March 18, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Blackout Strikes West End On Wednesday

The loss of a supply cable in Rockaway Beach led to a blackout that impacted more than 12,000 west end customers on Wednesday morning, according to Michael Lowndes, a spokesperson for the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA). More...

Addabbo To Host Egg Hunt

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo, Jr., will host the Annual Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, at the playground at Beach 107 Street and the Boardwalk. More...

Beachcomber

NYPD Captain Paul Piekarski, the commanding officer of the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Beach, has asked The Wave to pass along his thanks to the community for its cooperation and good behavior during and after this year More...

Addabbo Calls For School Nurses

City Councilmember Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Children’s Program At Dead Horse Bay

On Saturday, March 19 at 10:00 a.m. a National Park Service Ranger at Gateway National Recreation Area More...

Georges Florist: Serving Rockaway For 60 Years

Georges Florist, established in 1945, was originally located on Beach 114 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. In the late 1950 More...

Grillo Wins Award For ‘Monarch Landscape’

Local artist Esther Grillo was been honored by the Precita Eyes Arts and Visitors Center in San Francisco, California, for her bus stop mural, More...

Beach 96 Street To Close For A Day (Or Two)

Beach 96 Street from Rockaway Beach Boulevard to the Rockaway Freeway will be closed to both cars and pedestrians on March 23 and/or March 24 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to crane operation. More...

Neponsit Adult Day Health Care News

The DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day Health Care Center will celebrate its first anniversary at its site on Beach 102 Street on Wednesday, March 8. Over the past year it has established volunteer programs with its new neighbors, St. More...

Celebrates Birthday

“Princess” Bo-Bix Randolph celebrated her sixth birthday on Tuesday, February 22, with a pre-birthday party at school with her classmates and teachers Mrs. Cohen. More...

Sanchez Named To Dean’s List

Elisa Sanchez of Far Rockaway has been named to the Simmons College Dean More...

PHC Greets New ‘Minimally Invasive’ Surgeon

Nick H. Gabriel, DO, FACOS, has joined the surgical staff at Peninsula Hospital Center bringing with him the most recent techniques in Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery. Dr. More...

Locals Named to New Paltz Dean’s List

A number of local residents were named to the dean More...

Part II: What Really Happened To AA 587?

This is the second and final installment in the final report on the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001. More...

Queens South Police Talent Show

The First Annual Police Talent Show was held at the Performing Art Center at York College on March 10. The show was sponsored by the Patrol Borough Queens South. Officers performed as singers, pianists, drummers, dancers and comedians. More...

Gala Affair Honors EMT’s Firefighters, Fallen Heroes

Members and their families raise their glasses in a toast to 100 more years for the volunteer organization. More...

Black History Month At M.S. 53

Black History Month festivities at M.S. 53 commenced with Principal Claude Monereau challenging students to answer his questions about famous African-Americans. Assistant Principal Eula Thompson was the More...

Weiner Aids Seniors In Heating Homes

With winter keeping an icy grip on New York City, Representative Anthony has introduced legislation to help seniors heat their homes. More...

Spotlight On...

Stephen S. Yaeger: Artist, Writer, Teacher

Stephen Yaeger, local artist, writer and teacher, says that he is self-taught, using his knowledge of science to deal with human/animal anatomy, light, and perspective. More...

Elizabeth Horan, P.S. 47’s Honorary Poet

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Stella Maris School News

The Stella Maris Outreach Club began a letter writing campaign to servicemen in Iraq in the fall. Last week, Lt. Colonel Patrick Halton visited and thanked the students for their efforts and goodwill. More...

Airbus A310 Loses Part Of Rudder Over Caribbean

To Some, Reminiscent Of AA 587 Crash

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Water Main Break Floods Redfern, LIRR

A 20-inch water main break at Brunswick Avenue and Nameoke Street flooded Far Rockaway streets early on Tuesday morning, impacting some homes and businesses as well as the Far Rockaway Station of the Long Island Railroad for several hours. More...

Break-In At ABTS

A would-be thief broke into the sales model at the Arverne By the Sea development last Saturday and tried More...

100 Precinct Community Council Meeting

The next meeting of the 100th Precinct Community Council will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. This month More...

Police Call Shot Teen A Storyteller

Police think an Arverne teen who limped into Peninsula Hospital Center with a gunshot wound last weekend may have accidentally shot himself at home, sources told The Wave. More...

Bank Manager Explains North Fork ID Policy

Two weeks ago Greenpoint Savings Bank merged with North Fork, and with that merger, at least for customers of the former GreenPoint Bank on Seagirt Boulevard, came North Fork More...

Long Beach Adult Learning Center

The Long Beach Adult Learning Center, in conjunction with the Long Beach School District has expanded its adult education courses. Among the courses offered are: More...

Channel View School Gets KeySpan Grant

The Channel View School For Research, housed at Beach Channel High School, will soon get a grant from KeySpan Energy that will allow it to continue its partnership with the Outward Bound program. More...

Business Card Exchange Dinner At Peninsula

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways and the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation will host a business card exchange to highlight opportunities for minority and women-owned business and locally based enterprises. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Reports revealed Joseph Smith of Beach 149 Street, Neponsit, as the person seeking a restraining order to stop the Orthodox Jewish community in Rockaway More...

Man Found Dead On Front Steps

The Medical Examiner More...

Locals Welcome Speaker To Rockaway

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Bravo Back From Iraqi Freedom

Army Staff Sgt. Ciro Bravo Jr. has returned to the 67th Signal Battalion at Fort Gordon, Augusta, Ga., after a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Maura Monica Edwards

Alice and Mark Edwards of Belle Harbor welcomed the newest edition to their family, Maura Monica, on March 8, 2005. Maura More...

Mullen Family Honors

Eileen Mullen, daughter of Eddie and Jo-Anne Mullen of Rockaway Park, has been named to the Dean More...

Mintzer Performs in Tennessee

Amanda Mintzer of Belle Harbor recently traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, as part of weekend concert tour of Mount Holyoke College More...

Peninsula Honors Daffodil Day

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxilians More...

Public School Reading, Math Scores

Poverty Rate defined as percentage of students eligible for free lunch. More...

Wave Columnist Pens Book About Autistic Child

Inner Voice columnist, Marilyn Gelfand and co-author Sue Barron have written a moving book, More...

Broad Channel Volies Celebrate 100th Anniversary At Russo’s

When any organization celebrates its 100th Anniversary, it is time for a great party. The Broad Channel Volunteers celebrated its 100th Anniversary last Thursday with a great party at Russo More...

St. Virgilius School News

Second graders of St. Virgilius made bodies in science class and learned how the body works. More...

Addabbo Introduces Public Safety Bills

Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., announced that he has introduced four measures in the Council regarding public safety issues. More...

Sanders Sponsor Grant Writing Training

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. teamed up with the United Way of New York City to sponsor a grant-writing More...

P.S./M.S. 43 School News

Seventh and eight graders from P.S./M.S. 43 recently visited the Romare Bearden exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum as part of the celebration of Black History Month. More...

P.S. 47 Third Graders’ Chinese New Year Celebration

The third graders of P.S. 47 celebrated the Chinese New Year on February 9 with a Dragon Parade through the school, followed by a feast of Chinese food. Gung Hey Fat Choy! More...


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