October 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Turn Back Time This Weekend

It is once again time to reset your clocks to Eastern Standard Time from daylight-saving time. To do that, you must set your clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, October 29, when Eastern Daylight Time ends. More...

SJEH Celebrates Hemodialysis Anniversary

The staff and patients of the Marjorie Basser Hemodialysis Center recently observed the first anniversary of its renovation and modernization. More...

Community

New Jamaica Bay Book Tells Rockaway's Tale

A Wave Review

When Daniel Hendrick started to write a book about Jamaica Bay and its history, he did not realize just how big a task he had taken on himself. More...

Addresses Needed For Military Holiday Packages

T he Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion wants to send holiday packages to Rockaway residents serving in the military overseas. More...

Pheffer v. Mirksy

Q and A On Important Issues Facing Rockaway Voters

The election for the seat in the 23rd Assembly district has been hotly-contested between the incumbent, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and her opponent, Stuart Mirsky, a retired New York City Department of Health official. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

Provide Something Of Value For Teens To Do

Whenever we ask teenagers involved in inappropriate behavior or minor criminality why they did it, the answer is usually that they had nothing to do and so they did whatever got them in trouble. More...

Editorial Comment

Kim Jong Very Il More...

From the Editor's Desk

Breaking The Law In The Name Of Religion, Part II

In last week's column I wrote about the growing movement on the part of both state and federal courts to broadly interpret the First Amendment to mean that those who work for religious institutions do not fall under the employment rules that apply to More...

Obits

Obituaries

John W. Norton Jr. Retired Supervisor

John W. Norton Jr., a lifelong Inwood resident, died October 22. He was 81. More...

Heavy Winds Bring Down House On Beach 13 Street

A windstorm, with gusts up to 46 miles per hour, brought down a house under construction on the corner of Beach 13 Street and Plainview Avenue last Friday. The fast-moving storm tore the wood structure away from its concrete stairs. More...

Belle Harbor Group Files Dune Lawsuit

A group of Belle Harbor residents is suing the Department of Parks and Recreation and the state Department of Environmental Conservation, accusing the agencies of failing to remove "overgrown and illegal dunes on public parkland," The Wave has learne More...

Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Police investigating a suspicious fire last Friday at Nina's Pizza, 148 Beach 116 Street, unexpectedly found a blasting cap with wires underneath a rear door. The area was secured. The bomb squad was called in. More...

It's My Turn

School Revolution, Not Reform

Bernard Gassaway is the former principal of Beach Channel High School and a Deputy Superintendent in the New York City Schools. He often writes on school issues and has penned a book on his time in the city schools. More...

Beachcomber

With the general election on November 7 coming up quickly, The Wave is hosting some special pages that highlight the campaign platforms of the two candidates in the only local contested race - the State Assembly seat in the 23 Assembly District. More...

Sports

BCHS, FRHS Football End Losing Streaks

The sun may have been bright but dipping temperatures and bitter winds blowing from the Jamaica Bay set the atmosphere for the John Adams- Beach Channel football matchup last Saturday morning. More...

New Lapchick Book Remembers A Pioneer Figure

Joe Lapchick was one of the most important basketball figures that New York City has ever produced. More...

A Winning H.S. Girls Tennis Program Continues To Bloom

The sports world does not throw out the term dynasty lightly. Professional teams like the New York Yankees, Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Celtics have been celebrated for their winning traditions in years past. More...

Letters

Letters

All letters submitted to The Wave, including those sent via e-mail, must contain names, addresses and phone numbers. All letters are subject to editing and publication at the discretion of the editors. More...


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