February 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Shots Fired Through Redfern Window

A number of shots were fired through the window of a building in the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway at about 2 p.m. on February 20, police say. More...

Jamaica Bay Task Force To Meet

The American Littoral Society and the Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers have announced that the Jamaica Bay Task Force will meet on Tuesday, February 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. More...

Addabbo Sets Legislation To Aid Volies

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has cosponsored legislation and a resolution in the Council aimed at aiding the city's volunteer ambulance companies. More...

Sports

To Make the Playoffs, Rangers Need to be Home Warriors

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Twelve wins. That's all the Rangers have all season at home and if they are going to make the playoffs, that number has to improve. More...

Local Hockey "Stars" Shine On the Ice At Abe Stark Arena

Rockaway locals are enjoying their season with the area's only travel hockey program. More...

Lee, Robinson Have An All-Star Weekend To Remember

The setting for the 56th NBA All-Star Game was Las Vegas, which - in itself- had raised a few eyebrows. More...

Obits

Obituaries

John C. Flaherty Retired Teamster Local #814

John C. Flaherty, a Rockaway resident for 12 years coming from Jackson Heights, died February 18. Flaherty, a retired teamster for Local #814, was born in Manhattan. More...

Parole Denied Again For Convicted Cop Killer

A man who robbed an Edgemere social club with three others in April of 1980, a robbery that led directly to the shooting death of Police Officer Robert Sorrentino, lost his bid for parole after 26 years in prison and must wait until 2009 for More...

B. 116 Project Is On Track, But Bumps May Lie Ahead

Several Stores Will Close Temporarily, Subway Service Unaffected: MTA

The good news is the MTA says its rehabilitation of the Beach 116 Street subway station and surrounding city-owned storefronts will be finished by late summer 2007, with the new NYPD Transit facility finished about a month later. More...

Columnists

Simon Says

Has the weather gotten you down? I personally hate snow. It's days like this I miss my old Cadillac. The Toyota Camry is a nice car, but you constantly get stuck on the ice and snow. Toyota needs to come up with a 4 wheel drive. More...

The Progressive

Wealth Distribution

After writing my last column regarding the legacy of Doctor King, I read about the demise of Abbe Pierre. He was 94 years of age. Very few Americans are aware of who this great man was. More...

School Scope

Travels To A Distant World

They say traveling to far away places can be broadening. But sometimes the longest journeys are not measured in miles. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Remembering Leon Locke Six Years After His Death

Today, February 23, marks the sixth anniversary of the death of Wave publisher Leon Locke. More...

A Fresh, New Candidate For City Council

It seems clear now that the Democratic City Councilman who represents Rockaway will be leaving us in 2008 to run for the State Senate seat now held by Republican Senator Serph Maltese. More...

Editorial Comment

"jet blue lag" Nine hours on the tarmac More...

Letters

Letters

Sending A 'White Flag' To Our Enemies Dear Editor, The following letter was sent to all the members of the Queens Congressional Delegation who voted for the advisory bill that would restrict the President's "Surge" of troops More...


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