November 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Injured In Belle Harbor Crash

Three Public School 114 staffers, returning to the school from lunch on a half-day of school dedicated to parent visitations, were injured when the Nissan Altima they were riding in was struck broadside by a sport utility vehicle. More...

Community

Reverend is a 'Beacon Of Hope'For Far Rockaway

Several years ago, while preaching to a crowd in St. Louis, Missouri, Reverend Duane M. Sleet Sr. would never have imagined that in 2007 he would be here in New York City to lift the spirits and hopes of a small community in Far Rockaway. More...

100 Pct Community Council Holds Monthly Meeting

The 100 Precinct Community Council held their monthly meeting on Wednesday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Beach 90 Street. More...

Weiner:Divest From Iran's Energy Sector

Representative Anthony Weiner, who represents the western portion of the Rockaway peninsula, has commended New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli for requiring that the state's pension funds divest from companies doing business with Iran's ener More...

Sports

Beach Channel Title Dreams Speared By John Adams

The blood, sweat and tears that Beach Channel had displayed on the soccer field all season finally paid off with an appearance in the PSAL B city championship last Sunday at Randalls Island. And the opponent was familiar. More...

SFDS CYO Basketball Teams Display Winning Style

Amidst the backdrop and excitement of the SFDS CYO Soccer playoffs, the CYO Basketball season for the St. Francis teams continued last weekend. The Boys Subnovice Blue team was locked in a close battle with St. Stans in the first half. More...

Young Students Rock At World Champions Karate Center

World Champions Karate Center promotes a group of young Karateka students, who displayed their smiles as recent graduates of the Pre-K program at the Karate Center. The students displayed excellent focus, coordination and basic Karate techniques. More...

Obits

Kevin Jasper Carter Teacher

Kevin Jasper Carter, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 31. Carter was born on June 12, 1958 in Mineola, New York. He was preceded in death his father Jasper Newton Jr.; brother, Troy Newton; and sister, Stephanie Carter. More...

Grace Fuentes Homemaker

Grace Fuentes, a Rockaway resident for more than 37 years, coming from Brooklyn, died November 12. Fuentes, a homemaker, was born in New York. She is survived by her husband, Al; sons, Luis (Yvette), Al Jr. More...

Joseph S. Liotta Airline Bookkeeper

Joseph S. Liotta, a former Rockaway resident, died November 8. He was 72. Liotta, who grew up in Rockaway, was born on January 6, 1935 in Brooklyn. More...

Locals: More Lifeguards, Longer Beach Hours

Dozens of Rockaway residents with a wide range of opinions and criticisms packed to capacity a City Council hearing room on Tuesday to have their say before a Parks and Recreation Committee oversight hearing on the citywide lifeguard program, an is More...

Break-Ins Target Religious Institutions

Burglars have been targeting religious institutions in the Far Rockaway area, taking what they can carry and easily sell, such as computers and musical instruments, police say. More...

Early Deadlines Next Week

In order to facilitate the closing of The Wave for the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be early deadlines for both the editorial and advertising departments for next week's paper. All editorial material, including columns, are due by 5 p.m. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Thanksgiving is next Thursday- a good time to reflect on the positive things in our lives. More...

Drawing On Science For Kids

What Do Electrons Have To Do With Your iPod?

Atoms are made up of many small particles, three of which are called neutrons, protons and electrons. Unlike the first two, electrons weigh practically nothing and can freely leave the atom and move around. And this is a good thing. More...

From The Artists Studio

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474- 4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org Thirty artists participate in this year's "Gifted" member holiday exhibition. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Frightening Ideas From The Port Authority

OPINIONS

It is ironic that New York Magazine produced a cover story about the problems faced by our three major airports this week in an edition dated November 12, 2007 - six years from the day that American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into the streets of More...

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Letters

Response to P.S. 225 Flyer

Dear Editor, It is interesting to note that the person who distributed the flyers at P.S. 225 used a phrase made famous by Malcolm X, when he spoke of racial inequalities, i.e. More...

Powerful Lobbies Stop Experimentation

Dear Editor, The price of crude oil has reached and surpassed $100 a barrel, and is climbing even higher. Are we that naive to listen to those in power, or to those who control the crude oil spigots? More...

Thanks! and Some Adviceā€¦

Dear Editor, Last Tuesday, as my friend and I walked along the water on Beach 100 Street, my friend dropped his cell phone and my car keys into the water. More...


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