June 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Sanitation Workers Caught Taking Bribe

A veteran Sanitation Department worker from Far Rockaway and his partner were busted last week for accepting a cash bribe and carting off lots of construction debris that they shouldn't have touched, according to city investigators. More...

Cro$$ing Guard 'Double Dipped' The City

An NYPD crossing guard assigned to a school in Far Rockaway was arrested last month along with nine others who were allegedly collecting unemployment checks while working as seasonal city employees, according to city investigators. More...

Community

State Assembly Addresses Insurance Cancellations

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the state Assembly recently passed legislation that would limit the non-renewal or cancellation of homeowner's insurance policies in our area. More...

Nursing Home Resident Found Dead On Beach

A local nursing home resident was found dead along the shoreline in Belle Harbor early last Friday morning, according to authorities. More...

Hinken Inducted Into Phi Theta Kappa

Elisa B. Hinken was inducted into the Upsilon Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Herkimer County Community College on June 8, More...

Sports

Derek Jeter Has 2,000 Hits And The Heart of a Winner

NEW YORK - For all his greatness, Derek Jeter has never been known as a numbers guy. He doesn't hit a lot of home runs and since he hits from the top of the line up, the runs batted in usually are reserved for those lower in the lineup. 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...

Laurence Pump Continues Early Season Success

The girls of Laurence Pump Major Softball continued their early season wins on May 9 and May 15. More...

Letters

Women's Industrial League Luncheon Dear Editor,

My aunt, Nellie Hayes, whom I gave the subscription of your paper, is 94 years old and a former Ocean Village tenant. She is grateful to read the news of the Rockaways. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Richard David Elam Longtime Rockaway Resident

Richard David Elam, a Rockaway resident for over 20 years, died May 18. He was 58. More...

City, State To Eye Dunes

City and state officials will meet soon to discuss a four-block stretch of dunes in Belle Harbor that is at the center of a reemerging community controversy. More...

Memorial Day Celebrated

The Memorial Day weekend was celebrated throughout the Rockaway peninsula last week under beautiful skies and high temperatures. More...

Second Annual Michael C. Cunneen Golf Outing

The second annual Michael C. Cunneen Golf Outing will be held on Friday, June 16. More...

Weiner knocks DHS On Terrorist Funding

New York City anti-terror funding for 2006 has been slashed by $83 million or 40% while small, low-risk cities like Louisville and Omaha have received questionable funding increases, according to figures released today by the Department of Homeland S More...

Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance Two Exhibitions Kick Off Summer This Weekend

Lines in the Sand: The Chairs of Bagno Maria, an exhibit of painterly photographs by Christina Jorge. Timeless images taken on a Tuscan beach that capture the beauty of the color and design of the chairs of Bagno Maria. More...

Historical Views

They Wrote It Like They Heard It, Or, How The Native Americans Said It!

Some time ago in an old Historical View in The Wave More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

Parking All Day, Parking All Night: Destroying Local Shopping Streets

Those who attempted to find a parking space on either Beach 116 Street or Beach 129 Street last Sunday have a firm grasp on the problem. There was no place to park, not a space to be had and nobody was moving his or her car to make a space. More...

Editorial Comment

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From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But (School Edition)...

Nobody asked me, but ... ... The controversy over a "racist" question on a recent Global History Regents proves once again that some people have nothing better to do with their lives than create problems where none exist. More...


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