June 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Do You Know Your Zone?

The new edition of the Office of Emergency Management's "Ready New York" guide on hurricanes and New York City features a color map that shows the city's four different evacuation zones and the evacuation centers in the area. Have you seen it? More...

Local Meets President At Graduation

Newly-minted Ensign Christopher Salmonese and President George W. Bush wave to crowd after Salmonese received his diploma at the recent graduation at the United States Merchant Marine Academy graduation at Kings Point. More...

Community

NYPD Getting Serious Over Illegal Fireworks

The New York City Police Department has announced that there will be "zero tolerance" for illegal fireworks this July 4 weekend. More...

She's Got 15 With 14

Barbara J. Morris stands with Community Board Liaison Jerry R. La More...

P.S. 114 Kid Chorus Shines At Peninsula's Annual Meet

The 100 and 101 Precinct Explorers fall in line. They later recited the pledge of allegiance. More...

Editorial/Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Mayor Mike Bloomberg hates to be contradicted. He abhors it when somebody, particularly a reporter or a city worker points out something that he has said is just not true. More...

Opinions

Taking A Cat Five Hurricane Seriously

Rockaway has not received such media attention since November of 2001 when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor and reporters from all over the world flocked to the peninsula to tell the story. More...

Editorial Comment

anti-terrorism funds cut More...

Letters

Hopes For Another BC Block Sale Dear Editor,

I want to congratulate whoever got together to have that great block sale over on Shad Creek Road on Sunday, June 11. And I hope they have it again in the fall. More...

St. John's Teens In Gunpoint Robbery: Cops

Police Seek Suspect Who Pulled Gun

Three teenagers from a local boys home were arrested late Tuesday night after they allegedly assaulted one man and robbed another at gunpoint, police said. Another suspect is still being sought. More...

Body Of Fisherman Found In Jamaica Bay

The body of a man tentatively identified as Jeremiah Swinton, a 36-year-old postal worker who disappeared in Jamaica Bay June 13 after the boat he was in capsized off Breezy Point, was found floating in the bay by a boater Thursday morning. More...

Wave Office Closed Tuesday, July 4

The Wave office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the celebration of Independence Day. Advertising deadlines will be as follows for the July 7 issue: Columns, other editorial submissions and display ads, Monday, July 3 by 5 p.m. More...

DOT Posts New Signs On Beach 116 Street

The city's Department of Transportation changed the parking mandates and the signs that post them on Beach 116 Street on Thursday morning. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Shadow Puppetry - Wonder And Fantasy

Final weekend to catch two RAA exhibits: Lines in the Sand: The Chairs of Bagno Maria, More...

Broad Channel Bits

It's officially summer! Enjoy!

It's officially summer! Enjoy! Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea will have a Game Night at 7 p.m. in the church hall every other Thursday. The next Game Night will be on June 29. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

As I write this, today is Father's Day and of course I remember my father who passed away some thirty-three years ago. However, he is never far from my thoughts and always tried to lead both my brother and I on the right road. More...

Sports

Locals Shine at Midwood Lacrosse Dinner

The Midwood Lacrosse family bid a fond farewell to 12 of its seniors at their annual awards dinner on June 12. The dinner, held at Buckley's, was very well attended after the PSAL champion Hornets' record breaking season. More...

A.L.Ekes Out Victory In RLL Girls All Star Game

The all-stars of the Rockaway Little League Major Girls League, ages 1013, gathered together to play their all star game. The American and National League squads were pitted against each other on June 9 for an exciting game. More...

Laurence Wins Two Games Against Caiazzo,Walsh

The June 11 scheduled doubleheader between Walsh Properties and Laurence Pump didn't materialize as Walsh forfeited the second game. The results of the first game (completed in a record one hour, five minutes) proved to be a low scoring match. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Emily A. Basher Homemaker

Emily A. Basher, a lifelong summer resident of Rockaway, died June 21. More...


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