November 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Early Deadlines Next Week

In order to facilitate the closing of The Wave for the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be early deadlines for both the editorial and advertising departments for next week's paper. All editorial material including columns are due by 5 p.m. More...

Community

Borough President Calls For New Hospital In Rockaway

Borough President Helen Marshall has called for a new hospital for Rockaway to address the needs of the growing community and assure that local residents can be treated in local hospitals. More...

PHC Execs Cheer Marshall Plan

Executives at Peninsula Hospital Center are cheering Borough President Helen Marshall who this week called for two new hospitals in Queens - one of them in Rockaway. More...

Top Cop Makes Stop at CB14 Meeting

Captain Brian McMahon (center), the commanding officer of the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, stopped by the Community Board 14 meeting in Rockaway Beach Tuesday night to formally introduce himself to board members and the public. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

A Merger That Could Endanger Our Quality Of Life

Two of the largest health care providers in New York City are seeking permission to merge, a move that could well impact the thousands of Rockaway residents who are active or retired city employees by increasing their health care costs while reducing More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

Rumsfeldisms "Stuff Happens" "I don't do quagmires" "Death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war." More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But ...(Pet Peeves Edition)

... Rockaway Veterans Days are becoming something of a bust, as WW II and Korean Vets get older and less able to participate. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Vincent Anthony Biondo Roofer, Dockmaster

Vincent Anthony Biondo, a former 40-year Far Rockaway resident, died November 13 at St. John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway. He was 81. More...

Tears, Remembrances and Flowers

The fifth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into the streets of Belle Harbor was commemorated on November 12 with the dedication of a new, $9.2 million memorial at the southern end of Beach 116 Street. More...

Proposed Dog Run Faces Opposition

About 300 people have signed a petition saying they don't want a dog run at a proposed location on Shore Front Parkway, according to City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

Coastal Zone Management Act Important To Rockaway

Richard George is a long-time local environmentalist and the president of the Beach And Bungalow Association, a group dedicated to restoring and land marking local bungalows. More...

Erin On The Rox

Congratulations to Mike Carlson and Lizzy Doukas as they ran the 2006 New York City Marathon this past Sunday, November 5. They both did a great job with times of 4:54:38 and 4:54:39. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Rockaway Music and Arts Council will open its 1986-87 Sam Levenson Memorial Concert series Saturday, November 22, at 8:30 p.m. with the Elisa Monte Dance Co. More...

Sports

St. Francis Runners Sweep Sectional Championships

On Sunday, November 5th, the SFDS Cross-Country team competed at Alley Pond Park in the Sectional Championships with outstanding results. Out of eight age and gender divisions, SFDS won five championships. More...

NYPD, FDNY Square Off For Boxing Bragging Rights

New York City's Bravest and Finest will once again take their sports rivalry into the ring. More...

Rockaway Ravens Win Super Bowl Championship

The Rockaway Ravens Organization are celebrating as the Junior Midgets brought home the American Youth League Football championship over the New York Wildcard in Staten Island last Sunday. More...

Letters

Letters

Correction

In the November 3 edition of The Wave, we ran a story about the Rockaway Theatre Company that was accompanied by an erroneous Headline. More...


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