May 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Madelaine’s In Line For A Major Power Boost

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that the more than 60-yearold Madelaine Chocolate Company will receive low-cost power through the ReCharge New York initiative. More...

Goldfeder Makes Push To Re-Open LIRR Line

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder was joined by transit and community activists on Monday morning in Ozone Park to ask residents to sign a petition that will hopefully lead to the restoration of the Rockaway Beach Rail Line, also known as White Pot Junct More...

Kiddy Porn Perv Is FDNY EMT

Suspended By Department

The Rockaway Park man busted by the feds for kiddy porn is an eight year veteran of the fire department’s Emergency Medical Service who is stationed in Rockaway, department officials said this week. More...

Business News

CUISINE by CLAUDETTE

Daily Take-Out And Catering For All Your Events And Special Occasions

Cuisine By Claudette, at 143 Beach 116 Street, is one of the newest features on the changing shopping street. More...

Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Only Manhattan Loves Bloomberg

Only Manhattan parents think that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is doing a good job as our “education mayor,” and even they are not sure. It’s about time. More...

It’s My Turn

Peninsula Hospital Center served the people of the Rockaway Peninsula for 104 years. It was born out of a critical need and from the beginning, funded and staffed by the people of the Rockaways. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Martial Arts In Rockaway III: The East End

Martial arts in Rockaway aren’t limited to the west end as I discovered when I set out to write about them for this paper. More...

Sports

Close Contests Highlight Rockaway Little League Action

Rockaway Little League’s competitive balance shined through the clouds last week with several one-run games and a couple of extra-inning affairs. More...

Rockaway Beach Volleyball Ramps Up For Opening Day

The one and only Rockaway Beach Volleyball League pre-season meeting was held on Wednesday, April 18, at the Blackwater and team captains showed up in droves. More...

Rockaway Teen Challenge Report

After seven weeks, the Rockaway Teen Challenge 19 and under basketball regular season has concluded with one team undefeated. Da Bizness hopes to avenge their only defeat, handed to them by Team Deuce, coached by Isaac Parsee and Moe. More...

Obits

Alvin Cobb

Lieutenant Security Officer

Alvin Cobb, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 11. Cobb was born on February 26, 1944 in Jamaica, New York. He was a lieutenant security officer and lived in Rockaway 30 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era as a nurse. More...

Nora Kerrigan

Breezy Point Resident

Nora Kerrigan (née McDermott), a longtime Breezy Point resident, died April 27. Kerrigan was born in Manorhamilton, County Leitrim and came to the United States when she was 17 years old. She married John Kerrigan (NYPD, deceased). More...

Veatrice Lambert

Postal Clerk

Veatrice Lambert, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 10. Lambert was born in Meherrin, Virginia and lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years. She was a postal clerk. Lambert was preceded in death by her sister, Ella M. More...

DOH Meeting On PHC Closure

Timing Stirs Community Ire

It’s tough to have confidence in a state agency that just closed down a vital community facility without even checking it out in person and which then issues a statement placing your community dozens of miles and a county away. More...

Community

Rockaway Resident, Radio Icon Dies At 66

The beloved New York radio icon, Pete Fornatale, best known for his free form formatting on stations such as 102.7 WNEW and later 92.3 K-Rock, has died. He was 66. More...

Jacob Riis Comes To Peninsula Library

The life and times of author, photographer, social reformer, newspaper reporter, speaker and famous New Yorker Jacob Riis will come to life in “The Story of Jacob Riis and Jacob Riis Park,” in a multimedia presentation by historian Bernie More...

RWA Hosts Rockspot Bike Tour

Last week RWA hosted the first Rockspot Bike Tour of the season. Don Riepe, director of the American Littoral Society, led the tour which explored the eastern end of the Rockaway Peninsula. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Vince Gill Kicks Off Tour At Westbury

Country Music star Vince Gill kicks off the My Country 96.1 Country Concert Series at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 3 at 8 p.m. Vince Gill has sold more than 26 million albums. More...

MovieScope

‘October Baby’ – Unwanted

Talk about teen trauma. In “October Baby,” a 19-year-old girl learns that she was not only an adopted premature infant, but she is the survivor of a botched abortion. That explains why she is asthmatic, epileptic and suicidal. More...

Milestones

Caprios Celebrate Birthdays

Jonathan and Alyssa Caprio of Breezy Point celebrated their birthdays with family and friends. Jonathan turned 6 and Alyssa turned 8. More...

Darin Is Baptized

Matthew Darin, son of Anne-Marie and Darin Miller, was baptized on April 15 at St. Francis de Sales church. More...

Blackwood Passes Basic Training

Navy Seaman Apprentice Kimberly M. Blackwood, daughter of Marjorie and Sherman Blackwood of Arverne, N. Y., recently reported for duty at Navy and Marine Intelligence Training Center, Virginia Beach, Va. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Common Sense Solution To Our Hospital Problem

Lori Lapin Jones, who has never been elected to make the big decisions on issues that affect the people of Rockaway, is now in charge of one of the biggest issues and might well be in charge of who lives and who dies. More...

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Letters

Need Help With Soccer Field

Dear Editor, My name is George Kouroupis, and I moved to Belle Harbor six years ago. I played professional soccer all over the world, and last year I was asked to coach the fifth graders at St. Francis de Sales, which I did. More...

Contempt!

Dear Editor,Driving home from the Sunday press conference called by Congressman Bob Turner and Councilmember Eric Ulrich in front of the huge “Hospital Closed” sign on the front door of Peninsula Hospital Center, I kept trying to identify the word More...

Distasteful Display Response

Dear Editor,I am writing this letter in response to the “Distasteful Display” letter disparaging Fr. Ahlmeyer that was printed in the April 13 edition of The Wave. More...


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