October 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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100th Precinct Warns Of Break-Ins

A recent rash of garage break-ins where thieves have been getting away with bicycles and electronics, has prompted the 100th Precinct to issue an alert to all residents. More...

U-Haul Slams Into Far Rockaway House

Residents of a home in downtown Far Rockaway were shaken early Monday morning when the driver of a U-Haul truck lost control and slammed into a house at 11-10 Beach Channel Drive.  More...

Comptroller Gets Access To Corporate Tax Records

In a sweeping decision released this week, the New York State Supreme Court granted in full the petition of the Office of the City Comptroller for an Order enforcing the Comptroller’s powers under the City Charter to access the Department of Fi More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

This Is Where I Leave You – Dysfunctional Funeral

Jane Fonda is back. And she’s brought a stellar cast along with her.  More...

Milestones

Kloe Makes Her Debut

Baby girl Khloe Madison Guzman was born at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital on Friday September 5 at 9:38 a.m. She weighed in at 7 pound, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.  More...

Sports

The Stoop

Does Methodology Matter?

“My nature is such I am not interested in buying things. Building something is fun. That’s competition. That’s what the real fans really want.” – M. Donald Grant, 1978   More...

Going For The Net

Deon Peters is bringing the ball to Rockaway teen’s court.  Basketball is beginning this fall in Far Rockaway, where Peters — along with the 101st Precinct — will work with teens at IS 53 Middle School gym facility.  Peter More...

Ravens Roundup

It was a weekend of mixed results for the Rockaway Ravens, but one thing was consistent: the boys and girls played hard!  More...

Obits

Julie Dempsey

Student

Julie Dempsey, a student, died on September 27 at age 17.  Dempsey was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. Her father, James Dempsey, and her sister, Kelly Witkowski (Dempsey) are both from Rockaway.  More...

Keith Miles

Business Owner

Keith Miles, owner of Tulip Fence Company of Baldwin, died on October 1, at age 51.  Miles was a resident of Far Rockaway for more than 30 years and attended St. More...

Community

Channeling Roosevelt

The Wave’s own Dan Guarino will be appearing as former president and famous New Yorker Theodore Roosevelt, at Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery’s Spirits Alive! historical walking tour on Saturday, October 11 from 2 to 5 p.m.  More...

Fundraiser For Breast Cancer

All Seasons Retreat is having an October-long fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Their Rockaway Beach Studio at 181 Beach 116th Street, 2nd Floor, is also offering free yoga and Pilates classes to breast cancer survivors and patients More...

Book Author Brunch At Temple Beth-El

On Sunday, October 26 at 10 a.m. the Sisterhood of Temple Beth-El will be hosting a Book Author Brunch featuring author Marina Rubin discussing her biography, Stealing Cherries. More...

Columnists

Straight From The Heart

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance: Connecting a Community to its Environment

For Jocelyn Dicent, a junior at Scholars’ Academy, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) stands out as a way of connecting local residents – who “might not use the beach as much as they could or explore the unique area in which they li More...

Keeping It Real

Places to Go and People to See

As fall sneaks into our community, you may be left feeling “what to do, what to do,” especially with the kids. No more beaches or concession, and no more boogie boards. More...

From The Artists Studio

ArtSplash; Sarnoff Honored

Robert Sarnoff, Rockaway filmmaker and editorial cartoonist for The Wave, was honored recently by the Alumni Association of Brooklyn College with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Thou Shalt Not Covet

Last week, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder proposed that charging a fee on the Staten Island Ferry for non-residents could create enough revenue to create permanent ferry service for Rockaway. The proposal was part brainstorm, and part frustration. More...

Letters

Rockaway Transit: Always An Adventure

Dear Editor:  I was on a Far Rockaway-bound Atrain on Friday en route to visiting my family in the Rockaways. More...

Boardwalk Bunglers

Dear Editor:  Sandy’s second anniversary is approaching. In case our politicians read, they might want to read this.  More...

Storm Drain Danger

Dear Editor:  I have read and heard extensively about the rebuilding of the boardwalk and the design of an impenetrable sea/baffle wall.  More...


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