Note-Job Thief Strikes Local Bank

A thief got away with $650 in cash last week after holding up a bank in Arverne, police said. Officers from the 100 Precinct responded to the Bank of America branch located at 66-03 Beach Channel Drive at about 10 a.m. last Wednesday morning after a “robbery in progress” call went out over police radios. Upon their arrival, the bank’s […]

Katrina Refugees Start Over In Rockaway

A family who lost nearly everything they owned when Hurricane Katrina ravaged their town and destroyed their trailer-home is fighting to get back on their feet in Rockaway, The Wave has learned. Suzanne and Billy Russell came to The Wave office last week, not expecting to tell anyone about the losses they recently suffered, but to have school papers notarized […]

Tribute Park Flag Raising Honors Victims

Little Boy Lost By School, Found In Arverne

An Arverne man helped a lost young boy find his parents last Tuesday when a school bus mistakenly dropped him off at Ocean Village, blocks from the day care center to which he was supposed to be taken. Robert Bailey was standing outside his Arverne home on Beach 61 Street at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon when he saw […]

Someone Knows Something Girl, 17, Killed In Hit-And-Run

A heartless hit-and-run driver last week left a 17-year-old Far Rockaway girl unconscious and dying at the intersection of Beach 17 Street and Seagirt Boulevard, police said. And someone – besides the driver – could hold the key to solving the mystery. Tamika Regan, 17, was mowed down at about 9 p.m. Thursday, September 8, police said. Officers found her […]

Raise The Flag In Memory Of 9/11 Victims

Showcase Window Treatments – One Stop Shopping At Home

Belle Harbor Kids To The Rescue

Floral Designer To Speak At Luncheon

The Shore Garden Club of Neponsit and Belle Harbor will be hosting a luncheon on Monday, October 17 at the Beach Club. Cathy Miller will be the guest speaker. Miller, a flower arranger, lecturer, writer, and horticulturist, has been referred to as “New Jersey’s answer to Martha Stewart.” She has created dried flower arrangements for several presidents, including President Carter […]


Wal-Mart had taken lots of hits lately for the way the large corporation treats its workers, but it certainly has generated lots of good will for its policy towards the victims of Hurricane Katrina. First, the major distributor announced that anybody who had been working at a Wal-Mart Store in the affected area could walk into any store in the […]