April 28, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Russell Peters At North Fork Theatre May 12

Live Nation presents North America's premier East Indian comedian, Russell Peters, at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury for one night only on Friday, May 12 at 8 p.m. More...

BCHS Protest Demands Return Of AP

Beach Channel High School students returning to school on Tuesday morning were startled by a line of demonstrators loudly demanding the return to the school of Assistant Principal Regine LiFranc, who was re_cently transferred to the region's Regional More...

Man Arrested For Raping Teenage Acquaintance

A local man has been arrested for raping a teenage acquaintance in the Far Rockaway home where he was staying, police say. More...

Assembly Hosts Israel's Consul General

A special guest honored members of the State Legislature, when Arye Mekal, Consul General of Israel, recently visited the State Capitol for a discussion and luncheon. More...

Arverne Bandit Strikes Several JFK Hotels

An alleged teenage bandit from Arverne was charged last week with pulling five stuck-ups at several hotels near JFK International Airport, according to the Queens District Attorney's Office. More...

Police Investigating Series of Rockaway Beach Break-ins

Police from the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Beach are investigating a puzzling string of break-in and burglaries from local stores in institutions. More...

101 Officer Honored For Arrest

Deputy Inspector Walter Salowski introduces Officer Joseph Picarello as officer of the month at April's 101 Precinct Community Council meeting. More...

LIPA Will Maintain Rates Despite Higher Oil Prices

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Chairman Richard M. More...

Bill Weld, New Republican Candidate For Governor Visits Local Group At Yacht Club

Members ofthe 23rd AD Regular Republican Club, out of Ozone Park, joinedthe newly chartered Rockaway Republicansat the Belle Harbor Yacht Club last Tuesday evening to hearformer Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld make his case for the GOP gubernatorial More...

Local Accepts Global Education Seat At The UN

Eileen King-Venezia, a longtime resident of the Rockaways, as well as an educator and administrator of District 27, has accepted an invitation to sit on the United Nations committee of Global Educators. More...

Judge Likely To Reopen Discovery On May 6

Nine AA 587 Family Members Decline to take Settlements

Nearly three years after Judge Robert Sweet halted the discovery process that may well finally clarify what happened to American Airlines Flight 587 in its short time in the air on November 12, 2001, he is reportedly ready to reopen that process agai More...

Weiner Runs Against Newman In Floyd Bennett Race

Plan To Put Auto Racing Into Gateway Venue

Gentlemen, start your engines! Famous actor Paul Newman is spearheading a push to bring a permanent, winding 3.5-mile grand prix auto-racing track in Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. More...

Registration For Fresh Air Fund

Officer Dennis Lewis, of the 101 Precinct's Community Affairs Unit, announces the beginning of registration for the Fresh Air Fund at this month's precinct community council meeting. More...

Historical Views Historical Views of the Rockaways

Will Beach 116 Street Ever Have A Happy Parking Era...Ever?

In last week's column, we saw the institution of painted white lines More...

PS 47 Students Make Over School

Under the direction of science teacher Deborah Williams and art therapist Lindsay Lauder, the eighth grade class from PS 47 painted a mural and refurbished the front faade of the school. More...

'Amelia Bedelia'Author Visits PS 47

Herman Parish, author of the 'Amelia Bedelia' book series, recently visited the students and faculty of PS 47 in Broad Channel. Gerri Truden, a parent of a student at the school, added to the fun of the day by dressing up as Amelia Bedelia. More...

PHC Nurses To Be Honored At May 10 Luncheon

Peninsula Hospital Center will hold its Annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10, at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach, honoring two "Nurses of Distinction," Grace Benjamin, RN, Assistant Head Nurse, Department of Surgery at Peninsula Hospital Ce More...

Mochrie,Sherwood At North Fork Theatre May 11

stars of the Emmy nominated television show Who's Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 11 at 8 p.m. More...

Rockaway's Bravest and Finest Saluted At Annual Luncheon

The men and women who fight the fires, keep our streets safe and take us to the hospital in times of need were honored during the 2006 Bravest and Finest Awards Luncheon on April 20. More...

Bayswater/Far Rockaway Downzone Passed by City Council

The City Council threw out 40 year-old zoning regulations on Wednesday when it passed a proposal to downzone Bayswater and parts of Far Rockaway by a unanimous vote. More...

NYCWorks Project In Far Rockaway

The State University of New York (SUNY) Queens Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), located in Jamaica, New York, in collaboration with the Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation (OBCDC) was selected among 31 citywide recipients and received a More...

Weiner Helps To Celebrate Yom Hashoah

Congressman Anthony Weiner and Ambassador Arye Mekel, the Consul General of Israel, participated in a special Yom Hashoah commemoration at Young Israel of Hillcrest in Forest Hills. More...

Beachcomber

Complaints come to The Wave from people who believe that they have been mistreated in local eating establishments. Recently, however, the number of complaints has been escalating at a feverish rate. More...

Funds For Public Safety Added To State Budget

State Senator Malcolm Smith recently announced that the Legislature added millions of dollars in funding to the State budget for programs that enhance public safety and aid victims of violent crime. More...

Fifty Years To Life For Far Rock Man

A local man was sentenced Thursday to 50 years to life in prison for the 2003 shooting of two men, who were sitting in a car in Far Rockaway, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Chatting with Chapey

by Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey, Democratic District Leader More...

Gateway Park Sets Jamaica Bay Transportation Study Discussions

The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Highway Administration's Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) have completed transportation studies of the Brooklyn and Queens portions of Gateway National Recreation Area (Gateway). More...

PHC Awarded Geriatric Care Grant

Peninsula Hospital Center has been awarded a comprehensive grant from the NYS Department of Health to enhance the quality of care in the hospital for the Rockaways' growing geriatric and elderly population. More...

New Sewers Impact Traffic On BCD

The installation of new sewer lines has been slowing traffic and, at times, causing detours along Beach Channel Drive from Beach 39 Street to Beach 47 Street for the last several weeks. More...

Mirsky To Challenge Pheffer For Assembly Seat

e went looking for a six foot, two inch Irishman who'd play well in a number of ourcommunities. More...

Smith Votes To Override Governor's Veto

State Senator Malcolm Smith recently voted to override Governor Pataki's veto of funding approved by the Legislature for the development and improvement of disaster preparedness plans and equipment for New York City and Long Island, saying "we cannot More...

Weiner Renews Call For Pollard's Clemency

In commemoration of the conclusion of Passover, the celebration of the Jewish people's freedom, Representative Anthony D. More...

PS 106 Hosts 'Read To Me'Contest

A "Read to Me / Read Aloud Contest" was held at P.S. 106Q to initiate the spring season. More...

St.Edmunds Students Become Opera Enthusiasts

St. Edmund Prep High School has become a member of the Metropolitan Opera Guild's Met School Membership Program. The Met School Membership Program introduces students to opera in one of the world's greatest opera houses. More...


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