2009-10-09 / Community

Who Are These People,Where Are These Places,And Why Do They Matter?...

1. While not in Rockaway, if you were a Rockaway teenager and liked speed, this place counted more than any other in the area. Where was this, and why was it popular with the teenaged set. 1. While not in Rockaway, if you were a Rockaway teenager and liked speed, this place counted more than any other in the area. Where was this, and why was it popular with the teenaged set. The photo quizzes that were published over the past month have proved very popular with our readers, especially those who remember the time. Some of the people pictured on this page had a major impact on Rockaway. Others did not. Who are the major figures in the old photos from The Wave archives? In what way were they important?


2. Largely abandoned now, this property served up your morning coffee. Where is it? 2. Largely abandoned now, this property served up your morning coffee. Where is it? 3. This undated photo shows three of Rockaway's premier religious leaders. What year was the photo shot and who are the three leaders? 3. This undated photo shows three of Rockaway's premier religious leaders. What year was the photo shot and who are the three leaders? 4. The year was 1984, and the politicians and religious leaders pictured were obviously at a fundraiser to support Israel. Who are they? 4. The year was 1984, and the politicians and religious leaders pictured were obviously at a fundraiser to support Israel. Who are they? 5. One of the most famous bands in the world for many years, it performed annually at a parade far away. Who are they? 5. One of the most famous bands in the world for many years, it performed annually at a parade far away. Who are they? 6. Politicians, mostly deceased now. Who were they, why were they important to Rockaway, and where was this photo shot? 6. Politicians, mostly deceased now. Who were they, why were they important to Rockaway, and where was this photo shot? 7. This event quickly became one of the peninsula's major sports events each year. What is the event, and who is running in the photo. 7. This event quickly became one of the peninsula's major sports events each year. What is the event, and who is running in the photo. 8. Once one of the most important buildings in the world. Where is it located, and why is it famous? 8. Once one of the most important buildings in the world. Where is it located, and why is it famous? 9. This 1980 photo shows at least three major political leaders. Who are they? 9. This 1980 photo shows at least three major political leaders. Who are they? 10. Who are these people and what were they doing on a fine April day? 10. Who are these people and what were they doing on a fine April day?

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