September 8, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Pheffer Thanks 'Summer Reading Challenge' Students

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has commended and thanked the local students who participated in this year's highly successful New York State Assembly Summer Reading Challenge by presenting each with a "Certificate of Completion". More...

Channel View Parents Beat DOE For Their Own Door

Protest At CVSR Brings Instant Relief

The old saw that you can't fight city hall is probably more true than not, but a group of parents whose children attend the Channel View School For Research at Beach Channel High School found on Tuesday that they can fight the city's Department of Ed More...

Voice Of The Faithful Meeting On 9/20

The Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) will meet on Wednesday evening, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the dining room of the Siloam Center at St. Rose of Lima Church on Beach 84 Street. More...

Pheffer: Be Aware Of Credit Card Tactics

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer wants consumers to be savvy of the credit card tactics that are being used and what they can do to recognize these schemes. More...

Eighty Various LI Apprenticeships Available

New York State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello recently announced the opening of eighty new apprenticeships available through various locals. More...

Maintenance Training Program Comes To Rockaway

Low, Moderate Income Homeowners Eligible

The Housing Partnership, one of the nation's largest producers of affordable housing, announced today that it will sponsor an innovative, free public home maintenance training and repair program for low and moderate income homeowners in southeast Que More...

Cuomo Meets With Sea Breeze Seniors

Matilda Cuomo, an honorary chair of Chapeys Trinity Services luncheon, works with seniors and youth to advocate on their behalf. More...

SJEH Announces Rev. Harvey's Retirement

The Rev. Dr. Joel Harvey, Vice President for Pastoral Care and Education at Episcopal Health Services Inc., recently retired. During his nine-year tenure at St. More...

Labor Day,2006: The Summer Ends With Red flags And Barbeques

While it's unusual to see horses in the North Fork Bank parking lot More...

NCYC Hosts 15th Annual Huck Finn Snapper Derby

The North Channel Yacht Club in Broad Channel hosted its 15th annual Huckleberry More...

Sarnoff's Art Featured In Several Venues

Local artist and Wave editorial cartoonist Robert Sarnoff continues to have his artwork featured in several publications, galleries and books. More...

Local Region 5 Retiree Honored

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer honored Assistant Principal Scott Ashe of More...

Locals Enjoy RMAC Concert

Pat Edwards and Mary Dever Kelly enjoyed the summer concerts at Gateway More...

Two Missing Girls Return Home

Two teenage girls whose stories were told in The Wave - after their desperate relatives asked for the public's help in finding them - have returned home safely, The Wave has learned. More...

West Nile Virus Spreads West

The West Nile Virus has turned up in another Rockaway zip code, according to city health officials who reminded residents again this week to take precautions against mosquitoes. More...

Vicens Takes On New Responsibilities

Rockaway Park resident Joseph Vicens, a 25-year employee of 1-800-Mattress who serves as executive vice president/chief operating officer of national sales, will also take on the added responsibility as oversight of call center operations. More...

Pheffer Honors Retiring Postal Worker

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (right) is pictured with Postman Raymond Mitchell and Fran Langbaum at the Retirement Party for Mitchell. More...

Red Cross Emergency Responders Provide Hurricane Info

A disaster relief vehicle, manned by Red Cross officials and volunteers came to Rockaway on Friday to tell people what to do should a massive hurricane hit Rockaway. More...

Addabbo Calls For Universal Pre-K

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

QM16 Expands Service

Effective Tuesday, September 5, QM16 customers will have expanded services, including: More...

DeGracia Completes AF Training

Air Force Airman Antoine DeGracia has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Local Hits Airwaves At Verizon Wireless

Patricia Lunde, a Rockaway resident whose voice was behind the old Ark Drugs "PatriciaPicks" over the store intercom, is still belting out tunes, except the audience has expanded quite a bit. More...

Broad Channel Hosts Annual Labor Day Parade

The annual Labor Day Mardi Gras parade in Broad Channel was met with clear skies and inventive floats this year, as Broad Channel residents and the Broad Channel More...

Ernesto Leaves Calling Cards From One End Of Peninsula To The Other

Tropical Storm Ernesto might not have been a Category Five Hurricane, but it left damage and failed electrical circuits in its wake as it moved over the Rockaway peninsula over the Labor Day weekend. More...

Summer Ends With Official Beach Closings

Following the 6 p.m. whistle callings bathers to the shore and More...

Milestones

Gertrude Tobin Celebrates 94th Birthday

Gertrude Tobin of Broad Channel turned 94 on Tuesday, September 5. Many More...

PHC Invasive Surgery Director Speaks to Auxilians

Nick H. Gabriel, D.O. F.A.C.O.S, was the featured guest speaker at the Peninsula Hospital More...

Triple Threat Of Country Tour'At North Fork 9/22

Live Nation presents "The Triple Threat of Country Tour," starring BlackHawk, Little Texas, & Restless Heart on Friday, September 22. More...


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