January 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bike-Steal Victim Fears For Life

Japell Cox fears for his life. Cox was riding his bicycle in front of 86-07 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center on November 20, 2009, when he was approached by four young men, who demanded his bicycle. More...

Sanders Flip-Flops On Scanners

Opposed Full-Body Scans, Now In Favor

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. has a mind of his own, but many of his constituents think that he keeps changing it. Sanders, who represents the eastern end of Rockaway, also represents John F. More...

Popular EMS Captain Transferred Off Peninsula

A popular and highly successful Emergency Medical Service captain was transferred to another area in Queens last weekend despite the fact that she has had a very accomplished six-month tenure in Rockaway, a number of her co-workers say. More...

School News

Public School 105 Hosts Holiday Show

The arts came together to celebrate the holidays at PS/MS 105. Performers captivated the audience under the direction of music teachers Mrs. Harrison, who led the recorder musicians and the chorus, and Mr. Corcoran conducting the beginners band. More...

School Bus Breaking All The Traffic Rules

A Wave reader caught this Logan Bus Company school bus breaking all the rules on Shore Front Parkway at Beach 84 Street on January 6. More...

Village Academy Visits Titus

Village Academy empowers students through their student government program. Students campaign and vote for student representtatives. More...

Columnists

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Pain Management: Listen To Your Body

Everyone strives for homeostasis (the maintenance of internal stability) as lifelong learners. The sensation of pain can explain the feeling or result from physical stimulation (internal or external). More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Let’s Send a Picture Home from Rockaway Beach Today

These were probably the words expressed by the twin brothers on their visit to the beach. So, in Seaside, they stopped at Frank’s Studio in their bathing attire and sat in an automobile prop for this souvenir photograph. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Of Racial Profiling, Full-Body Scans And Common Sense

If you were a police officer and a man came running up to you yelling that a young white woman just held him up at gunpoint and then ran into a local store, for whom would you look when you entered the store? More...

Sports

Victorious St. Francis Blue Wins Holiday Tournament

The St. Francis Blue Fourth Grade Girls rang in the New Year as the champions of the St. Adalbert Holiday Tournament. They beat St. Mary Win - field 10-6 in the finals in a very tough matchup. More...

BCHS Dolphins, Seahorses Boys Basketball Teams Win

The Beach Channel boys Dolphins played their best overall game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. More...

St. Edmund Prep Eagles Hockey Flying Along

The St. Edmund Prep Varsity Hoc k - ey team is making a strong push for the playoffs in the Catholic High Sch - ool Hockey League (CHSHL). More...

Obits

Eugene Henry Hayes

WW II Veteran

Eugene Henry Hayes, 87, a 17-year Rockaway resident, died December 22. Hayes was born in Washington, D.C. on September 9, 1922 and served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946, during World War II. More...

Edward J. Murphy

Proprietor

Edward J. Murphy, a 25-year Rock - away resident, died January 7. More...

Kathryn M. Salica

Nurse

Kathryn M. Salica, 90, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 13. Salica was born on July 23, 1919 in New Haven, Connecticut. She was a registered nurse who moved to Breezy Point 68 years ago and also resided in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More...

Addabbo Employee Busted In Health Center Scam

A Long Island woman working as a clerk at the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center misappropriated $1,500 from her employers, court records show. More...

Bellamy Gets New Trial

Convicted murderer Kareem Bellamy will remain free pending a new trial in his 1995 conviction for the murder of James Abbott on Beach 47 Street on April 9, 1994, according to a ruling by State Supreme Court Justice Joel Blumenthal, on Thursday. More...

Community

Doo Wop’ Spectacular Returns To BCHS 1/30

Harry G.’s 17th annual Doo Wop concert to raise funds for the Susan G. Memorial Scholarship will take place at Beach Channel High School on January 30 at 7:00 p.m. inside the school’s auditorium. More...

Lifeguard Recruitment Set to Begin

The Department of Parks and Recreation has started to look for lifeguards again. They are trying to reach the target of 1,200 lifeguards by Memorial Day, which is the official start to the summer. More...

National Grid Sets MGP Completion Date

National Grid, which is currently remediating the former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) in Rockaway Park, updated Community Board 14 this week on the progress of the project, say ing that excavation activities should be completed by the end of July. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Bill Maher Comes To Westbury

Bill Maher will perform at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, January 21 at 8 p.m. More...

MovieScope

‘It’s Complicated’ – Sex With Ex

Actress Meryl Streep seems to have softened her attitude toward divorce in the 30 years since “Kramer VS. More...

Business News

Events That Party

One Call Does It All – We Work Hard So You Don’t Have To

Hosting an Event? The experts at Events That Party (ETP) are there for you every step of the way in planning and executing the event. More...

Milestones

Rockaway Residents Deployed Together

Two Rockaway residents, Lieutenant Commander Robert E Hughes and Major Thomas P. Sullivan recently found each other in an unusual place – the Arabian Gulf. More...

Snowbirds Return To The Villages, Florida

Former Rockaway residents Pat Williams, Marilyn Lanzone, Mary Kelly, Marilyn Murphy and Doris White enjoyed their return to The Villages. More...

Art Is Where The Heart Is

West Law - rence Care Cen - ter has brought a new thera peu - tic program to their facility. The residents have been participating in Art Thera py sessions, run by new staff mem - ber, celebrated artist Richard Jean Laurent. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Time For Term Limits for State Officials

The idea of term limits for city officials has worked well, despite the fact that Mayor Michael Bloomberg bribed City Council members to vote to extend those term limits to twelve years from eight. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

The New Decade’s Red Tape More...

Letters

Attack On Innocent Children

Dear Editor, On Monday, December 7, 2009, the staff of Beach Channel High School was told by Queens High School Super intendent Isabel DiMola that Chancellor Klein believes that the children of the City of New York would be better off if we closed ou More...

AWOL Weiner

Dear Editor, More...

Throw Them Out

Dear Editor, Wonderful, powerful words on the Health Care Bill by Howard Schwach in The Rockaway Beat. - Senators of both parties, seemingly unaware of their civic duty, are overlooking longterm benefit for short-term greed. More...


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