September 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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WTC Steel To Be Unveiled At Tribute Park

Sunday, 10 years to the day after 9/11, a commemoration of the World Trade Center terror attacks will take place in Tribute Park on Beach 116 Street. More...

Local Busted For Multiple Driver Licenses

A Department of Motor Vehicles investigation led to the arrest of a Far Rockaway man on Thursday, August 18. More...

Gun Violence Mars Labor Day Weekend

Rockaway was the scene of three of 14 reported incidents of gun violence that took place over a 24 hour span this weekend. Between the hours of 6 a.m. Saturday morning and 6 a.m. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“The Whistleblower”- Sex Slave Exposé

“The Whistleblower” takes a tip from the 2008 action hit thriller, “Taken,” in that they both expose the disturbing world of the sex slave trade. More...

Sports

Hungry Dolphins Want To Seal The Deal

One of the areas that stood out in Beach Channel/Channel View’s successful 9-1 campaign and appearance in the PSAL Bowl Championship game was their noted size and speed. More...

New Name Seahorses Seek Return to Cup Playoffs

It’s the beginning of a new era for the varsity team at Far Rockaway Educational Campus. It’s the brand new name for the four academies inside what is now the closed Far Rockaway High School. More...

Rockaway Rockies Roller Hockey Registration

The Rockaway Rockies Roller Hockey Club is getting ready to start their 2011 season. The Rockies have been a staple in Rockaway sports for almost three decades. More...

Obits

Charles F. Bauer

Cable Splicer

Charles F. Bauer, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 3. Bauer was born in Ridgewood, New York on May 25, 1928. He was a cable splicer for Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. More...

Herman Bringe

Carpenter

Herman Bringe, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 3. Bringe was born in Brooklyn, New York, but lived in Rockaway for the past 78 years. He was a member of the First Congregational Church and the Carpenters Union. More...

John P. Clark

Administrator

John P. Clark, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died September 5. Clark was born in Rockaway Beach and worked as an administrator for the New York City Health and Hospital Corporation. Clark was preceded in death by his brother, Msgr. James Clark. More...

Peninsula Revived

Revival CRO Talks About The New Peninsula Hospital

The persistent hard work of the Peninsula Hospital Center’s board of directors finally paid off late last week as a deal was finalized to have Revival Home Health Care take control of the hospital and its dayto day operations. More...

Community

Beach Season Ends With A Sigh

Cool weather, overcast skies and threats of thunderstorms all day made for a quiet end to the 2011 beach season on the east end of Rockaway on Monday. More...

Fishing Expedition With The Urban Park Rangers

This past Sunday I had the pleasure of participating with the grandkids and nephew in a fishing program sponsored by the New York City Urban Park Rangers. The Urban Park Rangers’ mission is to link New Yorkers to the natural world. More...

Residents Enjoy Annual BC Labor Day Parade

The annual Broad Channel Labor Day Parade stepped off Monday as residents lined the streets to view the marchers and parade floats. More...

Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

The Least Objectionable Candidates

Years ago, when television was called “a vast wasteland,” before cable and all of the new media, there was a study to see what people watched on a weekly basis. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Overstock

Even though Hurricane Irene covered Fort Tilden and Riis Park with sand and debris, there is some good news. Gateway won’t have to ask RAA or the Little League to supply their own toilet paper. No worries, it’s on me. More...

It’s My Turn

How To Improve The Evaluation Of Teachers

How to improve the evaluation of teachers has become a hot topic. For one thing, the U.S. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Wave Endorsements For The Special Election

When The Wave editorial board sat down last week after interviewing all of the Assembly and Congressional candidates, it came to the conclusion that there was not much of a choice in the September 13 special election, but that the Democratic team had More...

Letters

Make Sure You Vote

Dear Editor, There is still more to the story of former New York City Council Finance Committee Chairperson and current State Assemblymember Democratic Party clubhouse candidate David Weprin’s campaign for More...

Goldfeder Makes Sense

Dear Editor, I’m sad to see Audrey Pheffer leave her Assembly seat. She’s been really good to us over the years. More...

Weprin Truly Cares

Dear Editor, I am writing today to address all voters of the 9th Congressional District. I met David Weprin in 2001. He is dedicated and compassionate toward his constituents. I was able to discuss with him issues More...

9/11 10th Anniversary

After Ten Years, 9/11 Terrorist Attack Still Touches Rockaway

It is difficult to believe that it has been ten years since more than 70 peninsula residents died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and since hundreds watched the majestic buildings fall in Manhattan from the bay wall along More...

‘Is Anybody Else Out There Still Alive?’

A Diary of The World Trade Center Experience of Four Broad Channel Volies

Originally published September 22, 2001. The day that almost ended their lives began differently for each of the four Broad Channel Volunteer firefighters and EMTs, Chris (Bubba) Kalisak, Fred Grey, Robert Nussberger and Ed Wilmarth, III. More...

We Will Always Remember Those Who Were Lost

*Joe Agnello *Eric Allen *Richie Allen *Michael Andrews *Ezra Aviles *Steve Belson*Gennady Boyarsky *Pamela Boyce *Brandon Buchanan *Matthew Burke*Frank Callahan *Liam Callahn *Marcia Carter *Paul Cascio *Mandy Chang-Burke*Anthony Coladonato More...


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