November 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

100 Precinct CC Takes Act On The Road

The 100 Precinct Community Council, which traditionally meets at the Knights Of Columbus Hall on Beach 90 Street, held its November meeting at Macedonia Baptist Church in Arverne. More...

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NYPD Lieutenant Announces For Council Seat

Rockaway resident Glenn DiResto has announced his candidacy for City Council District 32, in the February 2009 Special Election. This election is to fill the seat of Councilmember Joseph Addabbo Jr., who was recently elected to the state Senate. More...

101 Precinct: Overall Crime Down; Gun Violence Up

In what will be his final public report to the community before the new year, Deputy Inspector Brian McMahon, the commanding officer of the 101 Precinct, delivered a somewhat hopeful report to the community last week at November's 101 Precinct Comm More...

Local Busted In Nassau County For Murder Try

A Far Rockaway resident has been arrested for attempting to murder another man in Nassau County on Halloween night, The Wave has learned. More...

School News

AP Scholars At Kearney Earn College Board Recognition

Twenty-seven students at Bishop Kearney High School earned the distinction of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college level Advanced Placement Program Exams. More...

Kearney Commissions Eucharistic Ministers

Sixteen Bishop Kearney High School seniors were commissioned as Eucharistic Ministers during a recent Mass attended by their parents, friends and pastors from the parishes they represent. More...

PS 47 Launches It's First Cooking Club

PS 47 students and parents launched its first cooking club on Thursday, November 13, under the supervision of school nurse, Loretta Stone and Parent Coordinator, Eilene Hanning. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

In The Wave's editorial in our November 14 issue, we wrote that Community Board 14 wanted to hold off on the planned development for east end parkland until more parking slots were allotted. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It is almost December already. As we head toward the holidays and the end of the year, are you asking yourself where the year went? It seemed to fly past at an amazing speed. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Ginko Works

Have you heard of Ginkgo? It is a miracle herb doctors don't want you to know about, that stimulates blood circulation through the brain and extremities and aids memory and concentration. More...

Sports

Heartbroken Seahorses Lose In Title Game

In mid-August, Far Rockaway began a quest to be the last of 15 teams in the PSAL Cup Division to hoist the championship trophy. More...

Fighters Win At Metro Boxing Championships

Joseph Mack Williams (left) and D. Reggie Green knocked out the competition last Saturday at the USA Metropolitan Boxing Championships. More...

St. Camillus/St. Virgilius Basketball Teams Win Again

In their second game of the season, the St Camillus/St Virgilius 7th Grade basketball team came out strong against OLG and led the game from start to finish. Keon Dela Cruz's scored 29 points in the victory. More...

Letters

Six-Month Moratorium On Bad News

Dear Editor, Your opinion expressed last week, "Give Obstructionism a Rest," was so insightful, so relevant, so lucid that I read it three times. "We have to stop being our worst enemy," you wrote. More...

Our Prayers Are With You

Dear Editor, On behalf of the constituents of the 31st Councilmatic District, I would like to express our love and prayers for you, your staff, and family who have been affected by the recent accident you sustained. More...

I Could Be Disappointed, But …

Dear Editor, I could be disappointed that over the past months Rockaway has been inactive for this historical election. More...

Refused Abortion May Be Key To Teller Slay

The boyfriend of a pregnant Rockaway bank teller didn't believe that her baby was his and demanded that she abort it before he fatally slashed both her and the unborn baby, police say. More...

No Consolation For Overtime Loss

Far Rockaway High School running back Adam Rivera (number 6) tries to console quarterback Daniel Marc Sears after the QB threw an interception that led to an overtime 20-14 loss to George Washington High School in the PSAL Cup Division championship g More...

Community

American Legion Hosts 'Three Kings' Holiday Party

The Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary held their annual "Three Kings" holiday party on Sunday, November 16. The event catered to 65 veterans from the St. Albans Veterans Hospital in Queens. More...

Dressler Retires From SJEH After 31 Years

Social worker Louise Dressler, MSW, is retiring from St. John's Episcopal Hospital after 31 years of service. Her department, the Community Mental Health Center, threw her a retirement party on Friday, November 7, 2008. More...

Famous Homeless Man Winds Up In Rockaway

A homeless man, who had his fifteen minutes of fame in 2007 when he was sued for $1 million by a Madison Avenue gallery owner, has landed in a Rockaway nursing home, published reports say. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Hamlet Is Alive In Bayswater

Paul Rudnick's comedy "I Hate Hamlet" opened at the Bayswater Jewish Center on Thursday, November 13 for a four week run. This play blends laughter with sentiment, includes a séance and a sword duel, and is heavily sprinkled with fantasy. More...

MovieScope

'Rachel Getting Married' - Wedding Crasher

As far as wedding crashers go, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have nothing on Anne Hathaway. The drug addict sister, Kym, she plays in "Rachel Getting Married" is a time bomb set to explode, that devastates her sister's marriage ceremony. More...

Brian McKnight At Capital One Bank Theatre 12/7

Live Nation presents R&B sensation Brian McKnight at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, December 7 at 7 p.m. More...

Milestones

Riso To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Vincent L. Riso, a prominent real estate developer, has been selected to receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Queens Chamber of Commerce during the chamber's 96th Annual Dinner and Building Awards Presentation on December 3. More...

BP Travel Club Boards The Island Princess

Members of the Breezy Point Travel Club boarded the Island Princess for a trip to the Panama Canal with stops in Cartagena, Columbia, Aruba, Costa Rica and Jamaica. More...

Anglade Named Semi-Finalist In Scholarship Competition

Sister Thomasine Stagnitta CSJ, principal of Bishop Kearney High School, Bensonhurst, announced recently that Ashley Anglade has been named a semi-finalist in the 45th annual Achievement Scholarship competition sponsored by the National Achievement More...

Editorial/Opinion

MTA Needs A Dose Of Geography And Politics

The Veterans Memorial Cross Bay Bridge has the distinction of being the only span in the city connecting two communities in the same zip code that also has a toll. More...

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Obits

Francis F. Gallagher

Businessman

Francis Gallagher died November 25. He was 65. Gallagher, a graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School and the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico, was a longtime member of the St. More...

Michael J. Horgan

Construction Worker

Michael Horgan, a 33-year Rockaway resident, died November 20. Horgan, a construction worker, was born in Manhattan. He was a member of Local 32B, Local 621 and Knights of Columbus. More...

Jacqueline A. McBride

Cashier

Jacqueline McBride, a 60-year Rockaway resident, died November 23. McBride, a cashier, was born in Brooklyn. She was a cashier at Kings Pharmacy and a member of St. Rose of Lima Church. More...


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