March 25, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Giant Yard Sale At Beach Channel

The Beach Channel High School Crew Team will have a More...

Lyons Family Hold Fundraser

Joseph Lyons of Marine Park passed away at the age of 36 several months ago. He left a wife, two children and a recently purchased home. More...

Ex-Cop Turns ‘Drug Hole’ Into Senior Haven

Michael Valentino, who recently retired from the 101 Precinct where he was a Community Affairs officer, purchased the More...

Weiner Sponsors Religious Freedom Act

Congressman Anthony Weiner points out that, last year, a Sikh subway motorman lost his job when the MTA said he couldn More...

History’s Mysteries At VNS Prep

For the last six weeks, the student More...

‘Gambling Grannies’ Caught In Raid

A pair of women More...

Strongreen Marches In First Parade

Sean Strongreen, a twelve year old student at Saint Francis de Sales, was the only youth member of the New York City Department of Corrections Pipe Band this Saint Patrick More...

Michael Celebrates His Third Birthday

Michael Anthony Caprio of Breezy Point celebrated his third birthday on February 27, with his little sister Alyssa, parents David & Katie and all his family and friends. The Caprios are expecting their third child in October. More...

Corpus Makes The Dean’s List

Kristen Corpus of Rockaway Beach has been named to the Dean More...

Higgins Celebrates Birthday

Marry Higgins, at home after a long hospital stay, recently celebrated her birthday with a few of her friends. More...

Airbus Upset: Obvious Differences, Frightening Similarities

A Wave News Analysis

On November 12, 2001 American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300-600, crashed into the corner of Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue in Belle Harbor killing all 260 aboard the aircraft and five Rockaway residents on the ground. More...

PHC Addresses Diabetes Screening

Many community residents took advantage of the free diabetes screening in the lobby of Peninsula Hospital Center on Tuesday, March 22nd. More...

PS 256 Hosts A Pajama Party

PS 256, a special education school in District 75 in Belle Harbor held a pajama party for its students that featured some of the children More...

St. Virgilius School News

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

SJEH Celebrates Diabetes Alert Day

The American Diabetes Association held Diabetes Alert Day on March 22, at St. John More...

Beachcomber

There have been many calls in the past week from readers connected to Far Rockaway High School to say that they were told that the school would close in June and reopen as a re-organized, renamed school in September. More...

Staff, Parents Demand ‘Impact School’ Status For BCHS

In the wake of a week that brought more than 20 arrests at the school, staff and local police officials are calling for Beach Channel High School to be designated as an More...

Beach Channel Blood Drive

Teachers Mrs. Murray had 75 students waiting to give blood by 9 a.m. with more and more students coming. More...

Far Rock Man Tried To Pimp Girl, 13

An Arverne man More...

SJEH Addresses Diabetes, Glaucoma

A talk for diabetics about glaucoma, More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Captain Harold Leibowitz, commanding officer of the 100 Precinct, in a lengthy message to members of the community council, has laid out his plans for the summer of 1985. More...

Pheffer Bill: Car Seats Up To 7 Years Of Age

Assemblymember Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that a new law that she sponsored will go into effect March 27 requiring appropriate child restraint systems for automotive passengers aged 4, 5, and 6 years (Ch. 509 of 2004). More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Western-Union Cable Station

In 1915, the Western-Union Cable Company built a cable station at 260 Beach 84 Street in the Hammels section of the Rockaways. The brick building, covered with ivy, was near the Long Island Railroad tracks. More...

SJEH Appoints Topolewski As CEO

St. John More...

Sullivan And Sayles To Marry

John and Sue Ellen Sullivan of Rockaway Park have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Elizabeth, to David Andrew Sayles, the son of Dale Arnold Sayles of Mount Kisco. The wedding will take place in April 2006. More...

Ferrer Set For Simon Club, March 31

The Good Government Regular Democratic club has announced that Fernando (Freddie) Ferrer, the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for mayor, will address the community on Thursday evening, March 31. More...

Museum Visits PS 43 For Project MORE

Steve Yaeger of the Rockaway Museum Education Committee visited Ms. Midura More...

Nab Arverne Man For Shots Fired

An Arverne man was arrested last Saturday morning after he allegedly fired a handgun several times as he stood with a group of people on the street, police said. More...

Rockaway Museum Prepares For FRHS Exhibit

Members of the Board of the Rockaway Museum met on March 16 to discuss the upcoming exhibit dedicated to the history of Far Rockaway High School. More...

Peninsula Prep Students Run Bookstore

The students of Peninsula Preparatory Academy, a charter school housed in M.S. 53, operate a bookstore one Friday a month as part of their life skills program. More...

PS 47, PHC Team Up For Parent Workshop

P.S. 47 in Broad Channel recently hosted a Parent Workshop on Childhood Obesity with Steven Kamlet, Chief Clinical Dietitian More...

Weiner: Don’t Reward Palestinian Terrorists

The House of Representatives recently defeated legislation authored by Representative Anthony Weiner to block President Bush More...


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