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True Bipartisanship: Ulrich Endorses Goldfeder

In a move which defines true bipartisanship – and is emblematic of how unified Rockaway elected officials have become – Democratic Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder has received the endorsement of Republican City Councilman Eric Ulrich.  More...

Far Rock Youth Court Back In Session

Teens are the judges, the jury and the lawyers. They hand out sentences for crimes other teens commit. More...

Youth Task Force Head Facing Charges

The head of a local youth activist group is being charged with allegedly choking a young woman in his office.  Milan R. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who?

John Lepore, President Of The Chamber Of Commerce

Tell us about yourself.   More...

Official Point Of View

Madelaine Chocolate’s sweet spirit is alive and well in the Rockaways – it just needs our city’s support to stay above water.  More...

Broad Channel Bits

If you’re heading up the Crossbay Bridge bike/pedestrian path towards Rockaway, you might see this spray painted message: “MO7S.”  If you ignore the signs telling you to walk, not ride, your bike over the bridge, you might come More...

Editorial/Opinion

Democracy At Work?

The last time Far Rockaway accountant James Marthone ran against Congressman Gregory Meeks in the Democratic primary for the 5th Congressional District, he totaled 1, 217 votes, which accounted for 9.5 percent of the vote in a four-person race in 201 More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Streaking To A Halt ... More...

Letters

GRIDlock

Dear Editor: When National Grid was ready to exercise their plan to run a pipeline under Riis Park, under the Marine Parkway Bridge, under the shoulder/ bike path on the north side of Flatbush Greenway, they neglected More...

Kudos to BCHS Baseball!

Dear Editor:  Congratulations on featuring a positive cover story in the June 20 edition of The Wave -- "A Championship Season."  It was great to read an uplifting story featuring the Rockaway youth and Beach Channel High School. More...

Dump Congressman Meeks!

Dear Editor:  There was a full back page ad for Congressman Meeks in last week's edition of The Wave. In the ad, several of his accomplishments were cited.  More...

Early Deadlines Next Week

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, The Wave will be hitting newsstands on Thursday, July 3. That means the deadline for all editorial submissions and display advertising are moved up to Monday, June 30. More...

Community

Rockaway!

Exhibition Opens This Weekend

Rockaway! the largest arts festival ever to come to the peninsula, is opening this Sunday, June 29.  More...

Surf, Skate and Music

at Rockstock and Barrels

What can make a day at the beach even better? An all-day festival that celebrates surf, skate and music. More...

“Wow Rockaway: Stories To Remember” Opens At YANA, Saturday July 5

Artist Victoria Barber is bringing her photography exhibition “WOW Rockaway: Stories to Remember” back to Rockaway. More...

Milestones

Young Scholar Hernandez Honored

Cynthia Hernandez has a lot to be proud of. Graduating recently from PS/MS 183 Dr. Richard R. Green School in Rockaway Beach, she earned her place as Class Valedictorian. More...

Sports

RLL Finishes With A Flourish

Proving once again that Rockaway Little League saves the best for last, the Graybeards Orioles (Minor Girls), the Conte Carpets’ Angels (Minor Boys), the Slices and Ices’ Dodgers (Pee Wee Seniors) and the Fitzgerald Electric Diamondbacks More...

What a Catch!

Great White Shark Caught a Mile Off Shore

While some may have to wait until August for Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” to see some of the sharp-toothed beasts of the ocean, local residents can find them right in their own backyard. More...

The Stoop

New York is a baseball city.  We love our football teams; the NFL is a multi-billion dollar industry and probably the number one sport almost everywhere else. More...

Obits

Michael F. Calise

Electrician

Michael F. Calise, an electrician, was raised in Rockaway Beach. He moved to Oceanside and retired to Port St. Lucie in Florida. More...

Michael Daniel Donohue

Bridge Painter

Michael Daniel Donohue, a retired bridge painter for Local 806, died on June 23.  Donohue lived in Rockaway for 48 years before moving to Tarpon Springs, Florida in 1997 with his family. More...

Luis Antonio Rivera Guisao

MTA

Luis Antonio Rivera Guisao, an MTA employee, died on June 12 at age 60.  A Rockaway resident for 25 years, Rivera Guisao is survived by his wife, Ludy Rivera (Blondie); children, Ishmael Rivera, Robert Rivera, and Jonathan Rivera; brothers, Isma More...


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