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Rockaway / Nassau Safety Patrol Report

Editor’s Note – The Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol (RNSP) formerly known as the Rockaway Citizens Safety Patrol, would like to let people know their 24-Hour Hotline remains 917-727-7306 and the Rockaway communities will continue to be cove More...

100th Precinct’s Cops of The Month

The 100th Precinct Community Council and the precinct’s commanding officer Captain Craig Adelman presented the Cop of the Month awards on May 27.  More...

101st Salutes Officers

The 101st Precinct celebrated the work of six officers last week when it announced the February, March, and April officers of the month.  The officers were honored at the the 101st Precinct Community Council meeting on May 18 by commander office More...

School News

PROSE Education Program Expands

Goldie Maple Academy Joins The Program

A new progressive programming initiative at city schools has gained traction among educators and officials for the upcoming school year.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

In broad daylight

The children are not what they seem in ABC’s ‘The Whispers’

Children at play can be rascals. They shriek and squeal with an infectious lust for life at their happiest, but when provoked, their anger can bring on unexpected wrath. More...

Columnists

Decorating Ideas For a Beach-Themed Celebration

Diary Of A Green Thumb

There is no more appropriate decor than a “beachy” theme in your yard or garden this summer. More...

Slice of Life

This letter was sent to Rudy S. Giuliani, borough director for NYC Build it Back:  Dear Mr. Giuliani:  I do not think I have ever been angrier as when I saw the story in The Wave’s newspaper on the May 29 regarding Build it Back. More...

Mmmm…

Anatomy of an Aftermath

We step outside. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Company’s Coming Free Access

One thing that makes Rockaway the greatest place to live, work and play is the people who make up this community. More...

Political Cartoon

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Weekender

Getting Fit With Rockaway Gliders

The Rockaway Gliders Fitness Studio, a new offshoot of the long established Rockaway Gliders Running Club, is the brain child of Mary Edwards. More...

Beach 116th Bulletin

Rockaway’s International Children’s Day Festival is Sunday!

Summer is off to a good start with local events kicking off in the Rock. More...

The Fitness Forum: Aesha Waks

– The Wave would like to welcome Rockaway’s own Aesha Waks to our pages. The fitness expert / trainer will be sharing The Fitness Forum with our readers on a monthly basis. More...

More Cameras For Ocean Bay

Richards says system will deter crime

More security cameras will be installed at the Ocean Bay Apartments on Beach 54th Street by next October in an effort to deter unlawful acts. More...

The Contender

Local Boxer On The Rise

Far Rockaway native Joseph “Mack” Williams is a boxer on the rise.  He was the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Golden Glove Champion and 2012 National Golden Glove Champion. More...

Community

Questions On Breezy Point Crash Free Access

Police are still investigating the circumstances of an auto accident that took place at around 3:50 a.m. on Sunday morning in Breezy Point. The crash sent two passengers to the hospital; one is still in critical condition. More...

Goldfeder Honors Breezy’s Ingram

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder paused the legislative session in Albany to honor Lieutenant Colonel Marty Ingram for recently receiving the New York State Medal of Valor for his service in the New York Guard.  More...

Surf And Turf On The Agenda

Parks and surf beaches were the main order of business at the Community Board 14’ s Parks and Public Safety Committee meeting on Tuesday, June 2.  More than 50 people sat in the lunchroom of the Martin De Porres School on Beach 112th Stre More...

Business News

Real Estate Updates

Here are some closings that appear in the public record from the past three months:   More...

Ziegfeld Again

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I just saw an old movie entitled “The Great Ziegfeld.” I’ve seen this movie many times and aside from it’s entertainment value I am always struck by Ziegfeld’s HONESTY with performers. More...

Sports

Opening Day Finally Arrives For Rockaway Beach Volleyball League

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League tried to kick off the 2015 season on Wednesday night May 27 at Riis Park but the wind speeds approached 25 knots making conditions virtually unplayable. More...

The Stoop

‘’Hey, we’re selling entertainment. We’re trying to reach people who ask, ‘Hey, sweetheart, what are we doing tonight?’ ‘’ – Nelson Doubleday, 1998. More...

Rockaway Little League’s Swinging Into Summer

With the All Star Games on June 5 and a series of critical pennant race contests, the Rockaway Little League regular season is coming to an exciting finish.  In the Minor Boys division, the Conte’s Carpets Pirates (8-1) took a big step tow More...

Letters

Welcome To Rockaway!

Dear Editor:  There is a new burger restaurant in town called “Beach Sliders” and it has great, fresh food. They have everything from protein shakes to homemade lemonade. More...

Thanks For Listening

Dear Editor:I wanted to thank you for the wonderful write-up that Dan Guarino and The Wave gave my two great bands. Thunder Road and Cool Hand Lou and The Downtown Daddy-O’s. More...

Obits

Reverend John ‘Father Jack’ Cullinane Jr.

Reverend John Cullinane Jr., ‘Father Jack,’ died on June 1.  Pastor of St. Genevieve RC Church in Roxbury, he was a resident of Rockaway for 19 years, after coming Brooklyn, where was born.  More...

Eleanor S. Dean

Eleanor S. Dean died on May 30.  Born in Sunnyside Gardens, she was a long time resident of Rockaway and Merrick, Long Island, before she retired and moved to Lake Mary, Fla. More...

Hugh J. Doherty

Hugh J. Doherty died on May 22.  Formerly of Rockaway Beach, he was raised on Beach 92nd Street.  Doherty was a New York City firefighter for 37 years, serving with Engine Company 264 and Ladder Company 121. More...


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