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Deadline For Revised Sandy Claims Is Sept. 15

Roy Wright, deputy associate administrator for Insurance and Mitigation for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), reminds policyholders that the deadline for requesting a review of their Hurricane Sandy claim is Sept. 15.  More...

A VIEW FROM 9.11.01 Free Access

The passage of time often changes how a story is told. There is perhaps more perspective, but less of the immediate impact. More...

To The Lost

As noted by Friends of Tribute Park, 77 residents were lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Their names are etched deep in the bricks of every path within the park. They are etched even deeper in the heart of our community. More...

School News

Kearney To Offer SAT Prep For All Juniors At No Cost

Bishop Kearney is proud to be the only Catholic High School in Brooklyn to partner with CollegeSpring to offer free SAT preparation and college mentoring resources for our entire junior class. More...

As Schools Open Why Do I Still Get Butterflies?

School Scope

Maybe Jews have it right. Match the New Year to the beginning of the school year. I can just see those ancient wise men over 5773 years ago saying, “My kids are going back to school – thank God – let’s celebrate.”  More...

Business News

Save The Bills!

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Construction improvements made to your home can increase your cost basis so that when you sell your home the long term capital gains tax will be reduced. SAVE THE BILLS!  More...

Knock On Wood Floors

Tully Spagnoli & Son Flooring

Conveniently located minutes off Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, Tully Spagnoli & Son Flooring may be your solution to new hardwood floors. If you’re not sure, they urge you to stop by and get a free estimate. More...

Sports

Unity Game Hits A Home Run

Bayswater Park played host to the First Annual Unity in the Community Softball Tournament on Sept. 6. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Sandy Deadline Is Here Free Access

The last day to file a revised Sandy claim is Sept. 15, a deadline that seemed far away on June 23. That night, The Wave sponsored a Revised Sandy Flood Claim Seminar with Stop FEMA Now! More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Bob H. Acton

Bob H. Acton died on Sept. 5.  Acton was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and worked in general maintenance. He was a lifelong resident of Rockaway.  Acton is preceded in death by his wife, June A. Acton.  More...

Eunice Clarke

Eunice Clarke, age 58, died on May 54.  Born in St. Catherine, Jamaica, Clarke was a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years and was a homemaker.  More...

Thomas J. Culhane

Thomas J. Culhane died on Sept. 2.  Born in the Bronx, he was a Rockaway resident for 59 years.  More...

Community

A ‘Phoenix Rises’ In Far Rockaway

After years of fighting for increased funding, the plans for a new Far Rockaway Library was finally made official on Sept. 2.  More...

AOH Golf Outing

The Rockaway/Breezy Point division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians is holding its annual golf outing on Sept. 19.  At this year’s golf outing, which will take place at Riis Park, with a 9:00 a.m. More...

Community Board 14 Back To Work

Community Board 14 met for their first regular monthly meeting since the summer break on Sept. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Mission; Impossible — Rogue Nation

-Tom Holds Tight   After the first 15 minutes of Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, you might as well go home. More...

Edward Burns’ dream project makes it to the screen with ‘Public Morals’ Free Access

Twenty years ago, native New Yorker Edward Burns wrote, directed and starred in his debut film, “The Brothers McMullen” (1995), and he’s been chewing on the idea for his latest project ever since. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Wave, Sept. 2002:“Words cannot express the sorrow I have for those who lost their loved ones on September 11, 2001. No doubt, this has affected all our lives. More...

One Rockaway

Official Point Of View

I was born and raised in Rockaway and now my wife and I are raising our two children here. 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’s More...

Letters

RAA Historical Accuracy

Dear Editor:  Thank you to The Wave for including the piece on RAA as we are about to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We are very grateful. However, I must point out one glaring inaccuracy.  More...

Passing Of A Golden Age

Dear Editor: During the 1990s, under Republican Mayor Rudy Giuliani the GOP elected Alfonse Stabile along with Mike Abel and Tom Olgibene of Queens along with Charles Millard and Andrew Eristoff in Manhattan, Martin Golden of Brooklyn and More...

Weekender

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 information.   More...

Quintet Concert Explores Another Realm

The sounds of music from around the world will be swirling together at the Rockaway Artists Alliance T-7 Gallery, as RAA hosts the world renowned Quintet of the Americas on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m.  More...

Bringing Rockaway Tales To Life

A number of months ago, artist Patty Harris stood up at a Community Board 14 meeting. First she introduced herself, and then she spoke about an intriguing artistic idea.  More...


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