November 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Lifeguard Training Starts This Weekend

A free lifeguard training program is set to begin Saturday, November 4, and organizers are urging qualified candidates to get involved and prepare for one of the best summer jobs around. More...

Community

Ellen Piccolo: 'Working The Waterfront' And Beyond

"It brings so much into your life," says Rockaway resident and veteran artist Ellen Piccolo, when discussing the importance of art. And she wholeheartedly believes that statement, diligently honing her craft for many years. More...

Weiner Charges USDA Delayed Hunger Report

In a move reminiscent of the 2004 election, the U.S. More...

Democrats Celebrate At Queens County Party

At the Queens County Democratic Organization party, representatives gathered to wish a happy birthday to Senator Hillary Clinton. Pictured are (left to right): Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and Councilman Leroy Comrie. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

The Wave Endorses...

For Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Eliot Spitzer More...

Editorial Comment

After the fall More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But (Election Edition)...

... There was a frightening program on television two weeks ago, and it had nothing to do with Halloween. More...

Obits

Obituaries

John F. Ball Document Security, US Army

John F. Ball, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 21. More...

Former Church Organist Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

A former organist at St. Rose of Lima Church, who was fired from his job after a Wave investigation exposed sex crime charges, pleaded guilty last week to third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child. More...

Heavy Winds, Rain Rip Rockaway

A heavy storm hit Rockaway last Saturday morning, bringing damaging winds that knocked down many trees and electric wires throughout the peninsula. More...

Columnists

Dorothy Dunne

Small Town Girl Makes Breezy Point Proud

Robyn, with a voice like a bird, is the daughter of Attorney Robert Lee, who serves on the Board of the Breezy Point Cooperative, and his wife, Janet from Breezy Point, had the lead in "Little Ships of Horrors" in Boston, Steven Swartz's "Wicked," "C More...

Broad Channel Bits

It's November already-the year is nearing its end. Some folks have taken their winter coats out of storage and are wearing them already, although gloves, scarves and hats are still waiting till the weather gets colder before they are put into use. More...

It's My Turn

We're Not Getting Our Money's Worth From Government

We are not getting our money's worth in Rockaway Beach, mainly because we are not applying the laws that govern us, especially in new developments. It's time to put our own beliefs and know-it-all attitudes aside and simply follow the law. More...

Sports

It's Do Or Die Playoff Time For Beach Channel

Tall. Physical. Strong. Those are only three words which currently describe the undefeated James Madison Knights. More...

Rengifo Itches For Beach Channel To Claim Soccer Crown

Erik Rengifo can exude a calm influence as the last line of defense for his Beach Channel soccer squad. He is counted on to help contain the opponent's top scoring forward and it's a job he relishes. More...

Seahorses Run To PSAL Cross Country Championships

Far Rockaway's Cross Country Program was dormant in 2004 and the hope that Eric Stein had in taking was over was to build a credible and hard working program one day. More...

Letters

Letters

Parks Department Correction

In last week's editorial in The Wave, the charge was made that the city's Department of Parks was closing a number of boxing programs and that the closing of Irish Ropes in Arverne was somehow connected to those other closings. More...


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