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Crawfish And Kindness

Local Crawfish Boil raises $10,000 for Rockaway Rising

There were 150 pounds of crawfish cooking and 50 pounds of Jambalaya ready-to-eat upon arrival at the Rockaway Brewing Company, 415 Beach 72nd St., on Friday, May 26 for Ducky Johnson’s 1st Annual Crawfish Boil.  Ducky Johnson Home Elevati More...

Rockaway Dialysis: Giving Patients A Choice

If you are a highly-motivated dialysis patient who wants to maintain an active lifestyle and take greater responsibility for your care, then home dialysis might be a good treatment option for you. Rockaway Dialysis, located at 529 Beach 20th St. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Art Comes Alive Through Living Classroom Program

Passersby couldn’t help but notice a masked man dressed in a gas mask and floppy hat working over a large boulder near the Beach 60th Street subway station these past few months. More...

14 Sculptors On The Rock To Premier This Weekend Free Access

The “14 Sculptors Inc. on the Rock” exhibit, which has been creating a buzz among locals and visitors in recent weeks, is ready to launch. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Sports

RBVL Plays for Keeps

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League kicked off the 2017 regular season Wednesday night at Riis Park and opening day was a smash hit. More...

Letters

Welcome Surf Bananas!

Dear Editor:  How lovely to read of your new column, "Surf Bananas" and welcome to Annie McBride and Reece Pacheco. It is always nice to hear about people who fall in love with the Rockaways and decide to make it their home, as you both have. More...

Placards Change? Doubt It!

Dear Editor:  Noreen Ellis, president of the Rockaway Civic recently brought up the topic on misuse of parking placards at the last 100th Precinct Community Council meeting.  I know for a fact there are various agencies who constantly misus More...

A Rebuttal To Norm Scott

Dear Editor:  Once again I feel compelled to answer Norman Scott’s scathing attack on my defense of some of the more progressive accomplishments of Woodrow Wilson’s eight years as president.  I vigorously object to turning the 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...

Walker Hornung Keeps It Real As Humanly Possible

…for a rock star, anyway

It might come as a surprise to anyone who’s followed Walker Hornung’s music career that his latest album, “The Great Silence of Outer Space” dives into avant garde territory reminiscent of Brian Eno or David Bowie’s prog More...

Broad Channel, Rockaway Mark Memorial Day

This Memorial Day weekend, instead of focusing on barbeques and pool parties, veterans and residents of Broad Channel and Rockaway marched through the streets to remember the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  More...

Community

Ferry Schedule Changes

As of Thursday, June 1, NYC Ferry boats will leave Rockaway at 15 minutes after the hour on weekdays (5:15 a.m., 6:15 a.m., etc.) rather than on the half hour.  Return trips from Manhattan will also leave Pier 11 at 15 minutes after the hour.&nb More...

PS/MS 42 Presents“Aladdin Jr.”

The arts have returned to Rockaway schools.  The students of PS/MS 42 Q are participating in their second year of the Shubert Broadway Jr. / Music Theater International Grant. More...

Second Annual Z-Man Memorial

On Saturday, June 3, the Rockaway community will honor one of their own.  More...

Business News

Summer

REAL ESTATE CORNER

The Summer season has mixed effects on the Rockaway real estate market. More...

Columnists

Labyrinth Walk for the Arts

Health & Harmony

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture will be on view June 3 through Oct. 9, 2017 adjacent to the newly completed boardwalk on Shore Front Parkway, Rockaway Beach from Beach 73rd Street to Beach 108th Street. More...

Queens Chamber Of Commerce Leaves Albany Empty Handed

Transit Talk

When it comes to public transportation needs, those who joined the Queens Chamber of Commerce trip to Albany left empty handed with no real firm financial commitments. More...

Joseph’s Amazing Territorial Army Dreamcoat

Tales From the Rock

My brother Dave joined the Territorial Army, (the TA) sometime in the mid 1960s and the unit he was in was a Scottish regiment because his best mate was Scottish and accordingly part of their uniform was a kilt.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Demand The Sand

At the city’s annual Beach Opening on May 27, Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver touted the newly completed boardwalk.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Correcting the Record

It’s My Turn

In May 19 edition of The Wave, Joann Ariola, a GOP leader and president of the Howard Beach- Lindenwood Civic Association, made some dismissive remarks in regard to the field of candidates in the upcoming 32nd district City Council race.  More...

Obits

John P. McGowan

John P. McGowan died on May 28. Born in Manhattan, he was a resident of Rockaway for 57 years.A funeral Mass was held on May 29 at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. More...

Robert Price

Robert Price died on May 15.  He was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years.  More...


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