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Earth Day Rockaway With RWA

As May approaches, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) is gearing up to host its 11th annual Earth Day Rockaway. More...

Man Shot Dead In Bayswater Park

On Saturday, April 22 at 9:15 p.m., police responded to a call of a ShotSpotter in Bayswater Park at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 32 Street, within the confines of the 101 Precinct.  Upon arrival, officers observed an unconscious and unresponsi More...

Cops Still Searching For Subway Slasher

The NYPD is still searching for the suspect who slashed a 30-year-old man on the Beach 90th Street Subway platform and fled on Tuesday, April 18.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Sinfully handsome: ‘Lucifer’ with Tom Ellis returns from hiatus

The devil is in the details, or so the saying goes. When the details include red-hot stars and millions of viewers, the devil has a hit on his hands. More...

Sports

RLL Roundup

Bonnies and Royals Score Come-From-Behind Victories

Last week, Rockaway Little League was treated to two “Games of the Week,” both come-frombehind thrillers. More...

Gotham Baseball

Mets’ broadcast team is class of New York

Mel Allen began his Yankees broadcast career in 1939, and until 1964, he was the voice of the Yankees.  He was unceremoniously fired at the age of 51, at the peak of his powers. Even today, his dismissal is the stuff of rumor and innuendo. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Striped bass season in full swing as of this writing. Jamaica Bay has seen some good catches since the season opener and it’s steadily improving as the days get warmer.  More...

Letters

Sorry, We Have To Thank The Mayor

Dear Editor:  I’d like to live in the world Danny Ruscillo lives in.  In his comments on rockawave.com, under the story which The Wave correctly gives Joe Hartigan credit for being a Ferry Fighter, he says “The mayor it seems ha More...

A Thank You To Neponsit Adult Day Care Center

Dear Editor:  As a community, many of us are struggling with what to do with aging relatives and friends.  When I was caring for my elderly uncle, I found that his need for companionship and friendship didn’t diminish with age but inc More...

Free Smoke Detectors Need Batteries Too

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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...

Chili Showdown! Free Access

A record 33 chefs will compete in 100th Pct CC Chili Cook-Off!

It’s time for the 8th Annual 100th Precinct Community Council Chili Cook-Off! More...

This Weekend at Brooklyn Center

Spend your weekend in Brooklyn watching a diverse lineup of shows at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts and Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College.  More...

Community

Somebody Bet On The Bay

Resorts World Casino partnered with the American Littoral Society and National Park Service for an Earth Day shoreline cleanup at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Broad Channel.  More...

NYC Ferry App Now Available

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Hornblower, the operator of NYC Ferry, have announced that the brand new NYC Ferry App is live and available for download in both the Apple and Google Play stores.  More...

RAA Celebrates Diversity Through Visual Arts

On Saturday, April 21, Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) held a lively opening reception for its diversitythemed exhibition, “Culture of One” at sTudio 7 in Fort Tilden. More...

Business News

Bidding War?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Bidding wars are not prevalent in Rockaway yet. Inventory levels remain low. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Bayswater Jewish Center, located at 2355 Healy Avenue, Far Rockaway, will be holding its Spring Thrift Sale on Thursday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 7 at 1:00 p.m.; and Monday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m.There is something for everyone! More...

Simon Says

As we move into warm weather, everyone is starting to get nervous about the risk of another Hurricane Sandy. The weather has become more unpredictable and El Nino may be blamed. More...

An Intern’s Take

I recently read a post on social media that blasted gun makers for the frequency of attacks at schools in our country.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Where Are The Jobs?

Let’s be honest, The Wave wasn’t even a little surprised when NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer’s economic report came out this week and showed that Rockaway’s unemployment rate is 11.7 percent, the highest in Queens.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Joyce J. Gucciardo

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Anthony McGettigan

Anthony McGettigan died April 25.  A 30-year resident of Rockaway, McGettigan previously lived in Woodside, Queens and was the manager of McAnn’s Bar & Grill.  McGettigan is preceded in death by his brothers, Peter, John, Patrick, More...

Mary Sheila O’Connor

Mary Sheila O’Connor died on April 12.  Before moving to Palm Coast, Fla. More...


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