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Public Hearing For Riis Beach Fee Increases

The Gateway National Recreation Area is seeking to increase amenity fees for all three units of GNRA–Jamaica Bay, Staten Island and Sandy Hook. More...

Official Point Of View

We came a long way in 2014, and although we have made tremendous progress, there is still so much work left to do! More...

Charged In Toys “R” Us Scam

A cashier is charged with stealing $56,000 worth of merchandise from a Rego Park Toys“R”Us. The Queens District Attorney’s office announced that Shontia Jones, of Far Rockaway, was arraigned on Dec. More...

School News

Teachers And Police: The Unions

School Scope

“Mommy, are they going to shoot you too?” I overheard this heartbreaking comment as two female NYPD moms, one current and one former, were discussing events. They have five children between them. More...

Business News

DEP Plant Upgrade

New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd announced on Dec. More...

Columnists

A Slice of Life

As the Christmas season winds down and we have said goodbye to 2014 and have welcomed 2015, I have a few questions for my women readers: What would you hope your husband’s New Year’s resolution is this year? More...

Resolve to Use Strong Passwords Free Access

Your Life And Privacy

Passwords as we know them — strings of letters, numbers and symbols — will soon become obsolete. More...

Beachcomber

A public comment meeting on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application for the importation of natural gas will be held at The Hilton New York JFK Airport, 144-02 135th More...

Letters

Chanukah is Joyous

Dear Editor: In reading a recent opinion article entitled “It’s Just my Opinion,” in The Wave, I came across some erroneous statements made by the author. More...

Sanders is Wrong

Dear Editor:  We are not all Eric Garner. We do not all act belligerent and resist arrest. We do not all trigger the potential of harm by our actions.  We are not all Mike Brown. More...

Ferry Good Idea

Dear Editor:  I have been thinking of an idea for our ferry. More...

Community

Goldfeder Organizes Blue Ribbon Campaign

As families in Queens continue to mourn the tragic loss of two NYPD officers in a horrendous attack last weekend, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder organized a campaign to make and distribute small blue ribbons to local community groups to wear and larger r More...

CROM Grows in Rockaway

Like much of Rockaway, CrossFit Rockaway Beach and CROM Martial Training has had its share of challenges since Superstorm Sandy. However, like many business affected by the storm, the obstacles created have led to growth. In this case, literally. More...

‘Chip In’ At MulchFest 2015

“Don’t just throw away your Christmas tree after the holidays, tree-cycle it!” NYC Department of Parks and Recreation is taking the opportunity presented at this time of year, when Christmas trees are discarded in massive quantities More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Building A Space For Art

“The easiest answer is that I fell in love with the Rockaways,” says artist Robyn Renee Hasty, when asked why she wanted to start an art and exhibition space here on the peninsula.  The plan for the project, dubbed Stilt City, is to More...

Building an ‘Empire’

All-star cast brings Fox hip-hop drama to limelight

Following two Academy Award nominations and a number of box office hits, Hollywood film director Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” 2013) has assembled an all-star cast for what’s been dubbed a “sexy and powerful ne More...

Sports

The Stoop Free Access

For much of the last few years, Mets fans have been asking for someone to stand up in the New York Mets’ clubhouse, take charge, and lead the team. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Begin Again Free Access

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot More...

Political Cartoon Free Access

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Obits

Robert “Bobby” Ferrette

Army Veteran

Robert Ferrette died on Dec. 11 at age 67.  Originally from Brooklyn, Ferrette was a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years. He was a decorated U.S. More...

Frances M. Carotenuto

Homemaker

Frances M. Carotenuto, a homemaker, died on Dec. More...

Francis A. Murphy

Foreman

Francis A. Murphy, a NY Telephone Company foreman, died on Dec. 25.  He was a resident of Rockaway for 41 years and was born in Brooklyn. A veteran, Murphy served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.  More...


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