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Cops: Needle Nut Story Not True

By Howard Schwach A story about a man who roams the west end, stabbing young women with syringes filled with heroin has been bouncing around the Internet, posted on Facebook walls and tweeted from one iPhone to another. More...

Busted For Failure To Pay Employees Legal Wage

A Far Rockaway woman, whose company was hired to paint two schools last year, has been charged with thirddegree grand larceny, accused of failing to pay her employees the legal wage. More...

Frederick Douglass Students Protest For Right To Decent Education

It wasn’t exactly Occupy Frederick Douglass Academy VI, but unlike Occupy Wall Street it got results. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Nick Jr.'s Fresh Beat Band Stops At Westbury

The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, will hit the road in February 2012 for the first time ever on a 15- week, 50-city nationwide concert tour with a stopover in Westb More...

Milestones

Dayton Towers Residents Help WW

Recent basket raffle of toiletries was held at the 7800 Dayton Towers community run by the two hostesses, Josephine Pascal and Rae Apfelbaum, who netted a check for $366 and presented to Flip Mullens More...

SJEH Accepts Woodmere Club Donation

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital received a contribution of $5,000 from The Woodmere Club Foundation on Wednesday, November 9 at the Woodmere Club in Woodmere, NY. More...

Locals Attend Transportation Conference

On Friday, November 18 the Transportation 2030: A Five Borough Blueprint was held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan hosted by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Give Addabbo FHC The Land It Needs

For nearly a decade, the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center has been running a day school program for troubled youth, renting space at the Peninsula Hospital Center for the program. More...

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Obits

Vernice Bakaralli

Nurse (LPN)

Vernice Bakaralli, 75, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 9. Bakaralli was born in Goodwood, Tobago on July 13, 1936. More...

Ann Casey

Homemaker

Ann Casey, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 21. Casey was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 36 years ago. Casey was preceded in death by her husband, John; and sister, Catherine Burke. More...

Robert Clemont

Caterer

Robert Clemont, 60, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 9. Clemont was born in Louisburg, North Carolina. He lived in Far Rockaway for more than 55 years. He served in the U.S. Army and belonged to St. John’s Baptist Church. More...

2011 Rockaway Sex Offenders

The number of registered sex offenders living on the Rockaway peninsula increased 10 percent from this time last year. As of November 18, 2011, a total of 66 registered sex offenders currently reside on the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Community

Don’t Miss The Little North Pole

Neponsit House Lights Up Dec. 3

The spirit of Christmas arrives right on time in the Rockaways. More...

Bernie Feuer Presents 'By The Sea'

The story of the beautiful Rockaways of days gone by will come to life in “By The Sea, By The Beautiful Sea,” a multimedia presentation by historian Bernie Feuer. The Rockaway Artists Alliance will host this encore event at 1 p.m. More...

Home Repair Program Graduates Locals

A program that teaches men and women how to repair their homes graduated more than a dozen residents two weeks ago, the culmination of a program that provides hands-on instruction in such basic skills as using tools, carpentry, plumbing repairs, dryw More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

If you favor Facebook, you might have seen the story about a young man in Rockaway Park who is stabbing women with needles filled with heroin. Good story, and it has been forwarded on to hundreds of Facebook pages. More...

The Progressive

Revised History

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” Those words were spoken by Franklin Roosevelt. Most Americans today are in doubt about our nation’s future. More...

Sullivan’s Court

Keith Sullivan is a partner with Sullivan & Galleshaw, LLP, an adjunct law professor at Pace University School of Law and Brooklyn Law Schoo,l and a lecturer for the NYS bar exam. More...

Sports

Rookie Girls Reign, Midgets’ Match Goes PK, Novices Rescheduled

The SFDS Rookie Girls beat Blessed Trinity by a score of 3-1 to take home their fourth championship in five years. The teams battled for control of the midfield from the initial whistle. More...

Rockaway College Basketball 2011-2012 Update

By Elio Velez Far Rockaway native and George Mason University senior Ryan Pearson earned preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association first team honors prior to the start of the college basketball season. More...

SFDS CYO Basketball

The SFDS Bantam boys lost to St. Adalbert, 35-31. The sixthgraders could not find the basket in the first half, falling behind by 11 points at intermission. More...

Letters

Reducing MTA Trash

Dear Editor, There is still more to plans by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority concerning the removal of trash cans as a way to reduce garbage. More...

Guns: A Complex Problem

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to your recent editorial regarding “Community’s failure to Address Shooting Plague.” I am a social worker working at a Mental Health Facility in the Rockaways for the past 16 years. More...

Paez’s Message Is Unclear

Dear Editor, The letter to the Wave, OUR OWN OWS, by Dr. Harold Paez was to say the least humorous if one could understand what exactly Dr. Paez was saying. More...


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