September 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Top Stories

Report: Meeks Interceded For Terrorism-Backer

Congressman Gregory Meeks interceded with Homeland Security on behalf of a Muslim man who leads a charity that has been accused by the government of aiding Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda and Hamas, the New York Post reported in an exclusive report on More...

Cops Raid Stores, Seize Phony DVD’s

Police officers and undercover detectives from the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park closed two Rockaway Beach Boulevard stores on Thursday, September 16, seizing a large quantity of pirated DVD movies. More...

Ferry Talks Back On Front Burner

Weiner Bypasses DOT, Goes Right To Bloomberg

Congressman Anthony Weiner, angered that the city’s Department of Transportation seems to show no interest in a commuter ferry service for Rockaway, has gone right to the top – to Mayor Michael Bloomberg – with a plan to spend the More...

Columnists

It’s My Turn

Health Care Reform And New York: The Challenges Ahead (Part II)

This is the second part of a two-part oped piece by Dr. Paez, who is a candidate for the New York State Assembly in the November election. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Douglas “Wrong way” Corrigan; 1938

Douglas Corrigan, after saying he was going to California, landed in Dublin, Ireland with his $900.00 crate, July 18, 1938. His flight of 28 hours and 13 minutes began at Floyd Bennett Field in nearby Brooklyn. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Last week, Queens County had tornadoes — or, at least — tornadolike damage in various areas. Many trees were snapped like toothpicks; branches fell on cars, houses and streets; power lines were down. More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins Get Off To Surging Start

The seconds ticked way in the second half of a comfortable 4-0 victory for the Beach Channel/Channel View girls soccer team over Campus Magnet on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Youth Excels As Fisheads Destroy Americans RFC

Last Saturday was a beautiful day for rugby at Fort Tilden. The rugby players of Kingston, New York came to the beach last weekend as the Americans RFC took on the Fisheads in league play. More...

Scholars Girls Volleyball Team Looking To Repeat Success

The Scholars’ Academy High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team are ready to continue surprising not only themselves, but their community as well. More...

Letters

Correct Some Misconceptions

Dear Editor: I’d like to thank Mr. Israel for his interest in our canceled Fall Festival. However, if I may, I’d like to correct some misconceptions he has concerning the event. More...

Not Really The Best Of Rockaway

Dear Editor, I live at Arverne By The Sea and we would like to send a response from a homeowner to Miriam Rosenberg for her tasteless article, written last week in The Wave titled “The Best of Rockaway: Where’s the Urban Renewal?” More...

Said It Before, Say It Again

The letter below was written to you in January of 2008, and was never published. It was sent again a few months later when another incident arose with a local family who sent their dog to “Bark and Play,“ but was still not published. More...

Fire Draws 60 Firefighters

An all-hands fire brought 12 fire companies and 60 firefighters to Beach 70 Street on Saturday afternoon. The fire, in a three-story brick home at 307 Beach 70 Street, started at about 4:29 p.m. More...

Yeshiva Thugs: ‘Jews Have Money’

The two armed thugs who invaded a yeshiva dormitory early in the morning of September 15 told the eight terrified students that they were Muslim and indicated that they targeted the yeshiva students “because Jews have money,” according to More...

Community

Shake Your Money Maker For Wounded Warriors

Eddie Money, whose musical career has spanned more than three decades, will team up with the Wounded Warrior Project this Saturday for a benefit concert at the new CenterStage at Aviator outdoor concert venue. More...

Quilting Himself And Herself At SFDS

It’s Himself and Herself, knitted by Peggy Mc Hugh of the St. Francis de Sales quilters. The crafts will be raffled off after the 10:30 mass on Sunday, Oct 10 in the small hall. More...

100 PCT CC Honors Cop Of The Month

Police Officer Ryan Gillis of the 100 Precinct received the Cop of the Month award for August at the monthly 100 Precinct Community Council meeting at Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach this w More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Machete’ – Slash And Burn At The Border

Anyone who thinks the United States is mired in only the Afghanistan and Iraqi wars should see “Machete” to know that major fighting is on the Mexican-American border. More...

Milestones

Uncle Richie Paddle For M.S., October 2

The second annual Uncle Richie Paddle for M.S. (Multiple Sclerosis) will take place in the waters of Jamaica Bay on Saturday, October 2 at 9:00 a.m. More...

Twins For Belle Harbor Grandparents

Parents Bob and Eileen Maguire of Yonkers, along with their daughter Kayleigh, welcomed their two newest daughters Maggie Bridget (6 pounds, 9 ounces) and Molly Eleanor (6 pounds, 2 ounces), born on A More...

Cummins Honored For Combat Service

More than 500 members of the New York Air National Guard received recognition for their service in a combat zone on Sunday, September 12 during the 106th Rescue Wing Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony here. Technical Sergeant Sean G. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Increase Access To The Bay And Ocean

Rockaway is a peninsula, surrounded by water on three sides. To the south, there’s the Atlantic Ocean. To the north, lies Jamaica Bay. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

Obits

Marietta Keenan

Telephone Operator

Marietta Keenan, 88, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died September 10. Keenan was born on June 8, 1922 in Far Rockaway. She worked for New York Telephone Company as an operator. More...

Anthony J. Lopresti

Data Processing Manager

Anthony J. Lopresti, a 30-year Rockaway resident, died September 21. Lopresti was born in Brooklyn, New York and served in the U.S Armey during the 1950’s. He was a member of the Catholic Club. More...

James E. Spearman

FDNY

James E. Spearman, a 45-year Rockaway resident, died September 19. Spearman was born in Bronx, New York. He worked as a firefighter and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. 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