February 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

The Adoration Chapel May Close At Night

Due to the lack of participation, the Adoration Chapel at St. Rose of Lima Church may be forced to close during the night. A meeting to discuss the future of the chapel will be held on Sunday, February 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the St. Patrick Room. More...

NYS Department of Labor Recruiting Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Construction and General Building Laborers, Local 79, will be accepting applications from February 25 through February 27 to fill spots for 250 skilled construction craft laborer apprenticeships. More...

Warning: Reading This May Cause Loss of Appetite

Local Pens Book That Can Make You Sick, Or Give You A Chuckle

At a fast food restaurant a man is hungrily eating a chicken sandwich, ignoring its funny taste. After eating nearly the entire sandwich, the man looks down and notices the chicken is still raw, dripping with flesh blood. More...

Sports

The Wave Celebrates Black History Month

Do You Know Who These Sports Players Are? The Answer Will be In Next Week's Wave

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Golf Instruction - The Pitch Shot

(Garyn is a USGFT golf professional. You can contact him for lessons at 347- 404-3751) Sometimes it is necessary to fly the ball over obstacles to get onto the green. This type of shot is called a pitch shot. More...

Rockaway Little League Baseball Registration

Baseball is just around the corner as the Rockaway Little League initiates registration for the upcoming 2008 season. Registration will be held every this Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Obits

Effraim Baez Jr.

Student

Effraim Baez, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died February 19. Baez was born in Brooklyn. He was a student at Culinary School. He also volunteered at Peninsula Library's Volunteer Literacy Program. He is survived by his parents, Effraim Sr. More...

Elena M.Conroy

Dietary Aide

Elena Conroy, an 80-year Rockaway resident, died February 15. She was 93. Conroy, a dietary aide, was born in Italy. She worked and retired from the Promenade Nursing Home. More...

Mary Lou Deer

Homemaker

Mary Lou Deer, a summer Roxbury resident, died February 18. Deer, a homemaker, was born in the Bronx. For 35 years, she spent her summers in Roxbury. She was preceded in death by her son, Frederick Deer Jr. More...

Quinn: Rockaway To Pilot Commuter Ferry

May Be Up And Running By Summer

Ferries once transported millions of people a year around the New York City waterfront, bringing people to work and consumables to local stores. If City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has her way, what was old might become new again. More...

Postmaster, Under Fire, Perhaps Returns!

Far Rockaway residents are once again frustrated with their postal service, because the agency that is mandated to deliver the mail fails to execute the basic operations that constitute its very existence. The complaints roll in. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

The temperature this past week was a bit like a roller coaster! On Monday, there was a lot of fog even in parts of Queens nowhere near the water. We haven't seen any of that in quite a while. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

New Life Drawing Class And A Historic Artists' Haven

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org The Westbeth Gallery is part of the famous Westbeth Artists' Housing complex located at 57 Bethune Street or 155 Ban More...

From the Editor's Desk

Young Cops Speak, And The Community Is Outraged

Sometimes, people are their own worst enemies. They talk too much to people who they shouldn't have talked to in the first place. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Remembering Leon Locke Seven Years After His Death

Tomorrow, February 23, marks the seventh anniversary of the death of Wave publisher Leon Locke. More...

Perhaps Not So Much Of A Ferry Tale

The move to place commuter ferry service all over the city is growing, perhaps on the impetus of Mayor Bloomberg's congestion pricing program, an unpopular program that depends on transportation alternatives for outer-borough commuters. More...

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Letters

Disgusted By The 101

Dear Editor, It has come to my attention that Rockaway Police Officers of the 101 Precinct do not really care about their jobs. More...

Blowin' In The Wind

Dear Editor, Thought your editorial on 'snitching' was tremendous, Howard. This fear of 'snitching' is - I believe - the real and grave problem facing the people of the Rockaways, especially. in the public housing projects. More...

Investigate Belle Harbor Manor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank you for making the public aware of the sex offender currently residing at the Belle Harbor Manor. Belle Harbor Manor has been a problem for us for years. More...


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