March 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Busted For Imprisonment, Prostitution

Used Internet To Draw Johns

A Rockaway man and two accomplices have been charged with the unlawful imprisonment of two women and with promoting prostitution by posting photos of the victims on the website Craigslist, in order to attract customers for prostitution. More...

Community

Local Spells His Way To National Bee

Eighth-grader Neil Alacha was still in shock when he walked into Bishop MacLean senior home on Beach 20 Street this Sunday for his weekly volunteer work. More...

Advances In Hemodialysis At SJEH

The Marjorie Basser Hemodialysis Center at St. John's Episcopal Hospital has made advances recently in patient services. More...

Beach Channel HS Hosts Blood Drive

Beach Channel High School held a blood drive on Wednesday, March 6, in which they collected a total of 74 pints of blood. Dennis Bourderau, Rashad Holder, Anthony Smith, Kadeem Stewart and Jonequa Young, all students in Mrs. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Putting Our Lives In Their Incompetent Hands

The fatal collapse of a construction crane in Manhattan that destroyed several buildings once again points to the fact that something is very wrong at the Department of Buildings, the city agency responsible for insuring the safety of construction More...

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Letters

Response to Editor's Desk

Dear Editor, In his commentary, Howard Schwach asked New York State Education Department for parochial school report cards. When he did not receive them, he blamed the parochial schools. Wonder why? More...

RAA Photos

Dear Editor, What's the story with the photos of every RAA event that is in The Wave. Photos of the back of heads in 90 percent of the shots - really great photo journalism! We don't get to see the great people or even the art work, come on! More...

Mayoral Control and DOE

Dear Editor, I am writing to voice my serious concern with mayoral control and the present NYC school governance system. Mayoral control sunsets in 2009 and I would like to see it eliminated. More...

Beaten, Wrapped In Tarp, Set On Fire

Two men were viciously beaten to death, wrapped in a tarp and placed in the trunk of a luxury auto, which was then set on fire in the weeds off Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, law enforcement officials say. More...

Cell Tower Meeting Set For West End Temple

The Trustees of the West End Temple have scheduled a community meeting for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 24 to address the cell phone tower controversy. More...

Rockaway Population Popping At Record Pace

Rockaway's population has exploded into the 21st century along with unprecedented growth and development throughout the peninsula. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

National Parks Week Coming April 19 -- 27

The weather has not been extreme of late. So, without further comment on it, here is what's happening locally: The Broad Channel Pre-K will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, April 1 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. More...

Chatting with Chapey

Welcome To Governor David Patterson

I have known David Patterson since he was originally elected to the Senate in 1985. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Abbracciamento's Still Caters At The Explorer's Club

Frank Abbracciamento, former chef and owner with his mother Frances, of Abbracciamento's on the Pier Restaurant in the Rockaways, has now been in the catering business in CA and NY and all over, with his sister Alda Spina for quite a number of year More...

Sports

Golf Instruction

How To Play The Three Hardest Bunker Shots

Downhill Lie Why it's so hard: It reduces the loft on your wedge in the situation that you need it most. If the hole is cut near you, it is unlikely you'll get it close so just get the ball out. More...

JMI Security Honors Johnson For Community Service

Coach Jeffrey "Jazz" Moye, founder of the JMI Security Service (left) and Melvin Utley (right), teacher, referee and former Far Rockaway High school and St. More...

Open Auditions Announced for 2008 New York Jets

The New York Jets announced today that the 2008 New York Jets Flight Crew will be holding open auditions for the first time ever. More...

Obits

Joan E.Boden

Waitress

Joan Boden, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 20. Boden, a waitress, was born in the Bronx. She was a member of the St. Camillus Rockaway Parade Committee. She was preceded in death by her children, John and Teresa. More...

Frances Asberry Calloway

Homemaker

Frances Calloway, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 2. Calloway, a homemaker, was born in Queens on October 20, 1957. More...

William Francis Flaherty

Systems Analyst

William Flaherty, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 13. Flaherty, a systems analyst, was born in Rockaway Beach. He served in the National Guard from 1964 to 1970. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Rockaway Rockies, St. More...


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