October 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

West Lawrence Hit By Rash Of Attempted Burglaries

Multiple attempted burglaries in Far Rockaway near the Nassau County border brought out a massive ground and air NYPD search on the evening of Saturday, October 6, looking for a suspect who tried to enter at least three private homes in the area, o More...

Community

Local Pens Self-Help Book For Seniors

'Achieving The Good Life After 50'; A New Approach To Retirement

Long-time Rockaway resident Renee Lee Rosenberg knows lots about career management and retirement. She's been in the business of career coaching for more than 20 years and has helped hundreds of workers to plan for their retirement. More...

DOB: Stop Work Order Lifted

The Stop Work Order placed on the lot at Beach 108 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard has been lifted and work has now resumed on construction of a new Rite Aid Pharmacy. More...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Offers 'No Advertising' Cards

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is pleased to offer residents "No Advertising" cards for their use in ac-cordance with Chapter 585 of the Laws of 2007. More...

Sports

Far Rockaway Stunned By Truman In OT Loss

Since the reworking of the overtime rules in the PSAL a few years ago, the end result of any high school football game that is played will have a winner or a loser Davonne Gittens knows that rule. More...

H.S.Notebook: Pearson Selects George Mason U.

For almost two years, Ryan Pearson had received numerous letters from some of the top college basketball programs in the nation. A senior at Christ the King High School, Pearson had narrowed down his choices to two colleges. More...

Rockaway Fisheads Blank Village Lions

Fisheads coach Bob Johnson just might be the second coming of the "Great Karmak". During last Saturday's pre-game rugby pow-wow, Johnson sounded very much like the famous Johnny Carson sketch character as he repeatedly cautioned his club: More...

Obits

Barbara Eisenstadt

Community Activist

Barbara Eisenstadt, a community activist involved in a myriad of activities involving the schools, the arts, the garden club and other venues, died on October 14 at the age of 69. More...

Mickey Abrams

Steamfitter

Mickey Abrams, a 50 year Rockaway resident, died October 14. Abrams was born in the Bronx. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. More...

Angelo B. Chase

Gardener

Angelo Chase, an 80 year Rockaway resident, died October 9. He was 88. Chase, a gardener, was born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. He served the U.S. Army in World War II and in the Philippines. More...

Have You Seen This Bank Robber?

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad and the Major Case Squad are searching for this man in connection with a bank robbery at the Bank of America on October 10. More...

Autistic 12-year-old Cuffed, Shackled At FR School

AFar Rockaway father is charging that officials at a Far Rockaway Special Education school failed to notify police and EMS workers that his out-of-control son was autistic and had no communication skills, before they cuffed him and shackled him to More...

Columnists

The Progressive

Questions and Answers, Part II

Are the Democrats the Progressive's choice for a substitute? I am a registered Democrat. I do feel, though, that the party is a contributor to the American nightmare. More...

On The Beach

An Appreciation of Barbara Eisenstadt

She has been on my mind and in my heart constantly since the last time I saw her. It was at the Kol Nidre service at West End Temple, a service of prayer that meant so much to her to be able to attend. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Memorial Golf Outing To Honor Claire Hanning

This past week has been made up of lovely days- so far! Of course, the northeast has a climate that is somewhat unpredictable- it can be cold and rainy one day, and sunny and warm the next. Some folks find that interesting! More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Sad Goodbye To A Community Icon

If the measure of a person's worth is reflected in the number of people who show up for his or her funeral, then Barbara Eisenstadt was worth millions. More...

Council Should Not Tinker With Term Limits

New York City voters have spoken loud and clearly a number of times on the issue of term limits for New York City's elected officials, including the Mayor, the City Council, the Comptroller and the Public Advocate. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"BUBBLES BURSTING..." "IRRATIONAL EXUBERANCE" More...

Letters

Wave Wrong On DOS Recycling Law

[This letter was written by a Public Information Officer for the New York City Department of Sanitation.]

Dear Editor, The Wave's opinion item, 'Let Them Eat Cake,' (October 5) is both erroneous and misleading. More...

Why All At One Time?

Dear Editor,

On Friday, September 28, I happened to be on Beach 116 Street at about 11 p.m. More...

Dayton Beach Park Board Member Resigns

Dear Editor,

Due to personal reasons, I am withdrawing my candidacy for the Board of Directors of Dayton Beach Park. More...


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