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Boardwalk Budget Increased To Meet Deadline

Just a few weeks ago, there was speculation that the Rockaway boardwalk rebuild was going to be finished sooner than expected. More...

Mother Dies Giving Birth, Child Survives

For one Rockaway resident, it’s been a trying couple of weeks, as he’s had to endure the pain of losing a sister and the responsibility for taking on fatherhood of a newborn baby.  More...

Planning The Future Of The Peninsula

Official Point Of View

After being introduced by the former mayoral administration in 2007, PlanNYC was heralded as one of the largest city planning initiatives of the 21st century. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is a quick glance roundup of live music entertainment by local musicians playing both here in Rockaway and elsewhere. All are welcome to contribute. Saturdays- The Night Owls play The Rock NYC wine bar from 8 to 11 p.m. More...

Wild Tales – Mad As Hell

Moviescope

“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.” We’ve all felt that way, but most of us don’t act on it.  Most of us.  In the film, Wild Tales, we see six stories about the few who do. More...

Emerging Energy

From The Artists Studio

Electricity darted through the air. Energy jumped from magnetic pole to magnetic pole; from artist to artist and viewer to viewer. In its 20th year, RAA was looking at its next 20 years of youth and creativity.  More...

Sports

RBVL Meets At Jameson’s

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League annual meeting was held at Jameson’s on Beach 129th Street on March 25.  More...

Kickin’ It!

Women’s kickball league coming to Rockaway

Ladies, are you ready to show your skills on the field this year? Well, an all-female kickball league is making its way to Rockaway this summer.  More...

BCAC Celebrates 20th Opening Day Parade

The Broad Channel Athletic Club JBLL will kick off the 2015 Little League season on Saturday, April 18 at 9:30 a.m. at 17th Road Park. More...

Obits

Rudy Bird

Rudy Bird died on April 2 at age 68.  Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he was a resident of Rockaway Park for many years.  Bird is preceded in death by his parents, Jesus Jose Bird and Olga Maria (Silen) Bird.  More...

Hugh Chapman

Hugh Chapman died in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 7 at age 81.  Born in Albany, Texas, Chapman was a resident of New York City and Rockaway for 40 years. A U.S. More...

Gladys Crowley

Gladys Crowley died on April 4.  Born in Brooklyn, she was a lifelong Rockaway resident.  Crowley is preceded in death by her husband, John G. More...

City Responds To Build It Back Audit

New York City isn’t overly pleased with the Build It Back audit released by NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer’s office on March 31, saying much of the criticism of the program is either misplaced or inaccurate.  More...

Community

Easter Sunday Swim

On Easter Sunday morning, Wave reader Nicholas Brundage witnessed a pod of dolphins swimming by the shoreline right in front of the Beach 86th Street concessions.   More...

Lifeguard Openings At Gateway

According to the National Park Service, “We love the smell of sunscreen in the morning.” The Gateway National Recreational Area of NPS, which in this area includes Riis Park, Fort Tilden and the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, is looking for More...

RWA Hosts Tree Planting

On Sunday, March 29, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) hosted a tree planting event event to inspire members of the local community to strengthen and advocate for their waterfront.  More...

School News

MS 53 Goes To Sony Wonder Lab

“Learning is always a fun experience,” said a staff member, “but a handson trip takes learning to a new level at MS 53.”  Guidance counselors Shana Pollack and Kisha Jones coordinated a trip for the school’s Project More...

Columnists

Vote Now on How to Spend $1 Million

Dispatches

This spring marks the fourth consecutive year of Participatory Budget (PB) voting in Rockaway and Broad Channel. More...

An Intern’s Take

It is said that an idle mind is the devil’s workshop. I find this statement to be very true. More...

Inspiration

The Insider

Where do you receive inspiration? With all the tragedies, personal life losses, and gloomy weather, we all have to find a way to look beyond and see the possibilities. Singing a tune to look on the bright side of life may work for some. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Monopoly Money Free Access

When it started to become clear that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s allotment for boardwalk repairs was going to be much higher than originally anticipated, many expressed concern rather than joy. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

BY ROBERT SARNOFF
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Letters

Lessons To Be Learned

Dear Editor:  I appreciate Ilyassha Shivers’ frustration with the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case. More...

Hey, What About That Garbage?

Dear Editor:  Let me address this to the Department of Sanitation: I know you guys have been very busy with the snow but this is a problem we have had for the last three or four years at least.  More...

Breezy Point Lighting

Dear Editor:  It has been a great experience bringing LED lighting to Breezy on Gotham Walk. More...


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