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Rockaway Union fall festival returns

For the past two summers, local merchants have been working together to form an association comprising of everything from restaurants, gyms, and entrepreneurs who are running their businesses out of their homes. More...

Chase Bank Robbed

The Chase Bank at 68-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd. was robbed on Sept. More...

A Community Speaks Out Against Gun Violence Free Access

On Sept. 18, The Wave reported how gun violence is still affecting the Rockaway community with the recent tragedy of Wilta “Taya” Wordsworth. More...

School News

Students “Go Gold”

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, students from both Xaverian High School and its middle school program, Genesis, joined forces to “Go Gold” to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. More...

Saint Saviour: Academic Excellence, Diverse Community

Since 1917, Saint Saviour has embraced the vision More...

CHRIST THE KING HIGH SCHOOL

Maximize your potential at Christ the King High School

Christ the King High School is an independent, co-educational Catholic High School with a four year college preparatory curriculum located in Middle Village, Queens. More...

Business News

A Toast To Rogers’ New Owners

“I couldn’t give it to better guys,” Richie Rogers said on Thursday, Sept. 10, at a small ceremony to mark the transition of Rogers Irish Tavern to new owners, Jim and Mike McMahon.  More...

Raising the Stakes at Belle Harbor Steak House

Beach 116th Bulletin

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the chef, supervisor and owner of Belle Harbor Steak House, Jimmy Condolios. Those who know Jimmy know he is a man who wears many hats.  More...

Sports

Loss Of A Legend Free Access

The Stoop

Another legend from New York baseball’s Golden Age has left us. Lawrence Peter Berra, better known to the baseball world as “Yogi” passed away at the age of 90 on Sept. 22. More...

St. Francis de Sales Runners Shine

St. Francis de Sales had a great showing at the Chris Hoban 5-Miler at Xaverian High School this past Sunday, Sept 20.  Runners Caroline Gifford and Bridget Rose each won their age group. More...

SFDS Pee Wees Split

The 4th Grade Boy’s Pee Wee Division CYO for St Francis de Sales split their two games this past weekend at Fort Tilden. On Sept. 19, they lost to St. Francis of Assisi, but came back strong on Sept. 20 to beat Sacred Heart 6-4.  More...

Obits

Florine Anderson

Florine Anderson, age 86, died on July 15.  Born in Birmingham, Al, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 70 years. More...

Alberdore Farrell

Alberdore Farrell died on July 2 at age 79.  Born in St. Kitts, West Indies, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 30 years. More...

Cora Mae Johnson

Cora Mae Johnson, age 92, died on June 4.  Born in Sparta, Ga, Johnson, a homemaker, was a Rockaway resident for more than 70 years.  More...

Broad Channel, You’ve Got Mail!

Back in December of 2014, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder told The Wave that Broad Channel’s lack of a post office was unacceptable.  “The Postal Service has a responsibility to serve its customers and help our Sandy devastated community More...

Zemser Honored With Memorial

Under the wide open skies above the field where he once played football, Justin Zemser’s family, friends, coaches and dozens of teammates dedicated a memorial in his memory on Sept. 21.  More...

Community

NYC Century Rolls Through Rockaway

Thousands of cyclists set out for the 26th Annual NYC Century on Sunday, September 13.  Starting off in Central Park in Manhattan and Prospect Park in Brooklyn around 6 a.m., the bike tour featured 15, 35, 55, 75 and 100 mile loops.  Organi More...

VFW Brings The Party To Vets

Broad Channel’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post hosts any number of outings and special events for disabled veterans.  On Sunday, Sept. 13, volunteers from VFW Prince-Wynn Post 260 brought a very special treat to those at the St. More...

DEP Tours Arverne Free Access

Even during a normal rain, many of the the lowest points on Rockaway streets flood, homes fill with water and sewage comes up. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

A Walk In The Woods — Old Men Walking

What is entertaining about two old men taking a hike? Plenty ... if they happen to be Robert Redford, 79, and Nick Nolte, 74.  More...

RAA Opens ARTSplash And Double Vision

Fort Tilden was alive with art, music and excited visitors on Sept. 20, as the Rockaway Artists Alliance officially launched two new exhibitions.  More...

Stamos set to charm a new generation in Fox’s ‘Grandfathered’

The fall season is ripe with fresh faces on TV, but there’s something so comforting about a familiar face.  More...

Columnists

Simon Says

This summer has been one of the most beautiful in a long time, although a little too humid. We want to wish all our Jewish constituents a happy and healthy New Year. L’Shana Tovah. May this year bring Peace, Wealth and Happiness. More...

An Intern’s Take

As I have mentioned in the past, I am not only a contributing writer to The Wave, but I am also a reader.  More...

Broad Channel Bits

I’ve been doing a lot of walking over the past few months to and through the park that surrounds the BC Library. Officially, it’s Broad Channel Park.  The children’s recreation area is actually 17 Road Playground. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Sign Of Things To Come? Free Access

On Sept. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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The Unspent Ferry Money Free Access

It’s My Turn

The Rockaway community has constantly been told that there is $15 million which was put in place for ferry service (allocated funds) by Anthony Weiner when he was our Congressman. More...

Letters

Pull Out Pataki

Dear Editor:  Watching the recent Republican candidates’ debate reminded me of the movie “Animal House.” The late comedian John Belushi's character Bluto graduated [from] Faber College with a 0.0 grade point average. 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...

RAA Fundraising Gala

On Oct. 10, the non-profit Rockaway Artists Alliance is going back to where it all started as they host a fundraising gala at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club, the site of their very first exhibition. More...

Tree Giveaway

The Rockaway Civic Association (RCA) is holding a Free Tree Giveaway at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Oct. More...


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