May 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Tears And Remembrances At AA 587 Memorial

Mother's Day drew dozens of family members to the memorial dedicated last year to those who died when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor, killing all 260 people on the plane and five Rockaway residents on the ground. More...

Community

City's 2030 Plan Includes Renovation For R'way Beach

Revitalization for Rockaway's boardwalk and a ferry service for area commuters are among the items promised for the Rockaways in the city's PlaNYC 2030, which was unveiled by Mayor Michael Bloomberg last month. More...

'Dog Day Afternoon' Comes To The Beach

T he Allied Rockaway Foundation for Animal Recreation and Fitness (ARF-ARF) is having a big day on Saturday, May 19, with the presentation of the second annual "It's My Bark Day" in Rockaway. More...

Dogs Bark For Joy As Parks Announces Off-Leash Rules

While the debate continues in the community on the merits of having a dog run in Rockaway, New York City's Department of Parks and Recreation has announced new rules designating portions of some city parks, including three in Rockaway, More...

Sports

St. Virgilius/BCAC Baseball Sweep Continues Fast Start

This past Saturday saw the St. Virgilius/Broad Channel Athletic Club Intermediate girls back in action as they took both games of a double header against a shorthanded Our Lady of Hope team. Game one saw St. More...

St. Virgilius Make Comeback Rally To Defeat OLMM

The Jamaica Bay Little League/St. Virgilius baseball team came on strong down the stretch against Our Lady of Miraculous Medal to win their 9th game of the season, 9-4. More...

2007 Rockaway Beach Volleyball League Season Arrives

On Wednesday night, the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League will mark the beginning of its 17th season. The addition of seven new teams brings the grand total to 50 squads. The league also increased its roster to 650 players. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Zelda Madora Drummond Homemaker

Zelda Madora Drummond, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 29. Drummond, a homemaker, was born in Petersville, Westmoreland, Jamaica, West Indies on May 21, 1934. More...

Flea Market Owners Under Investigation

After opening with lots of fanfare last Memorial Day weekend, and remaining open through the winter months, the Seaside Flea Market has been denied a renewal permit to continue operations for the upcoming season because its owners are under in More...

Escaped Convict Busted For Grand Larceny

A Far Rockaway man who was an escaped convict from an upstate prison was arrested last week for grand larceny after he allegedly made more than 100 phone calls threatening to kill the family of the people he called if they did not turn over More...

We've Got The Where And Some Of The Who

Last week we asked in these pages where this old photo was taken and who the lifeguards in the picture might be. We also asked if anybody knows what the letters "BPQ" stand for. Dr. More...

Columnists

Beachlodge

Local activist Barbara Hillary, 75, has made it into the record books. According to the Associated Press, while record keeping is not perfect on the issue, it is believed Hillary is the first black woman to reach the North Pole. More...

Broad Channel Bits

UCO To hold Annual Meeting May 30

The nice days we are enjoying are very helpful to human temperament- no one has been heard complaining about the weather! More...

Dorothy Dunne

Prayers, Prayers, Prayers!

For Gene Neibel's wife, Janet Margaret Neibel, a loving mate who has certainly contributed to the happiness and kindness of this man. More...

Editorial/Opinion

OPINIONS

Time To Clean Up 'Toxic Washing Machine'

Nearly nine years ago, in September of 1998, the former LILCO Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 108 Street was put on the Superfund List as a Class II Inactive Toxic Waste Site. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Simmons Should Be Fired? Completely Disagrees

Dear Editor, I do agree with you when you stated that Don Imus should not have been fired for the comment he made; however, I strongly believe he should have been reprimanded for his remarks. More...

TLC Had It Wrong

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to the article in last weeks Wave, regarding the license suspension of Beach Car Service. I must address some critical points the TLC [Taxi and Limousine Commission] made in their statement. More...

Disappointed In Our Agency Reps

Dear Editor, After the Transportation meeting in Broad Channel with the members from the DOT, MTA, and our representatives, it was very disappointing. More...


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