April 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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City Appeals Ruling Halting School Closures

Plans For New School Move Ahead

The city has appealed a court decision forcing Department of Education officials to keep open 19 public schools that had been slated to begin a phaseout program in June. More...

Stabbing Victim Critical At SJEH

An unidentified man was stabbed repeatedly in the neck and face at about 9:23 p.m. on Monday night, police say. More...

Two Busted For Half-Pound Of Pot

Police officers from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, responding to a call of a dispute with a firearm on Beach 30 Street last Friday night, didn’t find the firearm, but did find a halfpound of pot in a second floor apartment. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Chloe’ – Fatal Family

“Chloe” takes the “Fatal Attraction” concept one (or two) steps further. The sexual predator in the recent film doesn’t settle for simply seducing the husband. More...

Milestones

RTC Sponsors ‘Take A Seat’ Fundraiser

The Rockaway Theatre Company’s “Take a Seat” fundraising campaign is in full swing. More...

Green Club Kids Clean Up Beaches

Eight-year-old Bridget Shaughnessy has started the “Green Club.” She and her friends participated in a beach cleanup last week and intend to do similar projects each Friday after school. More...

Four Students Make Loyola Dean’s List

Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its fall 2009 Dean’s List. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List at Loyola, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.5 with a minimum of 15 credits. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Commuter Ferry That Makes Sense For Rockaway

There is a concerted effort to save the Rockaway commuter ferry service, which is now slated to end for good on July 1. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Thank You So Much

Dear Editor, A special and heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone at the firehouse on Beach 116 Street for restoring the street sign on Beach 114 Street honoring Firefighter John Heffernan. More...

Senator Smith Supportive

Dear Editor, I saw the letter in The Wave calling for the people of the Rockaways to vote out Senator Malcolm Smith. More...

Get Out Of Office

Dear Editor, What is happening with the politicians representing Far Rockaway? More...

Spring Breaks With First Little League Pitch

Pitcher John O’Connor of the NY Stars Orioles throws the first pitch of the 2010 Rockaway Little League season to battery mate Christian Apice. More...

Shaken Baby Dies, May Upgrade Charges To Murder

An eight-month-old baby who was shaken by his father in a Rockaway Beach apartment on April 5 has died, sparking a possible move by the district attorney to upgrade the charges against the father from felony assault and endangering the welfare of a c More...

Community

Jacob Riis Bust Makes Return

What do a missing bust, the town of Ribe, Denmark, a talented local artist, and Gateway National Recreation Area all have in common? More...

Begin Rockaway Beach Replenishment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently began beach replenishment work in Rockaway. More...

Rockaway Memorial For Polish Prez

Parishioners join for a formal service outside the church on Sunday afternoon. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Add Your Family – Celebrate The Best That Is The USA

Where did your grandparents come from? Mine came from Europe – Russia and Rumania/Austria. They came for a better life; they came to the world’s beacon of democracy. And they came to make this a better country. More...

The Progressive

Thanks

We have witnessed last month an historic achievement and probably an enormous victory for this nation – finally there is a health care delivery reform – even though inadequate. More...

The Rockaway Beat

There Is A ‘Shock Gap’ In NY Test Scores

The headlines tell the story. More...

Sports

High School Roundup; BCHS Tennis Teams Start Strong

John Sullivan expects good things to happen to his Beach Channel boys’ tennis team this year. The Dolphins won the PSAL C1 Division in the spring of 2009 campaign. More...

Rockaway Little League Opens 2010 Campaign On Saturday

The Rockaway Little League will celebrate their opening day this Saturday with festivities and baseball games galore. The day will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Fort Tilden. More...

Locals Key to St. Edmund Prep Golf Team Season

The varsity golf team from St. Edmund Prep High School will be powered through the 2010 season by the swings of several local players. More...

Obits

Anthony F. Angelone

Letter Carrier

Anthony F. Angelone, 88, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 15. Angelone was born January 24, 1922, in Rockaway Beach but moved to New Jersey in 1987. He worked as a letter carrier in Far Rockaway and Inwood for 34 years. More...

John M. Bachman

Plumber

John M. Bachman, 89, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 9. Bachman was born in New York City, New York and was a longtime resident of Broad Channel. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and was a member of St. More...

Esther Eisenstein

Philanthropist

Esther Eisenstein, 92, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 14. Eisenstein was the widow of Lou Eisenstein, a famous NBA and college basketball referee. More...


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