March 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Ahead This Sunday, March 9

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9, when Daylight Saving Time begins. More...

Community

Local Mother Wins National Kosher Cook-Off

Joy Devor, a mother of six, substitute teacher and housewife from Far Rockaway was named Grand Champion of the Second Annual Simply Manischewitz Live Cook-Off at the New York Marriot Downtown. More...

Weiner Pushes For Middle Class At KCC

Representative Anthony Weiner, who represents a portion of Rockaway, recently spoke at Kingsborough Community College's Leadership Breakfast. More...

Assembly Passes Medical Confidentiality Bill

The State Assembly recently passed legislation, sponsored by Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, to establish a task force on medical record confidentiality relating to the disposition or transference of medical records. More...

Sports

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheelhouse

The local fishing scene is virtually non-existent, so took a ride along the piers Canarsie and Magnolia in the hope of finding a few herring sightings, but no such luck. It looks like the only action for fishing is for those who travel. More...

Golf Instruction - The Short Game-Bunker Shots

(Garyn is a USGFT golf professional. You can contact him for lessons at 347- 404-3751.) Most golfers dread the thought of having to hit their ball out of the bunker. More...

Pearson,Royals One Step Away From Title

Christ the King High School star Ryan Pearson has admitted his love for playing basketball. His enthusiasm and dedication the last few years have earned him a scholarship to George Mason University. More...

Obits

Tyrone Murphy Brodick

Engineer

Tyrone Brodick, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 15. Brodick was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on February 7, 1940. He is survived by his four children and six grandchildren. More...

Ezekial Philippian Douglas

Plumber

Ezekial Douglas, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 25. Douglas, a plumber, was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Russell Sage Memorial Church. More...

Jack P.Ellis

Supervisor

Jack Ellis, a 25-year Rockaway resident, died February 28. Ellis was born in Brooklyn. He served in the U.S. Marines. He worked as a fleet maintenance supervisor. He is survived by his son, Jack Ellis Jr. More...

Lawrence Hotel For Sale...Again

Dilapidated, abandoned and all wrapped up to keep it from falling apart, the Lawrence Hotel on Beach 116 Street is once again for sale, this time for an asking price of a whopping $3 million. More...

Overturned Truck Blocks Traffic

Eastbound traffic on Beach Channel Drive was blocked off for a time late Tuesday morning after a Lily Transportation Truck turned over on its side at the intersection of Seagirt Boulevard and Beach 35 Street, heading onto BCD. More...

Two New Schools Set For Educational Campus

Two of the small schools slated to replace Far Rockaway High School, which is closing its academic doors after 110 years, were announced by the Department of Education this week. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Opening Reception For 'Structure'

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartists alliance.org The opening reception for "Structure," which explores architecture, buildings, bridges and anything manmade throug More...

From the Editor's Desk

The Sean Bell Case Revisited: Sixteen Months Later

When Sean Bell was shot and killed by undercover police officers on November 25, 2006, the city immediately split along racial and socio-economic lines. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Bungalow Rows From Street Ends Out to the Old Arverne Boardwalk

Before the New York City Commissioner of everything Robert Moses declared that the Rockaways as an Amusement and summer resort should never have been built many living, eating, amusement places, and a few movie houses of the open-air type did adorn More...

Editorial/Opinion

Keep The Hot Meals - And The Conversations - Coming

Many of the city's elderly and their advocates are fuming over the Bloomberg administration's rush to revamp or close many of the city's senior centers. More...

Snub Bad For Rockaway, Worse For Mayor

You could tell right away that Mayor Mike Bloomberg wasn't at Beach 129 Street and Newport Avenue at 1 p.m. on Saturday for the beginning of the Rockaway St. Patrick's Day Parade. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

"STARRING RALPH NADER" More...

Letters

Banking Fiasco

This letter was also sent to the Office of Thrift Supervision, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Chief Executive Officer of Cross County and the President of Cross County. More...

Delivering A Successful Y

Dear Editor, I am responding to coverage in The Wave ("Locals: Snub Bloomberg At Irish Parade," February 15) regarding the planned YMCA project in the Rockaways. More...

Helping Others Selflessly

Today, February 22, 2008, I was watching the Oprah show. I came up with this idea; Let's all take a day to help someone outside of our family, to help them with food, clothes or the take them out for a day of fun. More...


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