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Homicide Underscores Crime Meeting

As The Wave went to press on Thursday, Nov. More...

Man Shot On Beach 51st

Police reported that on Thursday, Nov. More...

Memorial Circle: Marking A Place Of Remembrance

Thirty-four plaques, set on limestone blocks, ring the quiet tree-lined space along Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 120th and 121st Streets. Each one bears a name.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Last Weekend For InkSplash

From The Artists Studio

Reminder: RAA election ballots will be going out very shortly by email, snail mail (if you don’t have email), and on request. If you aren’t getting emails from RAA, email us and let us know.  More...

‘State’ of play

Former TV star makes high profile return to prime time

It’s a question many film and television critics are pondering this month in lieu of the premiere of NBC’s new political drama “State of Affairs”: will Katherine Heigl’s return to the small screen help boost her image an More...

Sports

Ravens Roundup

After making it to the playoffs with the third-best record in the league, the Rockaway Ravens 13U team came up short against the Brooklyn War Chiefs in their playoff game.  It was a hard-fought battle in the rainy, muddy and cold conditions.&nbs More...

World Champions Karate’s Newest Black Belt

Thursday, Nov. 6 was a memorable day for Frank Petrosino.  That evening, he earned his coveted Black Belt. More...

Letters

Never Gets The Worm

Dear Editor:  Just listening to the news on TV; when it was announced that our mayor was late again. This time, coming to Belle Harbor to remember those lost when the plane crashed back in 2011. More...

Support Our Veterans!

Dear Editor:  It is unbelievable that Mayor de Blasio was allowed to march in this year's parade honoring our nation’s veterans, especially just a few days after supporting Governor Cuomo's veto of the Civil Service Buy Back Bill for veter More...

Party of Extinction

Dear Editor: Queens Republicans have failed to provide voters with alternatives to the Queens Democratic party machine monopoly, giving them free passes for another two-year term for virtually all public offices which is why More...

Rockaway Rail Is ‘Way’ To Go

At a press conference this past Monday, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and the Department of Urban Studies at Queens College released the results of a yearlong Queens transit study, and afterward, two opposing sides claimed victory.  More...

Community

Gas Main Rupture On Beach 26th

FDNY, National Grid, the NYPD, and PSEGLI responded when a contractor working on a sewer project ruptured a gas main on Beach 26th Street on Monday. More...

Food Drive For Veterans

The 100th Precinct Community Council, in partnership with Councilman Eric Ulrich, set up shop in the lobby of 103-00 Shore Front Parkway for a special Veteran’s Day food drive on More...

$8.2 Million Beach 108th Recovery

Governor Cuomo’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) announced an $8.2 million project to improve the Beach 108th Street corridor from the beach to the bay.  More...

Business News

Arverne View Cuts Ribbon On Renovation

Two years after Superstorm Sandy devastated what was formerly known as Ocean Village, the ribbon was cut on the renovated Arverne View.  In addition to the new name, the development has undergone a $60 million makeover from a dark, depressed com More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Congrats and best of luck to new Graybeards’ president Joe Keenan. He takes over from Steve Stathis, who literally invented the job.   More...

Ferry Follies: How About Trying To Improve The A-Train?

School Scope

It’s almost a relief to have Rockaway ferry mania off the pages of the mostly west-end oriented Rockaway press. Listen, I enjoyed the ferry ride as much as everyone did. What a treat to be able to get into the city in that manner. More...

Social Media Warfare

Slice Of Life

Over the last few years, I have written multiple columns on social media. Since it is a fairly new medium in our society, many people are unsure about etiquette and rules. Many people ask me questions regarding all forms of social media.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Long Train Runnin’

When the Doobie Brothers wrote their classic tune about trains, they didn’t mention the Rockaway Beach Rail Line (RBRL), but they could have, as Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder’s press conference on Monday was music to longtime transit activis More...

Common Core

It’s Just My Opinion

When I was a kid, I learned to read with Dick, Jane and Spot. I learned to add with index cards and to multiply with the little grid on the back of the black marble notebook we all had.  More...

Obits

Edward Kragel

Metropolitan Life

Edward Kragel, a lifelong Broad Channel resident, died on Nov. 9 at age 88.  Kragel was a Saint John’s University graduate who enlisted in the United States Navy. A veteran, he served in Brazil during World War II.  More...


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