September 9, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Bayswater’s Westbourne Park Reopened

The Parks Department hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday for its renovated park at PS 104 on Westbourne Avenue in Bayswater. The funding for the $520 thousand reconstruction was allocated by City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. More...

Etched Forever In Their Hearts, And Now In Stone

Tribute Park artist Patrick Clark, above left, Wednesday invited the family members of 9-11 heroes to help sandblast their lost loved ones More...

Patrylo And Navarro Engagement

Reverend Garry Patrylo Sr. and his wife Kathy announce the engagement of their son, Pastor Garry Patrylo Jr. to Katherine Navarro. The wedding will be on July 6, 2006 at the Westbury Manor. More...

Belle Harbor Resident Does Semester Abroad

Christine L.V. Hetzel, of Belle Harbor, is participating in St. Lawrence University More...

Modest Crowd Shows Up For Hooks Family Day

As a clown looks on, Hooks poses in front of the Health First van with several youngsters (and a representative from Health First). Photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

JASA Hosts 106th Birthday Celebration

Helen Kamen, the mother of two, grandmother of four and great grandmother of five, was honored by Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, city representatives and fellow residents with proclamations, music, lunch and a cake as her 106th birthday was celebrate More...

Second Annual Disability Awareness Mass At St. Gertrude’s

People with and without disabilities are invited to attend the Second Annual Disability Awareness Mass, to be held at St. Gertrude More...

Runoff Possibility Grows In Dem Mayoral Primary

With only four days to go until the Democratic primary election to choose the party More...

Police Raid Gaming Spot By Brian Magoolaghan

A South Ozone Park woman was locked up late last month after police raided a house in Far Rockaway and recovered items that were part of an illegal gaming operation, police said. More...

PHC Hosts Employee Barbeque

With the outdoor temperature sizzling at 93 degrees, hundreds of employees from Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation enjoyed the annual Employee Barbecue with all the More...

Pheffer: Get Your Free Credit Report

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that starting September 1, New York State residents will be able to obtain copies of their credit reports without charge. More...

Weiner: Help Those ‘Struggling To Make It’

With new census data showing poverty in the five boroughs on the rise, today Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-Queens & Brooklyn) unveiled his plan to help New Yorkers struggling to make it. More...

Seventh Annual Rita Daly 5K Run

The Seventh Annual Rita Daly Memorial 5K Walk/Run will take place on Saturday, October 1 at 11 a.m., starting at the boardwalk on Beach 84 Street. More...

Peninsula Preparatory Academy Names Tyler

The Board of Trustees of Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School (PPA) has announced the appointment of Judith Tyler as PPA More...

Sea Turtle All Tied Up In Rockaway Real Estate

Local resident Jeff Mercer sent The Wave this photograph of a stranded sea turtle, wrapped up in fishing net and stranded on Beach 139 Street in Belle Harbor. More...

Stabbings Mar Labor Day Weekend

The vicious bloodshed at The Beautiful Palm Garden Pub was just one of four unrelated stabbing incidents that bloodied the peninsula More...

Charges Fly From Both Sides At Mott Creek Rezoning Hearing

The City Council More...

Volie $ Restored In City Budget

After a contentious week of back-room dealing, the $125,000 to fund compensation insurance for volunteer firefighters has been put back into the New York City budget. More...

Beachcomber

The Wave broke something of a record of its own last week. For the first time in its 112-year history, the newspaper ran 100-page papers back to back. More...

First Responders Practice Water Rescue At B. 75 Street

Dozens of city emergency workers sharpened their water rescue skills last Friday morning during an hour-long drill on Beach 75 Street. Photo: A diver drops in from an NYPD More...

Doe Fund To Clean Up Far Rockaway Business District

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. presented a check for $45,000 to the Doe Fund on September 2 for the organization to begin cleaning the streets of the Far Rockaway business district. More...

Far Rockaway Resident Receives Medical Degree

Dario Shuster, of Far Rockaway, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine by St. George More...

Newest Member Of The Tolve Family

Ed and Elizabeth Broderick announce the birth of their granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Tolve, born on August 10, 2005. Sarah joins older sister, Jessica, and parents Michael and Tricia Tolve (nee Broderick). More...

Hit And Run Sparks Broad Channel Chase

A Connecticut woman who police said was drinking at a Rockaway relative More...

Arverne Man Sentenced For Killing Ex’s Boyfriend

An Arverne man was sentenced to 17 More...

Public School Telephone List 2005 - 2006

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Rabbi To Be Installed At West End Temple

Rabbi Marjorie Some will be installed on Friday evening, September 16, as the newest spiritual leader of West End Temple at 147-02 Newport Avenue in Neponsit. More...

Doing What You Can: Community Rallies To Aid Hurricane Victims

The devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina has made a profound impact on residents of the Rockaways, and local business owners are working together to support the victims of this national disaster. More...

Parks Commissioner: Water Your Trees

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today urged New Yorkers to water the street trees in front of their homes and businesses. The recent heat poses a direct threat to the viability of New York City More...

Locating Katrina-Displaced Employees

Postmaster General Jack Potter is asking for help in finding any Postal Service employees displaced by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Rabbi To Be Installed At West End Temple

Rabbi Marjorie Slome will be installed on Friday evening, September 16, as the newest spiritual leader of West End Temple at 147-02 Newport Avenue in Neponsit. More...

Escalating Gas Prices Prompt Letter To Prez

In a recent letter to President George W. Bush, State Senator Malcolm A. Smith implored him to intervene on behalf of New York State citizens who are suffering economically because of outrageous gas price increases. More...

Weiner Makes Campaign Stop In Broad Channel

Congressman Anthony Weiner, who is running for Mayor in the upcoming September 13 Democratic primary election, made a campaign stop on Noel Road in Broad Channel on Wednesday morning. The stop was part of the second day of Weiner More...

Firehouse Plaque To Be Dedicated To 9/11 Heroes

A new plaque honoring More...


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