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Street Naming Planned For Slain Honors Student

Community leaders and New York City Councilmember James Sanders, Jr. are planning to dedicate a street corner in Far Rockaway to the late Patrick Hernandez, the 18-year-old honor student who was shot and killed last year. More...

Queens Not Growing So Fast, But Rockaway Still Is

Despite the ongoing population boom along the Rockaway peninsula, Queens as a whole is the slowest growing borough in the entire city, according to estimates released last week by the United States Census Bureau. More...

Wind Power Farm Slated For Ocean Off Rockaway

A feasibility study released by LIPA this week concluded that an interconnection of up to 700 MW of wind power, located at least 13 miles off the Rockaway peninsula in the Atlantic Ocean, would be feasible with upgrades to its transmission system. More...

School News

Black History Month Celebrated at M.S. 256Q @ 43

On Friday February 27, our school had the honor to play host to the Tuskegee Airmen. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American Military Airmen. More...

New School Coming To PS 225

March 1, 2009, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein announced the opening of the Waterside Children's Studio School. More...

PS/MS 105 Hosts 'Stop The Violence' Program

A former corrections officer came to PS/MS 105 on two days last week to speak with students as part of his "Stop the Violence" tour that has brought him to various schools around the city. More...

Milestones

PHC On NYSDOH List For Breast Surgery

Peninsula Hospital Center has been listed among the New York City hospitals permitted to perform breast cancer surgery services for Medicaid FFS and Medicaid managed care programs under the New York State Department of Health "selective contracting More...

Wish Rockaway A Happy St. Patrick's Day

Present and former residents of the Rockaways enjoyed a nice St. Patrick's Day's at the Villages in Florida on March 17. More...

Queens Library Director Goes To Albany

Discusses Budget Cuts With Assemblywoman Pheffer

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer and the members of the Queens Delegation were pleased to welcome Thomas W. Galante, Director of the Queens Borough Public Library to Albany. Mr. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Cutting From The Bottom Of The Deck

Mayor Michael Bloomberg foresees a terrible flight from the city of all the people making more than $500,000 a year if the state sets a new income tax on the rich. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

"What Earmarks?" More...

Obits

Dorothy Becker

Longtime Resident

Dorothy Becker, a Rockaway resident, died March 1. Becker was 61-years-old. A memorial service was held in Manhattan on March 22. Many of her family and friends were in attendance. Funeral arrangements remained private. More...

Helene M. Danzilo

Homemaker

Helene M. Danzilo, a 54-year Rockaway resident, died March 20. Danzilo was born in Brooklyn. She founded the Breezy Point Duplicate Bridge Club and was a parishioner at Saint Thomas More. Danzilo was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. More...

Gloria Ortiz

Homemaker

Gloria Ortiz, a life-long Rockaway resident died on March 25. Ortiz was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Perez. More...

Long-Sought Money Set For Installation Of Redfern Cameras

Nearly one year after a 15-year-old girl was shot while attending a party at the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway, a plan has been put in motion to install $2 million worth of surveillance cameras at the sprawling New York City Housing Authority deve More...

Fire Destroys Second Floor Of Belle Harbor Home

Firefighters from all over the peninsula responded to an all-hands fire at 137-15 Newport Avenue in Belle Harbor, and many locals were drawn from their beds or from their television sets at 9:33 p.m. More...

Community

Black Spectrum Awards Meeks, Huntley

Black Spectrum Theater Founder and Executive Director Carl Clay presented awards to Congressman Gregory Meeks and Senator Shirley Huntley before performances of the Off Broadway hit comedy, Single, Black, Female for their support of the theater. More...

RWA Gives Kids Healthy Food Choices

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance's Environmentor after school program recently welcomed two special guests to talk about healthy food choices and the need for being health conscious. More...

City Makes Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Firehouse Plan Official

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced the selection of Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) to acquire and redevelop the former Rockaway Beach Boulevard Firehouse located at 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in the Rockaw More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Confessions Of A Shopaholic' - Credit Queen

It's a sign of the times. As the economy melts around us, Hollywood can't wait to cash in. More...

Business News

Nail Country & Spa

Where We Will Pamper You!

Two great Rockaway businesses are now under one roof, at the newly renovated Nail Country & Spa, in the upstairs suite at 174 Beach 116 Street in Rockaway Park. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Lew Simon called to remind everybody that he asked for a hiatus from working for State Senator Malcolm Smith during his recent election campaign, More...

Stacy's Tax Tips

As we approach the last two weeks of tax season, this will be my final tax tips of this season. I hope you found it helpful and if you would like to see my tax tips next year, please let The Wave know. 1. More...

Search For Poet

Entries are being accepted for the 17th annual Senior Poets Laureate Poetry Competition sponsored by Amy Kitchener's Angels Without Wings Fdn. All poets 50 years and older are eligible to participate. More...

Sports

Crockett Departs Kearney With No Regrets

Cathy Crockett has deftly the juggled the balance of raising her four children, but also the numerous amounts of players that have passed through the Bishop Kearney girls basketball team for 23 years. More...

Basketball Teams Crowned At Peggy Boyle Tournament

The 11th Annual Peggy Boyle Girls Basketball Tournament concluded with a full slate of exciting games on March 14 and 15. The weekend began with St. Francis Gold taking on St. Francis Blue in the Subnovice semi-final. More...

Lady Dolphins Defeat Cold and Springfield Gardens In Home Opener

On a nice spring day, Beach Channel High School can be a pleasant place to play. But March 23, with the temperatures heading to the freezing mark and winds whipping 25 miles per hour can make the football/soccer field a tough place to play. More...

Letters

Give 'The Kid'A Shot

Dear Editor, I am very surprise that you would not give, "The Kid" Eric Ulrich a chance to serve his community as our next city councilman. More...

Can Ulrich Deliver?

Dear Editor, I congratulate Eric Ulrich on his election. Now comes the hard part. Will he be able to deliver for our community? Will he stop the MTA from imposing a toll on the Cross Bay Bridge for residents? More...

Coastal Zone Management Act Program

Dear Editor, Thank you for the publicity on the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 enacted by Congress Section 1452 (1) "to preserve, protect, develop, and where possible, to restore or enhance, More...


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