May 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorcyclist Killed In Collision With Potty Truck

A young man was killed while riding his Honda motorcycle southbound on Cross Bay Boulevard just south of the Wildlife Refuge last Monday when he inexplicably crashed into the rear end of a truck owned by the Call-A-Head Company, which is headquartere More...

Community

100 Precinct Salutes Cops OfMarch And April

Officer Bryan Pillittier (of the anti-crime unit), right, who the commander of the 100 Precinct Captain Charles Neacy calls a real go-getter, receives the award for Cop of the Month for March from Neacy and 100 Precinct Community Council President Da More...

It's A Dog Day Afternoon For It's My Bark Day

Dogs and their humans gathered by the boardwalk between Beach 99 and Beach 101 Streets, the proposed site of Rockaway's first official Dog Run, for last Saturday's second annual It's My Bark Day on the peninsula. More...

Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations

Celebrate 75 Years Of Jacob Riis Park

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Jacob Riis Park. More...

Sports

NYPD Football Soaks FDNY For Fun Bowl Victory

On a soaking Saturday at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, the New York City Police Department got their revenge from last year's defeat at the hands of the Fire Department. More...

Tribute Park Gets Spruced Up For It's My Park Day

Asmall group of Rockaway residents came together last Saturday to get one of the top parks in the borough, Tribute Park, ready for the summer season as part of the city's It's My Park Day. More...

Xavier Locals Spark 2007 National Rugby Title Win

Xavier High School completed a spectacular rugby season last weekend by winning the USA National Rugby High School Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. More...

Parks Punts Rockaway Residents Off Beach

No Change In Access Rules, Perhaps In 2008

Those who were hoping to hit the beach for a swim after a long day at work this summer had those dreams dashed when the New York City Parks and Recreation commissioner told City Council representatives last week that expanding either beach More...

Bain Trial For DUI, Manslaughter Underway

Jury Selection Expected To Take Three Days

Jury selection in the case of Edward Bain, a Belle Harbor man who was allegedly intoxicated when he crashed his Lexus into a utility pole and a tree in Broad Channel in September of 2005, killing his wife, began on Wednesday in Queens Supr More...

Wave Office Closed Monday

The Wave Office will be closed on Monday, May 28 to honor those who have given their lives for our nation as well as those who fight today on foreign shores. Deadlines for this week's paper will remain the same, however. More...

Columnists

MovieScope

'Spider-Man 3' - On The Web

There is something ironic about finding "Spider-Man 3" on the web only 10 days after it opened in theaters nationally to a record $242.1 million. More...

Addressing The Issues

Chapey's Trinity Services: Transportation For Seniors and Youth

Chapey's Trinity Services will hold its 5th annual luncheon on Friday, June 1, 2007 at 12 Noon at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach. Please call Geraldine or Stella for information and tickets at 718-474-1641. More...

Health & Harmony

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come. - Chinese Proverb

I awaken to the sounds of birds singing, the trees greening, the flowers blooming and I feel happy. Then, I see the wind blowing and feel the chill in the morning air and I begin to despair. Another cold day, when will it be warm? More...

Editorial/Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

C'mon, Give Me A Break!

It should be clear to anybody who understands the situation that the Circuit City worker who was asked to duplicate a tape that showed Muslim men shooting automatic weapons and screaming praises to Allah is a hero for calling authorities a More...

Parks Department Sinks Rockaway One More Time

For a few brief moments, there was hope. Hope that the lifeguard testing program would finally become equitable, giving Rockaway kids a chance to patrol their own beaches this coming season. More...

Gory Photo Can Serve As Cautionary Tale

There are some who will look at the photo of the lifeless body, albeit covered body, of George Geano and wonder why a community newspaper would run such a gory image on its front page. More...

Letters

Letters

Editor's Note:

In last week's Bag of Mail in the May 11 issue, The Wave published a letter from Shammal McCutchin, entitled "Keeping It Real." That letter was in response to an earlier letter from Arthur Chalokis about the west end dunes. More...

Obits

James Davis Service Maintenance Worker

James Davis, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 1. He was 65. Davis, a service maintenance worker, was born on April 14, 1942 in Brooklyn. He enjoyed cooking at a young age and attended Food Trade High School. More...


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