October 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Shackle School Misidentified

The school noted in last week's front-page story, "Autistic 12- Year-Old Cuffed, Shackled At FR School" was misidentified by the Department of Education as PS 253 in Far Rockaway. More...

Community

23 Lawsuits Unsettled As AA 587 Reaches 6-Year Anniversary

With the sixth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor only two weeks away, lawyers for family members who died in the tragic crash continue to take depositions and get ready for a court date set for March of next More...

Graybeards Assist Wounded Warrior

Seek Donations To Aid Wife, Children

A chance meeting between Graybeard Flip Mullen and a Manhattan surgeon has led to a collaboration that has already helped rehabilitate one soldier gravely wounded in Iraq and is well on the way to assisting a second man. More...

DOH Urges Flu Shots For At-Risk Residents

As the flu season descends on several U.S. states, the Health Department is warning New Yorkers that influenza is a deadly disease and urging all New Yorkers to get a flu shot. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Safety Considerations Or Greed: Which Will Control Commercial Aviation?

Flying can be a dangerous business. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"NO NOOSE IS GOOD NOOSE" More...

From the Editor's Desk

Licensing Undocumented/Illegal Aliens: Fear And Loathing Over Governor's Plan

Everybody seems to have an opinion about Governor Eliot Spitzer's plan to provide driver's licenses to undocumented aliens. In fact, you can often tell how people feel about his proposal simply by listening to how they frame the issue. More...

Obits

Maggie Jane Bryant

Caterer

Maggie Bryant, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 15. She was 77. Bryant was born on June 26, 1930 in Fair Bluff, North Carolina. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Rockaway. More...

Dashawn Terrell Davis

Student

Dashawn Davis, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 17. He was 17. Davis was born on April 12, 1990 in Selma, Alabama. He attended P.S. 42 and I.S. 166 More...

Patricia A. Farrell

Homemaker

Patricia Farrell, a 14 year Rockaway resident, coming from Bay Ridge, died October 24. Farrell, a homemaker, was born on in Brooklyn. She was born in St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Brooklyn. She was preceded in death by her husband John F. More...

Father Busted In 'Attempt To Help Assaulted Son'

Michael Hennessey says that he was concerned for the safety of his son, Michael, Jr., 11, who attended PS 225 in Rockaway Beach. More...

Teen Mauled By Dog At Hammels Park

Afifteen-year-old youth, walking his grandmother's dog, was mauled by the animal at the new Rockaway Dog Park recently opened by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, sources say. More...

North Fork Bank Robbed Second-Straight Year

Police officers and detectives search for evidence at the North Fork Bank branch at 17- 39 Seagirt Boulevard in Wavecrest, on the afternoon of Monday, October 22. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Aren't the sunny days and higher temperatures we have been enjoying this October somewhat unusual for this time of year? More...

Beachcomber

The tragic crash in which one, and perhaps two, young men died could have been avoided if the occupants of the car had been in school, where they belonged, rather than driving a stolen car at high speed through the streets of Rockaway. More...

Making Waves

First and foremost, allow me to thank The Wave for the opportunity they have afforded both Eric Ulrich and me to write a column to address the Republicans of the 23rd Assembly District. More...

Sports

Seahorses Fall;Dolphins Upended By New Dorp

The injuries and the losses are continuing to pile up at a fast rate for Far Rockaway High School. More...

Dolphins Three-Peat PSAL Queens 'B'Division Title

Dominic Stanco knew what was coming. He had a hint his Beach Channel players were going to do something to their coach. More...

Featherston,St.Francis Prep Win Tenth Straight Tennis Title

Shinann Featherston has logged a lot of traveling miles from her Rockaway Park home to Fresh Meadows, where St. Francis Prep High School is located. When she enrolled at St. More...

Letters

Vladimir Putin

Dear Editor,

Prior to World War II, the Soviet dictator Josef Stalin made a deal with the devil in the person of Adolf Hitler. More...

Seaside Senior We Are Coming Homeā€¦

Dear Editor,

It's not a new center; it's the old place on [Beach] 90 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. The landlord has made some repairs to the building. Nothing major; he tarred the seams on the roof, to stop the leaking. More...

Procuring ID Should Be Tougher,Not Easier

Dear Editor

I will probably be called a racist or anti-immigrant for this, but I really believe that making it easier to get a valid New York State driver's license will make it more dangerous for residents, not less, as the governor keeps arguing at every tur More...


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