Panel Selects Flight 587 Memorial Design



A Dominican-born artist who wants to create “a happy gathering place for family and friends” that will evoke the “universal longing to return home” was picked this week to construct a memorial to Flight 587 in Rockaway. Artist Freddy Rodriguez’ design features a concave granite wall that slopes from 6 to 11 feet in height and is 72 feet long […]

Early Deadlines Next Week



In order to facilitate the closing of The Wave for the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be early deadlines for both the editorial and advertising departments for next week’s paper. All editorial material including columns are due by 5 p.m. on Monday. Display advertisements are also due in the Wave office by 5 p.m. on Monday. Classified Advertising is due in […]

‘Justice March’ For Boy Killed By SUV



The Far Rockaway NAACP and the family of a 14-year-old boy who was recently killed by an SUV while riding his bike on Shore Front Parkway will stage a “march for justice” Saturday afternoon, November 19, The Wave has learned. Organizers are calling for marchers to assemble near C-Town, located inside the Dayton Beach Shopping Plaza on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, […]

Families Once Again Slam Mayor On Off-Site Memorial



The four years between the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor streets killing all 260 people on the plane and five local residents on the ground and this year’s November 12 anniversary memorial services apparently has not diminished the anger on the part of the families of those who died in the crash and who want […]

Rockaway Rotary To Host Food Drive



The Rotary Club of the Rockaways is holding its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in front of Waldbaum’s Supermarket on Saturday, November 19, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Rotary Club members will be on hand to collect nonperishable food contributions, which will be donated to local food kitchens and the needy during the Thanksgiving season. “This is a great opportunity […]

Walsh And Torre To Wed



Gerard and Maureen Walsh of Rockaway Park announce the engagement of their son, Christopher Edward, to Evita Nancy “Tracy” Torre. Walsh, a graduate of Regis High School and Fordham University, is a developer for the Dpository Trust & Clearing Corporation. Torre, a graduate of Dominican Academy and New York University, is a senior associate editor at Seventeen.com. Parents of the […]

Peninsula Hospital To Host Blood Drive



Peninsula Hospital Center will host a blood drive on Monday, November 28, from 7 am to 6 pm. The blood drive is being held in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services and New York Blood Center. Eligible donors should be in good health, with a minimum weight of 110 pounds, and be between the ages of 17 to 75, although […]

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