September 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Wave Office Closed Monday, September 7

The Wave office will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. All deadlines for the week remain the same. The Wave staff wishes all of our readers a safe and happy Labor Day weekend. More...

Top Stories

FR Woman Hurt In CT Car Crash

A car crash in Norfolk, Connecticut Saturday sent a Far Rockaway woman and one other to the hospital with minor injuries, according to published reports. More...

101 Precinct Arrests Car Mirror Thief

After being stymied for approximately two months, the 101 Precinct has arrested a perpetrator who has allegedly been stealing car mirrors from vehicles in Far Rockaway. More...

MPB Breezy Point Exit Closes 9/14

The ramp from the Marine Parkway Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge to the Breezy Point exit will close for approximately 10 days starting on Monday, September 14 for planned necessary structural concrete repairs by MTA Bridges and Tunnels. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Dan Zanes And Friends Comes To Westbury 10/4

Live Nation proudly presents the 2007 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Album for Children, DAN ZANES & FRIENDS, at The Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury for one afternoon only on Sunday, October 4 at 3 p.m. More...

MovieScope

"Cold Souls" - Soul Power

"Soul" is considered the essence of human existence — immaterial, even ectoplasmic. Never before has it been depicted as a chickpea. Not until, "Cold Souls," that is. More...

Columnists

Point of View

A SAD MONTH

Ordinarily I look forward to the month of September. We are all back refreshed hopefully by some sort of vacation. Our friends and doctors and merchants can now be reached. More...

The Rockaway Beat

More On Our Imperious Mayor Mike: Or, Why You should Start Worrying And Vote For Somebody Else

Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to spend millions on his reelection bid, smug in his belief that he is the only person in the entire universe that can govern New York City, or rather Manhattan, which is his version of New York City. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

ARTSPLASH Expands And, 'You Say Tomato, I Say … '

In my acknowledgements last week of those who made possible the successful premiere of "Paint Out," the terrifically enjoyable creative event presented by Art Adventures and More and co-sponsored by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreat More...

Editorial/Opinion

It's Time For A Constitutional Convention

Few New Yorkers would disagree with the proposition that our state government is broken. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Upzoning Beach 116 Street

Dear Editor, I can only imagine Maureen Walsh's disappointment upon learning that the Beach Club property on Beach 116-117 Streets may, in fact, not be developed for affordable housing. Ms. More...

In Defense Of Peter Sammon

Dear Editor, We are writing in response to a letter in the August 14 issue of The Wave regarding the Neponsit Property Owners' Association. Rockaway is a wonderful place to live. More...

Building Projects In Rockaway

Dear Editor, I want to thank The Wave for keeping the ABTS, YMCA and Stop and Shop project in the news. The bottom line is, a community center and pool are long overdue for the Rockaways. More...

Candidates Debate Before Primary

Candidates in the Democratic primary for the City Council's 31st District seat made their case for election to Bayswater voters during a forum at the Bayswater Jewish Center Monday night. More...

Bloody Hammel Houses Assault

Many residents of the Hammel Houses were awakened from their beds by the sirens of ambulances and police when a man was found lying on the ground outside the public housing complex last Saturday morning with a deep laceration to his head, police sa More...

Community

New Kids Book Teaches Water Safety Lessons

Blake Collingsworth never intended to become a crusader until the tragic drowning death of his young son, Joshua in 2008 spurred him to take up the mantle of water safety ambassador within his home state of Nebraska and beyond. More...

TD 23 Headquarters Comes Down

After nearly three years the city knocked down the temporary Transit District 23 headquarters inside the Waldbaum's parking lot on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 112 Street. More...

9/11 Ceremonies Set At Tribute Park

Two ceremonies are scheduled to take place at Tribute Park next Friday, as the Rockaway community and the nation observe the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The morning ceremony will begin at 8:46 a.m. More...

Business News

Rockaway Bagels

Makes Bagels The Old-Fashioned Way

Rockaway Bagels, an establishment that has been serving fresh, handrolled bagels at 114-08 Beach Channel Drive for years, is under new management and customers are pleased to find that the store has been completely renovated. More...

Milestones

Hasson Deployed Overseas

Army National Guard Spec. Andrew D. Hasson has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Gilmartin Makes Dean's List

Laura Gilmartin recently made the Dean's List at Fairfield University for the spring 2009 semester. Dean's List students must have a GPA of at least 3.5. Gilmartin is the daughter of Eileen and Steven Gilmartin of Belle Harbor. More...

Spadaro Receives Degree In Nursing

Local resident Marisa J. Spadaro, a student at Archbishop Molloy High School '05, graduated from the Catholic University of America on May 16. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. More...

Sports

RBVL Rocks Jameson's To End Volleyball Season

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League concluded the 2009 season with their annual Awards Dinner on Friday, August 28 at Jameson's with 75 players eager to party the night away. More...

Road Traveling Seahorses Look To Slice Trojans

The PSAL computers decide the varsity football schedule that Far Rockaway/FDA VI will play this season. More...

BCHS Dolphins Ready For PSAL Bowl Title Quest

It was a surprise to high school football coaches and media pundits when they got word of what happened last November in Staten Island. More...

Obits

Michelle Teresa Dozier

Home Attendant

Michelle Teresa Dozier, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 16. Dozier was born on June 8, 1961 in Nassau County, New York. She attended Beach Channel High School. Dozier is preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister. More...

Steven J. Koffer

NYC TA Supervisor

Steven J. Koffer, a 40-year Rockaway resident, died August 31. Koffer was born in Brooklyn, New York. More...

Colleen Madden

Teacher

Colleen Madden, daughter of Belle Harbor residents William and Jean Madden, died September 1. Madden was born on December 15, 1967 in Far Rockaway. More...


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