November 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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'The Grand Madame of Rockaway'

Connie Taylor celebrated her 87th birthday on Saturday, October 20, with a newly formed Rockaway association, Friends Honoring Friends. Taylor is a long time resident of Ocean Bay Houses (formerly Arverne Houses). More...

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

On Friday, November 16 at approximately 4 p.m., Rockaway resident Chris Russell had her pocketbook stolen from her vehicle, which was parked in front of her house. More...

Another Skate Park Coming Soon To Rockaway

With a little bit of luck and an infusion of public money from the City Council, Rockaway may soon have a second skate park. Councilman James Sanders recently announced that he has secured money for another park development in Rockaway. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Tell Parents The Truth About Their Schools

In January of 2003, right after he took control of the city's public school system, Mayor Michael Bloomberg bet his legacy and his reputation on taming the system and significantly raising the education bar. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Clueless Author

Dear Editor, The author of black racism was clueless that all he had to do was bring his hate message to The Wave and it would have been distributed throughout the Rockaways. More...

An Act of Hate

An Act of Hate Dear Editor, The distribution of the "Black Racism" flyer throughout PS 225 in Rockaway Beach was an act of hate which we condemn in the strongest possible terms. More...

Toned-Down,Extreme Rant

Dear Editor, I was happy to see that John Paul Culotta has toned down his extreme rant in order to persuade people who may disagree with him."Extreme," "violent," "corrupt" and "Kool-Aid drinkers" were particularly well-reasoned arguments based on More...

Sex Offenders Roaming The Streets Of Rockaway

A total of 48 registered sex offenders currently reside throughout the Rockaway Peninsula, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, which provides a public online database of all criminals convicted of sex-related c More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

BCVFD Dance Set For February 9

It is good that the weather got a little bit cold; it really wouldn't seem like the holidays were fast approaching if it remained warm outside. More...

Chatting with Chapey

Queens Walk For Juvenile Diabetes And The 'Little North Pole'

My students from Kingsborough Community College and I were delighted to join the 10th anniversary Walk to Cure Diabetes at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

"Patience is a virtue" is a proverb that can be traced back to the 1377 work, "Piers Plowman," by William Langland. More...

Sports

Locals Help Xavier Win CHSFLA Division Championship

Xavier High School's varsity football team this season had a distinct Rockaway presence. It was their contributions on the football field which gave the Knights the opportunity to capture championship glory. More...

Duddy Takes On Experienced Eastman

The word has spread about the boxing exploits of Ireland-born John Duddy. But now, the 28-year-old fighter is drawing on all of his boxing knowledge to face his toughest opponent to date. More...

SFDS Subnovice Girls Win Tough CYO Road Game

It wasn't over the river and through the woods, but the St. Francis De Sales CYO Subnovice Girls team made the long trek to St. Adalbert. And the trip was well worth it. More...

Obits

Claire V. Barbosa

Homemaker

Claire Barbosa, a 41 year Rockaway resident, coming from Brooklyn died November 18. Barbosa, a homemaker, was born in Brooklyn. She was a member of Breezy Point Garden Club, Roxbury Catholic Club, Mayor's Committee, Meals on Wheels and St. More...

Luigi Benvin

Proprietor of L.B. Kitchen Equipment

Luigi Benvin, an Inwood resident, died November 10. He was 65. Benvin, born in Crotatia, moved to the U.S. as a child. He was the Proprietor of L.B. Kitchen Equipment. More...

Colin Anton DeSuze

Coordinator / Manager

Colin DeSuze, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 14. He was 38. DeSuze, an employee at Bellevie Hospital Center, was born in Queens on April 18, 1969. More...


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