Author Prays Her Way To Rockaway



Ginger Farry came to Rockaway in what might be considered an unconventional way. She prayed her way here. That’s right. Farry, an author of several spiritual and inspirational books, prayed for a two-bedroom apartment near the beach that would permit her dog — Joshua Riley — to live with her. So, as Farry tells the story, her prayers were answered […]

Ortiz Wanted Has Many Faces



Ortiz Wanted Has Many Faces Although it’s almost two years since Robert Ortiz allegedly stabbed his girlfriend, the Arverne man remains at-large and continues to allude detectives from the 100 Precinct. In the early morning hours of November 14, 1998, Ortiz and his live in girlfriend became involved in an argument. According to the police, Ortiz erupted in anger, grabbing […]

Playing Cowboys And Indians?



Performances Planned At Viking Sail 2000 Rockaway Viking Sail 2000, planned for Sunday, September 3, is heating up with a day packed full of family fun festivities. The event, which is sponsored by the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Keyspan Energy and the Queens City Council on the Arts, is starting at 12 p.m. at Beach 116 street […]

  Surfer Heaven…



  Surfer Heaven…  

Voters Informed



Candidates Speak Out To encourage participation in the upcoming Democratic Primary on Tuesday, September 12, 2000, The Wave will feature various candidates for elected offices representing Rockaway. In this year’s primary, Rockawayites will have the following choices: 9th Congressional District — Congressman Anthony Weiner (incumbent) and Councilman Noach Dear — and in the 31st Assembly District — Assemblywoman Pauline Rhodd […]

From Festivals To Concerts: Weekend Of Events On Peninsula



From Festivals To Concerts: Weekend Of Events On Peninsula From the eastern end of the peninsula to the western end, Rockawayites and visitors will have a busy weekend ahead. Whether it’s a festival at Bayswater Park, a street fair on Beach 129, or a concert at Fort Tilden, there’s something for everyone this weekend. Today, Saturday, August 19, from 10 […]

PHC ‘Vants’ Your Blood Donation



Peninsula Hospital Center will host a blood drive on August 22, 2000 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the main lobby of Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. New York is in desperate need of blood donations. Blood banks have been reporting supplies of less than 30 percent of their optimum level. One pint of blood can save […]

Chamber Honors Spiritual Leaders;



Rochelle Receives Award As Well Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways, in celebration of its 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary, will recognize three members of the clergy and one community activist at its dinner-dance on Wednesday, September 27 at the Washington Hotel. Rabbi Joseph Weiss, Reverend Wenton Fyne and Father Peter Gillen will be honored for their commitment to the betterment […]

Decision 2000…



Paper Debate… In an effort to educate the public on the two candidates for the 9th Congressional District — Congressman Anthony Weiner (incumbent) and Councilman Noach Dear (challenger) — The Wave and The Forum of Queens present "Paper Debate". Each candidate will be given three questions a week for three weeks and their responses will be published. In the September […]

Managed Care Update Questions To Ask When Choosing A Plan



Managed Care Update Managed Care Update Questions To Ask When Choosing A Plan In last week’s article I explained exactly what managed care is, and asked you to ask yourself some questions before making the switch to an HMO (Health Maintenance Organization). Ask yourself — Do I already go to a family doctor that I want to keep seeing? A […]