June 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wave Office Closed Wednesday, July 4

The Wave office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 for the celebration of Independence Day. Advertising deadlines will be as follows for the July 6 issue: Columns, other editorial submissions and display ads, Monday, July 2 by 5 p.m. More...

Riding For A Cure

After losing his wife, Estelle, to ALS (more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease) David Pizarro is taking action. More...

Community

Celebrities Clean Up Rockaway Beach

Several famous faces, along with volunteers from the community, pitched in to clean up Rockaway's beaches at last Saturday's "Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project." Celebrities and community volunteers gathered trash and debris to More...

101 Pct. Sees Sharpest Rise In Queens Crime

Beep Meets With Borough Commander, Pols

After several years of recording downturns in its crime statistics, the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway seems to be on the up elevator, showing the highest overall hike in crime in Queens for the past year. More...

Activist Charges Parks Bigwig With Lying

Queens Civic Congress Meeting Rings With Anger, Recriminations

Public School 114 in Belle Harbor rang with anger and cries of "You're a liar," as Department of Parks and Recreation officials took the floor for a forum sponsored by the Queens Civic Congress, an umbrella group of more than 1 More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions Red Flags Have Beachgoers Seeing Red

Hardly a day begins at The Wave from June to August that we don't have a phone message complaining of the red flags that delineate closed beaches. In a beach community such as Rockaway, this is a major and contentious issue. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

"it's lights out, paris. Move away from the bars." "...and turn off your cell phone." 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...

Obits

Obituaries

Mary Irene Ebert Lifelong Resident

Mary Irene Ebert, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 7. She was 99. Ebert, who was born in Brooklyn, was preceded in death by her husband, George Ebert. More...

Rocky Rescue For Beach 77 St. Lifeguards

Five daring lifeguards teamed up on Sunday to save the life of a man who hit his head on the rocks and was submerged for a short time. Sources said lifeguard Dillon O'Toole, was on the chair at Beach 77 Street at about 5 p.m. More...

How Shall We Spend $40 Million? Parks Asks

The Parks Department is hosting two listening sessions over the next few days to hear the public's thoughts on how $40 million in city funds should be spent in Rockaway. More...

Pepper Steppers Take World Crown

Stan Brown and his Pepper Steppers have taken the world by storm, winning the Double-Dutch World Championships in South Carolina last week. More...

PAL Kicks Off Summer Play Street Program

This summer, New York City youngsters will be able to enjoy double dutch, nok hockey and basketball as part of the Police Athletic League's Summer Play Street Program. More...

Local Residents Graduate From Berkeley College

Local residents recently received degrees from Berkeley College at the school's spring 2007 commencement ceremony. Sheryl Charles and Shalini Jagdees, Arverne residents, were both honored with degrees in Business Administration/ Management. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

There were three shooting incidents in the past two weeks at New York City Housing Authority complexes in Rockaway - two in Redfern and one at Edgemere. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The Smell Of Barbecue Is In The Air

Officially, it's summer and the smell of barbecue is in the air! Though the days may not be lazy or hazy, they are sunny and warm. More...

Chatting with Chapey

More than 800 people attended the Trinity luncheon on Friday, June 1 at Russo's on the Bay. Thanks to you - my friends and neighbors who come out in such overwhelming numbers to support our programs. More...

Sports

Pepper Steppers Win Double-Dutch Title

Stan's Pepper Steppers continued their annual tradition of winning, taking top honors at the American Double-Dutch League 34th Annual World Invitational Championship at the Exhibition Center in Sumter, South Carolina. More...

Brooklyn Cyclones Breeze Past Yankees On Opening Day

New York Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra once said "You can observe a lot by watching". Brooklyn Cyclones third baseman J.R. More...

Rockaway Beach Volleyball League Spirit Lifted By Perfect Weather

Week 4 started with near-perfect weather and it seemed that the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League teams lifted their level of play to keep pace. More...


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