June 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Foreign Girl Gets Heart Help She Needs

A young Jamaican girl in need of a life-saving heart operation underwent surgery on Long Island Tuesday, with help, support and an important reminder from a group you might not expect - the Rockaway Rotary. More...

City Officials: Consumer Fireworks Are Illegal

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta today warned New Yorkers of the consequences of transporting, buying, selling or using illegal fireworks. More...

100 Precinct Seeking AuxiliaryVolunteers

The 100 Precinct is actively seeking volunteers for their Auxiliary Police units. More...

Sports

Stella Maris Honors Sports Athletes At Awards Dinner

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...

NYCHA Lacrosse Boys Victorious At Yale University Jamboree

Congratulations go out to Coach Richard Washington and his New York City Housing Authority, (NYCHA) Lacrosse Boys team (ages 11-14). The team performed well as they were taking the field for the first time at the Yale University Youth Jamboree. 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...

Letters

Letters

All letters submitted to The Wave, including those sent via e-mail, must contain names, addresses and phone numbers. All letters are subject to editing and publication at the discretion of the editors. More...

Diner's Demolition, You Can 'Bank' On It

The Rockaway Sunset Diner will be razed in about a month to make way for a brand new bank branch that will be open for business before the end of the year, according to a source close to the project. More...

New Hurricane Plan Unveiled

The Office of Emergency Management will present its new hurricane evacuation plan next week at a meeting in Rockaway, and the public is being urged to attend. More...

Relay For Life This Weekend

Beach Channel High School students, faculty and the American Cancer Society will be the hosts of a very important event this weekend, the "Relay for Life." More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Life's A Beach Chair

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...

Beachcomber

Kingsborough Community College in nearby Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn, is offering a special program for residents who are 60 years or older and want to take college courses with younger students rather than other seniors. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Trinity Luncheon A Success

Thank you to each and every person who helped to make our Chapey Trinity Services luncheon a success. Over 800 people gathered at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach on June 1, 2006 to raise funds for our Trinity programs. More...

Editorial/Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Only in Rockaway does the word "dune" evoke fear and hatred. More...

Opinions

Don't Destroy Desirable Dunes

A west end group that believes that dunes are encroaching on their quality of life is demanding that the Parks Department destroy the group of manmade dunes between Beach 138 Street and Beach 141 Street. More...

Editorial Comment

*!x@#*!! Dunes... ..I can More...

Obits

Obituaries

Gary Raymond Berardino Sr. Handyman Gary Raymond Berardino Sr., who lived in Rockaway most of his life, died May 26. He was 54. More...


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