September 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Sick Shark Causes Jaws-Sized Panic

Hundreds of screaming bathers scrambled out of the surf last Saturday when a 6-foot thresher shark floated up on Beach 107 Street. More...

Community

ABC Quilters'Raffle At RMAC Fall Festival

Enter To Win A Quilt And Help Those In Need

The St. Francis de Sales ABC Quilters' Group makes crib quilts for sick babies in our local hospitals. Their main support comes from donations and an annual quilt raffle. More...

Accident On RBB Sends Parks Worker To Hospital

A horrendous crash at the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Cross Bay Parkway (Beach 94 Street) drew cops from the nearby 100 Precinct house and store workers who said that the crash sounded like an airplane hitting the building. More...

Artsplash 2007 Opens September 8

Exhibition Plus Special Events

Even as the sun sets on summer, the world becomes a more colorful place in fall. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Will Always Remember Those Who Were Lost

Joe Agnello Richie Allen Michael Andrews Ezra Aviles Steve Belson Gennady Boyarsky Pamela Boyce Brandon Buchanan Matthew Burke Frank Callahan Liam Callahn Marcia Carter Paul Cascio Mandy Chang-Burke More...

Everybody Wants A Pool,But Which Pool Will It Be?

Rockaway residents are known to be contentious, even when they are getting an amenity they have been dreaming of for years. So it is with the proposed swimming pool at the YMCA to be developed by Arverne By The Sea. More...

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Obits

Jackie Bradford

Retired Jackie Bradford, a Broad Channel resident for more than 35 years, died August 2. He was 70. More...

Donsford Glasgow Burnham

Bus Driver Donsford Glasgow Burnham, a Rockaway resident for 5 years, died August 23. He was 58. Glasgow Burnham, a bus driver, was born in Georgetown, Guyana on July 12, 1949. More...

Mary B.DiPalma

Clerical Mary B. DiPalma, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died September 1. DiPalma was born in Rockaway Beach. She served as a member of the Frank Avenue Civic Association and St Gertrude's Altar Rosary Society and Choir. More...

Tribute Park Ceremonies Set For September 11

Two ceremonies are scheduled to take place at Tribute Park next Tuesday, as the Rockaway community and the nation observe the sixth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More...

Kids Galore At Broad Channel Labor Day Parade

The annual Broad Channel Labor Day Parade and Mardi Gras benefiting the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department stepped off on time and under clear and sunny skies on Monday. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Unofficially, summer is just a memory now. But, the Labor Day weekend is such a great end to it- especially the Grand Parade! It's- well- grand! Congratulations to the Bayview for being the winning bar. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

It seems that during the course of physical therapy, the therapist and patient walk a fine line between the need for pain relief and the need for increasing function. More...

From The Artists Studio

Blockbuster Weekend in Gateway

Commentary by Susan Hartenstein RAA Contact Info: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol. com; website: ww.rockawayartistsalliance.org. Two Exhibitions Concurrently On View @RAA: Saturday, September 8-October 7, 2007. More...

Sports

High School Soccer Preview:Dolphins,Spartans Clash

Ask anyone on the Beach Channel boys' soccer team about the events of November 7, 2006 and their 2-1 playoff quarterfinal overtime defeat to John Adams and you'll get pretty much a similar response. More...

Last Chance To RSVP For RBVL Dinner

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League will celebrate the completion of their 18th season at a gala awards dinner on Friday 9/14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 333 Beach 90th Street. More...

Dolphins RB Returns As Peninsula Teams Gear For Battle

The Far Rockaway Seahorses begin their PSAL varsity football season with a tough road contest at Midwood in Brooklyn on Saturday, September 8 at 12 p.m. More...

Letters

Correction On Last Week's Letter

The following correction was sent to The Wave in response to a letter that was published last week, but that was never meant for the pages of this paper, according to the person who wrote it. More...

Letters New York City's Beach

Dear Editor, The following letter was sent to Congressman Anthony Weiner. The writer is the president of the Rockaway Artists Alliance. More...

" Labor Day Biting At 106-20

" Dear Editor, I am a resident of 106-20 Shore Front Parkway. I joined the pool for the summer season and this past Saturday (Labor Day weekend) my ten-year-old son had a friend come over to spend the day with us. More...


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