September 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Hammels Man Convicted In Friend's Slaying

A Hammels man was found guilty last Thursday of slaying a 20-year-old friend in front of a bodega near the housing development in Rockaway Beach, according to an announcement from Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. More...

LIPA: Next Storm Could Be Worse Than Ernesto

Tropical Depression Ernesto's remnants hit Long Island and the Rockaway peninsula with tropical storm-force wind gusts as high as 57 miles per hour that brought down trees and tree branches area-wide. More...

Community

School Chancellor Joel Klein Meets the Press

Wave Joins Dailies For Opening News Conference

In what was billed as a round-table discussion with the NYC education press corps on Friday September 1, NYC schools Chancellor Joel Klein defended many of his policies that have come under recent attack. 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...

Sports

Last Chance to Reserve Your Seat For RBVL Dinner

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League will celebrate the completion of their 17th season at a gala awards dinner on Friday, September 15 at the Beach Club on 116th Street. More...

St Francis Cross Country

As the fall season approaches, the cooler weather, shorter days, and back-to-school must be a sign that it's now Cross Country season! More...

BCAC Football Begins

The Broad Channel Athletic Club will step onto the gridiron this weekend as four teams take part in the opening weekend of the Nassau Suffolk Football League. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Estelle Caraccilo Longtime Inwood Resident

Estelle Caraccilo, a longtime Inwood resident, died September 2. She was 88. More...

Ernesto A Pain For Homeowners, But A Boon For Surfers

Ernesto swept through Rockaway over Labor Day Weekend, temporarily knocking out electrical service on both ends of the peninsula and knocking down signage and trees. More...

September 11 Ceremonies Set for Tribute Park

The Friends of Tribute Park will mark the fifth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks by leading the public in two remembrance ceremonies - one at the moment the first plane struck the World Trade Center and another at sunset. More...

Weiner Pushes NPS Nominee For Torch Opening

Representative Anthony Weiner recently sent a letter to National Park Service Director nominee Mary Bomar asking whether she supports outgoing Director Fran Maniella's policy of denying visitors full access to the Statue of Liberty. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

Why Bill O'Reilly Is Wrong: Oil Profits And 'Pitching In' During Wartime

Mark Greenstein is a former Democrat Party challenger to Hillary Clinton. He has returned to civilian life as director of two education-oriented companies. More...

Dorothy Dunne

As Ernesto touches down on the beaches, but, the "Show Must Go On!" Through rain, wind and storm the Mardi Gras parade marched on as scheduled. Not as many floats as usual, but fearless marches were many. No dampened spirits here. More...

Beachcomber

The funeral for Marine Lance Corporal Michael Glover, who was killed by a sniper in Iraq, was a solemn ceremony as befits the occasion. Hundreds of mourners, many carrying American flags lined Rockaway Beach Boulevard nearby St. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Will Always Remember Those Who Were Lost

This is the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the hoped-for memorial at Ground Zero is still mired in political infighting. Tribute Park. More...

Editorial Comment

9/11...Five Years Later More...

Letters

Wheelchair Access In The Rockaways Dear Editor,

If you rely on a wheelchair and want access to the Soldier's Memorial (also known as the "Doughboy") or are just trying to get from Beach 94 Street to Beach 95 Street along Rockaway Beach Boulevard, you are at great risk. More...


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