October 28, 2005 RSS feed / Community

P.S. 47 Sets Lunchtime Computer Lab

P.S. 47 created a computer lab in the lunchroom for students to use during both lunch periods. Louise Abrams, computer teacher related that the computers are being heavily used in preparation for the Halloween Issue of the school newspaper, More...

Rain Does Not Deter P.S. 47 Staff From Cancer Walk

Despite heavy rain, P.S. 47 parents and staff did their 5th Annual Walk For Breast Cancer on Friday, October 14. More...

P.S.47 Student Council Sets Penny Harvest

Left to right: John Galimi, Co-President; Thomas Cani, Secretary; Lauren Galimi, Vice President; and Shannon Keane, Co-President. The PS 47 Student Council quickly organized its first school function, the Penny Harvest Collection. More...

Meeks Praises Life Of Rosa Parks

Congressman Gregory Meeks recently issued a statement upon the death of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. He said: More...

Mayor’s Office Visits Flight 587 Crash Site

A Mayor More...

Rockaway Relay Celebrates Success At Wrap-Up Party

A table of relayers takes time out from enjoying their dinner at the celebration. More...

Christopher Fulton, AKA ‘Rasta Chris,’ Wants To Clear His Name

Christopher Fulton, the man known on local streets as Rasta Chris, is disputing an earlier Wave report that contained allegations that he says has caused people to turn their backs on him and could get him killed. More...

Places And Faces: Photographs From The Wave’s Archives

A Further Test Of Your Rockaway History IQ

The helicopter in this photograph should tip off the decade, but who are the people and where in Rockaway are they standing? More...

Police Officer Makes Gun Collar

A police officer in the 101 Precinct More...

Queens Libraries Extend Hours

Queens Borough Public Library has announced new hours of service as of November 6. The new hours include 21 locations that are open Saturdays and six that are open on Sundays. More...

Thousands Walk To Find A Cure For Breast Cancer

Queens residents of all ages, from babies in strollers to senior citizens, were among the 5,000 who took part in the American Cancer Society More...

‘Walk With Me’ Against Domestic Violence

In an effort to raise awareness concerning domestic violence, Assemblymembers Audrey Pheffer and Michele Titus, along with the Queens Borough President More...

Tribute Park Bricks Are In, Gate Looks Great

With the clock ticking down toward opening day the commemorative bricks and plaques, and the ornamental gate, have been installed at Tribute Park. More...

PS/MS 43 Hosts ‘Name Our School’Month

PS/ MS 43 on 29th Street will be ten years old in September of 2006. The school invites members of the local community to join in the challenge of naming the school. October is More...

PS 215 Students Of The Month

PS 215 continues the year on a positive note, selecting the following students as More...

P.S. 47 Honors Seventh Grade High Achievers

Seventh grade students celebrated a month of exceptional achievement, attendance, and cooperation with a pizza party hosted by teachers Mrs. Kelly, mathematics, and Mr. Burns, ELA teacher. More...

Music Teacher Penzer Moves To PS 47

P.S. 47 in Broad Channel has announced that Music teacher Marty Penzer has joined the staff to teach Music Memory one day a week to all students. Pictured, Penzer demonstrates a lesson with 3rd grade student Paul Yodice. More...

Transition Begins As New Chairs Take Over W & S Committee

By a unanimous vote of 12 to 0, the Far Rockaway Weed and Seed Steering More...

What Never Was But Might Well Be

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For years, I have been talking about the storm that comes once every 100 years, a Category Five Hurricane that could well wipe out the entire Rocaway Peninsula. Recent hurricanes such as Hurricane Katrina have showed us what is possible. More...

PHC Appoints New Director Of Surgery

Peninsula Hospital Center has appointed a new Director of Surgery, Simra E. Shein, M.D. Shein, a resident of the Rockaway community, has been affiliated with the Hospital Center since 1971. More...

Police Make Fowl Find On Addabbo Bridge

Several large black trash bags containing the feathered body parts of dead chickens sparked a suspicious package investigation Sunday, October 23 on the Joseph Addabbo Memorial Bridge, police said. More...

PHC Welcomes New Board Members

At the October 24 meeting of the Peninsula Hospital Center Board of Directors, Lucy Salpeter (right center) and Joseph Gambino (left center) were welcomed as new members of the hospital board. More...

RTC To Perform At PHC Annual Ball

Peninsula Hospital Center More...

SJEH Honors Three At Annual Ball

St. John More...

Tips To Slash Home Heating Bills

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita will hit homeowners More...

Two Charged With Defrauding Housing Authority

Two women were arrested Wednesday and charged with defrauding the New York City Housing Authority out of thousands of dollars while residing in Far Rockaway, according to Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn. More...

Weiner: Don’t Cut Faith-Based Housing Initiatives

Congressman Anthony Weiner says that Congress is soon expected to pass a major housing bill that will create a new $500 million grant program for affordable housing. More...


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