January 7, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Activist Finds DOE Not Responsive To Water Safety Program

Far Rockaway activist Floyd Smith thought that he had an idea that would be accepted with no problems by the city More...

Having A Whale Of A Time For The Holidays

Geoff Rawling, President of the Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) spent some of his holiday time working to beautify Whalemena, whose former life was spent at the Children More...

Union Says Green Bus Workers May Go On Strike Monday

Bus workers are gearing up for another strike that will begin Monday if their unions do not hear from the city More...

Meeting On Greenpoint Bank

The Senior and Handicapped Tenant More...

GED Prep Classes In Jamaica

The Auxiliary Services for High Schools at Beach Channel High School Evening Center was closed in September. More...

Holiday Party At Neponsit Adult Day Care Center

St. Camillus students and teachers Ms. Jackson and Ms. Deacy sang holiday songs. More...

Kiwanis Sponsors Christmas For Seniors

Local senior citizens prepare to receive toys provided by the club that were to be distributed to their grandchildren. In addition, the senior enjoyed a lunch provided by Kiwanis. More...

Lighthouse Opens EMT Training Class

An Emergency Medial Technician (EMT) Class, the sixth in the history of the Lighthouse and The Rock Ambulance Corps, will start January 10, at 6 p.m. sharp at St. Johns Hospital More...

Franklin Takes PHC Emergency Med Lead

Michael Franklin, MD, FACEP, assumed his official duties as the new Director of the Emergency Medicine Department at Peninsula Hospital Center on January 3, 2005. Dr. More...

Vancheri Selected For National Conference

Nicole Vancheri of Belle Harbor has been selected to participate in the Junior Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference in Washington, D.C. from January 16 to 21. More...

BC Man Commissioned In USAF

Martin J. Ochtabec has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after graduating from Officer Training School (OTS) at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. More...

New Years In Jail After He’s Shot, Arrested

A teenage Edgemere resident was shot in the chest near his home on New Year More...

NYPD Chases GLA Suspect To Lawrence

Motorists driving on Meadow Causeway in Lawrence on the afternoon of December 30 were startled when several New York City police cruisers roared up the road the wrong way at the same time that Nassau County police cruisers came at them with lights an More...

Polar Bears Take To The Ocean On New Year’s Day

More than 100 Rockaway Polar Bears took to the cold ocean at Beach 146 Street on New Year More...

St. Rose Teens Sing For AirTrain Passengers

The Life Teen choirs of St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway Beach, and St. Andrew the Apostle, Bay Ridge, were invited by the Port Authority of New York to sing in front of holiday travelers at the JFK Air Train Station Terminal on Tuesday, December 21st. More...

Tsunami Relief Agencies Listed For Locals

A number of local residents have asked The Wave to publish some of the places where they can donate money or supplies to the organizations that are helping the people in South Asia to recover from the deadly tsunami that hit a little more than a week More...

Cystic Fibrosis Plunge Set For 2/5

The fifth annual More...

2005 Alternate Side Parking Rules Calendar

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The NYC Department of Sanitation will collect discarded Christmas trees for chipping and composting citywide starting Thursday, January More...

DOH Urges Seniors To Get Flu Shots

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is now expanding flu shot eligibility to include people age 50 and older as long as supplies permit. More...

Smith: Reform State Senate Rules

Saying More...

Jericho Terrace – Nuptial Perfection

More than 30 years ago, Jericho Terrace, located on Jericho Turnpike nearby the Queens-Nassau boarder, started its business with a simple concept More...

Beach Channel Spirit Week

Seniors at Beach Channel High School enjoyed their three-day week before Thanksgiving by dressing up. Monday was Pajama Day, Tuesday was Retro Day and Wednesday was Drag Day. The seniors are pictured in their finest retro clothes. More...

Historical Views

of the Rockaways The Widening of Cross Bay Bridge

Preliminary work for the widening of Cross Bay Bridge, Shore Front Parkway and public beach improvements began in mid to late 1937 by Robert Moses. More...

Knights of Columbus Christmas Happenings

Members of the council recently replaced the cr More...

Lighthouse Opens Emergency Medical Tech Training

An Emergency Medial Technician (EMT) Class, the sixth in the history of the Lighthouse and The Rock Ambulance Corps, will start January 10, at 6 p.m. sharp at St. Johns Hospital More...

American Littoral Society Annual Walk

A record number of 125 beachwalkers hiked the traditional 2 miles at Fort Tilden on January 1st to celebrate the New Year. At exactly noon, they attempted to signal across the harbor to another large group at Sandy Hook. More...

Welcome ‘Bundle Of Joy’

Lorraine Ott and Steven Zurheide of Rockaway Beach are shown here with their new bundle of joy, baby girl, Kellie Kathleen Zurheide, born 1/3/05 at 9:53 am, weighing in at 7lbs. 8ozs. and measuring 20 inches long. More...

New Year’s Day Dip Takes Beach 119 St. By Storm

Nearly 100 local residents hit the surf at Beach 119 Street at noon on New Year More...

Report: Airbus, AA Lobbied NTSB Members

The chairwoman for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) told reporters gathered for a breakfast sponsored by an aviation advocacy group that the unprecedented lobbying of board members by American Airlines and Airbus over the crash of Amer More...

WRAP Helps Seniors Weatherize Homes

Contributing Editor Many senior citizens who need to weatherize or repair their homes find the cost prohibitive. More...

Spinout Sends Driver Through The Roof

A Brooklyn man was ejected through the open sunroof of his 2004 Jeep after he lost control of the SUV near Riis Park on New Year More...

Sunset Diner Joins Hole In The Wall Gang

Sometime between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. on a holiday evening last week, a truck failed to stop in time and put a large hole in the basement entryway wall of the Rockaway Sunset Diner on Beach 116 Street. More...


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