May 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cyclists Remember Andre Anderson

Cyclists from all over New York City took a long ride from the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge to Rockaway last Sunday to honor the memory of Andre Anderson, the 14-year-old Rockaway youth who was killed while riding his bike at Shore Front More...

Community

Seaside Flea Market Opens To Modest Crowds

The open air Seaside Flea Market, the first such flea market in the Rockaways, opened to modest crowds on Mother's Day. More...

Public School/Middle School 105 Celebrates Read Aloud Day

PS/MS 105 celebrated their annual Read Aloud Day on Thursday, April 27. Student escorts brought guest readers to the Robin Hood Library, where they were greeted by Helen Feldman, librarian, and Laurie Shapiro, principal. More...

PS 47 Celebrates Cinco De Mayo

After completing a history unit on Mexico, the third grade students of PS 47 celebrated Cinco de Mayo. Parents, students and staff joined teachers Mrs. Derr and Ms. Velazquez for the fiesta. Guests enjoyed Mexican cuisine, music and games. More...

Editorial/Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody asked me, but ... ... More...

Opinions

Cellular Phones And Schools Do Not Mix

There has been lots of controversy lately about the Department of Education's ban on students carrying cellular phones within school buildings. More...

Editorial Comment

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West End Teens Mugged On Train At Knifepoint

A group of Rockaway teens riding the shuttle train was mugged and beaten last Friday night by knife-wielding attackers who pounced on them as they traveled between the peninsula and Broad Channel, police said. More...

Strike Brews Problems For Tenants, Union

The strike at the three-building Surfside Houses complex in Rockaway Park turned ugly this week as union laborers were threatened with physical violence and signs of neglect became evident. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

Beverly Baxter, Lew Simon And The RPHRA, Part I

Beverly Baxter, a columnist for the Wave, to quote Beverly from her Dear Editor Letter of April 28, is a member and director of the Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Association. More...

Souvenir Photo Postcards Taken In A Seaside Bowery Photo Studio-1910

This handsome couple doesn't look very happy with each other while they are posing for a souvenir photo- to make peace after an argument maybe? The look in her eyes and the set of her chin and that cold stare says something! More...

Simon says...

Since my last column, I thought I was having hot flashes, but actually I was getting sick. More...

Sports

St. Francis Ends Flippers' Title Dreams

The Coney Island Cyclone, one of the oldest wooden rollercoaster in the country, still gives chills and thrills to any rider who decides to take a ride on it. More...

Broad Channel Little League Swims To Shore At Opening

With reconstruction underway at the Broad Channel Athletic Club's baseball/football field on 1st Road, the annual Little League Parade and Opening Day have moved to the BCAC Day Camp at the foot of the Cross Bay Bridge. More...

NYPD-FDNY Battle At Aviator Complex

The 34th annual FDNY-NYPD Fun City Football Bowl game will be the centerpiece for the sneak preview weekend opening of the new Aviator Sports Complex at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Thomas A. Braunworth Jr. Telephone Technician

Thomas A. Braunworth Jr., a Rockaway resident for 31 years coming from Brooklyn, died May 16. More...

Rockaway Beach Volleyball League Opens Doors For 2006 Season

Wednesday night 5/24 will mark the beginning of the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League's 16th season. The addition of seven new teams this year brings the grand total of squads to 46, comprised of about 600 players. More...

NYC vs. Las Vegas Councilmatic Challenge

The youth of the Rockaway peninsula andthe New York City Housing Authority, (NYCHA)Lacrosse programonce again will be hosted by the city of Las Vegas, the Honorable Mayor Oscar B. More...


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