October 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Shredding With Sanders

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, so says the NYPD crime prevention web page. Paper with private information that can be used to become you, can be a prime target for identity thieves.  More...

Top Stories

RAA Press Rolls Out

There was no shortage of eager participants as the Rockaway Artists Alliance held its first workshop for its new print making studio.  More than 30 people came on Oct. More...

Goldfeder Wants Day Of Remembrance For 9/11 Free Access

As the nation paused to remember the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder received concerns from first responders and victims’ families that young generations More...

School News

Malcolm Hoenlein To Speak At Temple Beth-El

Temple Beth-El is inviting the community to join their congregation on Monday evening, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. to hear speaker Malcolm Hoenlein discuss the current situation in the Middle East.  More...

Columnists

Beachcomber Free Access

Over the last year, the non-profit We Care New York has provided many forms of assistance to residents, including food, clothing, and other much-needed services.Their focus is on communities where volunteer leaders partner with dozens of local establ 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. More...

Time For East End To Raise Its Voice

Eye On Rockaway

Milan Taylor, of the Rockaway Youth Task Force, recently asked a recurring question: “Why doesn’t the east end of Rockaway get the same services as the west end?”  Taylor was asking this against the backdrop of the recent news More...

Sports

FRHS Football Free Access

On Sept. 26, Far Rockaway High School (4-1) hosted Stuyvesant High School, and won, 21-16. The Seahorses, who are coming off their first loss of the season, a 21-0 loss to Cardozo on Oct. 4, will face Bryant HS at the FRHS field at noon on Oct. 10 More...

The Stoop Free Access

I have been a fan of the New York Islanders for so long, I can remember listening to games on the radio with my dad. John Sterling (yes, that John Sterling) was the playby play man, and his classic “ISLANDER GOAL! More...

Letters

Remembering Weiss’s

Dear Editor: I found several articles from your paper online when I Googled “Weiss’s Broad Channel,” and I wanted to thank you for helping bring back some old memories More...

Wave Of The Future

Dear Editor: "A Ferry For Everyone" (Editorial Oct. 2) is the wave of the future. Our waterways are an underutilized natural asset which can offer significant transportation alternatives for thousands of New Yorkers. More...

Terry And The Ferry

Dear Editor:  Good editorial on the very timely subject of the ferry. Yes, the city should, and soon, put in all the proper Rockaway stops. But will they? More...

Weekender

Memo From The RTC

Go See A Sweet Plaza Suite

Despite a heavy downpour and a looming hurricane, Rockaway Theatre Company’s production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite, directed by Peggy Page Press, got off to a flawless roaring opening night in front of a spirited audience on Oct. 2. More...

Cornell Exhibition Coming

Well-known Rockaway artist Arlene will have a special viewing of her works on Oct. More...

Beach 116th Bulletin

Making Autumn Awesome

Hurricane Joaquin blew out to sea and that’s a good thing! We pay special attention to hurricane forecasts and take them very seriously in Rockaway Beach. More...

A New Home Free Access

Many homeowners like Far Rockaway’s Mattie Eddy felt the system had failed them. Lack of flood insurance, or the failure to qualify for other programs was a frustrating reality for many. More...

Sanders Slams Soap Company

New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. is slamming Dove for what he calls “racially insensitive labeling of its Summer Glow moisturizer, which states that it is for ‘normal to dark skin,’ thereby suggesting More...

We Want Jetties! Free Access

  Beach erosion is a serious issue that many living in Rockaway are constantly worried about. In accompanying photo, submitted by Raoul Watson, there’s evident erosion caused by rainfall and extra waves during the week ending Oct. 3. More...

Community

Expanded Library Service Starts Nov. 15

Queens Library will expand its hours of service beginning the week of Nov. 15, giving library users across the borough increased access to the library’s computers, free books and other materials More...

A New Bundle In Broad Channel Free Access

Broad Channel baby Liam Frank Bassetti got right into the swim of things as parents Donna and Frank Bassetti brought him home to West 12th Road. Born on Thursday, Sept. 30, he weighed in at 8.2 lbs. and 20 1/2 inches long. More...

Drive To Help South Carolina

Rockaway, Broad Channel, New Jersey, Brooklyn and Staten Island residents who know what it means to be pummeled by a storm, are now reaching out to help the people of South Carolina.  While the New York area was spared from it last week, Hurrica More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

American Legion Opens Doors And Hearts

More than 50 hospitalized veterans were the special guests of the American Legion in Broad Channel on Oct. 4. More...

RWA Opens Firehouse 59

"This is not the finish. More...

The Visit

Moviescope

M. Night Shyamalan has made some good scary movies (The Sixth Sense, Signs). The Visit is not one of them. In fact, the film is so bad it’s scary.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Real Community Engagement Free Access

The Peoria Journal Star is one of Illinois' most-read daily newspapers, but according to a recent article on the Columbia Journalism Review, the paper had a problem; a section of its readership had lost faith in its coverage. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

Official Point Of View

It’s no surprise that we have an affordable housing crisis in New York. The number of people seeking these types of units far exceeds what is available, and it grows every day. More...

Obits

James J. Burns

James J. Burns, 97, died on Oct. 6.  Born in Brooklyn, he was a lifelong resident of Rockaway.  Burns was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II. Later he was a supervisor at Bush Terminal. 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. More...


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