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The Lost Art of Parenting Free Access

Official Point Of View

Here in the Rockaways, we continue to struggle to shake the effects of gun violence. More...

EDC Talks Ferry

Agency Discusses Arrival, While Residents Plead Before Departure

Plans for citywide ferry service have been known for some time, and as more details have become public, the questions have been piling up.  More...

A Day To Remember

The day began unseasonably cold and cloudy, as family members and friends of those lost on September 11, 2001 gathered at Tribute Park.  The efforts of the Friends of Tribute Park were especially evident on this day, as the mourners lined up and More...

Business News

Rogoff’s Novelties, You Can Find It Here

Beach 116th Bulletin

When a friend recently moved to Rockaway, I made her transition a little easier by making her a go-to card for all the places that she should get acquainted with here in Rockaway. More...

Short Cuts To Capitalism

REAL ESTATE CORNER

On occasion, if a client needs to sell a property quicky, I can get the deal done by listing the property at sellers bottom dollar. I specify that the price is NON-NEGOTIABLE. This usually works best with educated buyers.  More...

Sports

The Shamrocks Are Ready To Play

Who rocks? Shamrocks!  The Broad Channel Athletic Club’s familiar cheer will be heard this weekend as BCAC Shamrocks football team takes the field.  This Saturday, Sept. More...

SFDS Pee Wees Win!

In an exciting start to their 2015 season, the 4th Grade Boy’s Pee Wee Division CYO for St Francis de Sales won their first game at Fort Tilden against the American Martyrs 5 to 0 on Sept. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Seems like the heat wave the last few weeks extended the summer doldrums. Everyone's hoping the cooler weather that comes around as the days grow shorter will signal a fall run.  More...

Obits

Nicholas J. Amendolara Jr.

Nicholas J. Amendolara Jr. died on Sept. 14.  He was the devoted son of Virginia and Nicholas J. Sr. More...

Patrick J. Boyle

Patrick J. Boyle died on Sept. More...

Franklyn Alyous Hylton

Franklyn Alyous Hylton, age 79, died on June 27.  Born in St. Andrew-St. Catherine, Jamaica, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. Hylton worked as a brick mason. More...

Sandy Deadline Pushed Back Free Access

HUD will also waive ‘duplication of benefits’ policy

On Sept. 9, The Wave contacted U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer’s office to try to find out if FEMA would extend the Sandy Claims Review Process beyond the Sept. 15 deadline. At that point, and until the afternoon of Sept. More...

Community

There And Back Again Free Access

Top Vintage Comic Dealer Returns to Help Revitalize Rockaway

Rockaway hometown son Vincent Zurzolo, one of the bestknown figures in the high-stakes world of vintage comics, has returned and fallen in love with a house that was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. More...

School Sidewalks Up To Snuff

A major sidewalk and street construction project took place at PS 256 and PS 114 located in the Belle Harbor community prior to school year opening.  More...

Ulrich Barrel Giveaway

On Sept. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

NBC revives hit sci-fi series after five years with ‘Heroes Reborn’

What makes a hero? Adoring fans? Billions of dollars to spend on nifty gadgets and weapons? A cape? According to NBC, none of the above.  More...

Columnists

Kafkaesque

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

The phone rings. Our clothing is piled here, there, everywhere.  A second buzzing. My cell phone is somewhere within the pile of outer-wear.  Enterprise Rental Car, “We have a vehicle for you.” We are on their waiting list. More...

The Inner Voice

During our daily life, we sometimes think very far ahead of how things are going to turn out. In reality, they may take a different course in the long run. Our thinking can be limited to a plan, and then getting the immediate need taken care of. More...

Mindful Walking

Health & Harmony

Mindfulness is a way of learning how to relate directly to your life. Mindfulness is a way to become aware of your present state. In the present moment, YOU are all there is, you and your breath. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Silence Is Deafening Free Access

Silence. That’s the sound The Wave is hearing from most of Rockaway’s elected officials in the wake of yet another murder of a young person in our community. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

“Eggselent” Idea

Dear Editor:  McDonald's pledge last week to start using cage-free eggs is only a small step in preventing staggering suffering endured by millions of birds.  More...

Crossing Guard Gratitude

Dear Editor: The Channel View School for Research PTA wishes to publicly thank all those who helped us to secure a crossing guard on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 101st Street. More...

Great Work Portia!

Dear Editor:  I would like to highly commend the Parks Dept. 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...

Get Ready For Poseidon’s Parade Free Access

What better way to say so long to summer than with a parade? On Sept. 19, Poseidon’s Parade, Rockaway’s version of the longtime Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, will make its long-awaited debut. More...

The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk

The sacrifice and courage of 9/11’s fallen heroes will be honored during the 14th Annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers (T2T) 5K Run & Walk in New York City on Sept. 27, starting at 9:30 a.m.  More...


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