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Weiner Visits Rockaway For Town Hall Meeting

Touches On Missing Sand, Little League Fields

With the snow still falling and a sparse crowd on hand at Public School 114 on Tuesday night, Congressman Anthony Weiner held a town hall meeting to address Rockaway’s concern about missing sand, unkempt little league fields and health care ref More...

From ‘Shots Fired’ To ‘High-Toned’ To ‘Undecided’

123-11 RBB To Morph Once Again

In October of 2004, a task force of city agencies led by Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska invaded a multi-story apartment house at 123-11 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park. More...

Parents Object To New Charter School At Goldie Maple

Parents whose children attend the Goldie Maple Academy (MS 333) on Beach 56 Street in Arverne have begun a campaign against a proposal to place a new charter school that was recently approved by the State Board of Regents, in their building, The Wav More...

School News

Public School 47 Holds Winter Math Olympics

P.S. 47 in Broad Channel recently hosted the Winter Olympics, marking the 100th day of the school year. All week the students competed in math challenges to “train” for the Olympics. More...

PAL Offers After School Programs

Homework help, basketball, dance class, poetry sessions and computer research on the Theme of the Month are all activities that a Queens child experiences during a typical week at the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) After School Programs thro More...

Milestones

Numerous Locals Named To Dean’s List

A number of local students have been named to the Dean’s List at their respective schools for the fall 2009 semester: Those named include: More...

D’Ambrosi Graduates From SUNY Oneonta

Karen D’Ambrosi of Rockaway Point, was one of 263 students who graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta. More...

Diggs Graduates From Artillery Training

Army Private. Andre L. Diggs has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. More...

Sports

Local High School Teams Compete in PSAL Playoffs

The Beach Channel Dolphins will have to shake off the remnants of their 80-46 PSAL borough semifinal defeat to Cardozo on February 11 when they step on their home court on Tuesday. More...

Lady Flippers Start Chase For Diocesan Crown

The emotions were ranging far and wide for Ashley Raaf as the Stella Maris Lady Flippers played what will be their final home game on Saturday afternoon. More...

Gallagher Wins Track & Field Honors

Fordham University junior track and field runner Kerri Gallagher (Belle Harbor, N.Y./Bishop Kearney High School) earned her first weekly award of the season today, as she was named Atlantic 10 Indoor Women’s Track & Field Performer of the Week More...

Obits

Anthony Frederick Angelone

Letter Carrier

Anthony Frederick Angelone, 88, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 15. More...

Elizabeth Bostwick

Homemaker

Elizabeth Bostwick, a 53-year Rockaway resident, died February 4. Bostwick was born in Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Rockaway. More...

Hernan Rivera Cordero

Electronic Technician

Hernan Rivera Cordero, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 10. Cordero was born in Puerto Rico before moving to Rockaway where he worked as an electronic technician. Cordero served in the United States Army in 1969. More...

Three-Alarm Fire Guts Home

Thirty-three fire units and 138 firefighters responded to Bayswater at about 8:07 p.m. on Tuesday night for a blazing fire that struck 13-58 Chandler Avenue. More...

City, ABTS To Build School For Smith Charter

Although Department of Education sources say the agreement has not been finalized, a 2007 Memorandum of Understanding between the city agency and the developers of Arverne By The Sea point to the fact that the two intend to split the cost of a new sc More...

Community

Artist, Veteran Donates Work To Local 338

Rockaway resident Mike Greenstein, featured in The Wave one year ago for donating his artwork to the VA Hospital, has once again donated one of his pieces of artwork; this time to Local 338 in a presentation inside the Rockaway Park Waldbaum’s More...

Sanders Hosts Anti-Violence Conference

In an effort to unite the community against the violence that is seen throughout his council district, Councilman James Sanders Jr. hosted an anti-violence conference this past Monday. More...

Organic Food Program Coming To Rockaway

A new community program that will bring fresh organic food to the Rockaways will be introduced at a workshop that will be held by Culinary Kids CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture). More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘The Lovely Bones’ – Hobbit In Cold Blood

Never has murder been so beautiful as it is depicted in the film version of the Alice Sebold novel, “The Lovely Bones.” More...

Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

What Newspapers Do

Any journalist who has been around the block a few times knows that you don’t get into the business to make friends. More...

The Progressive

History’s Legacy

A few days ago, the Vatican newspaper, the Observatore Romano, announced that the Vatican archives of the period of the Second World War will be released within five years. This is welcome news for historians and people of good will. More...

School Scope

Looking Back into the Crystal Ball

Being in the midst of the UFT election campaign where the group I work with, ICE, has united with another group, TJC, to run a slate against the UFT’s Unity Caucus machine, I have been looking back at how we got to a place where the union at t More...

Editorial/Opinion

All In The Political Family

It seems clear to us that the dual investigations centering on two of our local politicians, State Senator Malcolm Smith and Representative Gregory Meeks, points out once again that non-profits should not be run by and for the benefit of politicians More...

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Letters

Thanks for Your Support Dear Editor,

The Susan G. Memorial Scholarship Fund at Beach Channel High School would like to thank the Rockaway Wave for placing our advertising and promoting and covering our successful 17th Anniversary Harry G. Doo Wop Spectacular on Saturday, January 30. More...

Money Breeds Corruption

Dear Editor, Over the past fifty years, many well meaning Americans have believed that money brings corruption to politics. More...

Floyd Flake Fiasco

Dear Editor, I salute the Post for their thorough, investigative reporting into the many discrepancies surrounding the corrupt practices of the powerful politicos of South East “ Queens: Floyd Flake, Sen. Malcom Smith and Sen. Gregory Meeks. More...


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