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Movie Set In Rockaway Depicts Worst Of Peninsula

It's violent and it reinforces the worst that people believe about Rockaway - gangs, poverty and murder. More...

Clinton Sets Bill To Service Wounded Warriors

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced that she has introduced legislation to support the family caregivers of servicemembers suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). More...

Bell Family Receiving Threats Via Phone And E-mail

Paultre: Verdict Is Mind-boggling

Nicole Paultre-Bell's father is claiming the family received a phone call originating from a police detective's union office harassing them just hours after a judge handed down a not guilty verdict for the three detectives accused of criminal charg More...

School News

BCHS Students Participate In Virtual Enterprise Fair

Students of the Beach Channel High School Bookstore attended the 11th annual Virtual Enterprises Trade Fair in Manhattan on April 4. More...

Stella Maris High School Multi-Class Reunion

Members of Stella Maris High School Class of '48, '53, '58, '63, '68, '78, '83, 88, '98 and '03 met at a reunion on April 19, 2008. Pictured is a representative of Class of '48. More...

Business News

South Shore Bicycle & Fitness

The Professional, Family-Oriented Bicycle Store

South Shore Bicycle & Fitness, 1067 Broadway, Woodmere, is your center for bicycles, fitness equipment, skateboards, unicycles, razor scooters and more! New owner, Steve Jacobson and his friendly staff will be happy to help you. More...

City,Verizon Work Out Deal For FIOS Service

Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert C. Lieber and Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) Commissioner Paul J. More...

Peele Promoted To Marketing Manager

Rockaway Park resident Adrian Peele was recently promoted to New Marketing Manager with Symmetry, a direct selling company known for its infused juice product, which helps people improve their health and wellness. More...

Sports

Golf Instruction: The Importance of Mental Preparation

(Garyn is a U.S.G.F.T. golf professional. You can contact him for lessons at 347-404-3751.) During the past few months, we have covered many aspects of the golf swing. Hopefully you have taken some of my instruction and worked it into your game. More...

SJEH Receives Thanks From Rockaway Ravens

The Rockaway Ravens, a football league on the Rockaway Peninsula, recently presented a trophy to St. John's Episcopal Hospital to thank the institution for its sponsorship of the league's trip to the national championships. More...

World Champions Earn Medals At Karate Regional

On April 19 and 20, the athletes of World Champions Karate Center competed at the AAU Karate Regional Championships. Many of the students placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Reynaldo Acosta, who is 9 years old, earned 1st place in Kumite. More...

Obits

Stanley E.Carpenter Jr.

Detective Lieutenant

Stanley Carpenter Jr., a longtime Roxbury resident, died April 29. Carpenter was born in Winooski, Vermont. He was a detective lieutenant with the New York Police Department. More...

Vincent J.Duffy

Executive

Vincent Duffy, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died April 27. Duffy was born in Manhattan. He was a former executive in the record industry. More...

Joseph Hila

Retired Maintenance Worker

Joseph Hila, a 43-year Rockaway resident, died April 26. Hila was born in Brooklyn. He served in the Navy during World War II. He worked as an air brake maintenance worker with the New York City Transit Authority and retired after 30 years. More...

West End Cell Antennas?

Will there soon be eight cell phone antennas constructed on light poles throughout the west end of the Rockaway peninsula? The answer to that question depends on to whom you talk about the controversial issue. More...

Drinking At The Public Trough

The residents of New York City are some of the most heavily-taxed citizens in the nation, and many locals are beginning to take a closer look at how that money is spent. More...

Community

Downtown Far Rockaway Spruced Up During Earth Week

In recognition of Earth Day, Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corp., sponsored by National Grid (formerly KeySpan) and The League, held a cleanup and planting day at the triangle at Mott and Central Avenues in the business area of Far Rockaw More...

Local Receives St.Francis De Sales Award

Belle Harbor resident Joseph Farrell was honored on April 11, with the St. Francis de Sales Award from the Tablet Publishing Company. The award has only been given twice before. More...

Meeting Tonight On Post Office Problems

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks in conjunction with, Congressman Anthony D. Weiner; New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith; New York State Assemblymember Michelle Titus: New York City Councilman James Sanders; the Honorable Valerie L. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

'Smart People' - Rotten Egghead

When favorite movie and TV characters reprise their roles in a new cinematic confection, it can be fun - like a visit with old friends. More...

'Bandemonium' Tour To Hit Capitol One Bank Theatre

Live Nation presents the Bandemonium Tour on Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m. Bandemonium will feature the most talented pop bands on the music scene right now including Menudo, NLT, VFactory and GLOWB. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Congressman Anthony Weiner dropped in at The Wave offices last week for a chat that lasted more than an hour and a half. His discussion with the paper's editorial board was wideranging and interesting. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Help A Friend-In-Need

One of our neighbors was worrying out loud to me about the dryness of the season due to the absence of the usually free-falling April rains. Well, she must have been amazed when the rain started to fall the next day! More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

A few days ago, one of my patients was lamenting the fact that she was not really feeling any better. Her shoulder pain waffled between slightly better and slightly worse. More...

Editorial/Opinion

To The Politicians Go The Spoils - Your Tax Dollars

It has been clear for some time that something is rotten in our City Council. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"LET THE GAMES BEGIN?" More...

Letters

Thanks For The Support

Dear Editor, I would like to thank Lew Simon, an invited guess, for attending our Dayton Beach Park #1 Co-op meeting. Lew is always concerned about our issues and concerns and is willing to take time off his busy schedule to lend his support. More...

For Shame,For Shame

Dear Editor, For Shame…For Shame... A newspaper's headline is a special place. It's where the editors alert their readers to the most significant issue of that particular day. More...

Stifle Inventiveness And Thwart Progress

Dear Editor, You want to stifle inventiveness and thwart progress? No problem, elect 'progressive' politicians and empower liberals. No finer example exists than our very own Empire State...First to Tax - - Last to Hire. More...


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