October 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

CB 14 Gives Thumbs Up To Marina Design

The long-time vacant lot at Beach 80 Street and Beach Channel Drive, across from unused Barbados Basin, may one day be transformed into a fullscale marina with a multi-level building, housing such waterfront facilities as restaurants, stores and a More...

Community

New Wave Staff Reporter Excited About Opportunity

I am Nicholas Briano. I am writing this sometime in the afternoon on my second day of employment at The Wave. More...

Bloomberg Launches Campaign To Bring Tourists To NYC

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced the first phase of "This is New York City," the first-ever global multimedia communications campaign to promote New York City. More...

Clinton Calls For Steps To Protect Health Of Children

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take the necessary steps to better protect the health of our nation's children. More...

Sports

Mistakes Haunt Dolphins In Loss To August Martin

Good spirits reigned after Beach Channel's varsity football squad beat Long Island City in the final seconds on September 29, by a scare of 16-8. More...

High School Roundup:

Goal Blitz Powers BCHS Over FRHS

Beach Channel forward Marlon Velasquez had only four shots on Far Rockaway goalkeeper Enrique Avila in last Tuesday's PSAL 'B 'contest between the two peninsula high schools. More...

High School Tennis Star Selects University of North Carolina

In four years at St. Francis Prep High School, Shinann Featherston (pictured above with United States Tennis Association Eastern Section Executive Director D.A. More...

Obits

David Esaw

Porter

David Esaw, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 1. Esaw, a porter, was born on May 5, 1919 in St. Matthews, South Carolina. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where he sang in the Male Chorus. More...

Richard A.Geoghegan Jr.

Lifelong Resident

Richard Geoghegan, born in Rockaway Beach, died October 9. He was 42. He is survived by his parents Richard Sr. More...

Angel Luis Ortiz

Angel Luis Ortiz, a Rhode Island resident, died September 25. Ortiz, born in Puerto Rico, is survived by his sons, Angel, Antonio, Gustavo, Julian, and Salvador; and daughters, Edna, Mary, Zoraida, SolRita, and Celia. More...

DA: 45 Drug Dealers Down, 7 To Go

DA Provides Names, Addresses Of Those Arrested In Sweep

AThe Wave, police officers from various local and citywide units fanned out in the Far Rockaway area on Wednesday and Thursday, October 3 and 4, in a drug sweep that officials call "unprecedented" in that area. More...

FRHS Intruder Sparks Melee At BCHS

AFar Rockaway High School student, bent on mischief, walked brazenly past three school security agents into the cafeteria at Beach Channel High School on Friday, October 5 and joined other girls in beating a 17- year-old BCHS student, officials say More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

The future of New York is intimately tied to the success of our City's schools. Fundamental to the principles of a sound education is the understanding that students cannot succeed in an environment disrupted by intimidation and violence. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Tiger By The Tail?

Besides all the usual stuff, one of the big things separating left and right these days is the environment. What's happening to it and what are we going to do about it? More...

Broad Channel Bits

Omigosh- it's October and certain days folks have been wearing shorts, tank tops and sandals. Just when it was late enough in the season for it to cool off- it was suddenly summer again. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Water,Water, Everywhere,But Everybody's Got To Pay

OPINIONS

Living on a peninsula with Jamaica Bay on the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, residents get a feeling for how important that element is to life. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"SUBWAY SERIES" More...

From the Editor's Desk

The DOE's Inexplicable Reaction To One Of The Worst Schools (And Principals) In The City

It is hard to reconcile what I know about Middle School 53 and its principal, Claude Monereau, with the Department of Education's reaction to his role. More...

Letters

Good News On Libraries

Dear Editor:

Reading opens doors to life... loves... jobs. Books entertain, for sure, but they also make sense of our past, illuminate the present and light the crooked path to our future. More...

Unsubstantiated Allegations

Dear Editor,

I understand that The Progressive is upset by the current President of The United States. More...

Far Rockaway The Forgotten

Dear Editor,

While Arverne, Rockaway Beach, and Rockaway Park are being revitalized, Far Rockaway is rapidly declining. The bulk of houses built by United Homes, has become an eye sore. More...


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