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Mark Healey Named Editor

The Wave welcomes Mark Healey to the editor’s chair.  Healey, who will oversee the editorial operations, has worked in all forms of media; print, online, magazine and broadcast.  More...

Surge Warning System Can Save Lives

An early warning system that could predict the severity of a storm surge could have saved the lives that were lost during Superstorm Sandy.  That kind of technology did not exist at the time, but according to the the National Oceanic and Atmosph More...

New Stink Stoppers At Waste Plant

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd has announced that new odor control and air filtration systems have been installed at the Rockaway Wastewater Treatment Facility. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Movie Scope

“The Other Woman” – “First Wives” Clubbed

“The Other Woman” is such a shameless rip-off of 1996’s “The First Wives Club” that it almost gives a good name to male chauvinism.  More...

Columnists

It’s My Turn

Library Clarification

This letter is to clarify my presentation at the Community Board 14 meeting on Tuesday evening, May 13.  More...

Eye On Rockaway

A bike and walk lane under the Rockaway Freeway? More...

Simon Says...

As we all know they are currently pumping sand onto the beaches. Due to the fact that they are running late, they are working around the clock. No sleep for the weary. The noise is horrendous. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Your Move, Mr. Stringer

Rockaway residents have proven they not only listen, but act when asked to be part of the post-Sandy rebuilding process. The question is, how will the city and state respond?  More...

Letters

Residency Madness

Dear Editor,  At a recent Belle Harbor property owners association meeting, there were rumors flying that the new editor of The Wave, Rockaway's hometown paper, does not reside in Rockaway or Broad Channel!  I sincerely hope these rumors ar More...

Ferry Fix is Disappointing

Dear Editor: "Band Aid Ferry Fix" (Mark C. Healey -- May 16) is disappointing. New commuter ferry service just started in Manhattan between West 44th Street and the World Financial Center on the Hudson River More...

Hats Off to Ed Shevlin

Dear Editor: I must say I enjoyed reading Ed Shevlin's original Letter to the Editor about the Memorial Circle, and was disgusted to read Ms. Kitty Dean Chen's chiming in the next issue with such a vituperative More...

Many Voices At Sandy Meeting

“If I wasn’t here myself, I wouldn’t believe what I have been hearing, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said on Tuesday night, May 20.  And hear it, he did. More...

Community

Addabbo Honors Local “Woman of Distinction”

Like many people who live in Rockaway, Marissa Bernowitz, was displaced from her home because of Superstorm Sandy. More...

Far Rock Puppet Show

The Small Wonder Puppet Theater visited the Far Rockaway Library on May 15 with shows that centered on sharing and caring for others. More...

Seeing Fort Tilden On A Bike

When riders recently came out for a Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) bike tour, their visions of Rockaway probably did not include not include battleships or battalions of soldiers.  But the visit to Fort Tilden on the west end of the Rockaway More...

Milestones

Many Happy Returns

Bob & Roz

They met on the boardwalk 76 years ago, fell in love and six years later, tied the knot. On May 27, Bob Rauch, 97, and his wife Roslyn, 92, of Rockaway Park will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. More...

Sports

Win And Tie For RLL Twins

The Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder Twins had one victory and one tie this past week as they battled the Metalmen Sales Angels to a 2-2 draw and defeated the Ozone Pest Management Dodgers 13-5.  In the first game Dylan Abernethy, Brian MacDonald and More...

Dodgers, Diamondbacks Score

Last week produced some of the most exciting games of the Rockaway Little League season, highlighted by walk-off wins by the  Elite Productions Dodgers and the Fitzgerald Electric Diamondbacks.  More...

Top Karate Kid Cassidy

Three year old Cassidy recently received her first trophy, earning the Ten Star Trophy for Excellence at the World Champions Karate Center. More...

Obits

Patricia Langton Devine

Teacher

Patricia Langton Devine, a teacher, died May 20. She was a lifelong resident, she was member of the Golden Age Club, Breezy Point Garden Club, Alumni Notre Dame and St. John’s. More...

John J. Barbarito

Plumber

John Joseph Barbarito, a plumber and NYC nightclub promoter, died on March 23 at age 55.  Barbarito was a resident of Brooklyn who had lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to All Boro Cremation Serv More...

Jeanne M. Sautner

Homemaker

Jeanne M. Sautner, a homemaker, died on May 18.  A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Sautner is preceded in death by her sister, Sheila Baumert and Patricia Keely.   More...


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