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Heroes Of The Harbor 2015

Thanks to the innovative work of AECOM, James Corner Field Operations, and the Billion Oyster Project, the New York and New Jersey marine environment is healthier and our waterfronts more resilient and accessible.  For their transformative proje More...

Official Point Of View

Back in 2009, I sponsored an electronic recycling event in Rockaway that gave residents the opportunity to bring in electronic waste for safe, environmentally-friendly recycling. More...

100th Pct Names Cop Of The Month

With his wife and child and fellow officers in attendance, Police Officer Miguel Gonzalez received the Cop of the Month award at a recent 100th Precinct Community Council meeting.  Held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Monday, Sept. More...

School News

Success Charter Network Political Rally Is Theft of Public Funds

School Scope

Eva Moskowitz closes her entire charter network for a half day for a political rally, putting enormous pressure on the children and their parents to attend, along with their teachers who are paid out of public funds. More...

Sanders’ School Giveaway

It's that time of year when school supplies can cost families a pretty penny. To help ease the financial load, State Senator James Sanders Jr. More...

Business News

The Cheapest Offer?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I have learned from my own experiences and those of my friends that hiring the cheapest contractor is not always the smartest move. Many times another professional has to be hired to fix the sloppy work.  More...

Sports

A Champion’s Journey Free Access

Rockaway’s Chris Romulo was always a fighter, but turned his negatives into positives and became a champion. Romulo was the subject of a question and answer session with Travel Channel host Anthony Melchiorri on Sept. 24. More...

Youth Surf Competition Comes To Rockaway

The Rockaway riptides were especially strong this weekend, making it hard to catch a wave. More...

Good Job Mets, Now Don’t Screw It Up Free Access

The Stoop

A near revolt by fans and media alike in July has turned into a magical season for the New York Mets. But will it stay that way? More...

Letters

Timely MTA Audit

Dear Editor: New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's recent audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit program for removal of trash cans at subway stations could not have been better timed. More...

Ferry Dopey Plan

Dear Editor: Mayor de Blasio is a dope, plain and simple. If he wants the entire peninsula of Rockaway to use the ferry, how can he not make sure everyone who needs to take it can do so? 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...

Cooking Up Something New At Riis

What could be more Rockaway than a genuine Oktoberfest at the beach? More...

Beach 116th Bulletin

Seasons Change - Fall Festival

The weather earlier this week was a big indication of the change in seasons. More...

Build It Back Moving Forward

As Rockaway and the rest of the city affected by Sandy prepare to mark three years since the destructive storm, the once-vilified Build it Back program is continuing to move forward with its overhaul.  More...

St. Francis de Sales Students Celebrate Pope’s Visit

From kindergarten to 8th grade, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Academy students celebrated a special prayer service of Thanksgiving for Pope Francis on Sept. More...

Community

A Horse And His Bike

A horse is a horse, of course. More...

News From Broad Channel Civic

Broad Channel Civic Association President Dan Mundy Jr. has announced updates on several issues affecting the island community.  More...

The Sign Is Up!

BSA Troop 147 Looking For New Recruits

After a successful first 18 months, Rockaway’s Boy Scout Troop 147 is meeting again. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Art of Shaneika Marson

With a striking mix of color and interplay of images and textures, Rockaway artist Shaneika Marson will be opening her latest exhibition in the intimate space of Sayra’s Wine Bar and Bier Garden.  Marson has shown in top notch galleries an More...

‘Madam Secretary’ soars into its sophomore year on CBS

One of last year’s best new dramas returns this week with more star power than ever. More...

Columnists

FALN Leader Is A Terrorist Free Access

Dispatches

On Sept. 28, Politico published City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's 15 seconds of fame with Pope Francis and her special request of him to pray for a jailed Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera. 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...

Broad Channel Bits

I visited the Raunt this week.  On a quiet morning, I stood on the shore and looked out over the wide East Pond. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Ferry For Everyone Free Access

The Wave has long been a proponent of ferry service to and from Manhattan. Either as a necessity, an alternative to subway travel or as a way to improve tourism, each method of use makes Rockaway a better place. More...

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Obits

Jacqueline Alexandre

Jacqueline Alexandre died on July 23 at age 80.  Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years and was a homemaker.  More...

Patrick Smith Burrello

Patrick Smith Burrello died on Sept. 11.  Born in Brooklyn, Burrello was a longtime resident of Rockaway. He worked as a mover.  A veteran, he served with the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1968.  More...

Frank E. Farrell

Frank E. Farrell died on Sept. 23.  He was a lifelong resident of Breezy Point and Tequesta, Fla.  A veteran, Farrell served in Germany as U.S. Army 1st lieutenant between 1963 and 1965. Later he was a Special Agent for the U.S. More...


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