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Rockaway Reminds: “We’re Still Here”

Locals take part in People’s Climate March

A sea of orange and white cardboard life preservers carrying bold messages like “Still Here,” “Resistance and Resilience” and “Save Our Coastal Communities” bobbed above Kalin Callaghan’s head as she waited a More...

Having Her Say

Youth leader’s victim breaks silence

The early evening of June 5 felt pretty typical for Riána Sherwood. She and her boyfriend, Milan Taylor, head of Rockaway Youth Task Force, weren’t on great terms. More...

Outraged Citizens: Still Outraged

100th Precinct Commander, Captain Craig S. More...

Columnists

Official Point Of View

Healthy Relationships, Healthy Families

The past couple of weeks, I have been deeply troubled and heartbroken by the news of domestic violence that has occurred from our top athletes in the National Football League. More...

From The Artists Studio

ArtSplash And More

One enters the main doors, turns to the left and sees a large oil on canvas in the technically complex style of the old masters. It is a canvas that tells the viewer, this artist’s talents are close to unlimited. The artist is Yuri Yurov.  More...

An Intern’s Take

Let me begin by first wishing a Happy Rosh Hashanah to all my brothers and sisters who observe those high and holy days.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Common Sense

While preparing this week’s edition, we came across a telling quote, one that not only captures the current state of affairs in Rockaway, but the hysterical blindness of city decision-makers as well.  More...

Obits

Catherine Di’Palo Booth

Catherine Di’Palo Booth, 59, of Broad Channel, died on Aug. 30.  Born on Jan. More...

Helen Callaghan

Helen Callaghan, age 86, of Rockaway Park died Saturday, September 20, at Lutheran Medical Center of Brooklyn, N.Y.  Callaghan was born June 11, 1928 in Ireland. More...

Lorenzo Bernard Ingram

Lorenzo Bernard Ingram, 46, died on Aug. More...

Goldfeder Sees Positive Progress for Pipeline Project

The Rockaway Lateral Project – or the Rockaway Pipeline as it it is more commonly known — has been under fire on several fronts, both from on and off the peninsula.  Recently, however, both elected officials and Rockaway eco-friendly More...

Community

September Is Busy Season At JCCRP

Thanks to the ongoing support of the UJA-Federation of New York, the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) has been busy serving the community in many areas.  More...

Free Trees Grow In Rockaway

The Rockaway Civic Association (RCA) distributed 100 free trees to homeowners and residents at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Sunday, Sept. 21.  More...

More Than Just An Eyesore

You may have noticed that as the fences have been coming down on the beaches this past week. More...

School News

A Full Summer For Rockaway Park HS Students

Here at Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability, we want all students to have a fighting chance at their education. More...

Sports

SFD Soccer Boys Split

The 3rd Grade Boys Midget Division CYO for St. More...

St. Camillus / St. Virgilius Basketball Final Registration

Final registration for the St. Camillus / St. Virgilius Community Basketball programs will take place in the St. Camillus gym, Springmann Hall, on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  All games are played at St. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Jamaica Bay continued to produce excellent porgy fishing this past week. The Marine Park Bridge had its moments, but the fish moved around a bit. Runway Channel seemed like the hot spot for the moment, both in size and quality of the scup.  More...

Letters

Thank You,Volunteers

Dear Editor:  I agree with Mr. Gormley’s letter (The Wave 9/12/14) about beach access. I live on the Beach 128th Street beach block.  I am a double amputee and have lived there for 40 years. More...

Broken Record Of Corruption

Dear Editor:  I’m compelled to write this letter after reading the front page of your last newspaper.  I may sound like a broken record, but nevertheless a record, and the only thing in my mind is how broken our corrupt government her More...

Too Eager for War

Dear Editor:After all the hype about ISIS underscored by be-headings, anti-war folks must be asking themselves is this reason for war the new weapons of mass destruction? More...


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