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RBVL Hits the Beach

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League kick- ed off the 2017 season Wednesday night at Riis Park with its annual practice night.  More...

Miracle on Beach 88th Street Free Access

Knights give thanks for the return of a missing monument

Last autumn, the members of Msgr. William F. Burke Rockaway Council #2672, Knights of Columbus were flummoxed by the disappearance of a pro-life monument from the grounds outside their event hall. More...

Mayor Talks Resiliency On Boardwalk Tour

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked a beautiful day to come to Rockaway.  As we wait for the boardwalk to officially open, de Blasio took a tour of the Beach 32nd Street section on Friday, May 19, and proclaimed it a victory.  More...

School News

CPE1 Update and Farm Share with the RWA

School Scope

I have been reporting on the struggle at the historic progressive school founded in 1974 by legendary educator Debbie Meier, who won a McArthur Genius award in 1987, the first teacher or principal to be recognized.  More...

Business News

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REAL ESTATE CORNER

There is no faster way to lose a potential buyer than to make it very difficult for the real estate broker to schedule an appointment to show your home. The broker frequently schedules multiple visits in succession. More...

Mixing Business With Fitness

Lady Bo launches active wear line with local fitness crawl

On Saturday, May 20, Lady Bo, a budding clothing line based out of Rockaway Beach, successfully launched their new athletic wear with a fitness crawl for customers, sport- ing their new prod- ucts at various yoga and gym studios throughout the penins More...

Sports

Bravest To Battle Finest

One of the best football games of the year is about to be played, as New York’s Bravest and Finest square off on the gridiron at 7 p.m. More...

Family Fun At Buckley’s-Kennedy’s Run

Runners In Breezy Point Raise More Than $73,000

On Sunday, May 21, hundreds of runners laced up their sneakers and dashed across the finish line to raise funds for children and adults with intellectual and developmental dis- abilities at the 37th Annual Buck- ley’s-Kennedy’s 5K Run in More...

RLL Roundup

Red Storm Hit Perfect 10 in Softball; Boys Pennant Races Heat Up

The Red Storm reached a leaguebest 10-0 in Minor Girls Softball with two victories last week while all three pennant races in the boys’ baseball divisions remained tight.  More...

Letters

Lost & Found

Dear Editor:  A long time ago I was walking my dog in the lots and came across a bag with a bunch of figurines in it.  When I got home I emptied the bag and found out the figurines were Hummels. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing Free Access

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...

Summer Board Swap

Out with the old, in with the preloved.  Low Tide Bar will be hosting a surf board/surf gear swap every last Friday of the month, all summer long!  What started last year as an opportunity for local surfers to meet up and trade boards, is More...

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Happy Memorial Day, Now Tear Down Your Flag Free Access

City going ahead with flag removal of 9-11 hero, right after Memorial Day weekend is over

The Wave has learned that the city is moving forward with plans to tear down a flagpole erected on Beach 127th Street in memory of a block resident, FDNY Lieutenant Joe Agnello, who died on 9/11. More...

Concerns Grow Over St. John’s Boys Home

Members of the community are not happy with some of the boys from the St. John’s Residence for Boys. During the 100th Precinct Community Council meeting on Wednesday, May 24, council members and concerned residents More...

Community

Community Beach Day

On Sunday, May 21, The Interfaith Community of Arverne collaborated with the 100th Precinct to bring Community Beach Day, a free event which educates locals about various important topics and crime prevention programs, to the beach. More...

Fontbonne’s Science Research Program Gains Recognition

Fontbonne Hall Academy senior Emily Manti presented her original research at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) conference in Austin, Texas this April. More...

Richards, Sheltering Arms, Mark Important Anniversary

The Arverne community came together on Tuesday, May 23 at the Arverne View Apartment Building 1, 57-17 Shore Front Parkway, formerly known as Ocean View) to celebrate more than 365 days without a shooting due the intervention of Sheltering Arms&rsquo More...

Columnists

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Memo from the RTC

Farce: a comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and typically including crude characterization and ludicrously improbable situations. Synonyms: slapstick comedy, slapstick, burlesque, vaudeville, buffoonery.   More...

Beachcomber

The local Memorial Day parades begin on Sunday, May 28 in Broad Channel with a 9:00 a.m. Prayer Service at Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea, a 10:00 a.m. Mass at St.Virgilius Church, an 11:00 a.m. More...

An Intern’s Take

I want to send my prayers and best wishes to all those who were affected by the terror attack in England.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Richards Sends Wrong Message

On May 22, the New York City Council sent a letter to the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Board to commend them for their support of Oscar López Rivera, who will be honored at this year’s 60th National Puerto Rican Day parade.  More...

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Obits

Gary Dennis

Gary Dennis died on May 6.  He was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years.  Dennis is survived by his siblings, Henry Dennis, Evelyn Washington, Loretta “Cookie” Dennis, Eileen Yancey, Sharel Dennis and Eric Dennis; nieces,& More...

Manuel Fiallo

Manuel “Manny” Fiallo died on May 2.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Fiallo was well-known for his work with the Police Athletic League in Redfern, where he spearheaded community programs for youth and adults.  More...

Sarah Gliboff

Sarah Gliboff died on May 11.  Born in Poland, Gliboff was a Holocaust survivor.  She was a resident of Rockaway for 65 years and was a member of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Rockaway Music and Arts Council, the Democratic Club More...


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