August 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Sailor Assists In Lebanon Evacuations

When he was 11 years old, James Williams caused some consternation in his Breezy Point home by taking apart the telephones and any other electrical equipment that happened to be handy. More...

Community

Once A Vital Defense Component; Now A Venue For Concerts, Little League

Most people who visit Fort Tilden on the western end of Rockaway for a concert, an art exhibit, a show or a little league game have a vague idea that the fort, now a part of Gateway National Urban Recreation Area, was once a military base of some sor More...

Shot At Redfern, He Walks to Hospital

A man shot in the hand at the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway last Saturday walked nearly a mile to St. John's Episcopal Hospital for treatment, police said. More...

Woman Injured At Troubled Construction Site

A female pedestrian was hospitalized last Friday after she was struck by a fence that fell down at a troubled construction site in Rockaway Beach. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

Time To Take Back Our Beaches

There can be no doubt that our beaches (and their accompanying boardwalk) are what brought many residents to Rockaway in the first place. More...

Editorial Comment

"RESTRAINT"

...1500 rockets have hit Israel... More...

From the Editor's Desk

It is often instructive to take a look back at what was happening in Rockaway in the distant and not-so-distant past to see what The Wave was talking about in that era. Somehow, it helps to put into perspective what is happening today. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Ernest T. Arnao NYC Transit Authority Conductor

Ernest T. Arnao, a former Rockaway Park and Far Rockaway resident for 30 years, died June 29. He was 84. Arnao, a New York City Transit Authority Conductor of 23 years, was born on November 27, 1920 in New More...

Boardwalk Crime Heats Up In Summer

Crime on the boardwalk is heating up as the simmering summer weather brings people to the beach for relief and recreation. More...

Fireworks Dazzle 'Nat'l Night Out' Crowd

Rockaway celebrated "National Night Out Against Crime" Tuesday with live entertainment, fireworks and plenty of food and drinks for brave community members who came out - despite intense heat and humidity - to celebrate with the 100 or 101 Precinct C More...

Sanders Sees More 'Affordable Housing' In Our Future

Pol, Wave Hold Wide-Ranging Discussion On Rockaway Issues

If City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. has his way, 20 percent of the new homes built in Rockaway will be "affordable" for people on limited incomes and those "working poor" who want to move out of the city housing projects. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

Pheffer Fails To 'Tell It Like It Is'

According toProject Vote Smart, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, who represents the 23rd AD in southern Queens, More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Police of the 100th Precinct were called to the Little Cricket Marina on July 30, when Harbor Adam police brought in the body of George Boyce, 21, whose body was found in Jamaica Bay. More...

MovieScope

'You, Me And Dupree' - What About Owen?

Following in the footsteps of Bill Murray in 1991's "What About Bob?," actor Owen Wilson takes the role of the impossible houseguest in his newest vehicle, "You, Me and Dupree." Thanks to a stellar supporting cast (Matt Dillon, Kate Hudson, Michael D More...

Sports

Dombrowski Family Wins Gold At Empire State Games

Dylan Dombrowski is quite familiar with the decathlon, one of the toughest athletic sports to be held last weekend at the annual Empire State Games held in Rochester. More...

Mangini Stamps Authority on Jets

The New York Jets have already been put through their paces this training camp at Hofstra University by new head coach Eric Mangini, the no-nonsense 35 year old protg of New England head coach Bill Belichick, who has already made his impact on the fr More...

Cyclones Rocket To First Place

It's easy to draw a parallel to the hot weather baking the sidewalks of New York and the scalding play of the Brooklyn Cyclones, the winners of 10 straight ballgames and tied for first place with the Staten Island Yankees in the McNamara Division of More...

Letters

Letters

Thank You, 101 Precinct Dear Editor:

I would like to say thank you to the 101 Precinct for all of their help on Thursday, July 20. Someone parked an uninsured car in my driveway and I could not get my car out to go to the doctor all day. More...


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