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Summer Of Shooting In Far Rock

Despite the implementation of new officers, new training and promises of community cooperation with law enforcement, shootings are up in the 101st Precinct.  By press time, there had been 10 shootings in the patrol area since the beginning of Ju More...

Hearing Queens Transport Needs

Too few and too far between is usually the feeling when it comes to transportation options in Rockaway and many other communities.  More...

Burglary At Hamberry’s

Early morning patrons of Hamberry’s Food and Market in Broad Channel were surprised to find the shop was closed and the door was blocked by crime scene tape.  More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Susan Corning Rockaway Theatre Company

Tell us about yourself.   I was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1955. My mother was a registered nurse and my father was an aerospace engineer. I was an only child.  More...

Eye On Rockaway

Ferry Decision No Surprise

No one should be surprised at the decision made the by city’s Economic Development Corporation late last month to end Rockaway Ferry service. More...

Official Point of View

The Fight for the Ferry is Far From Over

The Rockaway ferry is a vital lifeline for the people of the peninsula and must be made permanent.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Wanted: Solutions, Not Rhetoric

Shootings are way up in Rockaway, and no one seems to know why. More...

Obits

Robert M. Brown

Salesman

Robert M. Brown, an auto salesman for Chevrolet, died on July 26 at age 58.  A lifelong resident of Breezy Point, he was a member of the Rockaway/ Breezy Point Catholic Club.  Brown is preceded in death by his brothers, Dennis M. More...

Edward J. Flaherty

Computer Technician

Edward J. Flaherty, a computer technician, died on July 24.  A lifelong Rockaway resident, Flaherty retired from the New York Daily News in 1994. He was a member of the Breezy Point VFW and the Breezy Point Catholic Club. More...

Comfort Stations On The Move

Cross off one more Rockaway eyesore, folks. The Wave has learned that the trailer-like comfort stations, which have been under guard and under wraps at the Rockaway wastewater treatment plant More...

Community

Cleaning Up Jamaica Bay

Over the course of the last two weeks, hundreds of volunteers have descended upon Rockaway in an attempt to remove trash and debris from its beaches.  The latest push to clean the beaches was carried out by a diverse group of organizations, incl More...

Training For Senior Advocates

For sometime, people in Rockaway’s nursing and group homes have been without a support system advocating for their special needs.  More...

Rockaway Brewery Gets Kickstarted!

The goal was simple: Raise $30,000 in 30 days.  But as the 11:59 p.m. deadline for a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new beer canning system neared Sunday, the small staff at Rockaway Brewing Company was on edge.  More...

Sports

RBVL: Gearing Up For Championships

It is hard to believe but the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League completed the penultimate night of league play on Wednesday night. That’s a TBG kind of word but it means there is only one more week to go. More...

The Stoop

Joe Torre’s years in pinstripes are why he’s now in the Baseball Hall of Fame, that much is clear. However, far too many people seem to think his years in Mets’ orange and blue aren’t worth discussing.  More...

Highlights From St. Francis Summer Classic

The 30th edition of the St. Francis Summer Classic is well underway and despite some windy nights, the games are being played.  More...

Letters

Sandy Funding Waste

Dear Editor:  "Stringer Audit Sandy Shelter Problems" (July 26) overlooked other potential waste of Sandy funding. Consider the recent media blitz by the Empire State Development Corporation at taxpayers’ expense? More...

The Mayor Has Zero Vision

Dear Editor,  First off, why doesn't the city focus on providing Rockaway, which has some of the highest real estate taxes in the city, with basic services, instead of focusing on providing areas like DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overp More...


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