‘Is Anybody Else Out There Still Alive?’

‘Is Anybody Else Out There Still Alive?’ A Diary of The World Trade Center Experience of Four Broad Channel Volies By Howard Schwach The day that almost ended their lives began differently for each of the four Broad Channel Volunteer firefighters and EMT’s, Chris (Bubba) Kalisak, Fred Grey, Robert Nussberger and Ed Wilmarth, III. For Kalisak and Grey, it was […]

Attack Brings Cancellations, Changes to Peninsula Events

Attack Brings Cancellations, Changes to Peninsula Events By Howard Schwach The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in Manhattan has forced many of the individuals and groups on the peninsula to rethink things that they had been planning. A number of events that had been planned for the weeks following September 11 have been cancelled altogether or modified to […]

To Commemorate The Day

To Commemorate The Day The Wave would like to commemorate September 11, 2001 for our Rockaway readers and their families. We will do this in two ways, and we are asking your help. First of all, we would like to commemorate those Rockaway residents who died in the World Trade Center disaster. We are asking their loved ones to send […]

Social Security To Help WTC Victims

Social Security To Help WTC Victims Social Security To Help WTC Victims In response to the horrific acts of terrorism against the United States on September 11, 2001, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has initiated a series of actions designed to ensure continuity of its operations and quick response to those who need Social Security services. All but one Social […]

Health Happenings

Health Happenings Mirkin Vision Care now offers free eye exams in connection with the renewal of driver’s licenses for the Department of Motor Vehicles. Free pregnancy testing at Multivitz Health Services, 495 Beach 20 Street, Monday through Saturday. OB/GYN services are available. Free blood pressure screening every Thursday, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at The Adult Day Health Care Center, […]


Meetings Lebanon Lodge #54, Ancient Free and Accepted Prince Hall Masons meet every first and third Mondays of every month at 8 p.m., 107-51 Guy Brewer Boulevard. Men’s Club of West End Temple holds discussions of Portions of the Torah on the First Thursday of every month at 7:45 p.m. Lieutenant Bernard H. Weiner, Post 258 Jewish War Veterans has […]

BCHS Hosts Parents

BCHS Hosts Parents The Beach Channel High school will welcome new students and parents at its first Parent-Teacher Meeting of the year. The meeting will be held on Monday, September 24 at 8 p.m., in the school auditorium. "We want to invite all parents and other relatives of our students to attend the meeting," says principal Bernard Gassaway. Gassaway, teachers […]

Civil Air Patrol Announces Meeting Schedule

Civil Air Patrol Announces Meeting Schedule The New York City Group, Civil Air Patrol, announced the meeting schedule of the six currently active Squadrons within the five boroughs of New York City. The local Squadron is the Floyd Bennett Senior Squadron and will meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m., at the NYPD Aviation Unit Conference […]

Counseling Services Set By TSI

Counseling Services Set By TSI Transitional Services for New York (TSI), will be offering counseling services to any and all individuals who might need psychiatric or counseling services as a result of the terrorism that hit New York City last week. TSI, one of the largest providers of comprehensive mental health services to the Queens community will make qualified counselors […]

DA Brown: ‘All One Family, One People’

DA Brown: ‘All One Family, One People’ "Queens County is one of the most diverse counties in America," Queens District Attorney Brown says. "The county is home to people from the four corners of the Earth – people of every race, color, creed and national origin who have lived and worked here together harmoniously over the last few decades." Brown […]