February 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Healthy Hearts Open House At SJEH

St. John's Episcopal Hospital and Healthfirst will hold a Happy Heart Open House for seniors on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Bestselling Author Visits Local Book Club

Famed mystery writer, Carol Higgins Clark accepted an open invitation to speak at the monthly book club meeting, hosted by Maureen Shannon of Dayton Towers, on January 4. More...

Addabbo Sets Law On Sex Offenders

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., earlier this month, introduced legislation that would prohibit high risk (Level 3) sex offenders from living within one thousand feet of any New York City park or school. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Your Vote Could Make All The Difference

There were many pundits who believed that the primary elections would be over by Super Tuesday, February 5, when New Yorkers got a chance to vote for their favorite candidates. Time has once again proven the pundits wrong. More...

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Letters

An Abundance Of Gratitude

Dear Editor, As I look back upon the year 2007 I do so with an abundance of gratitude. The cross-country motorcycle trip that I took last summer was nothing short of incredible. More...

Our Thanks And Clarification

Dear Editor, I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for allowing me, and other members of the Peninsula Preparatory Academy Board of Trustees, to tell our story. More...

Clinton's Reasoning

Dear Editor, A very good friend of mine went to the Air Force Academy and played tackle on the football team. He became a pilot for bombers and resigned after twelve years. More...

PS 42 Teachers Demand Safer School

Schoolteacher Taneeka Jones, 31, huddled under her umbrella in front of PS 42 in Arverne at 7 a.m. last Wednesday, explaining to a Wave reporter why 60 of the school's 87 teachers were demonstrating in the rain for increased school safety. More...

Father Stabs Man 'In Daughter's Defense'

ARockaway father was busted by police officers from the 100 Precinct on Monday, inside a Rockaway Beach home, for allegedly stabbing a man who had been bothering his daughters, officials say. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

One of our neighbors is no fan of winter cold. She absolutely hates the weather- would like to be in Florida all winter, every winter. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Getaways

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockaway artistsalliance.org Next RAA juried exhibition: "Structure," an exhibit of architecture, buildings and bridges. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But …(School Edition)

Nobody asked me, but … the State Education Department has instructed DOE Officials that the principal of Susan Wagner High School in Staten Island will not be allowed to have any involvement with the administration of More...

Sports

Lady Seahorses Continue To Pile Up Victories

The Far Rockaway Lady Seahorses won their sixth consecutive game by defeating Hillcrest, 48-33, on the road on January 29. Quenise Holland led the Seahorses with 16 points and Shawndia Pannell added 13 points. More...

SFDS Girls Advance In CYO Basketball Playoffs

The regular season finished and the Diocesan playoffs began for the St. Francis de Sales girls this weekend. It was a great success with every team advancing. More...

BCAC Late Registration

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Jamaica Bay Little League will continue to hold registration for those who are interested in playing baseball this season. More...

Obits

Alphonso Brandford

Inventory Manager

Alphonso Brandford, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 21. He was 80. Brandford was born in Colon, Panama on June 23, 1928. He was preceded in death by his father, Augustus; mother, Florence; wife, Jerry; and son, Alphonso Jr. More...

Edwina Harrison

Teacher

Edwina Harrison, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 20. She was 90. Harrison was born in Mount Moriah, St. Ann, Jamaica, West Indies on November 27, 1918. She was a member of the Presbyterian Russell Sage Memorial Church. More...

Diana Marie Ingram

Student and Mother

Diana Ingram, a 21-year Rockaway resident, died January 27. She was 23. Ingram was born in Far Rockaway on June 25, 1984. She is survived by Isiah and Ariel Andino, Joshua Cortes, Kelvin Rivera and Alahandro Maquez-Delgado. More...


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