July 15, 2005 RSS feed / Community

CANPAS Defeated In RBB Parking Fight

Community Board 14 voted Tuesday night to keep a three-block stretch of Rockaway Beach Boulevard streets clear of parked cars More...

Celtic Woman At NorthFork Theatre July 29

The five-member group known as Celtic Woman have arrived and in the short time since their debut release (this March) they have seemingly captured the hearts of new fans across the country. More...

Incorrect Address

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Senator Smith Announces New NYPD Exams

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith announced that the NYPD is accepting applications for the latest entrance exam. More...

Dance Dimensions Celebrates Anniversary

Dance Dimensions held their 25th Annual Dance Recital on June 26. Dance Dimensions teaches adults and children dance and gymnastics. More...

SJEH Beautified By ‘Flower Power’

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Calciano Wins Congressional Certificate

Lisa Graziano and Courtney Calciano, 2005 graduates of Bishop Kearney High School, received the Anthony D. Weiner Congressional Certificate of Merit for demonstrating exceptional commitment to their community. More...

Costa Named To Iona Dean’s List

Veronica Costa of Belle Harbor has been named to the Dean More...

Mahoney and McEvoy Retire

P.S. 183 teachers Leslie Mahoney and Maryann McEvoy recently celebrated their retirements. More than 100 friends and family gathered at Pier 92 on June 8 for the retirement party. More...

Boyce Named To U Of R Dean’s List

Samuel McNeely Boyce, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean More...

Manhattan AA 587 Memorial Draws Family Ire

Port Authority officials drew the anger of family members of those who died in the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor nearly four years ago by failing to invite them to the unveiling of a memorial at a Manhattan site. More...

Local VOTF Members Attend Indianapolis Convocation

Father Thomas Doyle (seated) listens while Father Breslin, who is 80 years old, speaks about abuse by priests. Breslin, 80, won the More...

Local Rockaway Youth Off To Lead

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Local Artists In Brooklyn Show

Arlene Cornell and Stephen Yaeger, local Rockaway artists, are displaying their work in a group exhibition presented by the Brooklyn Watercolor Society in the Gallery of the Arts and Sciences Building of Kingsborough Community College, CUNY. More...

‘Keep Your Eyes Open’ MTA Riders Told

In the almost four years that have passed since the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 memories may have faded and security policies may have changed, but the fear implanted in us by the government, has remained, especi More...

Irish Heritage Committee Announces Weekend Activities

The weekend of July 22 has been designated as Irish Heritage Weekend in Rockaway. More...

Riis Park Guyanese Celebration Draws Huge Crowd

The Guyanese-American Family Fun Day drew a massive crowd of celebrants to Jacob Riis Park and Floyd Bennett Field last weekend. Although event organizers and Gateway National Recreation Area officials got off to a rocky start planning this year More...

CVSR Students Win Technology Awards

Seventh-grade students at Channel View School for Research recently garnered two of the top three trophies at the Region 5 Technology Fair with their Power Point presentations on important events in American History. More...

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The Helm

I know you saw me yesterday As I slept in the alley way More...

Parks Department Playground Program

Community Board #14 invites all Rockaway residents to take part in the Parks Department Playground Associate Program in three park locations throughout the district. More...

Sanders Hosts 700 At Community Wedding

On Saturday, July 9, at 4 p.m. at the Russell Sage First Presbyterian Church of Far Rockaway, located at 896 Central Avenue at Beach 9 Street, the former Ms. Andrea Monique Stevenson-Duncan and New York City Council Member James Sanders, Jr. More...

Say What?

Wave reader J.H. EagleEyes pointed out this More...

Warriors Sample Summer Fun Rockaway-Style

The Wounded Warriors, members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, visited Rockaway last weekend for a taste of Rockaway living. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Halfway through summer and a good number of rainy or humid, overcast days More...

Beachcomber

Despite the promise of west end traffic jams on Sunday night, hundreds of locals joined many from around the tri-state area for the Rockaway Music And Art Council More...

101 Precinct Community Council Luncheon

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer participated in the 101 Precinct Community Council More...

