August 5, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Addabbo FHC Honored In August

Each year, the second week of August is a special week dedicated to recognizing the service and contributions of Community Health Centers, including Rockaway More...

First Church Of God’s Community Day Draws Crowds

The Young People of the First Church of God sing songs of praise during the afternoon. The talented performers also stepped and danced for those who attended the community get-together. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

City Kids Hit the Surf at Far Rockaway By Alyssa Goldstein

For those who are natives to the beaches of Rockaway More...

Borough President Endorses Far Rock Rezoning

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall has fast tracked a proposed rezoning for a 21-block area in Far Rockaway that the community requested to protect the neighborhood on the Queens/Nassau border from over development. More...

Welcome To Rockaway, Bermuda

The signs indicating the gate for the ferry to Rockaway. More...

Graybeards Family Run Draws Hundreds For Fun, Food

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Student Council Inductions At Kearney

Bishop Kearney High School inducted its new student council at the End-of-Year Assembly in June. The new officers are pictured with their moderator, Elaine Spataro. More...

High Honors At Siena College

Kassie Conroy (right) has achieved academic excellence while attending Siena College. Kassie has been placed on the President More...

Mulvihill Earns Bronze Star Medal

Captain Brian T. More...

Pheffer: Sales Tax Cut ‘Important’ For Revitalization

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer says that she is pleased to announce that legislation she sponsored that will eliminate New York City More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Cynthia and Anthony Rivera picked the wrong location when they allegedly tried to complete their day in Rockaway Beach on Tuesday, August 6, by trying to at least snatch a pocketbook. More...

Death Of Violent Vagrant Remains A Mystery

John Trainor lived a short and sometimes violent life. More...

Parks Fails To Meet Lifeguard Goal For Fifth Year

Pol Charges Beaches Understaffed, Guards Underpaid More...

Scholarly Child

Peter Willsen of Broad Channel has accepted a Sixth Grade seat in District 27 More...

RAA Hosts Exhibit For Summer Kid’s Programs

The Rockaway Artists Alliance recently announced that it will host a combined exhibition of its two major education programs hosted by the organization this summer will be on view on Wednesday, August 10, beginning at 12:30 p.m. More...

Pheffer: Sales Tax Cut ‘Important’ For Revitalization

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer says that she is pleased to announce that legislation she sponsored that will eliminate New York City More...

Beep Marshall To Address Dem Club

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall will address the Regular Democratic Club of the Rockaways at 104-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Wednesday, August 3 at 8 p.m. sharp. More...

Pheffer: Time To Nix Meth Labs

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has called upon the governor to sign legislation passed by the Assembly and Senate into law to help crack down on the manufacturing and use of methamphetamine in New York (A.9002/S.5920). More...

Sanders Announces Initiative to End ‘Over-Development’

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. recently announced a $100,000 initiative that will look at ways of ending over-development, via down zoning, in the 31st councilmanic district. More...

Sandcastle Contest Has Hundreds Digging The Beach

Volunteer Jate Doreemus sits on the Boardwalk at Beach 116 Street, signing up contestants for West End Realty More...

Trip To Smith Point Park Set For Memorial View

The Department of Immigrant Affairs has set up a trip for Rockaway residents to visit Long Island More...

Offers Travel Tips For Pet Owners

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Trade Group Charges Meeks’ Sell-Out On CAFTA

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Welcome To Rockaway. Now, Go Home!

Two police officers from the 100 Precinct greet three young visitors from South Korea with a local present More...

Beachcomber

The Wave has been around a long time. The first edition was printed in 1893, making this the oldest continually printing weekly in New York and the third oldest over-all, right behind the New York Times and New York Post. More...

APO Injured, Local Arrested In Barrier Accident

A female Auxiliary Police Officer (APO) was injured on Tuesday night as she manned a street barricade at the corner of Beach 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

‘On The Rocks’ – Newly Renovated And Exciting

In keeping with what appears to be the current trend, local residents Joe and Theresa Grillo will soon open a new and completely renovated liquor store at 450 Beach 129 Street called, appropriately enough, More...

Dion and Lou Christie Hits at North Fork Theater

Strutting slowly down the theater More...

Dancing Under The Stars Tuesdays And Thursdays

Dancing Under The Stars, held on select Tuesdays and Fridays in July and August, has attracted a lot of dancers. More...

Free Trees From Arbor Day Foundation

Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during the month of August. The free trees are part of the nonprofit organization More...

Annual Sports Day In Edgemere

The Deerfield Area Association held their Annual Sports Day on July 23 at Bayswater Park on 32 Street in Edgemere. Children in various age groups competed in tennis, track and basketball. More...

Miller: Wrong Time, Wrong Place For Small Schools

New York City Council Speaker Gifford Miller, who is running for Mayor, recently issued a report outlining the negative impact of Mayor Bloomberg More...

Rockaway Residents Visited By Stork

John and Peggy Patrylo, of Bayswater, announce the birth of their second grandchild Nicholas John, born at St. John More...

Breezy Point Resident Honored

Dr. Nancy Mulholland Brogan, a Breezy Point resident, was among seven people inducted into Bishop Kearney High School More...

Congressman Meeks Gives DR-CAFTA His Vote

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, who represents a portion of Rockaway in the House of Representatives, released the following statement after the Dominican Republic Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) vote, More...

Gateway Hosts ‘Healthy Parks – Healthy Living’

This summer Gateway National Recreation Area is participating in the More...

Meeting On AA 587 Memorial Hosted By Beach Club

Local residents had a chance to view the past work of the six design teams vying for a chance to build a memorial to the 265 people who died when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001. More...

Ocean Village Tenants Protest Conditions At Complex

Led by Ed Williams of the local NAACP and tenant leaders, a number of residents of the Ocean Village complex on Beach 57 Street came out to protest conditions and its management on Friday afternoon. More...

Addabbo Shifts Rockaway Office

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that his Rockaway office moved from 92-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard to 98-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on August 1. More...

Republicans Slug It Out Over Rockaway District Leader Seats

While it More...

Baby Seal Beached In Belle Harbor

Kristin Ferrandino, an 11-year-old from Belle Harbor, took this photo of a baby seal that washed ashore last Thursday near Beach 135 Street. More...

Pheffer: Time To Nix Meth Labs

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has called upon the governor to sign legislation passed by the Assembly and Senate into law to help crack down on the manufacturing and use of methamphetamine in New York (A.9002/S.5920). More...

Tips For Seniors In Staying Cool

With summer temperatures reaching the mid-90s, the Department for the Aging (DFTA) urges seniors to stay cool and be prepared for the heat and humidity. More...

Night Out Against Crime

On Tuesday, August 2, the 100 and 101 Precinct Community Councils will celebrate More...

Salowski Promoted To Deputy Inspector

Captain Walter Salowski, the commanding officer of the 101 Precinct, was elevated to deputy inspector in a ceremony on June 29 according to Detective Willie Olmeda of the precinct More...

Spotlight On...

Roberta McHugh says that she always wanted to paint but that, for one reason or another, she never pursued it until she became a senior citizen with lots of free time. More...

‘Summer Moons’ Coming to RAA Moonstage

Refreshing Rockaway is not only a cool place to watch the stars come out this August, but also the spot to bring the whole family at 7:30 every Thursday night as the Rockaway Artists Alliance inaugurates SUMMER MOONS 2005, an ever changing program of More...

Tribute Park Work Accelerates Towards 9/11 Opening

Work at Tribute Park on Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel Drive has accelerated and it is now widely expected that the park, dedicated to the memories of those locals and firefighters who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, would More...


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