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Locals Call For Improved Bus Service

A public meeting to discuss the design for the Woodhaven/Cross Bay Boulevard corridor quickly became a place for locals to vent their request for better bus service in the Rockaways.  The Sept. More...

Conigliaro Says He’s Best Choice For State Senate

It’s pretty obvious whoever runs against a popular incumbent like State Senator Joe Addabbo Jr. is going to face a very uphill battle, but Michael Conigliaro feels he’s the best choice to serve the 15th Congressional District.  More...

Barriers To Health Care Highlighted In Post-Sandy Report

Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy, Rockaway residents are still feeling its effects. That is what Doctors of the World reported as the result of a survey conducted between January and April of this year.  More...

Columnists

Official Point Of View

The Peninsula Needs A Permanent Ferry

Rockaway is no stranger to disappointment. We are continually reminded of interminable delays, the botched implementation, the broken promises, the missed opportunities, a seemingly never-ending road to economic and the disaster recovery.  More...

An Intern’s Take

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,”…  This opening line from the literary classic, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, can define this modern era. More...

The Insider

Color of the Year

Yearly trends and forecasts of seasonal colors keep you on your toes. Who predicts these colors that influence us as a society? Why do some of the same colors appear at the clothing store and home décor shops? More...

Editorial/Opinion

Men of Action

When The Wave got hold of the now-infamous memo written by NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver to the mayor’s office, one thing was clear; as a newspaper, the memo must be reported. More...

Letters

Ridership Ferry Important

Dear Editor:  When we were out and about Rockaway this past summer, soliciting signatures for Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder’s petition to save our Rockaway Brooklyn-Manhattan ferry service, one of the reactions we got from many people was &ld More...

Systemic Speed Cameras

Dear Editor,  Many of us are aware of the new speed cameras all over the city and many of us are not. This is my opinion and my advice for what it’s worth.  More...

New Voices Needed

Dear Editor:  Re: the letters of Mr. John Baxter and Ms. Joan Mettler. Please immediately give Baxter and Mettler a column in the Wave. Their viewpoints are informative and well-presented. More...

Community

New Torah Dedicated In Student’s Memory

According to Jewish tradition, the dedication of a new Torah scroll is traditionally celebrated with great festivity.  Such was the case on Sept. More...

Sanders Announces Events Marking Sandy Anniversary

Senator James Sanders, Jr. has announced three events in Rockaway to commemorate the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.  More...

Big Time Carnival In BC

The lights were bright and the crowds turned out as a few thousand people each night had a great time at the 1st Annual Fall Festival held in Broad Channel from Sept. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

The Last Of Robin Hood – Aging Errol

In the late 1930s, Errol Flynn was not only Hollywood’s handsomest movie star, but in his roles as Robin Hood and Captain Blood, most noble, heroic and, even wholesome.  Cut to 1957. More...

Milestones

Donovan Richards To Be Honored

Councilman Donovan Richards is set to be honored for his many years of civic service. More...

Youth Build Program Graduates Honored

Jamaica Housing Services, Inc. has officially graduated more than 50 young adults from its Youth Build Program.  Friends, family and future young professionals gathered within NHSJ’s Far Rockaway office on Sept. More...

Sports

Third Time’s a Charm for BattleRock

The BattleRock fight promotion made waves with its third show on September 27 at Beach Channel High School in Rockaway Beach, serving up two seasoned fighters for a championship Muay Thai bout.  Well-versed amateurs Omar Estevez (Sitan NY 18-6), More...

Shamrock Girls Resilient After Losses

The BCAC Shamrock 5th/6th grade girls’ team went on the road to take on a talented St. Gregory (STG) squad last Saturday at Alley Pond Park. The Shamrocks were under pressure right from the start as the STG forwards were flying. More...

Shutout Win For Tidal Waves

This past Saturday, the 3rd Grade Boys Midget Division CYO for St Francis de Sales Tidal Waves played a formidable opponent, St. Camillus/St. Virgillus.  More...

Obits

Catherine G. Bell

Registered Nurse

Catherine G. Bell, a registered nurse, died on Oct. 1.  Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for 20 years.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James E. Bell, and sister, Hanna Young.  More...

George Cedric Forde

Plumber

George Cedric Forde, a plumber, died on Sept. 11.  Born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1935, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years.  More...

Adrienne M. Turney

Peninsula Hospital

Adrienne M. Turney, who worked at Peninsula Hospital, died on Sept. 8.  Born in 1939 in Panama City, Republic of Panama, she lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years.  Turney is survived by her sons, Jorge L. More...


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