March 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

CB14 Needs 'Directory Assistance' From You

Felicia Johnson of Community Board 14 speaks on February 28 at the 100th Precinct Community Council, where she detailed the board's plan to publish a youth services directory for Rockaway and Broad Channel. More...

Community

Firebug Nabbed In Neilson Street Fire

Sparked By Girlfriend's Drugs, Prostitution, Officials Say

Fire marshals have nabbed the local man who they say set a six-alarm blaze that devastated a Neilson Street apartment building and left scores of residents scrambling for somewhere to stay, fire department officials say. More...

Legislature, Governor Agree On Worker's Comp Changes

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Study Set For Far Rockaway Toxic Waste Site

Keyspan Energy and the state's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will soon begin a comprehensive study of an industrial site in Far Rockaway that was once used as a Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP), which, company officials say, may More...

Sports

Don't Blame Jagr For The Ranger Season Woes

Uneasy is the head that lay the crown. Or in this case, uneasy is the sweater that wears the 'C'. But isn't that always the case with Jaromir Jagr? More...

The Return Of "Starbury" Gives Knicks Needed Playoff Lifeline

He is 30 now, which seems to matter to people who follow the New York Knicks. Perhaps, it isn't so much about the birth certificate, but rather the aches and pains that have reminded Stephon Marbury that the clock is ticking. More...

Smyth Adds Offensive Punch for Islanders Playoff Drive

UNIONDALE, NY- One by one the Islanders skated out for the pregame warm-ups. As each successive player moved from the hallway to the playing surface, the volume of the crowd's roar steadily grew. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Vincent L. Chase Salesman Vincent L. Chase, a Rockaway resident for 15 years coming from Brooklyn, died March 2. More...

Tragedy Averted As Balloons Cause St. Pat's Day Fire

An errant Mylar balloon, most likely launched by a marcher at last Saturday's St. More...

Spring Ahead This Sunday, March 11 (That's No Typo)

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11, when Daylight Saving Time begins. More...

Melissa Maldonado Completes Food Service Training

Army Reserve Pvt. Melissa Maldonado has graduated from the Food Service Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Complaints have been coming into The Wave from all over the eastern end of the peninsula from people who have not been receiving their mail on a regular basis. Some claim that they have not received mail in days. More...

School Scope

What Was the Question?

This was the response to the last School Scope column "Travels to a Distant Word" on my visit to the University Club to cover Christopher Cerf, the Department of Education Deputy Chancellor for Something or Other at the Manhattan Institute More...

Cross Currents

March Is Red Cross Month: And The ARC Is Here For Rockaway Every Month Of The Year

Joan A. Foley is director of the American Red Cross in Greater New York-Queens (138-02 Queens Boulevard in Briarwood). More...

Editorial/Opinion

Giving Principals Total Control Not A Good Idea

To the uninitiated, giving principals total control of their schools under the "Empowerment School" program designed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor might sound like a really good idea. More...

Editorial Comment

Joe Addabbo Lobbies For More Sand For Our Beaches. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But…(Political Edition)

Nobody asked me, but… Politicians in Congress want to bring home the bacon for their constituents, but there is some money that should be sacrosanct and free from political tampering, particularly the money earmarked for homeland se More...

Letters

Letters

Setting The Record Straight Dear Editor, This is the second time we are trying to set the record straight. More...


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