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Nassau Detective Knew Charges Were False

Investigators are probing into claims that Nassau police officials were aware that a Far Rockaway teenager was falsely charged for a crime they knew he didn't commit, according to published reports this week. More...

Governor Tells Developers, 'Show Me The Money'

Wants $200 Million In Up-Front Money

The bidding to redevelop Aqueduct racetrack into a "racino" has taken an - other twist and turn, one that involves a basketful of money. More...

Order Election For Dayton Towers Board

Dayton Towers will soon hold an election for several members of its board of directors despite the fact that the present board was set to reelect itself without a mandated election, The Wave has learned. More...

School News

PS/MS 114 Celebrates Halloween With Parade

The Belle Harbor School, PS/MS 114, celebrated Halloween on Friday, October 30 with its annual Halloween Parade. Students and teachers paraded around the building prior to the start of the school day, led by Principal Steven Grill. More...

PS/MS 105 Raises Money for Komen Foundation

PS/MS 105 Student Council members went to work on their first fundraiser of the year, raising more than $200 from the sale of chocolate lollipops. The proceeds of the fundraiser were donated to the Susan G. More...

Young-Adult Novelist Inspires at Scholars' Academy

On October 21, young adult novelist Pedro de Alcantara paid a visit to Scho l ars' Academy. He is the author of two novels, "Backtracked" and "Be fid - d led." Writing wasn't always de Alcantara's dream; he first wanted to be a musician. More...

Columnists

Point of View

NOAH AND D.W.I.

Every morning at 5:00 a.m. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Have you received merchandise through the mail that you did not or der? If so, you are not alone. More...

Broad Channel Bits

November brings us bare tree limbs, ever-cooler temperatures and thoughts of a turkey dinner near the end of the month and maybe even of Christmastime. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Remember Those Who Died On November 12, 2001

Captain Edward States, First Officer Sten Molin, Flight Atten dants Deborah Fontakis, Barbara Giannasca, Wilmer Gonzalez, Joseph Lopes, Mich ele Milles, Carol Palm and William Valdespino; Helen Concannon of Belle Harbor, More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Peaceful Decision: 40,000 More Troops... More...

Letters

A Sullied Honor

Dear Editor, Receiving an award from the Village Voice newspaper is like OJ Simpson telling somebody, "You have a nice pair of carving knives." EDDIE MCDONALD More...

Why Blame Lew?

Dear Editor, I am responding to a recent Beach - comber item which, without naming names but without an ounce of subtlety, blamed Democratic District Lead er Lew M. More...

Politicians Break The Rules

Dear Editor, This morning, when I went to vote, I noticed a car parked in front of the polling station ( under a no parking sign) with a campaign sticker emblazoned on the door for Frank Gullu - scio. More...

Sanders, Ulrich Win Re-Election Bids

It was an easy election night as predicted for Councilman James Sanders, Jr., but the race for the City Council seat in the west end of the peninsula was billed as one of the most contested of the Council races and a rare chance for a Republican t More...

Victim's Relentless Effort Convicts Rapist

A former Rockaway resident, who is currently incarcerated for grand larceny, was convicted this week of two incidents of rape and robbery, one of which included an attack on a 12-year-old girl on her way to school in Bayswater, More...

Community

Local Author Publishes Biography Of Russian Royal

Everyone has a hobby. And if you're like Rockaway native Tamar Anolic and your hobby is devouring books on the history of the Romanov family, the famous Russian dynasty, you may have noticed one glaring omission. More...

RDRC To Host Job Fair Tomorrow

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, November 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More...

RAA' s Grossest Show On Earth

Here the ghouls, goblins, cast and crew pose for the final night of the Rockaway Artists Alliance's Scary Circus Hallo - ween extravaganza. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Lily Tomlin Comes To Westbury 11/20

Live Nation presents comedian Lily Tomlin at the Theatre at Westbury on Friday, November 20 at 8 p.m. Tomlin joined the sketch comedy show Laugh - In. More...

Milestones

Milestones 100 PCT Youth Committee's New Chess Club

The 100 Precinct Youth Committee's New Chess Club is at P.S. 47 in Broad Channel. It is the second week of membership for these children. The committee meets with the children of two other schools, as well, for chess and snacks after school. More...

Maria White Turns 99

Maria White, of Rockaway Park, will turn 99 on October 31. This achievement in longevity will be celebrated with her son, Ahmed B. Abdul-Jabbar. More...

St. Francis De Sales Dedicates New Playground

The new playground at St. Francis de Sales Church was dedicated to the late Pat Redmond, a former Pre K/Nursery school teacher, on October 16. Redmond's husband, Mike Redmond and family are pictured. More...

Sports

BCHS Damages Playoff Hopes In Loss To Adams

Playing the fourth quarter has been a rollercoaster for the Beach Channel Dolphins this season. Last Saturday, they experienced their highs in a frantic comeback finish against John Adams. But the Dolphins ultimately suffered the lows. More...

Stella Maris Loses Final Game; Lady Dolphins Fall

The events surrounding the closing of Stella Maris High School haven't quite hit Lady Flippers girls soccer coach Michelle Raaf yet. She knows how the spectre of the closing has affected her team emotionally. More...

Beach Channel Dolphins Eliminated By Edison In PenaltyKicks

It was an exhausting afternoon for the Beach Channel boys' soccer team on Tuesday. The Dolphins team had battled through injuries and after playing 100 minutes of action against the second seed Thomas Edison, penalty kicks would decide the winner. More...

Obits

Franklin Bowman

Plumber

Franklin Bowman, a longtime Rock - away resident, died October 28. Bowman was born July 13, 1954, in Eutawville, South Carolina. More...

Arthur Haigler Jr.

Dry Cleaner

Arthur Haigler Jr., a longtime Rock - away resident, died October 25. Haigler was born April 15, 1935 in Calhoun County, South Carolina, but moved to Arverne at an early age. He worked for many years at the Supreme Hand Laundry in Far Rockaway. More...

Oranea Stathis Lauper

Payroll Clerk

Oranea Stathis Lauper, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 30. Lauper worked as a payroll clerk for Bulova Watch Co. Lauper is preceded in death by her husband Fred Lauper. More...


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