June 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen Immigrant Dies In Race From Police

An illegal immigrant, afraid of being deported, fell six stories to his death from the fire escape of a Far Rockaway apartment building Tuesday afternoon, while reportedly running from police officers who were responding to a noise call. More...

RDRC Replaced By Police Athletic League As New Beacon Sponsor

After 16 years of support, The Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will hand off its sponsorship of the Beacon Program at Goldie Maple Academy at PS/MS 333. More...

Community

Beautifying The Bay

Broad Channel Littoral Society Awarded Grant

Cleaning up never paid off so well. More...

Weiner Wants Privacy For Police Officers

Representative Anthony Weiner, joined by members of the Sergeant's Benevolent Association, announces legislation to protect police officers, undercover agents, informants and prosecution witnesses from having their personal information posted More...

Construction Chaos Angers Surfside Apartments Residents

Even the most infrequent visitor to the Surfside apartment buildings, located between Beach 105 Street and Beach 107 Street, can see that the parking areas and roadways within the three-building complex are under construction. More...

Editorial/Opinion

OK For Manhattan, But Not For Rockaway

For years, we have argued that Rockaway residents should have "Resident- Only" parking stickers that would allow them to park nearby their homes, particularly during the summer months, when parking is at a premium. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

"Ba Da Bang" 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...

Bain Case Alienates Son, Makes Him A 'Pawn'

Family Members Express Concern

Relatives of Thomas Bain, the teenager whose father was recently convicted of killing his mother in a drunken-driving crash, want him to know that they care about him and are worried that he's being used to win sympathy for his father in court. More...

Community Board OKs Dog Run Site

The community board has unanimously endorsed Freeway Park as the site of a trial dog run. More...

Hamburgers,Leis And Palm Trees At JASA BBQ

Leis, summertime cuisine and palm trees marked JASA's (Jewish Association for Services for the Aged) June 5 barbecue luau to promote volunteerism and community service within the organization. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

With the summer season come two annual problems - beach access and the lack of lifeguards and the onslaught of the shooting season. We are, unfortunately, again in that season. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Summer's right around the corner and school students will soon be free for a bit over two months. Summer begins June 21 and the city schools begin their break June 28! More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance A Band Fest And A Papier Mache Menagerie Inhabit Fort Tilden

RAA contact info: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rock art116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org. RAA Summer Solstice Event: Thursday, June 21 is the summer solstice. More...

Sports

RBVL Wades Through Drizzling Mist In Week Three

Week three of the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League Wednesday night contained mostly calm but cold and partially rainy weather. When you think about it, it was actually almost perfect volleyball weather. More...

RSA Announces Student-Athletes Of The Month

The Rockaway Sports Associations are pleased to announce that they have selected Brandon Suarez and Steve Burnett as their student-athletes of the Month. More...

Breezy Point Par Tee Golf News

Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle. Joan McNally aced a hole-in-one and you could hear the roar of approval all over Riis Park. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Edith Louise Coston Homemaker

Edith Louise Coston, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 8. Coston, a homemaker, was born in Elizabethtown, North Carolina on March 19, 1925. She was well-known for her work in the community at a local senior center. More...


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