July 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Welcomes 'Wounded Warriors'

Rockaway community members proudly cheer and wave American flags last Thursday evening as the welcome parade for severely injured soldiers makes its way along Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Belle Harbor. The U.S. More...

Community

Beach 131 Street Honors America

The residents of Beach 131 Street celebrated the 17th anniversary of "Honor America Day" on July 4. More...

Diary Of A Transcontinental Motorcycle Ride

Ed Shevlin Rides To Oregon As Fundraiser For CF

Department of Sanitation Worker Ed Shevlin is on his way across American riding his Harley from Rockaway Beach (New York) to Rockaway Beach (Oregon) to raise funds for research to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. More...

Fontbonne 'Par-Tees' at Golf and Pool Outing

Alumni, faculty, family and friends of Fontbonne Hall Academy recently spent an afternoon at the Richmond County Country Club for the school's seventh annual Golf and Pool Outing. More...

Editorial/Opinion

OPINIONS

Race Should Never Be A Consideration

Nikita Rau has become the cover girl for all that is wrong when race is considered in making a judgment on hiring, school placement, college entrance or anything else. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

BICYCLE RIDERS PLEASE: RIDE IN THE STREET, NOT ON THE SIDEWALK. PLEASE: RIDE WITH THE TRAFFIC. More...

Letters

Please Be Considerate

Dear Editor, Last Saturday, July 14, I went to see South Pacific up at the Rockaway Theatre at Fort Tilden. The performance was great and I would have enjoyed myself thoroughly, except for the audience. More...

'The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing'

The following letter is in response to John Paul Culotta's commentary, 'Peace or Real Estate," that appeared in the July 13, 2007 edition of The Wave. Dear Editor, Mr. More...

More Problems At Surfside Pool

This letter was sent to The Wave in response to a letter in last week's edition. The writer has asked to remain anonymous for fear of retribution from the landlord, and we have granted that request. More...

Accident, Suicide, Hoax? Questions Remain

At press time, detectives from the 100 Precinct were still trying to unravel a beach mystery that began on Tuesday night and has left officials unsure of whether they are dealing with an accidental drowning death, a suicide or a hoax. More...

Ferry Petition Sailing Around On The Internet

Anew petition in support of ferry commuter service from Rockaway to Manhattan is circulating in cyberspace. More than 850 people have electronically "signed" the petition, which is posted on the website www.RockawayFerry. com. More...

Pre-WW II Trains Give Residents Chance To Ride Into Past

First Excursion to Take Place On July 22

Rockaway residents can take a ride into transit history, as vintage pre- World War II subway cars make two trips to Rockaway Park this summer. More...

Health Expo On July 29

A health expo focusing on lifestyle changes will take place on Sunday, July 29 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., under the tent at Beach 53 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Rockaway received more notoriety and police attention than most residents wanted, two weeks ago, when three Rockaway men in a stolen SUV ambushed two NYPD cops in Brooklyn. More...

Broad Channel Bits

During most weekends, the air fills with the aroma of barbecues of chicken, burgers, hot dogs- there's nothing quite like the smell of dinner sizzling over the coals! Enjoy! More...

Cross Currents

Safety For School, Sun And Seniors

August is the final month of summer. While still sunny, hot and humid, it also is the time for crowded checkout lines for school supplies and new clothes. More...

Sports

Diamond Pros' Camp Builds Baseball Skills

Local Little Leaguers Get Ready For Next Year

"Diamond Pros" instructor tells little leaguers how to get to first base as part of summer baseball camp now in session at the Fort Tilden Rockaway Little League complex. More...

Local Filmmaker Delivers Knockout On Television

In 2006, Robert Sarnoff, an award winning filmmaker and current editorial cartoonist for The Wave, initiated his quest to feature the Irish Ropes Boxing Gym in Arverne for his next documentary film. More...

Duddy Celebrates Ireland Homecoming With TKO Victory

Middleweight boxer John Duddy made his return to Ireland a successful one last Saturday night. More...

Obits

Henrietta Abramson

Homemaker

Henrietta Abramson, a Rockaway resident for 57 years coming from Brooklyn, died July 14. Abramson was born in Brooklyn and was a homemaker. She was an active local community member in various organizations. More...

James A.Barnes Sr.

Plumber

James A. Barnes Sr., a Rockaway resident for 49 years, died July 14. Barnes, a plumber, was born in Far Rockaway. He is survived by his father, James Barnes; mother, Clara Jarrells Barnes; former wife, Ida Watson; son, James A. More...

Patricia E.Earl

Homemaker

Patricia E. Earl, a Rockaway resident for six years coming from Woodhaven, died July 15. Earl, a homemaker, was born in Woodhaven, Queens. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Peggy Fullem and Mickey Witherby. More...


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