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Ulrich Will Run For Re-Election, Not Mayor

Councilman Eric Ulrich will not be running against Mayor de Blasio in the 2017 NYC election. His decision to not run came shortly after federal and state prosecutors dismissed criminal charges pending for more than a year More...

Cashless Tolling On Our Area Bridges: The Wave Of The Future

Official Point of View

MTA Bridges and Tunnels will be removing tolling stations along the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge and the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, on April 30, as part of Governor Cuomo’s plans to implement open road, More...

CB14 Unanimously Votes Against SBS

The Department of Transportation (DOT) keeps trying to sell the idea of Select Bus Service (SBS) to Comm- unity Board 14, but, once again, the long-contended plan has been rejected.  In an unanimous decision, CB14 voted against the DOT’s More...

School News

War in the Democratic Party as Bernie Popularity Soars

School Scope

Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in America, by a wide margin of 61 percent according to a FOX news poll (www.businessinsider.com/most-popular-politicianin the-us-bernie-sanders-fox-news-poll- 2017-3).  More...

Columnists

Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility Now

Dispatches

New York is one out of only two states that treats teenagers as adults in criminal court. It’s time to right that wrong.  For decades, we’ve taken a one-size-fit all approach to prosecution, lumping in teenagers with adults. More...

The Other One – An Irish Tale

Tales From The Rock

In the late afternoon of Monday, the 20th of June, 1994 I walked into a bar directly opposite the old Board of Education’s Brooklyn headquarters at 65 Court St. after another laughable and excruciating bureaucratic processing More...

Beachcomber

“This is why we can’t have nice things!” We use a funny Marie Barone quote to make a point about something that disturbs us to no end.We have a brand new boardwalk that cost a half billion dollars and it is littered More...

Editorial/Opinion

Jimmy Breslin Pulled The Curtain Back

Years from now, when historians tell the story of New York City, it’s very likely that the words of Jimmy Breslin will be prominent.  Unlike many newspaper writers today, he didn’t just write about Manhattan and ignore the rest of th More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Don’t Experiment on Animals

Dear Editor:Last week, the White House announced a budget preview that would reduce funding for the National Institutes of Health by nearly $6 billion. More...

Maintain Our Beautiful Boardwalk

Dear Editor:  My husband and I moved to the Rockaways 10 years ago. We enjoy walking the boardwalk and riding our bikes.  Residents that live in the Rockaways are allowed to have dogs but need to keep them on a leash. More...

Disappointed In Ulrich

Dear Editor:  Council Member Eric Ulrich’s decision not to run for mayor has left me hopeless. Another four years of de Blasio? The world is upside down.  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...

Freezin’ For A Reason

Plunging full force into the frigid Atlantic waters, hundreds of participants are anticipated to brave the cold this weekend for Rockaway’s Third Annual Polar Plunge.  More...

One Night Only: Anti-Lemonade

Who run the world? Girls… unapologetically.  An all-female cohort of artists, taking inspiration from strong songstresses Rihanna and Beyoncé, is exhibiting their work in a one-night-only show called “Anti-Lemonade.”  More...

Breaking News - 6:00 AM

Robbery Suspect Sought Free Access

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect. More...

Pheffer Amato, Addabbo Blast DOE Decision

On March 8, elected officials, parents and students stood together to protest the co-location of a new charter school inside the Beach Channel Educational Q410 building. More...

Community

P.S. 253Q’s Students Are Making History Free Access

Students at P.S. 253Q are retelling history, not only through words, but with dance. In front of a packed auditorium filled with enthusiastic faculty members and proud parents, students used a variation of dance styles and instruments to celebrate More...

Veterans Resource Fair

Monday, March 20 was the 14th Anniversary of the start of the Iraq War and the day State Senator James Sanders Jr., a former Marine, continued his outreach to the veteran community with Assemblywoman Stacy Pheffer Amato at a job and resource fair for More...

EDC Visits The Wave

Three members of the NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) visited the editorial offices of The Wave on Monday, March 20 to discuss the Downtown Far Rockaway Revitalization Project – a plan that aims to totally transform More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Starlets collide: Two Old Hollywood actresses duke it out in ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’

Hollywood has seen its share of high-profile rivalries over the years, but few are as iconic as that between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. More...

Sports

Gotham Baseball Free Access

Sandy Alderson = Steve Phillips

On Feb. 24, after reading several posts by Mets fans on how Sandy Alderson is the best Mets general manager of all time, I simply couldn’t take it anymore. “Right now Alderson is Steve Phillips,” I posted. More...

TMLA Wins Catholic High School Crown

The Mary Louis Academy high school girls basketball team, captured their first ever New York State Catholic High School “AA” championship defeating Monsignor Scanlon (Bronx, N.Y.) in an exciting overtime thriller at the Rose Hill gym on t More...

Rockaway Outdoors

“Whenever it’s a damp, drizzly November in my soul, then I account it’s high time to get to sea as soon as I can, almost all men in their degree, some time or another, cherish very nearly the same feelings toward the ocean with me, More...

Obits

John T. Cullen

John T. Cullen died on March 18. More...

Carol A. Butler

Carol A. Butler died on March 23. A 50-year resident of Rockaway, she originally hailed from Brooklyn. Butler is preceded in death by her husband, Jay Butler and her brother, Daniel. More...

Israel Jones

Israel Jones died on March 3.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Jones worked for many years as a welder/boiler maker in Rockaway Park.  Jones is preceded in death by his mother, Rose Bell Jones (Spells); his sister, Laura Butler; More...


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