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Gas Leak Near PS 43

A ruptured gas main at a sewer installation site near PS 43 caused confusion for parents and buses picking up children at the end of the school day on Feb. More...

Goldfeder Says No to Con Ed Rate Hike

In response to a request made by Con Edison to the New York State Public Service Commission to raise electrical rates for families in New York City, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has written a letter to PSC Secretary Kathleen Burgess urging the state More...

Have You Seen These Suspects? Free Access

Police in the 101st Precinct are looking to close two assault cases and are asking the public for any information they can provide.On Dec. 6, 2014, a man described by police as a "dark skinned hispanic", punched a 58 year old More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Sacred And The Profound

From The Artists Studio

The exhibition with that intriguing title has opened at sTudio 6 Gallery in RoCA at Fort Tilden. More...

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing provides a quick glance roundup of live music entertainment by local musicians playing both here in Rockaway and elsewhere. All are welcome to contribute. More...

The first raid of Paris

What to expect in season 3 of the hit drama ‘Vikings’

The historically accurate world in “Vikings” is a pop-culture thirst for the Dark Ages in all its primitive guts and glory. More...

Sports

Running To A Title

Bishop Kearney’s Lisa Fajardo is the new City Champion in the 1500 meters and Jackie and Tessy Gallagher are Brooklyn/Queens Champions in the 1000 and 3000 meters, respectively.  More...

Kearney Heading To Postseason

Kearney is 8-2, and trails only St. Edmund’s (10-0) in the CHSAA standings. The stars of the team are junior forward Kailey O'Grady and sophomore forward Emily Bosiacki, but Rockaway product Tara O'Keefe More...

The Best New York GM Ever? Free Access

The Stoop

The acquisition of Babe Ruth by the New York Yankees is the signature moment in sports. More...

Letters

Presidents Without Power

Dear Editor:  Maybe you can help me out with this one. It’s about our borough presidents, All five of them. If I am not mistaken the Supreme Court put them out of business in 1990, or almost out of business. More...

Mayor’s Ferry Plan

Dear Editor:  Welcome to the party, Mr. More...

BOOS

For Bollywood

Community Board 14 unanimously turned down a Texas developer’s request for support of its application to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a hotel to be built in Far Rockaway.  More...

Community

Local Scouts Still Going Strong Free Access

William D. Boyce was an American newspaper owner and entrepreneur. The story, as it was told to me, was that Mr. Boyce became lost as he walked through London during a typically foggy night. More...

Chili Cookoff Warms Up The Rock

The Wharf Bar & Grill took home the first place trophy at the 100th Precinct Community Council’s Fifth Annual Chili Cook-Off on Feb. 7.  More...

New Recruits, New Boss

The newest police recruits received a warm welcome at Wednesday’s 100th Precinct Community Council board meeting, as did the incoming commanding officer of the 23rd Transit District.  More...

School News

Teachers and Politicians: Let’s Talk Accountability

School Scope

Some of you may have heard about the Cuomo wars over education reform, or as I like to put it – deform. More...

Business News

Rockaway Y Celebrates First Year

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of its much anticipated opening, the Rockaway YMCA is offering special deals for new members. More...

Higher Rates Ahead?

Real Estate Updates

On Friday, Feb. 6, the Labor Department released statistics which showed a large increase in employment for the month of January; an increase of 257,000 jobs.  More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

City Councilman Donovan Richards recently spoke with NY 1 News on how “new flood maps and rates that will impact my constituents in the near future this afternoon. More...

An Intern’s Take

There is a saying that goes a little something like this; “The pathway to hell is paved with good intentions.”  I was going to write a nice Black History Month article, but I’ve decided to go in a different direction.   More...

Slice of Life

Over the years I have received interesting Valentine’s Day gifts from my husband. I say interesting to be kind. They were actually horrible gifts. I sometimes wonder why many men are horrible gift givers? More...

Editorial/Opinion

Get Working

In September of 2014, The Wave leaked a NYC Parks memo, which detailed a sum of $480 million in FEMA funds to rebuild the Sandy-destroyed boardwalk. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Geovanni ‘Gino’ Balverdy

HVAC Worker

Geovanni ‘Gino’ Balverdy, an HVAC worker, died on Jan. 15.  He was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. He became a devoted member of Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal M.I. More...

Karen Gray

Supervisor

Karen Gray, a food services supervisor, died on Jan. More...

Naomi Hopkins

Homemaker

Naomi Hopkins, a homemaker, died on Jan. 15, at age 83.  Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Hopkins was a resident of Rockaway for more than 25 years. She was a devoted member of the Bethel A.M.E. More...


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