September 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Arverne Teen Collapses, Dies In BCHS Gym Class

Faulty Heart Valve Blamed For Sudden Death

Cardiac Arrhythmia due to a floppy Mitrial Valve is being blamed for the death of an Arverne teen as she took part in a gym class at Beach Channel High School, according to the Chief Medical Examiner. More...

Community

'Seconds From Disaster' Follows NTSB Line On AA 587 Crash

National Geographic Uses Footage, Interviews, Actors To Address Belle Harbor Tragedy

When the National Geographic Television Channel called The Wave for information about the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001, we asked the producer for the focus of the show. More...

Laced Heroin Eyed In Broad Channel Deaths

Many people in the tight-knit community of Broad Channel were stunned and grief-struck this week when two men died and a third was hospitalized after the men - all friends - apparently overdosed on drugs or shared a tainted batch of heroin that was l More...

Urgent Appeal For Blood Donors

New York Blood Center is reporting a critical community-wide blood shortage with dangerously low blood supplies in over 200 New York and New Jersey hospitals. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

DOT Should At Least Address Our Concerns

The city's Department of Transportation (DOT) has slapped Rockaway in the face for a second time. First, the agency marked up and knocked off a good chunk of our east-west road capacity and parking spaces. More...

Editorial Comment

"We've done a helluva job." More...

From the Editor's Desk

The New York Times: Perspective Versus Balance

Despite what progressives like John Paul Culotta think, there are many who agree with my contention that the New York Times slanted its coverage towards the terrorists who were fighting the Israeli Army in Lebanon. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Margaret Hohl Homemaker

Margaret Hohl, a Rockaway resident for 11 years coming from Astoria, died September 13. More...

Major Drug Sweeps Bring 96 Arrests

Nearly 100 people - including a reputed gang leader and other gang members - have been charged in connection with two major narcotics sweeps at three housing complexes in Far Rockaway, authorities announced on Thursday. More...

Church Organist Axed By Criminal Charges

Allegedly Groped Girls, Had Sex With 16-Yr. Old

The organist at a local church was terminated this week after a Wave investigation revealed that he faces statutory rape and several child endangerment charges in Westchester County. More...

Columnists

School Scope

The A&M Story Tastes Better than M&M's

Oh my! Where do we start? So many delicious stories, so little time. More...

From The Rockaway Postmaster's Desk

There are some exciting things going on at your local post office. More...

Beachcomber

It has been a long time since we have seen a group win a battle against a city agency, but parents of students at the Channel View School For Research, which is housed in Beach Channel High School pulled it off with style a week ago when the Departme More...

Sports

Jets' Washington Goes Through Second Year Pains

HEMPSTEAD, NY- When collegiate football stars ponder what a potential future in the NFL entails, they envision an opulent atmosphere along with a glamorous lifestyle befitting that of an elite athlete. More...

Staten Island Sweeps Cyclones Under The Rug

The Brooklyn Cyclones miracle ride into the postseason of the New York Penn League divisional series ended last Sunday afternoon in a dreary 9-0 loss to their rival Staten Island Yankees. More...

Mix of Old and New Give Dolphins Title Dreams

Expectations are running high for Dominick Stanco as the head coach of the Beach Channel soccer team expects his players to take the next step to contend for a PSAL B Boys soccer title. More...

Letters

Letters

Addabbo Helped Dear Editor, On July 31, my on-street disabled parking permit expired. More...


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