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Killer Collision

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CB14 Opposes Port Ambrose

Community Board 14’s Environmental Committee met on Monday, Jan. 12 to discuss the proposed LNG port and pipeline project known as Port Ambrose, which has continued to receive widespread disapproval from people in Rockaway More...

BCAC Says ‘Thank You’ Free Access

As Broad Channel Athletic Club President Jim Mangan said, “Broad Channel is a very special place. More...

Support New York’s Finest

Official Point Of View

Our city is protected by the greatest police department in the world.  The men and women of the NYPD have driven crime down to historic lows and have made New York the safest big city in America.  Despite the phenomenal job cops have done i More...

School News

Rockaway Students Make The Grade

New York State University at Albany has 118 undergraduate majors and minors and 138 graduate programs, 500 study abroad opportunities and more than 17,300 students. More...

Teaching and Policing: Showdown and Slowdown Free Access

School Scope

For the two decades of the Giuliani and Bloomberg administrations, there was no group of public employees more vilified and disrespected than teachers, often with overwhelming approval of the press and politicians and More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Councilman Eric Ulrich and the 100th Precinct Community Council organized the Monday, Jan. 5 candlelight vigil at the precinct in remembrance of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were slain five days before Christmas.   More...

An Intern’s Take

As we prepare to celebrate the life of one of the greatest Americans who ever lived, I’d like to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy.  But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature.  There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’ More...

Editorial/Opinion

Doing The Job

There is a growing war on journalism these days. Though some of those battles involve the tragic loss of life, there are others that could prove nearly as fatal in the long run. More...

Tips for Finding the Right School Free Access

It’s My Turn

If you’d like to send your child to a different school next year, now’s the time to start the process of researching your options. More...

It’s Just My Opinion

I stand behind all of my opinions. The ones that are published in my column and the ones I voice on social media. There are times, when discussing my opinion; I am swayed to change it, but not often.  More...

Obits

Angelina T. Caravello

Secretary, NYPD

Angelina T. Caravello, a secretary with the New York City Police Department, died on Jan. 8.  Coming from Brooklyn where she was born, she was a resident of Breezy Point for 45 years. More...

Ernest Connor

Postmaster

Ernest Connor, a postmaster, died on Jan. More...

Florence E. Gormley

Building Services Director

Florence E. Gormley, a retired Director of Building Service for the Neponsit Home for the Aged, died on Dec. 19. She was a lifelong resident of Rockaway.  More...

Breaking News - 1/21/2015 6:29 PM

Shooting on RBB, Police Nab Suspect Free Access

On or around 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a male driving a red van eastbound on Rockaway Beach Boulvevard was shot by another male driving a white van. The victim, according to several reports, was taken to St. More...

Redfern Murder

Cops Eye Gang Link

Rockaway residents have been hearing the term “gang nexus” a lot of late, because it applies to many of the shootings that have occurred on the peninsula over the past year. More...

Community

Femcho* Comes To Rockaway

Nine members of Girl Scout Troop 4604 and one woman stand in a circle wordlessly tossing a ball to one another inside the gymnasium of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy. More...

Piping Plovers and Plant Invaders

Last Sunday, Jan. 11, Hanem Abouelezz, biologist for the National Park Service (NPS), delivered the first in a series of lectures that will be taking place at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center over the next few weeks More...

A Festive Sendoff For Jill Weber

Friends, colleagues, family, community members, elected representatives and other dignitaries packed the historic Oak Ridge building on Thursday, Jan. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

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...

Business News

Real Estate Updates

Even Cheaper Mortgages for First-Time Buyers

As part of an effort to expand home ownership for first time home buyers the federal government announced a decrease in Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance premiums. More...

New Home, Same Heart

The new home is CROM Physical Culture, now at 217 Beach 92nd Street (directly behind its now former location). The same heart is Chris Romulo and his wife Sarah who have taken the former CROM Martial Training facility to a new level, More...

Sports

The Stoop Free Access

What started out as a rebuke has turned into a genuine Fan Fest, and this year’s was the biggest ever. More...

Kearney Beats Fontebonne Hall

Bishop Kearney Varsity Basketball team beat Fontbonne Hall Academy 60-45.  Kailey O’Grady led the team with 23 points. Emily Boslacki and Jennifer Kaye each had 11 points and Gabriella Rafaniello had 8 points.   More...

Sharpshooters Tip Off Season

The current incarnation of the Rockaway Sharpshooters has begun its winter season.  The 12-and-under team, which draws its talent from across the peninsula as well mainland Queens, began games in the New York City Housing Authority’s Cityw More...

Letters

More To Mario Free Access

Dear Editor: There is more to former Governor "Mario Cuomo Left Lasting Legacy" (Mark C. Healey – Jan. 9). He was not a reformer, but rather a proud product of the Queens County Democratic Party clubhouse machine. More...

Good For The Goose

Dear Editor:  The brutality in Paris is not an isolated case of terrorism and while I personally have little love for France or the pompous French people, I realize this is not the ideal time to criticize, so I must convey condolences to the fam More...

Wal-Mart Wants To Own You

Dear Editor:  I couldn't disagree more with the letter writer who thinks we need Wal-Mart. I for one am sick of the homogenization of American life. Wal-Mart just doesn't want to give you a place to shop, they want to own you.  More...


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