September 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Tears,Roses And Remembrances At Tribute Park

People came to remember, to cry, to celebrate lost lives. More...

Community

Life In Orange

Inside Rockaway's Lifeguard Culture

This is the final installment in a series of columns in which Sean Connington, a fifth-year Rockaway lifeguard and journalism student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, More...

Tears And Roses As Rockaway Remembers Its Heroes

Dual Tribute Park Ceremonies Highlight September 11 Events

Rockaway remembered those who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center six years ago, last Tuesday at Tribute Park. More...

Teen Busted For Robbery,Attempted Murder

A Far Rockaway teenager, who allegedly put a gun to a man's head and demanded his money, was arrested in Jamaica on Sunday for allegedly shooting the man five times Police say that Daniel Manning, 19, of 440 Beach 54 Street, was arrested shortly a More...

Sports

Knicks'Isiah Thomas Plays On Another Court

NEW YORK- For more than one hour, as the jury pool assembled on the 23rd floor inside the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Courthouse last Monday afternoon, Isiah Thomas conferred with his attorneys. More...

The Mark of Greatness Displayed At The U.S.Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - There's a reason why Roger Federer and Justine Henin are No. 1. The ease of their play and ability to vanquish the competition make them clear choices on the various ranking systems. More...

BCHS,FRHS Lose Opening Day Clashes

There were many moments in the scheduled 48 minutes of football on Saturday afternoon at Campus Magnet that may have made Beach Channel head coach Victor Nazario adopt an incredulous attitude. More...

Obits

Helen A.Burr

Homemaker

Helen A. Burr, a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, died September 12. Burr, a homemaker, was born in Manhattan. More...

Kathleen Casey

Secretary

Kathleen Casey, a 15 year Rockaway resident, died September 8. Casey was born in Rockaway Beach. She worked as a secretary for Cushman & Wakefield Realtors. More...

Anna Louise Coleman

Home Health Aide

Anna Louise Coleman, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 10. Coleman was born in Elbert, West Virginia on April 18, 1935. She worked as a home health aide and was also a devoted member of the Church of God and Christ for many years. More...

Rescued Kitesurfer Is A Real Land-Lover

One of the landlubberly kitesurfers who became stranded at sea on Wednesday got down on his hands and knees and kissed the sands of Rockaway Beach, after stepping out of the NYPD helicopter that plucked him out of the ocean. More...

YMCA Changes Need Funding, Fast

Two changes to the proposed YMCA at Arverne By The Sea, which have become highly contentious in recent weeks, can be redesigned into the plans - if someone is able to quickly secure the funds to do it, according to a top representative from the Y. More...

Happy New Year 5768-2007

The Wave staff wants to wish all of our readers a Happy Jewish New Year 5768. From all of us here at the paper, L' Shana Tova. Please accept our wishes for a happy and healthy Rosh Hashana. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

It was a lovely summer, all in all. The temperatures have cooled a bit of late, leaving us with nice nights for sleeping comfortably. Of course, there has been rain as well. Really drenching, soaking, heavy, wind-driven rains. More...

Erin On The Rox

Congratulations to our new Mayor of Roxbury for 2007, Paul Rodman. Mr. Byrnes lost in a close vote, so Jeannie will be continuing to play her kazoo. Good luck in your tenure as Mayor, Paul. I hope everyone had a great time this Mardi Gras. More...

It's My Turn

The blame game is a game without winners

Bernard Gassaway is a distinguished educator. He is a former superintendent of alternative schools and programs in New York City, a Charles H. Revson Fellow and author of "Reflections of an Urban High School Principal". More...

Editorial/Opinion

OPINIONS

Demands For A Larger Pool,An Enclosed Gym Question Remains:Who Will Pay The Freight?

More than a dozen people rose up last Monday night to tell Community Board 14 that the Rockaways needs and deserves a larger swimming pool and an enclosed gymnasium at the planned YMCA on Beach 73 Street. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

"SHARK WAVES" More...

From the Editor's Desk

Back To School Edition

Now that we are back to school, there are many issues that have to be addressed about the "success" that Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel Klein have brought to the city's public school system. More...

Letters

Senior Center May Be Closed,But The Program Goes On

Dear Editor,

The Senior Center Building is closed. However, the program is ongoing on a limited basis. Our temporary office is our Catholic Charities bus, which holds 12 people and a driver, a total of 13 people. More...

The Feeling Of A Threat Was There

Dear Editor,

I have a great deal of respect for those who are members of very strict religious organizations, whether they are Jewish, Christian or Muslim. To follow all the precepts is difficult. I will never criticize them for these. More...

Derech Emunoh Congregation Continues After 103 Years

Dear Editor,

As the New Jewish Year, 5868, approaches and I reflect upon the past year, I am satisfied and gratified of our current situation. More...


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