September 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Gang Seeking Vengeance Beats, Pistol Whips Redfern Man

One Suspect Was Out On Attempted Murder Charge

Two men were arrested Tuesday and charged after an attack in Far Rockaway in which one man was beaten and then pistol-whipped by a gang of seven or eight men. More...

Community

Gateway Hosts Flying Disc Tourney September 2

Gateway National Recreation Area wants local residents to participate in its Ultimate Disc Tournament on Saturday, September 2, at 10:00 a.m. on the soccer fields at Fort Tilden. More...

Addabbo Seeks Input On Dog Run For Rockaway

A dog run is in the works for the western half of Rockaway, and the area's City Council representative has scheduled a meeting in September so that the public can find out more and cast a vote for one of the two potential locations. More...

Sanders Fights Domestic Violence

"One of the untold horrors in our community is that people have not yet learned to resolve problems without violence and we cannot have that," says City Councilman James Sanders, Jr., who represents the eastern end of the peninsula in that body. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

So Far Away, So Close To Home

Lance Corporal Michael D. Glover, U.S. More...

Editorial Comment

Tis The Season More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But (School Edition)

Nobody asked me, but ... ... The school opening this year is going to be different from those that came in the past because there are a number of new schools and new programs at old schools beginning their runs in September. More...

Bravest Battle Boat Blaze

Firefighters battle a raging fire that destroyed a boat Wednesday afternoon in Edgemere. The unoccupied boat, a 30 to 35-foot cabin cruiser, was docked at a rundown marina on Beach 47 Street and Norton Avenue. More...

West Nile Virus Found Here, City Warns

The city is urging residents in parts of Rockaway and Broad Channel to take precautions against mosquitoes after the West Nile Virus was recently detected during testing in those communities. More...

Wave Office Closed Monday

The Wave office will be closed on Monday, September 4 for the celebration of Labor Day. All deadlines for the week remain the same. The Wave staff wishes all of our readers and advertisers a safe and happy Labor Day celebration. More...

Columnists

School Scope

POV

In movie scripts the direction POV - point of view - is used to denote the camera angle that reflects the perspective of a character. And just about every piece of fiction is written from one or more characters' points of view. More...

It's My Turn

The following It's My Turn column was written by members of the Dayton Beach Park Privatization Committee. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It's Labor Day weekend and here is the Mardi Gras schedule of events: More...

Sports

Fontbonne Hall Aims To Spike 2006 Volleyball Competition

The 2006 Girls Catholic High School Sports Association (GCHSAA) volleyball season begins in mid-September. But preparations for the season are well underway. The Bonnies, of Fontbonne Hall Academy held tryouts last Wednesday August 23. More...

Children Remembered In 12th Annual 5k Memorial Run-Walk

The 12th Annual Sean Smith, James Fahy, Lauren Cafffrey, Kathryn Conroy, Danny Thompson More...

Graybeards Fall Golf Classic

The Graybeards will be hosting their own inaugural Fall Golf Classic today at Riis Park Golf Course. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with food raffles, prizes, DJ and beverages present for the event. More...

Letters

Letters

Justice? Dear Editor, As I write this my hope is that most people in Rockaway will remember the headlines in The News, The Post, The Wave and television last September. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Ruth Mae Baskin Homemaker Ruth Mae Baskin, a Rockaway resident for over 20 years, died August 26. She was 82. More...


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