December 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Union Packs Lifeguard/Beach Issues Meeting

The union that represents city lifeguards flexed its muscle Tuesday night by packing the audience at a meeting on beach and lifeguard issues with dozens of its members. More...

Job Openings At St. Albans Veterans Home

The New York State Veterans Home (NYSVH) at St. Albans has job vacancies available and is seeking qualified applicants to join their staff, according to a press release by Senator Malcolm A. Smith. More...

Community

Wittmer, Martino Wed

Thomas Wittmer, the son of Jack Wittmer of Broad Channel, and Elena Martino, the daughter of Victor and Ellen Martino of Belle Harbor, were married on November 24 at St. Rose of Lima Church. More...

Tips For Winterizing Your Automobile

The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that more accidents occur during winter months and in wet weather than at any other time during the year. More...

Light 'The Little North Pole' On December 2

In what has quickly become a Rockaway holiday tradition, the "Little North Pole" will once again turn on its myriad of lights at the home of Joseph and Maritza Mure in Neponsit next Saturday, December 2, to the enjoyment of thousands of boys and girl More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions Enforcing The Law Selectively In 'Dangerous' Situations

When David Reilly was arrested and given a summons for drinking an alcoholic beverage on the beach on July 4, 2003, he immediately thought two things: that the police were wrong for moving in and arresting people who were drinking beer at what he ter More...

Editorial Comment

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From the Editor's Desk

Memories of The JFK Assassination Half A Life Ago

November 22, 1963, a day that will live in infamy, one of those seminal days that you always remember when people ask, "Where were you when Kennedy died?" More...

Local Hospitals Dodge Commission Bullet

Despite persistent reports that closing either Peninsula Hospital Center or St. John's Episcopal Hospital would be recommended by the state's Commission On Health Care Facilities in the 21 More...

Police Gunfire Kills Far Rockaway Man Shooting Of Three In Jamaica Draws Intense Scrutiny, Sparks Outrage

Undercover NYPD officers shot and killed Sean Bell of Far Rockaway and wounded two of his friends outside a strip club in Jamaica, Queens early last Saturday morning. Later that day, City Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

The Irish Ropes Screening A Success

The Irish Ropes , a documentary directed by The Wave's editorial cartoonist Robert Sarnoff, was screened at the Queens International Film Festival on Sunday, November 19 with great success. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

My Resolution To The Cell Phone Ban In Public Schools

Uthman Baksh is a student at Beach Channel High School and a member of the Student Council. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Vigorous protests can be expected in Rockaway's west end if New York City Mayor Edward I. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Melanie Reed Is Confirmed

Ann Heslin's granddaughter, Melanie Reed, whose mother is Heslin's daughter, Mary Reed, was confirmed at St. Raymond's Church in Lynbrook, Long Island. More...

Sports

With Yao On His Side, Van Gundy Is Walking Tall

On this night, he was here as a guest. The Houston Rockets were in town and there was a game to be played. But, not that long ago, Jeff Van Gundy was a huge part of Madison Square Garden. More...

Bourne Impact Gets Recognized In The Rafters Of The Coliseum

UNIONDALE, NY- Six oversized white jerseys hang from the Nassau Coliseum's ceiling. They represent the retired numbers of the stalwarts who helped forge a playoff run seldom matched in NHL history, winning four straight Stanley Cups from 1980-1983. More...

Straka Strong Start Key To Rangers Chemistry

GREENBURGH, NY - As the season ended last year, Martin Straka had to make a decision; either return to the Rangers or retire from the NHL and head back to Europe. More...

Letters

Letters

Why Animal Cruelty? Dear Editor, My son found a 7 or 8-year-old Black Lab with his front and back paws tied together and tied to a telephone pole late Friday night, 1/17 on Shorefront Parkway and Beach 108 Street. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Henry M. Campbell Driver Henry M. Campbell, a Rockaway resident for 29 years coming from Brooklyn, died November 29. More...


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