July 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Wave Film Critic Takes Top Prize At LI Expo

Wave film critic Robert M. Snyder and his brother, Philip Snyder, have won a top prize at the 2006 Long Island International Film Expo. More...

'Sunset In The Park' At Tribute Park

Friends of Tribute Park invite residents to "Sunset in the Park," on Thursday, August 24 from 6:30 p.m. to sunset. A rain date is scheduled for Friday, August 25. More...

Community

Phattime Making Big Plans For Computer Education

A pioneering computer literacy organization is making strides to offer computer educational tools and teaching programs to high schools and colleges, with aspirations to expand to the Rockaways and beyond. More...

Graffiti 'Artists' Taken Down By 100 Precinct Housing Cops

Two teenage graffiti artists were arrested last Saturday morning when police officers spotted them spray painting a wall behind a store in the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center. More...

Sanders, Health Department Tackle Mosquito Problem

The Department of Health (DOH) is working to keep mosquitoes away from Rockaway residents as much as possible this summer by performing at least four aerial larvicidings and four ground sprayings, an official of the agency told Rockaway residents thi More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

Change Is Like Linus When His Blanket Is In The Dryer

Change is always difficult. There is no getting around it. Most people like the status quo because it is somehow familiar and calming. More...

Editorial Comment

World War III? More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked me, but (Middle East Edition)

Nobody asked me, but ... ...The House of Representative vote to back Israel came as something of a surprise, not because of the fact that the body voted to do so, but because of the size of the majority, 410-8. More...

Letters

Living A Lie Dear Editor, I read your article on falsified addresses at PS 114 with great interest because I and my two siblings were such children 35 years ago. More...

Auto Theft Triggers Heart Attack

A Broad Channel man suffered a massive heart attack and was rushed to the hospital Tuesday after his home was broken into and his SUV was stolen, police said. More...

Narrowing Roads Sparks 'Total Outrage,' Addabbo Says

A local politician is calling for the Department of Transportation to undo its recent narrowing of Shore Front Parkway and parts of Beach Channel Drive to one lane in each direction. More...

Death Toll Rises In Fiery Van Crash

The number of people who lost their lives as a result of the van crash on Cross Bay Boulevard July 12 has climbed to six. More...

Kid Left In Car As Mother Works

A Far Rockaway woman was arrested in Nassau County July 17 after she allegedly left her young child alone in her parked car while she worked the night shift at a hospital. More...

NNOAC Events 8/1

National Night Out Against Crime (NNOAC) will be celebrated this year at 6 p.m. on August 1. More...

Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... White motorcycle riders allegedly beat a black man who was with a white woman with a bat July 20 at Jacob Riis Park. More...

Erin On The Rox

First of all, I just want to apologize for the mistake I made in the last column concerning that wild Baby Boomer party on the beach on July 8. I mistakenly stated that it was Mary Bosch's party and I was wrong. More...

From The Artists Studio

Camp KidsmArt Extended, Free Moons Rock On Rockaway Artists Alliance

Free Thursday night concerts continue on the coooooooool outdoor RAA Rockaway Moon Stage in Fort Tilden. (If it rains, come anyway - we move indoors to sTudio 7.) August 3: Family Night suited for ages neo-natal to nonagenarian. More...

Sports

The Mets' Christmas Signing That Keeps On Giving

FLUSHING, NY - It doesn't take a smart general manager to know that Carlos Delgado, Paul Lo Duca and Billy Wagner were quality acquisitions. After all, the three players were All-Stars in past years and showed no signs of slowing down. More...

Sorrentino Plays Host To HealthPlus Queens Little League

Queens Division Based At O'Donohue Park

Since June 24, boys and girls from all over the fives boroughs have been taking part in the Health Plus Citywide Youth Baseball League. More...

Playoff Push Begins For Rockaway Beach Volleyball

The RBVL had clear skies for a change but of course, the wind was still kicking at Riis Park. What do you want, everything to be perfect? More...

Obits

Pier 92 Hosts Irish Theme Night

Three Chefs Travel From Tyrone To Rockaway

Agroup of Irish nationals, all relatives of Pat Tubridy, traveled to Rockaway this week for a quick visit and an Irish Theme Night at the Pier 92 restaurant. More...

Lois Distasio Homemaker

Lois Distasio, a Rockaway resident, died July 26 in Edison, New Jersey. She was 79. More...


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