September 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Suit Says White Knight Doomed Peninsula Hospital

The recent death of Steven Zakheim isn’t stopping a lawsuit citing wrongdoing in the death of Peninsula Hospital. More...

More Airport Noise?

If you thought airplane noise was already bad, it may get worse. A possible Federal Aviation Administration rule change could lead to even more noise pollution. More...

Delays Coming To The “A” Train

Weekend subway riders will be getting ready for service changes to the A subway line starting this month and stretching through November and December. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Adore – Mother Lust

There’s not much to adore about “Adore. Other than the picture-postcard Australian scenery, we’re left looking at four beautiful people in a seriously sick soap opera. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

A Little Early to Be SAD

There’s an old joke: You know why there are so many atheists in Russia? ‘Cause it’s effin cold.’ More...

Beachcomber

Tips for tippers. When you call The Wave from a cell phone and leave a message, try repeating the number. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Seems like there are more cyclists with sleek helmets, serious racing bikes and slim spandex riding outfits, coming through the Channel. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Well Founded Mistrust

It’s long been a complaint that New York City Parks does not listen to the people of Rockaway. Sometimes it sounds like a gripe without much specificity. More...

Letters

Some Credit Is Due

Dear Editor, I want to thank you for using the photo from Public School 114 on your front page. More...

Mr. Mayor Lend Us Your Ear

Dear Editor: (A letter sent to mayor Bloomberg) Dear Mayor Bloomberg, I have been advised by your office that a company has been chosen to design a new boardwalk for the Rockaway peninsula and I write to you today to implore you to include the commun More...

Might Follow Its Own Rules

Dear Editor: You're an airline company opening up a ramp operation at JFK/LGA airports. The Government mandates identifying and screening your employees. It’s a very costly but sensible mandate. More...

Now That’s Whale Watching!

Fallon Mullen and her sister Siobhan were having a whale of a good time on their standup paddle boards off Beach 91st Street on Thursday morning. That’s Fallon getting way too close for us to what we’re told was a humpback whale. More...

FEMA Head Hides Behind Staff

Craig Fugate, head of FEMA, came before the US Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday to answer questions about the Biggert-Waters Act, the law set to trigger skyrocketing flood insurance premiums. More...

Community

Hands Across The Sand

With the goal of getting “the entire peninsula community together for an event at the shoreline,” Rockaway!! One Big Family!! More...

College Fair Set For Sept. 24th

Thinking about going to college soon? The Queens Library for Teens, at 2002 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway, will be holding a college fair for all students. More...

Making It Bike Safe

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the Jamaica Bay Greenway Coalition are hosting a series of community workshops to develop safe bike and walkways through the Rockaways. The next session will be on Thursday, September 26th, 6 p.m. More...

School News

St. Camillus School Updates

According to St. Camillus-St. Virgilius parish pastor Father Richard Ahlemeyer, there is a lot going on at the St. Camillus School in Rockaway Park. More...

BC Pre-K Accepting Students

There are still options open for parents looking for Pre-K enrollment. Broad Channel Pre-K president Jessica Guttieri announced the BC program is still currently accepting new enrollment for 3 and 4 year old children who are fully potty trained. More...

Sports

CROM’s Battle By The Beach

The martial art of Muay Thai was on full display on Saturday, September 14th, as Rockaway’s CROM Martial Training school brought a grand exhibition of the sport to the boardwalk. More...

Battling Mac At Resorts World

Joseph “Mac” Williams, a Rockaway favorite, made his professional boxing debut at the Resorts World Casino. On Monday night, September 16th, he claimed a rousing first round victory over his opponent Joseph Powers. More...

New Black Belt On the Block

After years of hard work, dedication and practice, Julilah Alli, student of Shihan Bruce Hodes, has earned her first degree black belt in Shotokan karate. Alli is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obits

Viris “Rose” Bartley

Hospital Home Worker

Viris “Rose” Bartley, a Hebrew Hospital Home worker, died on August 20th at age 73. More...

Patricia Ann Boyd

Presser

Patricia Ann Boyd, a presser, died on August 19th at age 60. More...

Bruce A. Brice

Social Services

Bruce A. Brice, a social service worker, died on August 13th at age 66. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Brice was a member of the Omega Psi Pi Fraternity. More...


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