Chinese Deliveryman Shanghaied In Edgemere



A teenage boy was arrested at the Ocean Bay Houses this week after he and two others ordered Chinese food and allegedly Shanghaied the deliveryman – stripping him of the food and personal items, including his bike, cell phone and cash. The alleged plot started at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, when a female caller ordered three lunches from the New […]

Patrol Car Collision Sends Six To Hospital



An NYPD patrol car responding with lights and siren blaring to a call of “shots fired” at the Hammel Houses on Beach 81 Street collided at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday night with an automobile that, witnesses say, passed through a red light into the intersection. The multiple reports of more than a dozen shots fired brought police officers from […]

Far Rockaway Church Is Thief’s ‘Prey’



The pastor of a Far Rockaway church that was robbed last week told The Wave that the members of his church will say prayers for the troubled thief who stole donation money and damaged property in the process. “I asked people to pray,” said Father Jim Cunningham, pastor of St. Mary Star of the Sea church in Far Rockaway. “Obviously […]

‘Falsified Addresses’ KO PS 114 Students

'More Than 25, Less Than 50' Slated For Other Schools

More than 25 students of Public School 114 in Belle Harbor, some who have been in the school since kindergarten, have been removed from the school by Principal Stephen Grill because they were found to have “falsified addresses” and actually lived outside the school’s attendance zone, District Superintendent Rita Giaramita told The Wave this week. “We found several families that […]

Wave Office Closed Tuesday, July 4



The Wave office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the celebration of Independence Day. Advertising deadlines will be as follows for the July 7 issue: Columns, other editorial submissions and display ads, Monday, July 3 by 5 p.m. Classified ads, Wednesday, July 5 by 5 p.m.

Two Hundred Fifty Apprenticeships Open



The New York State Department of Labor will be recruiting for 200 elevator/escalator constructor/modernizer and 50 lather (wood, wire, metal) apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced this week. The Elevator Constructors Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 1, will open recruitment on July 11 for their 200 positions. Applications will be available in person only, at their training center, at 47-24 […]

Milestones

Cierra And Cieana Victoria 'Step Up'

Cierra and Cieana Victoria, the daughters of Amanda and Ronald Victoria and the granddaughters of Debbie McHale, Vincent Alagonia and Thomas Lovich, recently celebrated their stepping up graduation from Pre-K to Kindergarten at PS 225Q in Rockaway Park.

Averi Grace Dalton Has Arrived



Averi Grace Dalton was born on May 30, 2006, weighing 7 lbs., 5 oz. and 19 and a half inches long. Her parents are Peter and Nancy Dalton of Rockaway Park. Averi’s grandparents are Ann and Bill Mahoney of Rockaway and Joan and John Dalton of Island Park.

Lauren Ann Brenna Born June 9



Michael and Frances Brenna have announced the birth of their daughter, Lauren Ann on Friday, June 9, at 1:38 p.m. Lauren’s grandparents are Michael and Dorothy Brenna, and the late Ann Feeney. Her Aunt Kellyann, Uncle Mike, Aunt Margaret, Uncle Jimmy and cousins Megan and Michael were all there to celebrate her birth.

The Orr’s Celebrate 40th Wedding Anniversary



Ronald and Helen Orr of Rockaway Beach celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 18 on a Caribbean cruise. They were wished well by their daughter, Kristine; son, Ronald and daughter-in-law, Terrianne; and grandson, Justin. Pictured: Ronald and Helen Orr on their wedding day.