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Final Phase Of Boardwalk Reconstruction Begins Free Access

With the summer 2016 beach season drawing to a close, Skanska, the developers tasked with construction of the new Rockaway Boardwalk, met with members of the Far Rockaway community on Aug. More...

Army Corps Releases Reformulation Draft

Nearly four years after the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, the U.S. More...

First Responders Get The Save Free Access

Thanks to some quick thinking, interagency cooperation and courageous action, several people are lucky to be alive after a fire at 67-15 Beach Channel Drive on Aug. 19. More...

Business News

Title Insurance

REAL ESTATE CORNER

When you buy a home you receive full legal ownership. It’s unlikely, but not impossible, for there to be an error in a prior deed which may give someone else a valid legal claim against your property. More...

Columnists

The Bum And The Echo

Tales From The Rock

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Beachcomber Free Access

Next time you take a cab, you may need to bring a personal translator with you. More...

An Intern’s Take

Before I begin this week’s topic, I would like to send a special shout out to a man who calls me son. A man who shows his support each time I call on him and a man who honors God. More...

Editorial/Opinion

NYCHA’s Magical Budget Free Access

In a scathing audit of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) released on June 24, 2015, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer called the agency out for mismanagement. More...

Obits

Scott G. Friedman

Scott G. Friedman died on Aug. 21. He was a member of Steamfitters Union Local 638 and a lifelong Rockaway resident. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Delores Breenan. More...

Angela Renee Gates

Angela Renee Gates, 57, of Atlanta, Ga., died on Aug. 12, 2016. Gates was a hair stylist and a resident of Rockaway for more than 35 years, until she lost her battle with cancer on Aug. 12. More...

Cynthia Holmes

Cynthia Holmes, 48, of Jamaica, Queens, died on Aug. 6. She was a hair stylist, who was educated in Far Rockaway, where she attended technical school and received her medical assistant certification. More...

Alan Zwirn

Meet The Candidate

Alan Zwirn, the Republican candidate in the race to replace Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder in the 23rd Assembly District, says this isn’t the first time he’s thought about running for office. More...

Community

Transport Workers On Board With Pheffer Amato

Stacey Pheffer Amato's campaign for New York State Assembly continues to gain steam with another major endorsement. More...

Pushing For Quiet Skies

With an increasing number of flights over Rockaway, noise disturbances from those jets overhead are also on the rise. Predictably, residents and elected officials are advocating for the reduction of both. More...

On Our Way Learning Center

The On Our Way Learning Center in Far Rockaway has been part of the community for more than 20 years. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Café Society – Holly-Woody

Moviescope

Filmmaker/comedian Woody Allen has always had a love-hate relationship with Hollywood and Manhattan: He hates Hollywood and loves Manhattan. Never has that been so clear as in his newest film, Café Society. More...

So good, it’s scary

Season 3 of ‘The Strain’ premieres on FX

It’s fun to be scared, ask any thrill seeker. It must be, given the recent surge in popularity of horror-drama series in prime time. From zombies to vampires and even serial killers, scary TV seems to equal good TV for millions of viewers. More...

Sports

Centrowitz Makes History

Following a 1,500 meter win at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore., Matthew Centrowitz candidly spoke of the joy he felt in matching the accomplishments of his father, Matthew Centrowitz Sr. More...

SFDS Summer Classic

The 32nd edition of the St. Francis Summer Classic concluded on Friday, Aug. 19. It was another great year with many worthy champions. More...

Still Undefeated Free Access

Joseph “Mack” Williams from Rockaway Ropes improved his record to 10-0-0 as he defeated Christopher Harris, in a cruiserweight match on Aug. 21, at the Ford Amphitheatre in Coney Island. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel. More...

Celtic Thunder Brings The Legacy Tour To Westbury

Live Nation is pleased to present Celtic Thunder – The Legacy Tour at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Friday, Sept. 9 at 8:00 p.m. More...


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