September 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Meeks Pushes Felon Meeting Felon

Named To ‘Most Corrupt’ List

The players should be familiar to those who regularly read The Wave. More...

Bellamy Free After 16 Years

DA Fumes Over Exoneration Ruling

Kareem Bellamy virtually floated out of Courtroom K-27 at Queens Supreme Court on Friday, accepting the congratulations of his legal “dream team,” and other well-wishers, trailed by a group of reporters and photographers who wanted to rec More...

Suspected Serial Robber Arrested

A Far Rockaway man is being held without bail for his alleged connection with a string of robberies in Queens, one of which occurred in Far Rockaway earlier this month, according to police. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Contagion’ – Wash Your Hands, Please

A sure sign that “Contagion” works as a first-rate thriller is the mass rush to the bathroom for frenzied handwashing after the show. That was the climate on the opening 9/11 weekend when everyone was already wired on high alert. More...

Oldies Show Coming To NYCB

Live Nation will present a Hot Autumn Night with Tommy James & The Shondells, Mark Farner from Grand Funk Railroad and Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals on Saturday, October 1 at 8 p.m. More...

Milestones

Manning And Santiago Married

Denise Manning and David Santiago of Rockaway Beach were married by Father Richard on May 14 at St. Camillus Church. More...

Anderson Solos At Carnegie Hall

Dane Anderson, son of Lester and Karen Anderson of Manhattan, made his Carnegie Hall solo debut, performing with the Oratorio Society of New York’s production of Mendelssohn’s “Elij More...

RYTF Sets T-Shirt Fundraiser

In order to raise funds and to bring the group’s message to the public, the Rockaway Youth Task Force (RYTF) is hosting a T-Shirt Fundraiser, selling its distinctive logo T-shirt for only $17. More...

Editorial/Opinion

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

The Democrats Shot Themselves In The Foot

Although Phil Goldfeder won his Assembly election against Republican Jane Deacy by 55 to 45 percent, it is clear that Democratic bigwigs like Joseph Crowley (who might well be our Representative this time next year) and Vito Lopez made a mistake by c More...

Obits

Alice P. Clark

Secretary

Alice P. Clark, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 16. More...

Joan C. Kane (nee Lovett)

NYPD

Joan C. Kane, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 14. Kane was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived in Rockaway for the past 42 years. She was an NYPD officer. More...

Antoinette E. Mahoney (nee Cantirino)

Assistant Manager

Antoinette E. Mahoney, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 19. Mahoney was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived in Rockaway for the past 20 years. She was an assistant manager. Mahoney was an active member of the St. More...

Levine Resigns As PHC CEO

Hospital Files For Bankruptcy

A s part of a plan to put the ailing Peninsula Hospital Center on a solid financial footing, the new owners of the facility have filed for bankruptcy on behalf of both the hospital and the adjacent nursing home. More...

Community

Scholars’ Kids Ready Themselves For College

The students at Scholars’ Academy in Rockaway Park are receiving a unique opportunity to take college courses in high school, receive a letter grade and earn up to an entire semester’s worth of credits before ever stepping foot into colle More...

BCAC Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Dinner-Dance

This past Saturday, September 17, the Broad Channel Athletic Club held its 50th Anniversary Dinner Dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway. More...

Thanking Staff For Irene Evacuation

Hurricane Irene has come and gone, but the efforts of the staff at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation will not be forgotten by the facility leadership or by its residents. More...

Columnists

East End Matters...

PHC – Step One: Reorganization And Bankruptcy, Step Two: Gaining Patients’ Trust

Peninsula Hospital Center is saved! It will be managed by Revival Home Health Care, which took over control of the facility this month. As a condition of the deal with Revival, PHC has filed for bankruptcy on Monday. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Reid Avenue, Rockaway Point, 1930

Reid Avenue at Rockaway Point was one road, if not the first, from ocean to bay at the point of the Rockaway Peninsula. It is named after Mr. Howard Reid, one of the pioneers of Rockaway Point. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Opening Of School Shows Bloomberg’s Failure

A new school year always brings problems in scheduling and infrastructure, but this year the school opening has put the spotlight on just how much of a failure Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s administration has been since he took over the school system More...

Sports

SFDS Soccer CYO Teams Start Season Strong

SFDS Soccer squads are off to an impressive start with wins across the divisions. The SFDS Mite Girls played twice this weekend. In a tough loss to Anastasia, the girls put up a good fight. More...

Kosmos Soccer Roundup: Artemis Routs Uniondale

This past Saturday, Kosmos’ Artemis girls U10 took to the field for the first time participating in the Long Island Juniors Soccer League and boy, what a game! More...

Pony Shamrocks Earn First Win On The Road

The Broad Channel Pony Shamrocks traveled to Farmingdale last Sunday and picked up their first win of the season. The Shamrocks were led on offense by Quarterback Cameron Manzi. More...

Letters

More To This Decision

Dear Editor, There is more to “Split Decision: Turner, Goldfeder Win Tuesday’s Special Election” (Howard Schwach — September 16). Losing Democratic Party congressional candidate David Weprin should look in the mirror More...

Thanks For PHC

Dear Editor, Hi, my name is Anthony F.M. And I just wanted to email you about the huge gratitude that I and my family have for Lew Simon for his help with keeping Peninsula Hospital open. More...

Sad Day In Belle Harbor

Dear Editor, It was raining, many voices full of sorrow and grief could be heard throughout the neighborhood as mourners expressed their deep feelings of loss over the death of a much beloved religious leader, Rabbi Levi Dicker. More...


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