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Local ‘Struggling Schools’ Slated For Closure

DOE Eyes PS 215, PPA For Extinction

The Department of Education announced last week that it is looking at two local “struggling” schools for closure, one a public school and the other a public charter school. More...

PHC-Revival Deal Includes Controversial Player

Crain’s: Owner’s Husband Had Run-Ins With Law Enforcement, Regulators

Locals who believed that the Peninsula Hospital Center was out of the woods when it was taken over by Revival Home Health Care in September might have to look twice at the deal and what it means for the future of health care on the peninsula, accordi More...

Trial Underway For Framing Ex

In May 2010 The Wave reported that a 36-year-old Far Rockaway woman was arrested for robbing motorists at gunpoint impersonating a police officer in Nassau County. More...

School News

MS 114 Loses Girls Volleyball Opener

In a hard-fought game at the Belle Harbor School, PS/MS 114, the girls volleyball team dropped their home opener to MS105. More...

Public School/Middle School 105 Deals Doggie Treats

The PS/MS 105 Kids Care Club participated in a community service activity by making dog treats and decorating doggy bags for ARF-ARF’s Costume Parade fundraising event at the Rockaway Freeway Park. More...

Milestones

Amelia Josephine Is Born

Dennis and Barbara Morris have announced that they are the proud great-grandparents of Amelia Josephine Caban, who was born last week. More...

Day Care Center Honors Duo

Rockaway residents Nathaniel Darby and Peggy Thomas were recently presented with the Parent of the Year and Community Service Awards, respectively, from Lucille Rose Day Care Center and Hammel Child More...

Halloween Fundraiser In The Villagers, FL

A Halloween fundraiser for Dollars for Scholars was held on Saturday, October 29 in the Villagers, Florida. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Remember Those Who Died On November 12, 2001

Captain Edward States,First Officer Sten Molin,Flight AttendantsDeborah Fontakis,Barbara Giannasca,Wilmer Gonzalez, More...

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Obits

Patrick J. Darcy

Chief Operating Engineer

Patrick J. Darcy, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 9. Darcy was born in Doon County, Limerick, Ireland. He moved to Rockaway eight years ago from the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. He was a chief operating engineer. More...

Shirley Golub

Choral Singer

Shirely Golub, 88, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 10. Golub was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 5, 1923. She resided in Belle Harbor for 65 years and was a member of the Rockaway Music and Arts Council. More...

Fetus Killer Found Guilty

Victims Were Local Bank Teller, Unborn Baby

A Jamaica, Queens man has been convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for the stabbing death of his pregnant girlfriend – a teller at the Capitol One Bank on Beach 116 Street – inside of her South Ozone Park apartment in 2008 More...

Community

Tribute Park Featured In Lambs’ Remembrance

The Lambs Club, America’s first professional theater club, recently published the latest issue of their newsletter, dubbed the “Lambs’ Script,” which is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001. More...

Structural Bay Wall Repairs Underway

With $3 million in emergency repairs already completed at select locations along the bay wall where giant sinkholes habitually opened up on the adjacent Beach Channel Drive, a bigger project between Beach 125 and Beach 130 Streets is now underway to More...

Skateboard Exhibition Christens New Park

Denean Ferguson, the vice president of the 101 Precinct Community Council, with skateboard raffle winners Max Torgov, left, and Paul Godette. More...

Columnists

Simon says...

Since our last column, there was an election for the Board of Directors in Dayton Beach Park on Thursday, October 20. Prior to the election I responded to questions that shareholders had about watching the voting count to prevent irregularities. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Preventing A Health And Safety Crisis With Your Pet

Nutrition and Feeding: Good nutrition is essential for a healthy pet. Nutrients in pet foods should provide what is needed for metabolic body processes and should help fight off disease. More...

Beachcomber

Locals have been wondering what would replace the burned-out rugby clubhouse on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 112 Street. More...

Sports

CYO Soccer Fall 2011 Season: Week 2 Playoff Recap

In the second week of the CYO Soccer playoffs, the third- and sixth-grade girls teams joined the seventh-graders by earning a berth to the finals, while the first-graders reach the end of their first interschool season. More...

H.S. Report: Dolphins Clinch Bowl Playoff Berth

All the controversy and distractions the Beach Channel/ Channel View team have gone through this year on the football field did not stop them from reaching the PSAL Bowl playoffs. More...

BCAC Shamrocks Host Three Football Playoff Games

It is now time for Shamrock Pride as all the BCAC Shamrock football teams get ready for some intense playoff games. Another successful regular season came to a close last weekend and now the young warriors are prepared for the post season. More...

Letters

Strength And Empathy

Dear Editor, A month ago, Karina Salvo, DVM, wrote a stirring commentary on her experience with Lucia, a pit bull that she found tied to a pole and that was desperately in need of care. More...

Bag Of Mail

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the letter a few weeks ago from Steve Gifford who wants to know why Davis Road in Riis Park/Fort Tilden has not been cleaned of sand since the hurricane. More...

No More Housing Developments

Dear Editor, The east end of Rockaway (known as the East End Renewal) does not need any more new housing development. The ones already built here are not being bought but just being rented to all the programs and drug people imaginable. More...


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