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Dolphin Dance Highlights Homecoming Win

With a little help from his friends, the Beach Channel High School mascot dances for joy as the school wins its first Homecoming Game since the event was begun nearly seven years ago. More...

Community

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Recruit Apprentices

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 1, will conduct recruitment from September 28 through February 29 for 60 openings in apprenticeship programs, including: (20) bricklayer, (10) stonemason, (1 More...

New 100 Precinct CO Not A Rockaway Newcomer

Lived on Peninsula, Served Both Precincts During 23-Year NYPD Career

When Captain Tom Barrett moved from the executive officer's slot at the 103 Precinct in Jamaica at the end of last month, to his new office in the 100 Precinct house in Rockaway Beach, it was something of a homecoming for the long-time cop. More...

Fire Blocks Off Southern End Of Beach 116 Street

Ironworkers Set Rubbish Fire, Officials Say

By Howard Schwach Ironworkers doing a renovation of the former home of Dragon's Den Florists on Beach 116 Street inadvertently started a rubbish fire that brought several fire units and blocked off the southern end of the busy shopping More...

Sports

Homecoming Day Successful For Victorious Dolphins

The number zero has been attached to the Beach Channel varsity football team in the standings and in the statistics. It certainly wasn't a good thing. More...

Stella Maris,Beach Channel Even Score With Rivals

Ayoung Stella Maris soccer team has had to discover how best their talent can mesh into a cohesive unit this season, in the Brooklyn/Queens CHSAA Division. More...

Rockaway Ropes Seek Opening Bell For New Building

The piece by piece dismantling of the Irish Ropes boxing gymnasium early September of 2006 was a huge blow to the denizens who once resided in the small but vital building on Beach 73 Street in Arverne. More...

Letters

Dayton Beach Park Board Members

Dear Editor,

I've been on the board of Dayton Beach Park for three years. A lot of decisions on this co-op have been made at private meetings, which I am against. Also, some board members haven't come to a meeting for "who knows how long". More...

DOT Needs Changes In Rockaway

Dear Editor,

There are many ways the streets of Rockaway could be made safer. For one thing, Rockaway Beach Boulevard could have the median installed from Beach 73 to Beach 90 Street. Also, we should look at Shore Front Parkway. More...

A New Firehouse Sounds Good

Dear Editor,

After reading this week's edition of the Wave, I felt compelled to write in. Councilman Saunders is constantly looking for ideas for the abandoned firehouse on Beach 59 Street. More...

His $20 Bill Was Phony, But His Arrest Was Real

An Arverne man faces time in jail because he tried to pay for real food with phony money, police say. More...

Cops Bust 50 In Far Rockaway For Drug Sales

Dozens of police officers from the Queens Narcotics Unit, the 101 Precinct, the Warrant Squad and Patrol Borough Queens South Command spread out all over the area centering on the Redfern Houses and the Dix-McBride Houses looking for local men and More...

Columnists

Simon says...

The Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission is a new official body, which reviews the qualifications of persons seeking election to judicial office. More...

Dorothy Dunne

News Events/Travel Editor/Host • WNYX - TV Morning News • 12:00 noon on UHF Chs. 35 & 26 Monday - Friday

After a brave battle against cancer, Janet Neibel, wife of Gene Neibel, took her last breath on Thursday, September 20. She tried to maintain her spirits until the end. We all hoped the new medicine would have conquered it, but it didn't work. More...

Beachcomber

A small but growing group of local residents concerned about the plans for the new YMCA that will be built beginning at the end of this year at Beach 73 Street have come together to push the plans up a notch. More...

Editorial/Opinion

OPINIONS

Let Them Eat Cake

You see them on most recycling days. The come on foot, on bicycles and sometimes even by automobile. They look through your recyclables, searching for bottles and cans that they can turn into the ready cash that many of them need to survive. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"FLUSHING" More...

From the Editor's Desk

MS 53 in Far Rockaway: Why Some Principals Should Not Be Empowered

I first met Claude Monereau, the principal of Middle School 53 in Far Rockaway in January of 2004, nearly four years ago. He was the assistant principal at Beach Channel High School at the time, and he wanted to be principal. More...

Obits

Phyllis Agatha Blake

Financial Account Representative

Phyllis Agatha Blake, a Rockaway resident, died September 21. She was 75. Blake, a financial account representative, was born in Clarendon, Jamaica, West Indies. More...

Mattie L.Cameron

Domestic

Mattie Cameron, a Rockaway resident, died September 30. She was 88. Cameron was born in Carrolton, Alabama on September 17, 1919. More...

Penny Ann Gilliam

Homemaker

Penny Ann Gilliam, a Rockaway Park resident for 43 years, died September 30. She was 50. Gilliam, a homemaker, was born in the Bronx. More...


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