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Ulrich To Be Sworn In At Scholars’

City Councilman Eric Ulrich, who won his first full term in the November election, will be sworn in at the Scholars Academy, 320 Beach 104 Street in Rockaway Park, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 17, a spokesperson says. More...

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Bellamy Decision Set For Next Week

On January 14, give or take a day or two, Kareem Bellamy will find out whether or not he has to go back to prison to serve the remainder of his 1995 conviction for the murder of James Abbott on Beach 47 Street on April 9, 1994. More...

2001 Dog Pack Assault Case Going To Trail

On December 26, 2001, Lev Liber - man, of Arvene, a then 74-year-old Russian immigrant, was taking an early morning walk on the boardwalk when he was stalked and attacked by a pack of dogs near Beach 69 Street. More...

Owner Offers Reward In Burning Of Mini-Mart

Abdul Muflahi thinks that somebody in Far Rockaway burned down his mini-mart and has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the arsonist and the person who ordered the fire. More...

School News

Waterside School Hosts Winter Art Festival

On Tuesday, December 22nd, the Waterside Childrens Studio School turned in to a celebration of student creativity at the first annual Winter Arts Festival. More...

PHC Benefits From St. Camillus Good Will

Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation’s Adult Day Health Care program continues to be the annual beneficiary of the good will and talents of the children at St. Camillus School. More...

Honors Given To St. Camillus Students

On Friday December 4, Student of the Month awards were presented by Sr. Agnes, principal, for the categories of Responsibility and Effort. More...

Sports

St. Francis Closes 25th Annual Basketball Tournament

The 25th St. Francis de Sales Christmas Basket - ball Tournament came to a close on the first weekend of the New Year. More...

Aviators To Battle Storm In First Round of NEPHL Playoffs

The New York Aviators have announced that the playoffs for the North East Professional Hockey League will begin on Friday, January 8. More...

Rockaway College Basketball Update: Pearson Shines In Crunchtime

Ryan Pearson had a tough start on Monday night. The George Mason sophomore admitted he didn’t play well in the first half against Hofstra. More...

Letters

Even The Wave Makes Mistakes

The Wave is a really good local newspaper, but it does occasionally make mistakes ... in this case it was in the obituary of my friend and colleague, Mace McCarthy, who died before Christmas in 2009. More...

Sincerest Thanks

Dear Editor, The New York Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foun - dation (JDRF) would like to extend its sincerest thanks to the entire Rockaway Community for its support of the Mure Family’s holiday fundraising endeavor, the 2009 &l More...

Stop Gun Violence

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Hernandez Left Off Street Naming List

On July 10, 2008, star football player and student Patrick Hernandez, 18, was walking home with his brother from his summer job working on the beach when he was shotgunned to death by another youth who later admitted that he was jealous of the victim More...

SJEH Delivers New Year’s First Baby

The first baby born in Rockaway for the New Year, delivered at St. Johns Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, was Andre John Harley, who was born at 12:15 a.m. on New Years Day. More...

Community

Stop The Violence’ Is Theme Of Rapper’s Music

Rhyte Hitters Set New CD For 2010

True (he doesn’t like to give his real name because of his checkered past) has a dual purpose in life. More...

Local Knights Bear Holiday Toys And Gifts

When the Knights of Columbus Council #2672 is seen in the community during the Holiday Season (especially with Santa), joy is never far behind. More...

Beach 126 Street Penguins Take To Chilly Surf

The Penguins, the group that jumps into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean at the Beach 126 Street beachfront may not be the largest of the three groups that hit the waves on January 1, but they are More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘The Road’ – To Nowhere

Those upset by the intense negativity in author Cormac McCarthy’s bookturned movie, “No Country for Old Men,” may want to rethink it as a comedy after seeing the film of his Pulitzer Prize-winner, “The Road.” More...

Columnists

Point of View

TIGER WOODS – A TRAGIC TALE OF HUBRIS

In a discussion after services we tried to determine why sportsman Tiger Woods who had everything would do the things which he did. We came to the conclusion that it was a form of what the Greek writers referred to as “Hubris”. More...

School Scope

Resistance Is NOT Futile: Paying Bloomberg A Home Visit

People involved in education as parents, teachers and even students have been so outraged at the actions of BloomKlein and the Tweed Toadies, and their anger has barely been contained. More...

It’s My Turn

In Praise Of Divisive Politics

It has become conventional wisdom to say that politics has become more divisive today than ever before in American history, and that this divisiveness is a threat to democracy, an affront to civilized society, and generally a bad thing all around. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Quietly Moving Towards A Charter Revision Commission

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg pushed last year for a change in the Term Limits Law that would allow him to serve a third term even though the law limited city office holders to two terms, most people believed that billionaire Ron Lauder, the man who b More...

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Obits

Edward G. McDonald

Statistician

Edward G. McDonald, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 1. McDonald, a World War II veteran was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a statistician. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and a fisherman. More...

Viola McGuire

Longtime Resident

Viola McGuire, 93, a longtime Broad Channel resident, died Janu ary 2. McGuire was born in the Green point section of Brooklyn, New York and moved to Broad Channel 16 years ago. More...

Gertrude Victor

Homemaker

Gertrude Victor, a 17-year Rock away resident, died January 3. Victor was born in Brooklyn, New York. Victor was preceded in death by, her husband Harry; son, Russell Victor; granddaughter, Joyce Victor; sisters, Florence, Mildred and Helen. More...


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