November 9, 2007 RSS feed / Community

We Remember Those Who Died On November 12,2001

On this sixth anniversary of the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into the streets of Belle Harbor, we remember: • Captain Edward States • First Officer Sten Molin Flight Attendants: More...

Beachcomber

With the coming sixth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor coming up on Monday, November 12, you can expect to see the Mayor join large crowds of family members at the memorial that was dedicated on last year's More...

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Helene and Peter Danzilo were both in Peninsula Hospital at the same time. Helene with more severe shingles and Peter with pneumonia. Helene was released after a week and Peter remained for two weeks longer in the Rehabilitation Center. More...

Red Cross Training Available Now

State Senator Malcolm Smith is encouraging Rockaway residents to participate in first aid, CPR, and other emergency care training offered by the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY). More...

SO,WHAT'S THE STORY?

Have a news tip or story for us? Need exposure for a communitybased organization? Just give The Wave a call at 634-4000. More...

Local's Photo Exhibited at Queens Museum

Rockaway resident Irv Gordon was one of the winners of the New York City Parks and Recreation's photography contest. More...

P.S.256 at P.S./ M.S.43 Visited Ground Zero

Students of P.S. 256 have been studying simple machines in science class. Ms. Monaghan, the science teacher, thought the best way to understand simple machines was to see them in action. More...

Housing Workshop at Peninsula Hospital

On Thursday, November 13, at 11 a.m., the Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY, will present a housing workshop at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

MovieScope

'Michael Clayton' - Clooney Clueless

In one of his periodic breaks from the lucrative, empty-headed "Ocean's 11- plus" franchise, actor/Hollywood powerbroker George Clooney is taking another stab at Oscar attention with the corporate thriller, "Michael Clayton. More...

Oceanview Nursing Hosts 'Heart And Breath'Opening

On October 16, 2007, Oceanview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC invited guests to celebrate the opening of the Heart and Breath Program. More...

Queens Comedian Set To Play The Baxter Theater 11/17

Former nurse turned comedian Tomasina DeCrescenzo is bringing her multi-personality act to Rockaway for a one-night performance at The Baxter Theater. More...

DOE Sets Proposal For Changing Gifted Admissions

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein has announced his proposed improvements to New York City's gifted and talented education programs. More...

RTC's 'Inspecting Carol'Continues At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Theatre Company's production of "Inspecting Carol," continues at Fort Tilden this week, with performances set for November 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 8 p.m., plus a matinee performance scheduled for November 11 at 2 p.m. More...

Hot Dog ! Pajama Reading Night

P.S./M.S. 105 celebrated literacy during a literacy event held on Thursday, October 25. Students and their families were invited back to school for an evening of books and food. More...

SJEH Hosts Family Diabetes Awareness Day

Family Diabetes Awareness Day was held on Saturday, November 3, 2007, at PS 253, 1307 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway. More...

St.Mary's 150th Anniversary Dinner Dance

St. Mary Star of the Sea Church held its 150th Anniversary Dinner Dance on Friday, October 26, at The Sands in Atlantic Beach. There were over 475 people in attendance. Father Jim Cunningham, Pastor of St. More...

The Bungalows of Rockaway

Film Screening and Discussion Bungalow colonies once covered the Rockaway peninsula. In their heyday, these popular cottages were affordable summer rentals for Jewish and Irish immigrant families. On Tuesday, November 13, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Trick 4 Treat Skate Jam

Boarders Surf Shop sponsored the Trick 4 Treat Skate Jam, which took place on Sunday, October 28, at the skate park on Beach 91 Street. St. More...

Weiner Charges That Profits From Illegal Cigarette Sales Used By Terrorists

Representative Anthony Weiner, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, was joined recently by New York State Senator Jeff Klein to announce the introduction of legislation to stop the widespread illegal sale of tobacco, a technique used by terro More...

FR Man Stabs His 'Friend'

A Rockaway resident was charged with assault last week after he allegedly stabbed his friend in the stomach, police said. More...

