August 29, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Kites Fly High

Over Riis Park

The annual Kite Festival sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Gateway National Recreation Center was once again a major success. The crowds marveled at the large, beautiful and intricate kites that floated in the Rockaway sky. More...




John G. Vincelli, graduated from Xaverian High School this past June and will attend Belmont Ab-bey College in North Carolina this fall. John was awarded an academic scholarship and an athletic scholarship to play tennis for the Crusaders. More...

RDRC Offers Golf Tournament On September 15

Rockaway Development and Re-vitalization Corporation (RDRC) will be hosting their First Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, September 15 at Inwood Country Club in Inwood, NY. Proceeds from the golf tournament will help fund RDRC More...

BCAC Hosts Family Day At Memorial Field

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No Resolution Of Beach, Boardwalk Issues

With the coming of Labor Day next Monday, the summer season in Rockaway has effectively come to an end. This is the second summer in a row that has ended with no resolution of the controversy over beach and boardwalk access. More...

Editorial Comment by Robert Sarnoff


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Vacations can give people a whole new perspective on life as well as on the community in which they live. More...

$400K Sandstorm May Help Marsh

Tons of sand will be sucked out of Jamaica Bay and sprayed over declining marsh areas, during the next few weeks, to see if this helps grasses that experts say are being choked by rising water levels. More...

DOH Confirms West Nile Threat

Virus Found
Throughout Peninsula

Despite weekend spraying to eradicate the West Nile virus in Rockaway, many local residents were up in arms Tuesday night at a town hall meeting held at the Resort Nursing Home in Arverne to address the mosquito problem. More...

Wave Office Closed Monday

The Wave office will be closed on Mon More...

Stabbing Death Leads To Arrest

The stabbing death of a Far Rockaway man on Tuesday has led to the arrest of a neighbor, police say. More...



The Rockaway Kite Festival was once again a major success, drawing thousands of people to Riis Park both on Saturday and Sunday. More...

Boyle-ing Points

No Escape from Our Leaders

And what were they drinking? How else can you explain the actions of those at the Pakistani Independence Day Parade? More...

Broad Channel Bits

If it is August, there should be some "dog days" so we recognize it. Well, unmistakably, it has been August. And unbelievably, it is the end of August. More...


Beach Channel Chooses Coach… For Now

As the high school varsity football season approaches, teams throughout the city are practicing for the first week. More...

Breezy Point Golf News

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Shamrocks Looking For Players

The BCAC Shamrock football program is looking for players between the ages of 9 and 10 years old. The 2003 season is ready to kick off. More...

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