October 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Apps Due For Lifeguard Training Program

Applications are being accepted for a free program that prepares people for jobs as New York City lifeguards - even though many who participated in the program last year say they became targets and didn't get a fair shot during testing. More...

Community

Rockaway Club From 50's Holds NYC Reunion

Former Rockaway resident Bob Nesoff is the publisher of a New Jersey community newspaper. More...

Gas Main Break Shuts Down B. 116 Street

Construction crews digging the southern end of Beach 116 Street on Wednesday afternoon cut a gas main, closing down that portion of the vital shopping street during a busy lunchtime period. More...

Fisherman's Body Pulled From Water

The body of a Brooklyn fisherman was pulled from the ocean one week after he slipped from the Rockaway Point Jetty and disappeared, police said. More...

Sports

Rain Doesn't Stop Stella Maris Soccer Victory

The rain, wind and cold created a monsoon type atmosphere on a Tuesday afternoon at Fort Tilden. On that gloomy day, the Stella Maris Lady Flippers soccer team's spirit could have been as dank and dark as the skies were that day. More...

Sorrentino Presents Saturday Flag Football Title Games

The Sorrentino/PAL/NFL/Parks and Recreation Flag Football League with hold their flag football championship and consolation games this Saturday at O' Donohue Park on Beach 17 Street. More...

H.S. Wrapup: BCHS, FRHS Come Up Empty On The Road

The Beach Channel Dolphins coaching staff can instruct their players in practice of what formations to run and point out key instructions from the videotapes they scout to perform on gameday. More...

Letters

Letters

Pheffer Letter On Dayton Housing

The following letter was sent to Louis Rivera, a shareholder of the Dayton Beach Park Mitchell-Lama Co-op from New York State Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer on October 3, 2006. More...

Drug Mix Killed Men In Broad Channel

Series Of Meetings To Address Drug Use In Town

It wasn't laced heroin that killed two Broad Channel men last month, it was a lethal mix of heroin and cocaine, The Wave has learned. More...

Fork Over $10,000, Armed Bank Robber Demands

Plainclothes police officers guard the door of the North Fork Bank branch on Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway on October 11 after, police say, an armed man entered the branch and gave one of the tellers a note demanding $10,000. More...

Elevator Apprenticeships Available

State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello has announced 50 new elevator servicer and repairer apprenticeships available through the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of the Elevator Industry. More...

Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Murray Richardson was badly burned October 12 in a fire at 2211 Loretta Road, Far Rockaway, and removed by helicopter to the Cornell Burn Center in Manhattan. More...

It's My Turn

The following article and poem were written for Bernard Blum, local environmentalist, from his family and fellow environmental stewards: Elliott Blum and Family; Anna Horowitz, Environmental Science Instructor, and son, Adam; Teacher Bruce Seltzer an More...

Simon says...

It's been an exciting week. We are determined to keep the Rockaway community the great place it is. You may remember the great scandal of 1998 when a tropical storm hit on the Labor Day weekend. The N.Y.C. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

Trying To Sneak A Fastball Past Rockaway

City agencies are constantly trying to sneak a fastball past Rockaway, to do in relative secret, things that the Rockaway community would react badly to had they known it was coming. Look at the Shore Front Parkway situation. More...

Editorial Comment

"Mr. President, what about the Mark Foley Scandal?" "Let's just turn the page." More...

From the Editor's Desk

Breaking The Law In The Name Of Religion, Part I

There is a law in this nation called The Civil Rights Act of 1962 that guarantees certain rights for all Americans. An amendment to that act banned "Pregnancy Discrimination" in the United States. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Joseph J. Berardino State Farm Insurance Agent

Joseph J. Berardino, a resident of Stamford, Connecticut since 1999, died October 8. He was 86. More...


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