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Medical Fund For Home-Invade Victim

A medical fund has been established for a 9-year-old Far Rockaway boy who lost his left eye and suffered brain damage last month during a home invasion in nearby Nassau County. More...

Community

Memorial Grows For Deceased Motorcyclist

Angelo Varisco did not live in Rockaway and the 25-year-old man was killed on September 22 in Mineola when the motorcycle he was driving veered into the side of a 2005 Lexus with such force that his helmet was knocked off his head. More...

Sanders Denounces 'Cocaine' Energy Drink

A new energy drink named "Cocaine," produced by Redux Beverages LLC and founder Jamey Kirby, has been denounced by Councilman James Sanders Jr.. s More...

Voter Registration Ends October 13

The State Board of Elections reminds all state residents to register to vote for the November 7, 2006 general election if they have not already done so. More...

Sports

Campus Magnet Shocks Homecoming Dolphins

Campus Magnet football head coach Eric Barnett had to come up with a play in overtime that would give his team a victory. It was now or never More...

Jets Display Fight But Fall To the Colts

Pundits have written about what the Jets could not accomplish throughout training camp and pre-season. In the first four games of the NFL season, they've answered some of the questions that have been pondered all season and done more than expected. More...

H.S. Roundup: Far Rock Track Jumps Hurdles In Return

The cupboard was bare. The Far Rockaway High School track and field program, especially the girls' indoor track team which was the lynchpin of a successful program was terminated a few years ago. More...

Letters

Letters

Remembering Bernie Blum Dear Editor, I was saddened to hear on Sunday that my good friend, Bernard Blum had died on Saturday. Rockaway has lost one of its greatest guardians. More...

BCHS Homecoming Game Dedicated To Fallen Student

Beach Channel High School celebrated homecoming last Saturday with a football game against Campus Magnet High School that was dedicated to Schermiela Palmer, the 16-year-old junior who died two weeks ago after running a lap around the school track. More...

Accident Sends Two Cops, Woman To Area Hospitals

A police car responding to an emergency call from other officers collided with a civilian automobile on Beach Channel Drive on Wednesday night, sending two police officers and the female driver of the second vehicle to area hospitals. More...

Wave Office Closed Monday, October 9

The Wave office will be closed on Monday, October 9 for the observance of Columbus Day. All deadlines, both advertising and editorial, remain the same for the October 13 issue. More...

Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Rockaways' Playland and selected parcels around the amusement park were sold Monday, September 29, about 10:30 p.m., to Shore horizons, for development. More...

It's My Turn

What's the Point of an Assembly Person Anyway?

Along with being asked, over and over again, why I decided to run for Assembly this year, against an entrenched two-decade incumbent, I often get another, even more telling, question: What does an Assemblyman, or woman, do anyway? It's a good one. More...

Dorothy Dunne

A Blast Of An Opening For Ferro's

Ferro's Restaurant had a blast of an opening with tastings from the chef, a buffet and pass-arounds. Chosen entertained on the piano and the clarinet player was sensational... there's nothing like live music. More...

Editorial/Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But ...

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Opinions

Council Off Limits In Push To Change The Terms

The voters of New York City have voiced their opinion on term limits three times since those limits became law in 1993. That 1993 referendum limiting local officials to two four-year terms was passed by more than 60 percent of the voters. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

All Aboard The Subway Series Express! More...

Obits

Obituaries

Bernard Blum Environmentalist, Wave Columnist Bernard "Bernie" Blum, a longtime Arverne resident, environmentalist and Wave columnist, died September 30. He was 64. Blum was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His family moved to Arverne in 1956, w

Harry McGuirk, a longtime Rockaway resident and former reporter and assistant editor of The Wave, died September 22 at Connolly Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. More...


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