May 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Wave Office Closed Monday, May 31

The Wave Office will be closed on Monday, May 31 to honor those who have given their lives for our nation as well as those who fight today on foreign shores. Deadlines for this week’s paper will remain the same, however. More...

Top Stories

Leads Cops On A Merry Chase, Not So Merry In Jail

A Maspeth man led police officers of the 100 Precinct on a merry chase through Broad Channel and over the bridge to Rockaway before they finally caught and cuffed him on an Arverne Street. More...

Rockaway, BC Memorial Day Parades This Weekend

Both Broad Channel and Rockaway have scheduled Memorial Day parades for the upcoming weekend to honor those men and women who made the supreme sacrifice for freedom. More...

Taub Bids To Beat Meeks For Senate Seat

Says Congressman Vulnerable On Record, Health Care

One would think that Asher Taub would think twice about challenging Congressman Gregory Meeks for the 6th District House of Representative seat that the incumbent has held for a dozen years. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Harry Brown’ – Dirty Harry’s Death Wish

Some movies make you want to kill. More...

NYC Life Unveils New Programming Lineup

Mayor Michael R. More...

Milestones

Local Residents Graduate

Breezy Point resident Nicole Pierce graduated from Nova Southeastern University on the Dean’s List with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. More...

SJEH Staff Plant Flowers

At St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, staff started gardens lining the perimeter of the campus on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. This was the third year that various Hospital departments have adopted flower gardens. More...

100 PCT Youth Committee Presents Check

Friday, May 21, on a beautiful sunny day, the Youth Committee of the 100 Precinct presented Bernie Warnock (president of Friends of Tribute Park) with a check for $433.50, half of the proceeds from th More...

Editorial/Opinion

Cutting Services For The City’s Most Vulnerable

We understand that the mayor and the City Council have some tough choices to make when it comes to funding programs in the coming year. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

Letters

The Final Countdown

Dear Editor, The Final countdown for Project Constellation: Four, Three, Two, One, Zero-Ignition we have ‘Change.’ President Kennedy what has happened to your vision, leadership, and inspiration? Thank you. KENNETH S. MALONEY More...

Oil Spill Remedy

Dear Editor, If B.P. is looking to plug their Gulf oil hole with something, why not start with those on their payroll in charge of making sure the spill didn’t occur. More...

Boycott BP

Dear Editor, I almost bought gas at a BP station because it was the only one I could find that was under three dollars — $2.99 to be exact, but then I went and spent 50 cents more in protest of BP thumbing its nose at most of us in the disgra More...

Suicide’s Death Touches Friends

By all accounts, Feliz Oquendo was a “normal person.” “She was a nice, quiet woman,” said a friend who lives in the same assisted living home at 29-64 Beach Channel Drive. More...

Lady Dolphins Take City Lacrosse Title

The Beach Channel/Channel View Lady Dolphins needed another late comeback in a championship game as they captured back-to-back PSAL lacrosse titles with a 12-11 victory over Tottenville on Saturday af More...

Community

New York City Beaches Open This Weekend

In time for the holiday weekend, the Health Department has announced that all of the city’s 21 public and permitted private beaches will be open for the season beginning Saturday, May 29. More...

Lipetri Brings Old Fashioned Patrolling To 101 Pct.

Has Experience In Narcotics And Gang Units

Community members will be seeing some changes as a result of the change of commanders of the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway. For the last three weeks, Captain Michael J. Lipetri has been taking stock of his new command. More...

Parks Kicks Off Rockaway Beach Season

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe along with Rockaway’s elected officials kicked off the start to the summer beach season this week. Students from P.S. More...

Columnists

The Progressive

Neo-Realism

The past few weeks have been tumultuous. More...

It’s My Turn

Have You Called The Chamber Of Commerce?

Vincent S. Castellano is a member of Community Board 14 since 1989 and was chairman from 1991 to 1995. He is a former 1st Vice President, Treasurer and Director of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce. He resigned from the Chamber in 2006. More...

School Scope

The Hits Keep Comin’

Peruse the newspapers, listserves, blogs and other Internet sources and not an hour goes by without some new piece of education related news (mostly awful). I’ve got to get some sleep. Here are just a few headlines and my comments: More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins Win PSAL Girls Lacrosse Title

Idalia Viard couldn’t believe she was participating in a wild back and forth affair against Tottenville in the PSAL championship game on Saturday afternoon at the Aviator Complex lacrosse field. More...

H.S. Roundup: BCHS Tennis Goes To Flushing

The sun was baking the Forest Hills High School tennis court on May 19. A patient Beach Channel/Channel View boys tennis team were waiting more than an hour to compete in their PSAL C Division playoff semifinal against Truman High School. More...

Pepper Steppers Win Double Dutch Title

Stan’s Pepper Steppers will get the opportunity to defend their Double Dutch crown as the local group was crowned the 2010 New York State Double Dutch Cham-pions on May 15 at Lawnforcement High More...

Obits

Lynne Bachrow

Longtime Resident

Lynne Bachrow, 87, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 20. More...

Julius Brown

Delivery Driver

Julius Brown, 46, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 13. Brown was born on January 27, 1964 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He worked as a delivery driver. More...

Bernard ‘Tom’ Byrne

Proprietor

Bernard “Tom” Byrne, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 24. More...


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2014 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History

 

 

Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Riding the Wave with Mark Healey on BlogTalkRadio