December 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wave To Close Tuesday 1/1

The Wave office will be closed on Tuesday January 1, 2008 so that our employees can celebrate the New Year with family and friends. All deadlines for the newspaper are as follows: All editorial matter, including columns, is due by Monday at 3 p.m. More...

Community

Free Electronic Device Registration Program

Captain Phylis S. Byrne of the NYPD's Transit District 23 invites all to take advantage of the NYPD's free electronic device registration program, offered every second Wednesday of the month from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Beach 116 Street subway station. More...

Symph-Eeze Conducts Personal Brand OfMusic

Symph-Eeze, a 24-year-old rapper from Far Rockaway, is a positive, upbeat, and talented young man who says he refuses to compromise his sound and creative vision in order to achieve financial or commercial greatness. More...

Comptroller: 20 Locals Seek Subprime Help

As the subprime crisis continues to escalate across the nation, New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. More...

Sports

Golf Instruction - The Grip

(A USGTF Golf Professional, you can contact him for lessons at 347-404-3751.) Your hands are the only connectors between yourself and the club. The grip is the foundation of your ENTIRE swing. More...

St.Francis de Sales Christmas Tournament Moves Along

The St. Francis Christmas Tournament presented a heavy schedule of games this past weekend to complete the first week, before a two-day hiatus. The action finished with the St. Francis Blue eliminating the St. More...

The Year In Sports 2007

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Obits

Carol Rinzler Comer

Educator

Carol Rinzler Comer, a Rockaway resident, died December 16. Comer was born in Bayswater on May 21, 1949. She taught at Far Rockaway High School and was a guidance counselor at IS 53, JHS 180, Far Rockaway, Bayside and Beach Channel High School. More...

Enriqueta DeMartinez

Homemaker

Enriqueta DeMartinez, a 20-year Rockaway resident, coming from Jackson Heights, died December 22. DeMartinez, a homemaker, was born in the Dominican Republic. More...

Thomas J.Golliver

Broad Channel Resident

Thomas Golliver, a longtime Broad Channel resident, died December 16. More...

Murdered At Lawrence Taco Bell

Romantic Rival Takes Own Life After Shooting

Aromantic rival fatally shot a Far Rockaway man working at a Nassau County Taco Bell on Wednesday night and then fled the scene, only to commit suicide shortly thereafter, Nassau County police said. More...

Tis The Season To Look For Lifeguards

The time has rolled around again for Rockaway residents to try out for the Department of Parks and Recreation's lifeguard training program, this year to be held at the soon to become extinct Far Rockaway High School. More...

Home From Iraq For The Christmas Holidays

Specialist Richard Louis Flanders returned to Rockaway from an eightmonth tour in Iraq on December 23, just in time to spend the holidays with his loved ones. Flanders is assigned to the First Calvary Division, 3-8 Brigade. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

It's that time of year once again- time to say "so long" to the old year and bring in the new one in a style that suits you. Some folks enjoy going to bed, sleeping through the midnight revelry and waking up in a brand new year. More...

Cross Currents

New Year's Resolution: Volunteer For the Red Cross

Committed, compassionate, trained volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Red Cross in Greater New York, and a New Year's resolution to devote time to support Far Rockaway residents in 2008 will contribute to the Red Cross mission to help More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance

Attention kidsmART Families and More for 2008 FORT TILDEN HIGHLIGHTS: (FREE) THURSDAY OPEN MIC MUSIC NIGHTS: Every Thursday at 7 p.m. in sTudio 7 Gallery, RoCA. Call the RAA office to schedule your spot at the mic. More...

Editorial/Opinion

EDITORIALCOMMENT 2007

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Once More, It's Location,Location,Location

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall had a good idea when she followed up the report of the New York State Commission on Health Related Facilities by asking in her State of The Borough speech for a single, state-of-the-art hospital in Rockaway. More...

Letters

Running For City Council

Dear Editor, My name is John Patrick Larkin. I live in Rockaway Park, have worked in this district for years, and I'm going to be a candidate in the next NYC Council Election for District 32. I'm writing to talk about community, not politics. More...

Letters FRHS Class Of '58,Wanted

Dear Howard, The organizing committee of the Far Rockaway High School, Class of 1958 Reunion just thought that some of our missing classmates might be coming to Rockaway at Christmas time and perhaps you might be willing to post the list as you di More...

Reply to Mr.Wohl's

Dear Editor, As the designated cretin of Mr. Wohl's letter of December 21, I would like to (reluctantly) reply. Dear Mr. Wohl, I did not ask for an apology, or even a mea culpa, from Mr. Culotta. More...


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