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State Closes Fishing Season For Fluke,Flounder

Citing overfishing, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today the closure of the summer flounder (fluke) season effective Tuesday, Sept. 4. More...

Aviator Sports Sets Week's Events

The Aviator Sports and Recreation has announced next week's events. Aviator is located at Floyd Bennett Field on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, right over the Marine Parkway Bridge. More...

Beachcomber

The fundraiser held at Tribute Park on Beach 116 Street last week was a touching affair, with friends and relatives of those who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 attending. More...

Sports

Dolphins Seek To Rise In PSAL Standings

The dog days of late August is the time of the season where people try to escape the sticky and sultry weather that permeates the air. Victor Nazario doesn't mind this weather at all. More...

Optimistic Seahorses Search For Football Answers

Walter Wilkerson, the head coach of the Far Rockaway varsity football team, is feverishly preparing for the 2007 high school season. One slight problem Wilkerson is having while conducting pre-season practices in the past week and a half. More...

Rockaway Beach Volleyball League Plans Awards Dinner

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League will celebrate the completion of their 18th season at a gala awards dinner on Friday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, 330 Beach 90th Street. A good time is predicted for all who attend. More...

Obits

Shaun Emmett Doherty

Electrician Shaun Emmett Doherty, a Florida resident who was born in Rockaway, died August 15. He was 60. Doherty was born in Rockaway Beach on June 19, 1947. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. More...

Mary F.Dunleavy

Homemaker Mary F. Dunleavy, a Rockaway resident since 1968, coming from the Bronx, died August 24. She was 86. Dunleavy, a homemaker, was born in Galway, Ireland. She was a member of the St. Francis de Sales and St. Camillus Golden Age Clubs. More...

Zirone Gayle

Certified Nurse Assistant Zirone Gayle, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 15. Gayle, a certified nurse assistant (CNA), was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, West Indies, on September 10, 1924. More...

Teen Nabbed In Credit Card Scam

Young adults are known for getting into trouble by over-swiping their plastic at the register, but one teenager from Far Rockaway may have to pay a debt to society to end her credit card woes. More...

MTA Bus Releases Extended QM16 Schedule

The MTABus Company has released a schedule for the expanded QM-16 express bus service it promised last month. More...

Wave Office Closed Monday

The Wave office will be closed on Monday, September 3, in observance of Labor Day. All deadlines for the week remain the same. The Wave staff wishes all of our readers a safe and happy Labor Day weekend. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Have fun this weekend- here's what's happening this coming week: Dan McIntyre sent an e-mail telling what the weekend holds: "The firehouse will be holding countdown night at the firehouse from 7 p.m. More...

Chatting with Chapey

Kingsborough Community College and You: A Perfect Match

How fortunate we are to have a great educational institution located near us in Manhattan Beach in Brooklyn. Kingsborough Community College is part of the City University of New York. It offers a first-class education in beautiful surroundings. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance Two Exhibits To Run Concurrently At RoCA At Fort Tilden

RAA Contact Info: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718- 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Will Paying Students For Going To School Lead Those Students To 'A Love Of Learning?'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein are betting more than $40 million dollars in private money that they can bribe poor, mostly minority students to do better in school and to develop an intrinsic desire to learn. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

SNEAKERS 50% OFF DOG DAYS OF SUMMER SALE. More...

Letters

Response To Driveway Ticket Story

Dear Editor, Looking at the picture on page 25 last week, I came to the conclusion that the resident definitely deserves a ticket. The car almost completely blocks the sidewalk. More...

'We Need Answers"

Dear Editor, The seniors at Seaside Center, 90- 01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, were dealt a severe blow when it was recently closed down. We need a local center for activities, as well as meals. When will the repairs be made? We need answers NOW! More...

Orthodox Community Is Exclusive,Not Inclusive

Dear Editor, I've waited to respond to Howard Schwach's Editor's Desk column to see the responses he received. As I assumed, they were very negative. Whether all the incidents he wrote about were absolutely correct I cannot say. More...


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