a.m., Dr. Ilana Abramovitch will speak of More...

January 1 Deadline For Skateboarder’s Helmets

Governor George E. Pataki announced recently that he has signed legislation into law that will require New Yorkers under the age of 14 who ride skateboards to wear safety helmets. More...

2004 At The Hamer-Campos Farmer’s Market

The Hamer-Campos Farmer More...

Bricklayers Recruit For Apprenticeships

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 1, will conduct recruitment through March 25 for 12 bricklayers and three stonemason apprentices. More...

Final List Of The Victims Of The Crash Of AA 587

The editorial that the Wave ran in its November 12 edition commemorating those who died when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue on November 12, 2001, was flawed, having come from what was called a final list More...

Free Holiday Parking In Cedarhurst

Holiday shoppers in Cedarhurst will be given a treat this year: free holiday parking. Beginning December 1, holiday shoppers will be able to park in all Cedarhurst municipal parking fields without feeding the meters (except in permit only areas). More...

Completes Navy Boot Camp

Navy Seaman Recruit Olay O. Akinsanya, son of Bola B. and Billy B. Akinsanya of Far Rockaway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Welcome Laci Ann

Laci Ann Smallman was born on August 20, 2004, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring twenty and a half inches to parents Kathi and Jimmy Smallman of Broad Channel. Laci More...

Super Team Gives Candy

Belle Harbor residents Ellen Moran and Mark Mina dressed up as Superman and Superwoman for Halloween. The two gave candy to dozens of area children. More...

Cheeseboro Catches Monster Striper

Damion Cheesboro recently won the Sundevils Surf and Jetty Fishing Association More...

Orr Retires From The Seaside Branch

Helen Orr, a twenty year staffer with the Seasude Branch of thge Queensborough Public Library on Beach 92 Street, retired this past month. More...

PS 105 Visits ‘Christmas With The Kranks’

Sony Pictures donated tickets to 100 students and parents from P.S 105 to attend the movie premiere of More...

PS 114 Scholars Play The Stock Market Game

The Belle Harbor School - P.S. 114Q students in Ron Gerson More...

Weiner: Money To Test Crime Scene DNA

Congress has passed legislation providing police and prosecutors with $110 million to test crime scene DNA. More...

Weiner Fights Beach Erosion With $250K

Representative Anthony Weiner has announced the acquisition of $250,000 to fight beach erosion in Rockaway. More...

St. Gertrude’s Seniors Celebrate Birthdays

About 40 members of the senior program at St. Gertrude More...

Beachcomber

We enjoyed Russo More...

Broad Channel Bits

The Friday after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year. For those who brave the crowds, there are plenty of bargains to be had out there. More...

Artist Hopes New Mural Will Spur Youth to Read

Local artist Leigh Walls (left) stands in front of the new mural he designed and painted on the outside wall of the Arverne Library. Joining him is one of the teens who helped him paint the mural More...

Dominican Republic AA 587 Memorial Service Fills National Cathedral

On November 12, as Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki spoke to a rain swept memorial ceremony in Rockaway, hundreds of family members of those who died in the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 sat in the First Cathedral of the New World in the D More...

Sanders Takes Action On Beach 15 Street Building

It has been nearly a month since residents residing at the 249 Beach 15 Street in Far Rockaway have experienced the warm feeling of having heat or hot water in their apartments. More...

A Look At Fort Tilden ‘Between The Wars’

The National Park Service is offering the public an opportunity to learn about the era of Fort Tilden More...

Demo Work Stirs Asbestos Worry On B. 116

Work at the Job Lot store, 192 Beach 116 Street/115-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, caused concern last Friday when passerby saw what they thought was asbestos being carried out to dumpsters sitting on Beach 116 Street. More...

Sarnoff’s One Act Featured Off-Broadway

Local artist and Wave editorial cartoonist Bob Sarnoff recently had his one-act play More...

Jean-Louis Volunteers In Syracuse

Victoria Jean-Louis, a Syracuse University senior majoring in international relations and African American studies from Far Rockaway, recently participated in the Syracuse University Literacy Corps program. More...

Bowles And Henderson Marry

Patrick Bowles, formerly of Rockaway Beach, married Mary Catherine Henderson of Pembroke, MA., on August 20, 2004 in Falmouth, MA. Patrick More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Somewhere in Rockaway there still are as many as two-dozen electrical devices with PCB-laden oil waiting to explode and spew out cancer-causing spray, according to the Long Island Lighting Company. More...

Increase In Stolen Autos Reported In 101 Precinct

A rise in the theft of automobiles has led to the release of a letter by Captain Walter Salowski, the Commanding Officer of the 101 Precinct, to warn residents about the problem and inform the community about the measures that can be taken to protect More...

PS 47 Family Gives Thanks

The P.S. 47 family celebrated Thanksgiving at a banquet with traditional holiday foods. More...

Five Far Rock Students Have Work Exhibited

In conjunction with the Rockaway Artists Alliance, Far Rockaway High School students (left to right) Paulos Bernard, Kalvin Rodezno and Liliana Munoz recently exhibited their drawings at the Oak Ridge Building in Forest Park, Queens. More...

St. Virgilius School News

October Students of the Month were awarded for their efforts. More...

Bus Takeover Plan On Hold But New Timetable In Place

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority More...

101 Precinct Presents ‘Cop Of The Month’ Award

Capt. Elwood More...

St. Gertrude’s Seniors Celebrate Birthdays

About 40 members of the senior program at St. Gertrude More...


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