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Elderly Woman Thrown From Wheelchair, Robbed

An elderly woman in a wheelchair was attacked inside an apartment house complex on Beach 14 Street last week, The Wave has learned. More...

FR Men Indicted In Pennsylvania Drug Raid

Fifteen men, including two from Far Rockaway, were arrested this week in a Pennsylvania drug raid. They were indicated on charges of selling marijuana, cocaine and crack cocaine, according to published reports. More...

Far Rockaway Jewelers Armed Robbery Victims

On November 28 at approximately 3:47 p.m. four male blacks stole several pieces of valuable jewelry in an armed robbery at the Gold Fashion Jewelry Store at 21-25 Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway. More...

School News

P.S. 333 Holds Food Drive

P.S. 333 in Arverne held their annual food drive in November. As the Season of Thanksgiving was upon them, the school wanted to do something for the many people who are less fortunate. More...

Goldie Maple Academy Takes Part In Project Dear Soldier

On Tuesday, November 24 Goldie Maple Academy (GMA) completed an important portion of the Project Dear Soldier, Part 2. The students in the school wrote letters, and made cards and ornaments for the troops who are currently deployed in Iraq. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Celebrates Brand New Basketball Court

St. Rose of Lima announces that, just five years after starting their basketball program with just 40 boys and girls participating, they now have ten boys and girls teams in the CYO basketball league. This past summer, the St. More...

Business News

Protector Locksmith & Security

Protecting Homes And Businesses Since 1995

A wide array of cutting-edge security services and gorgeous decorative hardware and locks are available from Protector Locksmith & Security. If you are interested in browsing, their showroom is located in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. More...

Milestones

Hadassah Holds Do's and Don'ts Of Medication Luncheon

The Rockaway Park chapter of Hadassah will hold a luncheon seminar on safe prescription and over-the-counter medication use on Tuesday, December 8 at 12:00 p.m., at the Snug Harbor Restaurant. More...

It's A Girl For Joe and Jamie McDermott

Morgan Elizabeth McDermott was born November 18, to Joe and Jaime McDermott. She was welcomed into the family by her sister, Brodie Mairead, and her grandparents, Mike and Peggy Deery, and Joe and Nora McDermott. More...

NY State National Guard Promotions

The New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs has just announced promotions for several Rockaway residents. Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential. More...

Sports

Timmons Brings Maturity To Young A's Team

KC Timmons is like a duck out of water on a young professional hockey team made up primarily of young hotshots looking to make it to the Nation - al Hockey League. More...

Kids Korner: An Interview With Mike Christensen

This year, I'm returning with more hockey interviews - this time, with the New York Aviators. Last year, I covered the Brooklyn Aces, but that team folded. More...

Hockey Players Skate At Ryan Rudden Tournament

Roller hockey players and coaches took part on Saturday, November 21 for the seventh annual Ryan Rudden Tournament. The successful event took place at the rink at Shore Front Parkway and Beach 108 Street. More...

Obits

Raymond M. Donohue

Mail Carrier

Raymond M. Donohue, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 30. Donohue was born in Manhattan and served in the US Navy during the Vietnam era. Donohue is preceded in death by his brother, William. More...

Edward P. McEntee

Electrician

Edward P. McEntee, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 28. McEntee was born in Manhattan and served in the US Navy in WWII. He was a member of American Legion #1404 Broad Channel Post, and a retired electrician local 3 I.B.E.W. More...

Jerome "Jerry" Messeroff

Taxi Owner/Operator

Jerome "Jerry" Messeroff, 84, a longtime Rockaway resident, died Novem - ber 22. Messeroff was born June 2, 1925, in Borough Park, Brooklyn, New York and lived in Belle Harbor for 15 years before retiring to Tamarac, More...

Suspicious Fire Knocks Out Three Stores

A fire that was declared of suspicious origin swept through three storefronts on Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 97 Street on Monday night. More...

Bike Steal Shooters Arraigned For Attempted Murder

Four Rockaway residents were arraign - ed on November 20 on charges of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the bike-steal shooting of Japelle Cox, court documents show. More...

Community

100 PCT CC Hosts 'Breakfast With Santa' 12/19

The 100 Precinct Community Coun cil's annual "Breakfast With Santa" will be held this year on December 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 333 Beach 90 Street. More...

It's A Buoy, Not A Boy

When the call first came in to the police last Monday morning, it said that there was a boy that had floated up on the beach, causing both police and emergency medical units to roll to Beach 116 Street and the beachfront. More...

Beachside Mini Golf Fails To Spark Interest

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation ex - press ed interest back in August in having a miniature golf course and concession stand built in the heart of Rockaway Beach on Beach 94 Street. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Michael McDonald's 'This Christmas'

Michael McDonald will perform at the Theatre at Westbury on Wednesday, December 16 at 8 p.m. McDonald is known for his work as a member of the Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan, and for several hits as a solo artist. More...

Kids Concert Highlights West End Temple Fundraiser

Children's recording artists Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke are staples of the kids' music circuit and will be performing their repertoire on Sunday, December 13 at West End Temple. The doors are set to open at 2:00 p.m. More...

Bobby Rydell Headlines Holiday Doo-Wop

Dick Fox's Holiday Doo Wop Extra - vaganza will take place at the Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m. More...

Columnists

Point of View

MAMMOGRAPHY

There is a Rabbinic aphorism "He who saves a life it is as if he saved a world. He who destroys a life has destroyed a world. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Good Old Board Of Examiners: I Never Thought That I Would Miss It!

Perhaps now that I have reached 70- years-of-age, I long for the good old days. I never thought, however, that I would look back at the Board of Education's department called the Board of Examiners with something akin to longing. More...

East End Matters...

Time For Rockaway To Win

The Wave received a press release earlier this week from Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Calm Follows Police Shooting Of Gun-Toting Teen

In 1972, New York City police officers fired 2,510 shots at civilians, something of a record, even for this then drug-crazed city. In 2008, there were 105 incidents of police shooting at civilians. More...

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Letters

What Happened To Thanksgiving?

Dear Editor, I've been sitting here, like most people, getting bombarded with advertisements and commercials telling me that I need to shop till I drop, and save money shopping at certain stores. More...

Sad Epithet Of Objective Journalism

Dear Editor, U.S. Census Bureau employee Bill Sparkman was found dead, hanging from a tree earlier this past Sep tem - ber in an area of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Clay County, Ken - tucky. Mr. More...

Changes in Catholic Church?

Dear Editor, Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy is not the only Roman Catholic in the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, who is Pro-Choice and receives communion. More...


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