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Mario Cuomo Left Lasting Legacy Free Access

Former Govenor Mario Cuomo was laid to rest this past week, and many of Rockaway’s elected officials took a moment to reflect on his legacy. More...

First Meeting, Full Plate

Safety Concerns Highlight First CB14 Meeting Of The Year

At the first Community Board 14 Parks and Public Safety Committee meeting of 2015 on Wednesday night, topics of discussion ranged from crime to swimmer safety.  The commanding officers from the 100th and the 101st Precincts opened the meeting, u More...

Locals Mixed On Parks’ Proposals

NYC Parks representatives gave a pair of presentations at Community Board 14’s Jan. More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

So here we are in 2015, it is my sincere hope that each of you had a happy and healthy New Year’s celebration.  More...

Riding The Wave

“A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” – Arthur Miller Over the last several months, you may have noticed several changes to The Wave. More...

Sullivan’s Court Free Access

A View of the Grand Jury Process

With two decisions in recent months from grand juries in different states sparking intense emotional responses, I thought I would discuss how the grand jury process works in New York State. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Protest Works Both Ways

Rockaway has seen its share of rallies and protests over the years, and 2014 has had more than its share.  More...

Rockaway: Not A Dead End Street

It’s My Turn

We have had enough with City Hall and New York State treating Rockaway and south Queens like we’re on a dead-end street when it comes to transportation.  More...

Obits

June M. Banks

Nurse

June M. Banks, a nurse, died on Jan. 1.  Born in Brooklyn, Banks became a lifelong Rockaway resident.  She is survived her husband, Raymond; her sons, Peter (Ellen May) and Nick; her brothers, Robert E. More...

Mervyn Ettienne

Plumber

Mervyn Ettienne, a plumber, died on Nov. 11.  Born in Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years.   More...

Ernest Hamilton

Entrepreneur

Ernest Hamilton, an entrepreneur, died on Dec. More...

Community

NYC Parks Plays Grinch Free Access

Agency Rejects Christmas Tree Dunes

Community members hoping to give their Christmas tree a second life on Rockaway’s beaches this year will have to settle for donating it for mulch instead. More...

RTC Spotlights New Shows

The Rockaway Theatre Company’s 2014 roster of productions such as Gypsy, Godspell and Damn Yankees were often followed by two words: Sold Out!  Their performances at the Post Theater at Fort Tilden were so successful that some audience mem More...

Sandy Help From Catholic Charities

The waves may have receded, the fires may be long extinguished and the rubble cleared away.  But help with Sandy’s aftermath is still needed.  Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Disaster Case Managers (DCM) are prepared to help wi More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

“Big Eyes” – Eyes Of The Beholder

Movie Scope

It’s said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. In the film, Big Eyes, one woman’s art is her husband’s goldmine.  More...

2015 Exhibits - Well 8, So Far Free Access

From The Artists Studio

The 2015 Schedule of Exhibitions, so far (subject to change and additions):  Sacred Spaces/Favorite Places - RAA invites artists of all mediums to submit artwork to this upcoming show. More...

Who’s Playing

This week, The Wave launches a new feature. Who’s Playing will provide a quick glance round up of live music entertainment by local musicians playing both here in Rockaway and elsewhere.  All are welcome to contribute.   More...

Sports

The Stoop

Some people are upset Mike Piazza didn’t make the Hall of Fame. Even more are still annoyed Gil Hodges isn’t either. But perhaps one of the saddest stories of unrequited greatness can be told in the story of Sal Maglie.  More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Looks like a world-record blackfish catch, I believe in the neighborhood of 28 pounds. Congrats on that one Kenny. That fish has been coming from down south, where the winter fishing seems to be extraordinary. More...

Letters

No Sandy Funds for 878

Dear Editor,  I read the article regarding Senator  Schumer and Assemblyman Goldfeder calling on the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to jump start a storm- surge protection and repair plan for the Nassau Expressway.  More...

Sanders Is Way Off Base

Dear Editor:Last week Senator Sanders wrote his political article titled “One Last Breath.” He could not be more wrong when he wrote, “We are all Eric Garner. More...

Chanukah is Joyous

Dear Editor:  Regarding Mrs. Smith’s column of Dec. 5, I read it and was offended. My son advised me to calm down, but I have not. Messrs. Margolin and Glass’ responses were spot on.  More...


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