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Gary Russo Found Dead

Extensive efforts by family and friends to find former Broad Channel resident Gary Russo came to a halt on Friday, Aug. 28, when his body was found in a wooded area in Howard Beach. More...

Cops Of The Month

Local precincts honor officers

Rockaway’s two precincts honored three of their finest as Cops of the Month during a joint Precinct Community Council meeting on Aug. 26.  More...

Seeking Suspects Free Access

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in the apprehension of these suspects. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Concert In Tribute Park

It was an incredible – albeit an abbreviated musical event at Tribute Park on Aug. 27, as “The Voice” vocalist Ddendyl brought her live show to Rockaway.  More...

Celebrating RAA’s 20TH

From the Belle Harbor Yacht Club and Back

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. More...

Stephen Colbert takes ‘Late Show’ stage as his authentic self

It seems that Stephen Colbert can go nowhere but up. More...

Sports

End of Summer Half Marathon

Runners’ endurance, strength shine through

The sun reflected off the sandy dunes as the runners’ heartbeats matched the steady thumping of their feet on the boardwalk. More...

Rockaway Paddleball Still Going Strong

Rockaway hosted its annual Rockaway Paddleball Tournament Aug. More...

Passing Of A Legend

The Stoop

I know there is pennant race baseball, and we’re very close to the opening of the NFL season, but this week, we have to mark the passing of perhaps the best coach New York has ever had.  More...

Obits

Thomas V.Andresen

Thomas Andresen, age 59, died on Aug. 25.  Andresen was a resident of Rockaway, and lived on Long Island and in Brooklyn before moving to Bridgewater, N.J., in 1990. He was a commercial fisherman.  More...

Anna Shannon Clark

Anna Shannon Clark died Aug. 31.  A longtime resident of Rockaway, she passed away at age 96 at the St. More...

Dora Crooke

Dora Crooke, age 102, died on June 23.  A resident of Rockaway for 50 years, she was born in Antigua, West Indies.  Crooke was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection and was an active member of the Altar Guild.  More...

Remembering Al Stabile

“Al Stabile was a passionate and dedicated public servant who always put the community first,” Councilman Eric Ulrich noted. More...

Community

Rockaway’s Math Superstar

Born and raised in Rockaway, Kenneth Ribet has made a name for himself in the world of higher mathematics. More...

The Set Has Been Struck

Memo From The RTC

By 11:30 of the Monday after the previous day’s closing performance of Little Shop of Horrors, Tony Homsey’s crew had dismantled the magnificent set with the revolving stage (no one had room in their backyard) and the stage was bare.  More...

A Festival For Shorebird Watching Free Access

Visitors from as far away as North Carolina attended the 10th Annual Shorebird Festival on Sept. 29. More...

Business News

Labor Day And Jewish Holidays

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Labor Day marks the end of our summer season, and the back to school frenzy for our children. It typically marks the return of many people from assorted vacations and the end of the traditional summer doldrums in the real estate market. More...

Columnists

How To Care For Your Fresh Cut Flowers

Diary Of A Green Thumb

Whether you receive a loose bouquet of fresh cut flowers as a gift, pick a bunch from your local florist, or cut them from the flowering plants in your garden - there are a few tips to extending the life of your colorful blooms.  More...

An Intern’s Take

Thank God that the children have returned to school. Like most of you, I enjoy spending time with my children, but I also recognize that their education is vital to their development.  More...

Ode to Summer, Part 2 Free Access

Slice Of Life

As I sit here pondering what I should write, a horrifying thought occurred to me: This is one of my last summer columns. Labor Day is approaching, school and for many Rockaway-ites: back to work. More...

Editorial/Opinion

People Need Jobs Free Access

This week on Twitter, The Wave posted “No one from @NYCMayorsOffice including @BilldeBlasio ever talks about job creation / training. Why is that?” More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Thank You Redux

Dear Editor:  I wanted to thank you for publishing my letter last week thanking the Rockaway community for embracing my son Eric. More...

Keep Pedestrian Plaza

Dear Editor:  Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton overlooked the potential financial impact of attempting to get rid of both topless women and costume characters by eliminating the Times Square pedestrian plaza. More...

Easy Fix For Guns

Dear Editor: As long as the NYPD cannot be aggressive with a stop and frisk policy, especially in the high crime areas, these fools are going to keep killing each other. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing Free Access

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 information. More...

Tribute Park

It has been 14 years since the Twin Towers burned and fell. Hundreds of people in Broad Channel and Rockaway witnessed what few believed could be true.  But in this community, the losses of September 11, 2001 struck an even deeper chord.  More...

Honey Fest 2015

A weeklong, citywide festival celebrating the honeybee, Honey Week 2015 merges the educational, the entertaining, and the downright delicious.  More...


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