Kristine Corpus Graduates from Binghamton

Kristine Corpus of Rockaway Beach graduated from the Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University. Corpus received a B.S. in traditional nursing. Binghamton University is one of the four university centers of the State University of New York. More...

Remembering November 12,2001: The Tragic Flight Of AA Flight 587

On November 12, 2001, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A33-600 model, spiraled into the intersection of Newport Avenue and Beach 131 Street in Belle Harbor, killing all 260 on the plane and five local residents in their homes. More...

Rockaway Bike Tour A Big Hit With Locals

On Sunday, November 4, members of Transportation Alternatives (Western Queens) and the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance joined forces to host a 55-mile bike ride from Astoria to Rockaway and back. More...

Family Ceili Held in Breezy Point

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 25, held its second Family Ceili at the Colony Club in Breezy Point. The ceili caller was Maureen O'Malley-Byrnes, from the O'Malley School of Dance. More...

LaPaugh Named Employee of the Quarter

Orthopedic technician Harold LaPaugh was selected to be the Employee of the Quarter by St. John's Episcopal Hospital. As Employee of the Quarter, LaPaugh received a check and a plaque. More...

Looking Backward 20

20 What The Wave Said Years Ago... More...

Meeks Hosts Meeting On Foreclosures,Predatory Lending

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Milestones

Sean and Christine Got Married Sean and Christine McGonigle, childhood sweethearts, were married on August 25 at St. Camillus Church in Rockaway Beach. Sean is the son of Sally and the late Johnny McGonigle of Rockaway Beach. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, our Fall Museum Trip went off without a hitch, if you don't complain about the weather. More...

SJEH Cuts Ribbon On Renovated Wound,Hyperbaric Unit

With a simple snip of the scissors, St. John's Episcopal Hospital officially opened its Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, after completion of an expansion and renovation that cost more than $1 million. More...

Red Cross Sets Tips For Emergency Situations

Urges Locals To Be Prepared, Have A 'Go-Bag'

What should New Yorkers have learned from the fires in California? According to the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY), the lesson is clear - New Yorkers must be better prepared to adapt and react to all kinds of emergencies. More...

Time Is Running Out For NYS Trooper Exam

The New York State Police have confirmed that over 16,000 applicants have registered for the upcoming State Trooper exam, including 3,000 from New York City. The registration deadline for the exam is December 1, 2007. More...

Assemblywoman Titus Teams Up With NYU Dentistry

Assemblywoman Michele Titus arranged for elementary children Pre-K to 2 grades of PS/MS 183Q to receive exams and treatment free of charge from the NYC Mobile Dental Care "Smiling Faces Going Places" van that is sponsored More...

Side of House Collapses Onto Neighboring Yard

There weren't many lasting effects from last Saturday's Nor'easter, except for one family in Rockaway Beach which had part of a vacant neighboring house fall into their backyard, nearly damaging their home. More...

Fidelis Care Promotes Rockaway Beach Resident

Eugene Kupin, a resident of Rockaway Beach, was recently promoted to Outreach Specialist with Fidelis Care. More...

The Brag Bag

Happy Birthday to Alix Blutstein, Jade Ritwo, Nick Prakope, Vanessa Lichtenstein, Andrew Harwood, Sabrina Pomilio and Katy Hall! Also celebrating his birthday is Wave Managing Editor, Howard Schwach. More...

Far Rockaway Youth Arrested In Year-Old Shooting

A 16-year-old Far Rockaway youth has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that took place in Inwood last year. More...

Vets Get Online Community On World Wide Web

Veteran.com has announced that it is building an online community for U.S. military veterans. Veteran.com is one of the lesserknown online communities. More...

Wanted:Alive And Kickin'

FRHS Class of '58 Seeks Alumni

Far Rockaway High School Class of 1958 is having its 50th anniversary reunion on November 8th, 2008, at the Hilton Hotel in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Judy Binder Faherty and her team have been working on organizing it. More...

Jay Black At North Fork Theatre November 10

Live Nation presents Jay Black at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury, for one night only, on Saturday, November 10 at 8 p.m. More...


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