December 28, 2007 RSS feed / Community

All In The Crime Family

A mother and her son were just two of the three thieves busted by 101 Precinct cops, charged with breaking into a Far Rockaway home in the middle of the day on December 16 in an attempt to come away with some early Christmas riches, police say. More...

Busted For Gun,Drugs In Arverne Apartment

Automatic Weapon Under His Mattress, Pot, Other Drugs On The Bed

An Arverne man was arrested on Friday, when police executing a search warrant found a 9-millimeter automatic handgun and a quantity of marijuana in his apartment. More...

Home From Iraq For The Holidays

Taking a break in a Baghdad castle. The temperature in Iraq rises to 140 some days, and Flanders says, "You have to get used to being in full combat gear in that kind of temperature." More...

Kilee's Christmas at Rockefeller Center

Three-year-old Kilee Simon visited Rockefeller Center on Christmas morning with her mom, Felicia Marie Mc- Laughlin, advertising sales representative at The Wave; and dad, Odel Simon. More...

SJEH Celebrates Four Generations Of The Ashton Family

St. John's Episcopal Hospital has been the place for the deliveries of four generations of Ashtons, a family which has been residing in Far Rockaway since the 1920s. Matriarch Elsye Ashton (right) was born at St. John's, when it was St. More...

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'Atonement' - Writer's Guilt

What do you do if you are wracked with guilt and lack the courage to confess to those you have hurt? More...

Burke Named New J.Kings Sales Director

J. Kings Food Service Professionals, one of the largest independently owned food service distributors in the country, has announced that Kevin Burke has been named Sales Director of Queens. More...

Public School 215 Participates in the Penny Pool Opening

Students from PS 215, along with 22 other "Schools of Excellence," were invited to be ambassadors of their school and participate in the official opening of the Penny Harvest Field at Rockefeller Center. More...

Three Locals Qualify for the AP Scholar Award

Several students at Bishop Kearney High School earned the College Board's distinction of AP Scholar in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college level Advanced Placement Program Exams. More...

JFK Union Leader: Tower Staffing 'Deplorable'

Increase In Flights, Decrease In Controllers

The man who heads the Air Traffic Controllers Union at the control tower at John F. More...

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...

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...

Beachcomber

The year 2007 marks another year of growth for The Wave. In 2004, the Wave's 52 issues included only one that was 100 pages in length. That was only the third 100-page paper in the 111-year history of The Wave. More...

Rockaway Faces and Places 2007

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Local Organization Honored For Work With Seniors

Gateway Visitor Center Holiday Hours

All visitor centers in Gateway's Jamaica Bay Unit, including Floyd Bennett Field, Jacob Riis Park, Fort Tilden and the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, will be closed on on Tuesday, January 1,2008. More...

VFW Post #260 Hosts Party

The members of the VFW Post #260 in Broad Channel celebrated the 60th birthday of House Chairman Ed Lawless on Saturday, December 22. He was recognized for his many improvements to The Post. More...

Christmas '07 In Far Rockaway

Priests from St. Mary Star of the Sea Church greet parishioners as they leave an early afternoon Christmas service. More...

PHC Top Doc Gets New Office

In an effort to make himself more readily accessible to a wider range of the patient population area served by Peninsula Hospital Center, Martin A. Grossman, M.D., Director of Medicine, has opened a third private practice office. More...

RMP Crashes On Way To 'Officer Needs Assistance'Call

An NYPD radio motor patrol (RMP) auto assigned to the 100 Precinct, speeding to an "officer needs assistance" call in the 101 Precinct, slid on a wet, cold surface at Beach 73 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, crashing into a More...

Peninsula PreparatoryAcademy's 'Winter Wonderland'Fundraiser

Students at Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School (PPA) participated in a school-wide fundraiser called "Winter Wonderland." They sold snowflakes to raise money for families during the holiday season. More...

SJEH Hosts Employee Holiday Party

St. John's Episcopal Hospital held its annual employee holiday party on Wednesday, December 19, 2007. All three shifts of employees dined on barbecued ribs, ham, and fried chicken with ice cream. More...

Join Arverne's Book Club

Queens UFT and Arverne Public Library are pleased to announce that the book discussion group will be restarting. More...


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