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St. John's Defends Brother Tom

St. John’s Residence for Boys Board of Directors released a statement this week to The Wave after several attempts to reach the agency went unreturned. St. More...

Burglary Patterns Persist In 101 Precinct

As the 101 Precinct prepares for the extra work that comes with the holiday season, the commander of the precinct also finds himself concerned with several trends that have developed in the precinct. More...

Gaska Addresses Construction Complaints

Street construction and installation of new sewer systems have caused headaches for local residents as they navigate their way on the more than usual bumpy Rockaway roads in the Sommerville and Arverne areas the last few months. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Life As We Know It’ – Baby Boom Too

It’s O ur “Ba by B oom” is a fi ne funny flick from 1987 with an appropriately distraught Diane Keaton as a makeshift mother who “inherits” a dead friend’s baby. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

With temperatures fairly mild for this time of year, overnight temperatures are slowly headed for the freezing mark. Still, the mostly sunny days are making some folks wonder if there will be much of a winter. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Fairy Tale Wedding Leads To Horrific Decisions

The New York Times wedding announcement in its April 21, 2002 edition said it all. “Elizabeth Seidman, who directs a nonprofit organization in New York and Judge Nicholas G. More...

Beachcomber

Despite contests for every statewide office and many interesting races locally, a smaller share of eligible voters showed up at the polls two weeks ago than in any other state in the nation. More...

Sports

Scholars’ Academy Aces First PSAL Volleyball Title

It was probably inevitable that the Scholars’ Academy girls volleyball team would face Campus Magnet in the PSAL B championship game on Tuesday night. More...

Dolphins Run Past South Bronx to Reach PSAL Title Game

There are times when Beach Channel coach Victor Nazario can get exasperated with the maturity from standout freshman Diequan Underwood. More...

BCAC Pee Wees Headed To The Superbowl

The temperature may have dropped from the previous week but the spirit of the BCAC Pee Wee Shamrocks did not. The boys were pumped and ready to take on the West Hempstead Broncos in the second round of the playoffs. More...

Letters

Mayor’s Attempt At Diversity

Dear Editor: I am writing regarding the recent selection by Mayor Bloomberg of Cathie Black as Chancellor of the Department of Education to replace outgoing Joel Klein. More...

Obits

Aston Griffiths

Longtime Resident

Aston Griffiths, 58, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 8. Griffiths was born on January 1, 1952 in Trelawny, Jamaica. He was preceded in death by his father, Joel; brother, Zimroy; sister, Madge; and mother, Amy Griffiths. More...

Mary P. Kammerer

Nurse

Mary P. Kammerer, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 19. Kammerer was born in New Haven, Connecticut and worked as a nurse. She was the oldest living alum of St. Vincent’s Nursing School, a member of St. More...

Harold Peters

Truck Driver

Harold Peters, a 35-year Rockaway resident, died November 20. Peters was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a truck driver. More...

Battered Female Body Found DOA On Beach

Awoman was found dead early Tuesday morning on a Rockaway beach, after she was reportedly battered by a man who led cops to her body, local police sources told The Wave on Tuesday. More...

Community

Operation Ho-Ho-Ho Comes To Town

Locals Collecting Items For Rockaway Soldiers

Old grammar school pals from Rockaway, now all grown-up, got together recently and thought of a way to thank a few former classmates who are currently serving overseas in the U.S. armed forces. More...

DA Brown Honored As Longest-Serving

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Broad Channel Residents See First Signs Of Flooding Help

The on again, off again project to relieve flooding in Broad Channel seems to be on again. The Wave has learned that contractors were recently in the area taking soil samples and measurements for a bulkhead on West 12 Road. More...

School News

Far Rockaway School Slated To Lose Grade 6

If the city’s Department of Education has its way, Public School 197, the “Ocean School,” at 825 Hicksville Road, Far Rockaway will lose one grade next year, becoming a Pre-K to grade five school. More...

Honors For St. Camillus Students

On Friday November 5, Student of the Month Awards were presented by Sr. Agnes, Principal, for the categories of School Spirit, Effort and Determination. More...

School Scope

Break-In At UFT Headquarters: Spine Gone

Insider sources at the UFT have informed Ed Notes that an unknown party broke into UFT headquarters. So far the only item that is known to have been taken is UFT President Michael Mulgrew’s spine. More...

Milestones

Male Injured During Beach 22 Street Shooting

end of the summer, Police Officer Christopher Paulson of the 101 Precinct, in what his commanding officer called a “great job,” took two firearms and their owners off the streets of Far Rockaway. More...

St. Camillus Altar Servers Installed

On Friday November 5 at the 9 a.m. Mass, Father Richard Ahlemeyer at St. Camillus Church installed five new altar servers. More...

PHC Resident Takes Second In National Competition

Peter A. Guiney, D.O., Director of Medical Education at Peninsula Hospital Center and Howard Sussman, M.D., Director, Department of Surgery and Interim Director, Surgical Residency Program, have announced that Dr. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Putting The Peninsula’s Health At Risk

Despite official statements to the contrary, the latest financial crisis at the Peninsula Hospital Center may well be the beginning of the end for the much-needed local institution. More...

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