July 22, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Abandoned Firehouse Burns In Squatter Fire

Fire marshals are speculating that an all-hands fire that destroyed the interior of the abandoned firehouse at Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 56 Street on Wednesday was the work of squatters who had been living in the unused building. More...

Kearney Speech Champions

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

Lonnborg To Visit D.C. As Part of Conference

Ronald Lonnborg of Broad Channel will join 200 middle school students from around the United States at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference from July 31 to August 9 in Washington, D.C. More...

Hooks: Will Not Challenge Petitions

Council Candidate David R. More...

Davy Jones, Chuck Negron At NorthFork Theatre July 30

Ron Delsener presents Davy Jones, Gary Puckett, Chuck Negron and the Ides of March vat the North Fork Theatre at Westbury for one hot night of 60 More...

‘Juneteenth’ at St. John’s Church

Samaritan Hands Community Outreach Center recently celebrated the holiday of More...

Kearney Juniors Use Summer Opportunities

This summer, fifteen juniors from Bishop Kearney High School are taking advantage of advanced educational opportunities offered by a variety of colleges and universities. More...

Three-Day ‘Lights Out’ For Ocean Village Complex Residents

Hundreds of Ocean Village residents were literally in the dark without electricity, air conditioning, water or elevators for nearly three days last week when equipment in its electrical room tripped out and had to be replaced. More...

PHC Chief Resident Wins National Award

Dr. Jonathan E. Eckstein, Chief Resident for Family Practice at Peninsula Hospital Center, has earned national recognition as one of four nationwide residents who will receive the American Osteopathic Foundation More...

Rockaway Beach Resident Enters Police Academy

Divina Marie Machuca of Rockaway Beach has entered the Police Academy. She is a graduate of Kingsborough Community College with an Associate More...

These Beaches Have Gone to the Birds

There will be face painting, contests, family fun and, perhaps most importantly, lots of endangered birds. More...

New Building Helps Revitalization

Construction on the corner of Beach 20 Street and Cornaga Avenue is expected to bring new retail stores to the Far Rockaway Business District by the end of October, according to Dino Malatestsa, the owner of Pipe Dreams Plumbing Supply and a long tim More...

Social Security And You

Are You Eligible For Extra Help To Pay For Medicare Prescription Drug Costs?

Beginning in January 2006, Medicare will offer prescription drug plans to beneficiaries. But More...

Sailboat Stays Put After Keel Digs In

Crewmembers try to free up the keel and rudder of a 25-foot Tanzer sailboat that ran aground on the ocean side of the Rockaway Point Jetty this week. More...

Red Cross Says That Blood Donations Lag

Blood donations still lag 25 percent behind what is required to adequately serve patients in 13 Queens area hospitals, forcing New York Blood Center, the majority blood supplier in the New York/New Jersey community, to issue its second emergency appe More...

St. John’s Residence Cuts Ribbon At Sports Fields

On Thursday, July 14, St. John More...

Wireless Zone – Pride In Customer Service

Wireless Zone, located at 159-20 Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach, is a franchise of Verizon Wireless, owned and operated by Jodi Somerstein for the last four years. More...

Beachcomber

Just last week, the NYPD graduated its most diverse recruit call ever. The FDNY, however, continues to have problems recruiting minorities and women for its ranks although it has tried mightily for the last few years. More...

First Place Battles Highlight Beach Volleyball Action

Commissioner Patty will hold a very important 5-minute safety meeting next week at 6:00 PM. All teams must be represented by their captain or a representative. In addition, all parents who bring their kids to the games should try to attend. More...

Far Rockaway Rezoning On Fast Track After CB 14 OK

Community Board 14, at its July 12 meeting, unanimously passed a proposal to rezone all, or parts of 21 blocks in Far Rockaway. More...

Local Girls Win Big At State Pageant

During the July 4 weekend, several Far Rockaway residents competed in the Miss American Coed Pageant. Tanisha Morris placed third runner-up in the overall competition and Samantha Williams placed first runner-up in Sportswear. It was both girl More...

‘Readers Are Leaders’ Award

Vincent Montanaro of Neponsit met recently with Mayor Mike Bloomberg after winning the More...

More Old Photos: Who Can Remember Where And When?

The old photographs that The Wave runs each week have become one of the more popular features in the paper, drawing lots of reader comment. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Senator Malcolm A. Smith Kicks Off Listening Tour

Senator Malcolm A. Smith will host a Listening Tour throughout the Queens community, focusing on issues relating to H.E.E.T.S (Health, Economy, Education,Technology/ Transportation, and Safety/Security). More...

Physicians Complete Residencies at SJEH

Graduations of the post-graduate medical residents took place recently at St. John More...

Dancing Under The Stars

Dancing Under The Stars will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. from July 12 though August 12. The event, hosted by Ellen Connelly and the Connelly Dance Centers, will take place on Beach 107 Street and the boardwalk. More...

PHC Hosts Jewish War Vets Breakfast

The Bernard E. Weiner, Post 258, Jewish War Veterans held their annual breakfast at Peninsula Hospital Center on Sunday, July 17, 2005. More...

Reading Prodigy Graduates

Kindergartner Princess 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...

Otton And O’Hanlon Marriage

Alanna O More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council The Stars Arrive At Fort Tilden
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Kearney Students Intern At Washington Mutual

A Belle Harbor resident and three other Bishop Kearney High School students spent the summer in Washington Mutual More...

Sarnoff Sketches Kenny Vance And The Planotones

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RTC’s ‘My Fair Lady’ Is Loverly

A Wave Review

It looks like the Rockaway Theatre Company has brought another hit production to the Post Theater in Fort Tilden. July 15th and 16th marked the opening weekend of More...

Peninsula Hospital Nurses Vote Strike

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NYPD, Parks Hold Drowning Drill On Beach

In order to coordinate their forces in case of a drowning incident on a Rockaway beach, the New York City Police Department joined with Parks Department personnel and Parks Enforcement Police officers to run a drill on Beach 73 Street in Rockaway on More...


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