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Project NEIGHBOR H.E.L.P.August 24

Project NEIGHBOR H.E.L.P., sponsored by the Far Rockaway Weed and Seed program, has begun a crusade in the housing developments of the Rockaways. Their next event is scheduled for Friday, August 24 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Ocean Bay Houses. More...

McCluskey Receives Klein Scholarship

Maureen Lorraine McCluskey of Belle Harbor, a first-year student at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania, has been named a Klein Scholar. More...

Bayswater House Fire Sends Eight To Hospital

A woman and seven firefighters were injured last Saturday when a two-alarm fire broke out at a home in Bayswater. The fire, which FDNY officials say was lit by a candle, started shortly after 8 a.m. More...

Sports

Rockaway Little Leaguers Saluted At Keyspan Park

Keyspan Park and the Brooklyn Cyclones were the hosts last Thursday night as baseball and softball players from the Rockaway Little League took part in pregame ceremonies on the field. More...

Basketball Camp,Youth Day Festivities At Arverne Playground

On Saturday morning, months of tireless work and organization will come to fruition for Jeff Wilder. More...

Drive, Chip And Putt With The RDRC

Bring your clubs and best checkered pants! The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation is holding its fifth annual golf tournament on Monday, September 17 at the Inwood Country Club. More...

Obits

Wayne A. Cannon

Construction Worker Wayne A. Cannon, a lifelong Far Rockaway resident, died August 18. Cannon was born on February 3, 1966 in Far Rockaway. He worked as a construction worker. More...

Michael Francis Daly

Lifelong Resident Michael Francis Daly, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died August 14. He was 49. Daly, a cook, was born in Queens in 1958. He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Daly; and brother, John Joseph. More...

James T.Fox

Doorman James T. Fox, a lifelong resident of Roxbury, died August 19. Fox was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was a doorman and a member of Local 32BJ NYC. Fox served his country in the U.S. More...

NYPD Chopper Reels In Fishermen

Divers and the NYPD Aviation Unit plucked four fishermen from a wave-battered rock jetty in Breezy Point on Wednesday afternoon. The fishermen, described by police as male Hispanics, had to leave their gear and catches behind. They were uninjured. More...

Teen Heads To American Idol Auditions In Philly

Ateenager from Far Rockaway is heading to Philadelphia to audition for American Idol, the number one television show that has taken the nation by storm. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance

Artsplash is Coming; Camp Finale; Last Chance for Moons and Magnolias. More...

From the Editor's Desk

NYPD Can Win The War On Terror If The NYCLU Will Allow It To

An eye-opening new report prepared by the intelligence division of the NYPD turns a spotlight on how people turn into radical Muslims. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Bungalows In… Neponsit And Rockaway Beach- 1914-1924

Summer bungalows began to sprout in the Seaside section of the Rockaways during the early 1900's, and it wasn't long before it easily led many to believe that the bungalow was the future of the peninsula! More...

Editorial/Opinion

It's Time For The World To Act In Darfur

Hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians have been raped and murdered in Darfur, a western region in the African nation of Sudan. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

SPARE A DIME?

CREDIT CRUNCH More...

Letters

Cheers For The 100 Precinct

Dear Editor, I would like to extend a great thanks to the officers at the 100 Precinct. More...

'Be Certain About What You Write'

Dear Editor, You may have a case against some of the Orthodox Jews in the Five Towns, but as a Jew you should not wash our dirty linen in a public paper like The Wave with a majority of non- Jewish readers! More...

Saddened By Editorial Comments

This letter is in response to "From the Editor's Desk" by Howard Schwach, The Wave, August 10, 2007. Dear Editor, I was saddened to see the article that Mr. Schwach wrote; I pick up the Wave on Fridays after work. More...


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