May 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals Tell USPS, System Is Broken, Needs Quick Fix

The local residents came to talk about mail arriving late, about receiving other people's mail, and about mail not arriving at all. More...

Top Stories

Bungalow Love Ends In Stabbing Death

A lovers' quarrel turned deadly this week when a Rockaway Beach woman fatally stabbed her boyfriend with a steak knife, police say. More...

Clinton Backs Paterson On Mortgage Crisis

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing efforts by Governor David Paterson to address New York's mortgage crisis and prevent more New Yorkers from losing their homes. More...

Clinton Praises Passage Of Flood Insurance Bill

"I am pleased that the Senate has come together in a bipartisan manner to do the right thing for Americans who face the tragic effects of flood damage in their homes and communities," Senator Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday, in response to the pass More...

School News

Wildlife Sanctuary Hosts 'Planting With Sprouts' Workshop

Julia Daudelin, a kindergarten teacher at P.S. 47, and Ranger Julia, of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, hosted a free program where young sprouts, ages 4 and up, explored plants parts from roots to buds with their families. More...

Beth El Mission Day Care Visits The Circus

Students at Beth El Mission Day Care took a trip to the UniverSoul Circus. More...

School Scope

Goin' Abroad, Goin' Local

Tokyo Notes The conga line snakes around the arena. Four hundred fifty kids from 24 countries on five continents. We are in Tokyo. More...

Sports

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheel House

Fishing continued to build this week. Jamaica Bay represented with some noteworthy catches. Aboard the charter boat "Karen Ann" on Sunday, David Rios decked a hefty Weakfish 17 plus pounds on a live bunker. More...

Manchester United Nips Milan in Key PC Battle

With the final week of the Peninsula Cup soccer regular season approaching, Manchester United (Girls 6-8) closed the gap on previously undefeated AC Milan with a 2-1 win. More...

Sensei Hodes Leads Karate To MSG

Sensei Bruce Hodes remembers his first visit to what was then the Felt Forum at Madison Square Garden in 1968 and competing in the marital art of Karate at the 6,000 seat arena. More...

Letters

Made By Non-Union Labor

Dear Editor, I read with great interest in last week's Wave and New York Times that Rockaway Congressman Anthony Weiner drives a government-financed Chevy Impala, while the peoplefinanced car of choice for Rockaway Congressman Gregory Meeks is More...

Thanks Wave

Dear Editor, I wanted to take the time to say thank you to Nicholas Briano staff writer for The Wave. Nick is a great asset to our Rockaway Community, and always there for our Council. More...

Change The A Line

Dear Editor, Can somebody please explain to me why there are two different "A" trains? More...

CB 14 Approves 8-Story Buildings

Wants Environmental Study Of Area

Community Board 14 seconded the decision of its Land Use Committee on Tuesday evening, voting by a wide margin to approve the city's certified zoning plan that would safeguard most of the peninsula's low-density neighborhoods while allowing for eig More...

Ferry Tale Turns Grimm On Day One

Rain pelted down and wicked winds nearly pulled a large tent off the ground at Riis Landing on Monday as several political and National Park Service officials inaugurated the longawaited commuter ferry from Rockaway to lower Manhattan. More...

Community

'True' To His Word,Talking About Rap Or Ironworking

Drive across the Marine Parkway Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge any day when it isn't raining, and you'll most likely take a glance at the ironworkers repairing the span that takes Rockaway motorists to Brooklyn and the Belt Parkway. More...

Community Beach Cleanup

The Belle Harbor Property Owners Association, the Rockaway Park Homeowners Association and Residents Association teamed up for their Annual Beach Cleanup on Saturday, May 10. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Receives Honors

The Health Association of New York State (HANYS) announced that Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary is a recipient of the 2007 Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

'The Visitor' - Of Bongos And Borders

If actors Richard Jenkins and Dennis Quaid are up against each other at next year's Oscar ceremony, it will be ironic. They both play curmudgeon college professors: Dennis in "Smart People" and Jenkins in "The Visitor. More...

Business News

Rockaway Quicklube: A Quick Oil Change While You Wait

A complete 10 minute oil change and 16-point check costs less than $20. Rockaway Quicklube is tucked inside the Getty Station to help provide of all of your automotive needs. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The ongoing television shoot at Arverne By The Sea is at once exciting and boring, if you can believe that. We watched the filmmakers shoot a scene for the new NBC-TV pilot "Kings" for about an hour. More...

Broad Channel Bits

As warm days overtake our weather, we are approaching Memorial Weekend and its solemn rites. More...

Dorothy Dunne

News Events/Travel Editor/Host • WNYX - TV Morning News • 12:00 noon on UHF Chs. 35 & 26 Monday - Friday

Ferry service is now available to all Rockaway residents from Riis Landing in Roxbury to New York City, downtown, South St. Seaport; maybe eventually, to midtown, to East 34 Street. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Right Decision For Rockaway

After a contentious public hearing that some observers say came close to rancor and violence, the members of Community Board 14 voted on Tuesday night to approve the city's new zoning plan for five of Rockaway's communities, including Far Rockaway More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

"HANG IN THERE YOU TWO More...

It's My Turn

Bonnie Kane studied at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Columbia University Teachers' College, NYC. She is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor and member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. More...

Obits

Milton P.Browne

Clergy

Milton Browne, a 36-year Far Rockaway resident, died May 4. He was 66. Browne was born in Nevis, West Indies on July 17, 1941. He was the pastor of the Arverne Church of God Church. More...

John H.Coburn

Former Resident

John Coburn, a former Rockaway resident, died May 8. He was 69. Coburn was born in New York on November 22, 1938. He moved to Rockaway Park at the age of two and moved to Michigan in 1974. More...

Catherine (Betty) Goldberg

Resident

Catherine Goldberg, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 14. Goldberg was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was the past president of PS 114 Parent Teacher Association and longtime CYO coach. She was involved in many community activities. More...


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