2009-08-28 / Community

They Represented Rockaway': Answers To Last Week's Photo Quiz


1.Helen Leonescue, a Wavecrest resident who
was the east end's Democratic District Leader for
many years.
2. Gerdi Lipschutz, our Assemblywoman who
was found to be paying Queens Democratic leaders
a salary for a no-show job.
3.Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, State
Senator Walter Ward and NYC Parks
Commissioner Henry Stern with Beach
Channel High School in the background. Pheffer
told us that one friend asked if this were her Bat
Mitzvah photograph.
4. Mayor Rudy Giuliani in Rockaway with his aide
(and Assembly candidate) Rudy Washington.
5.Congressman James Scheuer, who represented

all of the Rockaway area in the House of
Representatives before the peninsula was split
into two districts.
6.A young Lew Simon, our present Democratic
District Leader.
7. The Reverend Floyd Flake, who once served
us in the House of Representatives and is now
back in his Allen AME Church pulpit, with then
Queens Borough President Claire Shulman.
8. State Senator Al Stabile, who really wanted to
be the Sanitation Commissioner, lasted one term
and left Rockaway flat.
9. Democratic District Leader Sy Sheldon, who
held the Democratic District Leader's post prior
to Simon.
10. Queens Borough President Donald Manes,
who got involved in the parking ticket machine
scam and eventually committed suicide, pictured
alongside Congressman Joe Addabbo, the
father of you-know-who, and Mayor Ed Koch at
a Broad Channel groundbreaking ceremony.

In last week's edition, The Wave presented a full page of photographs of our political hot-shots in times gone by. We asked you to identify them, and many of you got them almost all right. Here are the correct answers: In last week's edition, The Wave presented a full page of photographs of our political hot-shots in times gone by. We asked you to identify them, and many of you got them almost all right. Here are the correct answers:

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