April 29, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Airbus A380 Makes Maiden Flight: May One Day Fly Over Rockaway

It is not usual that The Wave writes about events that took place in Toulouse, France. More...

Pheffer: Increase Notification For Crime Victims

In The Wake Of Crime Victims Week, April 10-16, 2005, Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Parents Making A Difference

Beach Channel High School will hold its First Annual Family Conference, entitled More...

Business

Spotlight

Coming Up Fast On First Anniversary More...

Congressman Meeks Hosts A Minority Franchise Buyers Conference

Congressman Gregory Meeks, in partnership with NYC Comptroller William Thompson, the International Franchise Association and others, recently joined forces with franchise industry leaders to present an all-day Minority Franchise Buyers Conference, wh More...

Landscaping At First Congregational

Harry Fauser of Harry More...

Dual Ceremony For Rockaway Nobel Laureate May 11

He was a physicist, an educator and an author More...

Griglik Earns JP Morgan Chase Scholarship

Anne Marie Griglik, a Stella Maris senior, has been selected as a member of the JP Morgan Chase and Company Thomas G. Lebrecque Smart Start Scholarship Program Class of 2009. More...

Knocks Plan To Turn Rockaway Line Into Bike Path

Local transportation activist Joseph Tiraco looks at Mayor Bloomberg a little like the television ad where the new owner of the baseball team continually plays badly yet stays in the lineup and harms the team More...

Kaitlyn Patricia Born On March 21

Kaitlyn Patricia Hartman was born on March 21, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. and measuring 18 inches long. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Kim and Billy Hartman of Roxbury and the little sister of big brother Billy. More...

RDRC Annual Tributes

The Rockaway Development And Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will host its 19th Annual Tribute Dinner at Russo More...

Local Dancers Perform Well In Competition

Connelly Dance Centers for the Performing Arts has recently merged with Jennifer More...

RAA To Feature Rawling In ‘Mixable Feast’

Well known multi-media artist Geoff Rawling More...

Rockaway’s First Responders Shine Bright

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce held its annual Bravest and Finest Awards luncheon honoring local police, fire department and emergency medical service personnel last Thursday afternoon. More...

Sarnoff, Rockaway Museum Present ‘Art Of Cartooning’

A series of Cartooning Workshops was conducted at The Far Rockaway Library by The Wave More...

Social Security And You

Requirements For SS Disability Benefits

If you were suddenly to become disabled through an accident or illness, do you know if you would qualify for Social Security disability benefits? More...

Bispham Visits Mallorca

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Rehenia K. More...

Beachcomber

The battle for bragging rights on the Rockaway Peninsula will take place when Far Rockaway High School plays Beach Channel High School on the baseball diamond. On Monday, May 2 the spotlight will be on FRHS. More...

Balloon Sends Big Sparks Flying

Sparks flew in Rockaway Beach Monday afternoon when a power line broke away from a utility pole and hit the ground just steps from a bus stop and the intersection of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 102 Street. More...

Addabbo: Provide Ropes To Firefighters

Unwilling to wait for the City Fire Department More...

Weiner To Bush: Crack Down On Saudis

Representative Anthony Weiner, joined by a bipartisan coalition of legislators, has announced plans to introduce legislation to impose diplomatic and economic sanctions on Saudi Arabia. More...

City To Green Bus Riders: A Long Wait For New Buses

The mayor trumpeted the private bus company takeover last week, but City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. said it won More...

Business Card Forum Provides A Chance to Network

Rockaway entrepreneurs were able to network with each other and with representatives of four of the biggest employers in New York City at a recent business card exchange forum hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and the Rockaway Development and Revital More...

Earth Day Cleanup At Jamaica Bay

A total of 130 people from a coalition of many groups came out for Earth Day last week More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Eli Cohan, race director of the Rockaway Ocean Run, was bubbling with joy this week. Perfect weather brought out some 2,000 runners and 3,000 spectators on Sunday, April 28; everybody there apparently had a More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Goose Creek, Jamaica Bay - 1895

Today More...

Celebrate Israel’s Anniversary At Ohab Zedek

The community has been invited to celebrate Israel More...

Gallaghers Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Bernard and Eleanor Gallagher celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 16. The couple has resided on Empire Avenue in Far Rockaway for the last 22 years and has three daughters and two sons. More...

Christopher Joins Kenny and Reid Families

John and Christine Kenny of Roxbury have announced the birth of their child, Christopher Reid Kenny, born on February 24, 2005. Baby Christopher, is the couple More...

Parks Department Dozing Dunes Again

The Department of Parks once again prepared for the summer season by bulldozing all of the More...

SJEH Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

Free skin cancer screenings will be held on Wednesday, May 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at JASA Clinic to coincide with Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, sponsored by St. John More...

Pheffer Sets Bill To Criminalize Luring Children

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced Assembly passage of legislation she supported criminalizing the act of luring a child under 14 into a secluded place for the purpose of committing a violent or sexual felony (A.2467). More...

Chamber Honors The Bravest And Finest

Police Officer John Bellico, an honoree from the 100 Precinct, center, with commanding officer, Deputy Inspector Paul Piekarski, left, and Chamber President John Lepore. More...

RFK Not In Rockaway, But In Long Beach In ‘64

Last Week The Wave published a photograph that had appeared in the New York Times questioning whether Robert Kennedy had been campaigning in Rockaway in 1964. More...

Surfers Get Their Own Piece Of The Shore (Officially)

The cold, onshore wind was relentless and the clouds were releasing just enough moisture to keep the threat of rain constant. The ocean More...

Women’s International League And Weiner Discuss International Problems

Members of Citizens for Global Solutions and the Rockaway Branch of Women More...


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