September 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

SFDS Sixth Graders Get A Kick Out Of Soccer

Two teams of sixth-grade girls in the St. Francis de Sales CYO soccer program faced off in the first game of the season at Fort Tilden last weekend. Ciara Flynn (center), battles Lorianna D'Alessandro (number 63, in blue) for the ball. More...

Community

Broad Channel Resident Achieves Major Career Goal

Tubridy Begins Work As ADA

It is not everybody who can reach a key goal right out of college, but Broad Channel resident Jenny Tubridy seems to be on the right road. More...

101 CO Addresses 'State of Precinct'

Gun Arrests Up, But So Are Grand Larceny And Graffiti Rates By Miriam Rosenberg

With the 101 Precinct facing several headlines this year for increases in crime, there is some good news said the precinct's commanding officer, Captain Brian McMahon earlier this week. More...

Rockaway Man Takes Bullets For Friends

Benefit Planned To Help His Recovery

A young man who grew up in Rockaway and headed to the West Coast to join friends from the peninsula in the nightclub business is being called a hero for breaking up a fight and taking three bullets to protect his friends from a gunman. More...

Editorial/Opinion

OPINIONS

End Of Days

FINALLY!, the end of the summer parking season is upon us. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

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From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me But, (General Comments Edition):

Nobody Asked Me, But … ...The Orthodox Jewish community in the neighboring Nassau County town of Lawrence has taken over the local school board, with all but one lone dissident member, who is not Orthodox. More...

Obits

Joseph J.Burns

Hospital Administrator & CEO

Joseph J. Burns, a 35-year Rockaway resident coming from Sunnyside, Queens, died September 26. More...

Tracy M.Gilchrist

Raised In Rockaway

Tracy M. Gilchrist, a Parks Department employee and health aide who was raised in Rockaway, died September 13. She was 44. More...

Patricia Harlene Grant

Longtime Resident

Patricia Harlene Grant, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 17. Grant, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on March 19, 1934. After coming to the United States, she continued her career in teaching early childhood development. More...

Innocent Bystander Wounded In Hammels Shooting

An unidentified Rockaway man, riding his bicycle on Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 87 Street last Tuesday evening, was grazed in his upper right thigh by an errant bullet fired by a man who might have been involved in an argument at Rainbow Shop More...

Councilmember Fibs On YMCA Funding

One of Rockaway's City Council representatives and his staff members are flat out wrong for claiming that their office is solely responsible for securing $1 million in funds for Rockaway's YMCA, The Wave has learned. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Almost In October, But It Feels Like Summer

By the time you read this, we will be almost in October. While the temperatures are a bit cooler, beautifully sunny days have been coming our way. Of course, rain falls here and there, but all in all- it has been a splendid September! More...

Chatting with Chapey

Advocating for Our Community

On Monday, September 24, I had the opportunity to have lunch with Governor Elliot Spitzer. The luncheon was sponsored by and attended by the executive members of the Queens Democratic organization. More...

It's My Turn

Class Size Matters - A Lot: Part 1

The school quality survey results are in, and already the debates are raging over what the data means. Does class size matter? Does it matter more than other issues? More...

Sports

Dolphins Edge Far Rockaway In Peninsula Showdown

There are high expectations that Dominic Stanco wants from his Beach Channel boys soccer team steps on the field. Can he be demanding at times? Sure. Can he yell and scream sometimes to make his point? Of course. More...

Jubilant Jets Get Much Needed Victory Over Miami Dolphins

Everything is not 100% right in the New York Jets universe but a 31-28 victory last week against the Miami Dolphins made things a lot easier for Gang Green. More...

Pee Wee Shamrocks Ground Game Runs Over Oyster Bay

It was hot and sunny day for the Broad Channel Athletic Club Pee Wee Shamrocks as they traveled to Oyster Bay on Saturday, September 22. The Shamrocks were ready for battle. More...

Letters

Friends at Tribute Park

Dear Editor,

In December of 2006, my family ordered a memorial stone to be placed at Friends at Tribute Park in memory of my father, who passed away in January 2006. We wanted it donated as a Christmas present to my mother. More...

A Simple Solution

Dear Editor,

Regarding the political controversy as to whether we should withdraw from Iraq or stay the course: who is better qualified to make this decision than all the volunteers of the fighting forces who are shedding their blood. More...

Arverne by the Sea

Dear Editor,

Arverne by the Sea is really starting to take shape. Rockaway Beach Boulevard appears to be nearing completion. The new road is nice and wide with malls in the middle. More...


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