Brooklyn Pol Knocks Kings Plaza Expansion

State Senator Carl Kruger, who represents parts of Brooklyn, responded angrily to the City Planning Commission and Bloomberg administration for More...

Pheffer: New Filing For October NYPD Test

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer announced recently that she has been contacted by the New York City Police Department, who are continuing to recruit the most qualified men and women to join the ranks of the greatest Police Department in the world. More...

Expert Asks: Were You Given That Ticket To Meet A Quota?

The following article was written by the author of More...

Power Squadron Focuses on Boating Safety

The United States Power Squadron has announced that it will be holding a focus on boating safety at the Hudson River Yacht Club in Brooklyn, on Tuesday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. More...

NYPD Opens ‘Real Time’ Crime Info Center

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced the opening of the Real Time Crime Center. The $11 million center, adjacent to the NYPD More...

Big Fish For Shore Caster

Jerry Ray caught a massive fish on June 16 at 7 p.m. on Beach 125 Street and the Atlantic Ocean. Ray is pictured with his neighbor, More...

Not Your Average Keystone Cops

While these men look like something out of an old Max Sennet Keystone Cops silent movie, they are actually some of the first constables to patrol Rockaway back when it first became part of New York City. More...

Mingo Graduates From Mount Holyoke

Yvette Sheron Mingo of Far Rockaway graduated from Mount Holyoke College on May 22. Mingo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is the daughter of Megan Mingo of Queens and Frank Mingo of Brooklyn. More...

Smith Earns Army Medal

Army Sgt. Nathaniel L. Smith has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal. More...

Four Locals Earn Child Care Credentials

Four local women have been awarded Child Care Credentials from the Visiting Nurse Service of New York More...

Kindergarten Graduate Reads At Higher Level

Kindergartner Bo-Bix Randolph, who reads at the level of a third grader, graduated on Thursday, June 23. Her parents are Joe and Joy Randolph. More...

Sandcastle Contest Set For July 31

The annual Sandcastle Contest hosted by Barbara Morris of West End Realty will take place this year on Sunday, July 31 on the beach at Beach 116 Street. This 10th annual contest will begin with registration on the boardwalk at noon. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Deadly summer is continuing to plague Rockaway. Since the last edition of The Wave, there was: More...

Senator Smith Hosts District Tour

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith announced that he will be taking part in a district wide listening tour taking place during the months of July and September. More...

Smith Hosts Home Ownership Forum

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has recently sponsored a New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development More...

Kenny Vance Draws Hundreds To RMAC Concert

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) hosted the second of its summer Sunset Picnic Concerts at Fort Tilden last weekend. The concert, featuring Kenny Vance and the Planotones, drew a large crowd that stayed and cheered throughout. More...

Cedarhurst Sidewalks not just for walking

One of the most highly anticipated events of the summer will soon be taking place in Cedarhurst, according to coordinators of the event. More...

Bishop Kearney Speech Champions

The Bishop Kearney High School forensics team represented their school at the New York State Forensic League Championships in April. More...

Sanders Hosts 700 At Community Wedding

On Saturday, July 9, at 4 p.m. at the Russell Sage First Presbyterian Church of Far Rockaway, located at 896 Central Avenue at Beach 9 Street, the former Ms. Andrea Monique Stevenson-Duncan and New York City Council Member James Sanders, Jr. More...

MS 53’s Makeover

MS 53, under the guidance of Principal Claude Monereau, has improved greatly over the past school years. Monereau has implicated new procedures and programs, leading to the students success. More...

Neacy Settles In As 100 Precinct’s New Commander

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MS 53’s Makeover

MS 53, under the guidance of Principal Claude Monereau, has improved greatly over the past school years. Monereau has implicated new procedures and programs, leading to the students success. More...

CVSR Students Win Technology Awards

Seventh-grade students at Channel View School for Research recently garnered two of the top three trophies at the Region 5 Technology Fair with their Power Point presentations on important events in American History. More...

SJEH Beautified By ‘Flower Power’

St. John More...


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