February 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

PS 106 Parents: UFT Says 'Sabotage Test Scores'

Asmall group of parents at PS 106 in Edgemere withstood the freezing cold early Tuesday morning to protest the way their children are treated by school staff, as well as other "internal problems" in the school. More...

Community

Racetrack To Remain Open

State Senator Serphin Maltese and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer praised the legislation, expected to be passed, that will allow racing to continue at Aqueduct. More...

'There Used To Be A Boardwalk Here'Takes Web By Storm

Song Evokes Rockaway In The 1950's

tribute to Rockaway's past has been traveling the World Wide Web at the speed of light in the past week, ever since the song, penned 25 years ago, was posted to the Far Rockaway website on Tuesday. More...

250 Take The Freezing Plunge For Cystic Fibrosis

Two hundred and fifty hardy souls took a plunge in the Atlantic Ocean to benefit the fight against Cystic Fibrosis last Saturday afternoon. The actual plunge took place at 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Bonnies Top Brooklyn CHSAA Swimming Championship

Sports

The Fontbonne Hall Bonnie swimmers showed a commanding presence last weekend at the GCHSAA girls swimming championships at the Nassau County Aquatics Center. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheel House:Recalling Rockaway

Sand is a small particle as particles go, coarse to the touch, and it has a knack for winding up in the most ungodly places. More...

Golf Instruction- Fundamentals Of The Short Game

Sports

(Garyn is a USGTF Golf Professional. You can contact him for lessons at 347-404-3751.) Land the Ball in the Right Spot Use the 25% Rule-Whenever there's lots of green between you and the hole, get the ball rolling as soon as you can. More...

Letters

Leave the Rumors to the Rags

Dear Editor, For a few scary moments yesterday, I thought I was reading a supermarket tabloid - although I could have sworn it was The Wave when I started reading. I'm referring to the letter by Joseph Lane in which Mr. More...

Ignored Retirees

Dear Editor, I find it troubling that our elected officials who represent our district in Congress have simply ignored 20 million retirees on social security. They also did not extend the benefits for the unemployed. More...

Nature Preserve First, Then Development

Dear Editor, This letter is in regard to an article published in "The Wave" Friday, January 18, page 38, headlined: "Nature Preserve Coming Only If Arverne East Is Built." The article features material presented by Susan Fine, the Executive Vice More...

Hundreds Do The Frozen Plunge For CF

Hundreds of locals took to the Freezing Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, raising money to fight Cystic Fibrosis. More...

Second Mystery Arverne DOA Found

Abullet-riddled, partially decomposed body was found in an empty Arverne lot last Saturday morning, police sources say. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Take A Trip To The Wildlife Sanctuary

Did you go to the Wildlife Refuge last Sunday to see the black and white photographs taken there at various times of the year and at different places in the refuge? Alot of folks were disappointed that the photographer, Alice M. More...

Chatting with Chapey

What Does the Future Hold For Us?

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn spoke at the Breezy Point Seniors at the invitation of the President, Joanne Anderson. A special thank you to Anderson for planning this excellent event. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Final Chance To 'Get Out Of Town' Before Entering A 'Structure'

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org This is the final weekend to "Get Out of Town." Or, at least, to see the exhibit at sTudio 6 Gallery, RoCA@ Fort Til More...

Editorial/Opinion

Keep Sexual Predators Away From School Children

OPINIONS

It should be clear to everyone that there is a need to keep sexual predators separated from children. The front-page story in last week's Wave has spurred a wave of anger and consternation throughout the peninsula. More...

The Mayor Should Respond To Plea For An Expanded YMCA

It has been four months since several local elected officials, including Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and Senator Charles Schumer, sent letters to Mayor Michael Bloomberg asking for his help in financing an expanded YMCA that would inclu More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"HERS & HIS DREAM TEAM" More...

Obits

Dolores B.Doheny

Retired Assistant Principal

Dolores Doheny, a 25-year Rockaway resident, died February 13. Doheny, born in Brooklyn, was an Assistant Principal at PS 47 in Manhattan. After retiring she volunteered at the school. She was a lector at St. More...

Richard Edward Fields

Plumber

Richard Fields, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 9. He was 50. Fields was born in the Bronx on February 25, 1957. He served in the United States Army, where he was trained as a telephone technician. More...

Lillian Herman

Homemaker

Lillian Herman, a 33-year Rockaway resident, died January 23. Herman, a homemaker, was born in the Bronx. She was preceded in death by her husband, Murray Herman. Herman is survived by her sons, Bennett and Stuart; and niece, Sherry Eaker. More...


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