June 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Is NYCHA Planning On Closing Centers?

On Wednesday, City Councilman James Sanders called a Town Hall Meeting to address what he termed "Adecision by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to close all of the community centers" associated with the city housing complexes on the peni More...

Youth Town Hall Meeting

New York State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm Smith is giving adolescents in the Southeast Queens community a chance to voice their opinions at an upcoming youth town hall meeting. More...

Community

$100 Million Approved to Renovate 'A' Line Stations In Rockaway

In what he calls a major capital plan, State Senator Malcolm Smith announced that the subway stations along the 'A' line in Rockaway would receive an overhaul to fix what has become a crumbling system for riders. More...

Bain Found Guilty On All Counts

Sentencing Date Not Set At Press Time

Just as The Wave was set to go to press on Thursday night, an announcement was made by Queens District Attorney Richard Brown that Edward Bain of Belle Harbor had been found guilty of both manslaughter and driving under the influence. More...

Business Spotlight

Mill Basin Day Camp: Serving 1,200 Campers Each Summer

Summers are for having fun, says the owner of the Mill Basin Day Camp. Summers are for making friends and memories that last a lifetime. That's what Mill Basin Day Camp is all about. More...

Editorial/Opinion

What Are We Teaching Our Children?

A letter in the May 25 edition of The Wave has stirred up a hornet's nest of questions and comments. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

"Hershey" More...

Letters

Letters

All letters submitted to The Wave, including those sent via e-mail, must contain names, addresses and phone numbers. All letters are subject to editing and publication at the discretion of the editors. More...

Chief Lifeguard Wary Of New Hires

New lifeguards hired to patrol our beaches may not be ocean-trained. That is the warning from one of Rockaway's chief lifeguards during an interview with The Wave earlier this week. More...

Large Fight Closes Beach 116 Street Oceanfront

Atwo-block section of the Rockaway oceanfront, from Beach 115 Street to Beach 117 Street, was closed for about an hour on the afternoon of Friday, June 1, due to a large fight that drew hundreds of participants and onlookers. More...

Hearing to Blast MTA

After urging the MTA to provide handicap accessibility in all Rockaway stations, Councilman James Sanders is holding a hearing to "blast the MTA." The hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. More...

Rockaway Resident Graduates From Brooklyn College

Rockaway resident Cheryl Thompson recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a Master's in guidance and School Counseling. In 2004, she earned her BA in Liberal Arts, graduating Cum Laude with an Honor Convocation. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The action started early this summer. More...

Broad Channel Bits

If April showers bring May flowers, what do June's torrential rains bring? The rain we got during last Monday morning's overflow from the tropical storm sure dumped a lot of water on us! More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

The internet is a powerful tool, not only for those looking for entertainment, but for those looking for answers. More...

Sports

Stella Maris Salutes Athletes At Awards Dinner

Stella Maris High School honored their student-athletes for their outstanding sports achievement in an awards dinner held last Monday night at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

High School Sports Update: McCabe, Featherston Get Job Done

Rob McCabe certainly felt frustrated as his broken wrist prevented him from participating with his Midwood teammates, last June, in the PSAL Lacrosse Championship at St. John's University. More...

NYCHA Lacrosse Learns Winning Spirit At Eli Jamboree

New York City Housing Authority Lacrosse fans can rejoice as the team won three games, lost three, and gained two draws after attending the Eli Jamboree up at Yale University last weekend. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Thomas J. Ballato Roofer For Local 8

Thomas J. Ballato, who came from Flushing to Rockaway fifteen years ago, died on June 3. Ballato, a roofer with Local 8, was preceded in death by his stepson, Vincent Pintauro and his stepdaughter, Phyllis Pintauro. More...


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