October 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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O’Reilly Running For Civil Court Judge

Michael O’Reilly is the one of the three Republican Candidates for Civil Court Judge in Queens County this year.  A graduate of Florida Tech University and a Marine Corps officer, O’Reilly’s experience goes far beyond the court More...

101st Pct. Medal Day Free Access

Sixty-seventy awards for outstanding policing and one for civilian worker of the year were handed out at the annual 101st Precinct Medal Day ceremony on Oct. 8. More...

School News

A (Very) Brief Message From Kyoto

School Scope

I’m writing this from Japan on the morning of Oct. 19, which is the evening of Oct. 18 back in Rockaway. I’m still jet-lagged and confused after two weeks. I have to get the score of the Mets game while they are playing at 10 a.m. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Time Out Of Mind – Richard Gere, Homeless

Moviescope

If you saw superstar Richard Gere panhandling on the streets of New York City, would you give him spare change? More likely, you’d ask for an autograph.  More...

The Hero Of Rockaway

(Editor’s Note) The Wave would like to welcome Far Rockaway’s Fred Haynes to our pages. More...

ABC’s new crime drama terrorizes the Sunset Strip

Crime drama anthologies are in their heyday just now. More...

Sports

The Mets are going to the World Series Free Access

The Stoop

I’m a fan of longtime baseball columnist Ken Davidoff, who now resides at the New York Post. More...

BCEC Football Beats Grady

The Beach Channel Educational Campus Dolphins improved to 4-3 with a 21-2 thrashing of Grady.  After scoring just six points in their first two games, the Dolphins have scored 53 points in their last two.  The Dolphins have three games rema More...

Ulrich Welcomes Riveters

On Oct. More...

Obits

Venancio Claudio

Venancio Claudio died on Oct. 21.  Born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, he was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years. He was a landscaper by profession.  More...

Martin P. Egan

Martin P. Egan, age 51, died on Oct. More...

Leon Glover

Leon Glover, age 60, died on August 20.  Born in St. Matthews, S.C., he was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. More...

A Legendary Birthday Free Access

Some people will tell you a white lie to spare your feelings. Others will give you the truth but wrap it up in a pretty bow. Then there are a rare few who really tell you what you need to hear. More...

Community

St.Virgilius Church Celebrates 100

On Sunday, Oct. 18, congregants, families, neighbors and friends came out to wish St. Virgilius Church a happy 100th birthday.  Broad Channel’s Roman Catholic church marked the occasion with a special Mass and party afterwards. More...

Classical Thursdays Come To Rockaway

If you are hearing the wafting of woodwinds drifting over Jamaica Bay, it must be the sounds of Classical Thursdays at Thai Rock.  The popular restaurant and lounge on Beach Channel Drive near Beach 92nd Street, has added a new color to Rockaway More...

Hip Hop Hurray For Halloween! Free Access

On Oct. 18, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) hosted its fifth annual “Hip Hop Halloween Celebration.” RWA’s yearly Hip Hop Halloween is a neighborhood favorite More...

Business News

Ulrich Wants Small Biz Disaster Recovery

Councilman Eric A. Ulrich introduced legislation at the Oct. 15 Stated Meeting of the City Council at City Hall to help create a Small Business Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Board.  More...

Home Inspections

Real Estate Updates

I just heard about a home that was put in to contract after a home inspection. The inspector did his job and found that the boiler was not properly routed. It was a new boiler but the original plumber made some simple errors. More...

A Seller’s Market

REAL ESTATE CORNER

What is a seller’s market? Did you ever notice blurbs in the real estate section of a major newspaper with this description: “House listed at $850K. Sold for $910K, multiple bids”? More...

Columnists

Beachcomber Free Access

On Oct. 20, 1977, the legendary Jimmy Breslin wrote about the Concorde. “The Concorde broke out of a sky coated with rain clouds as it swept across the last of the Atlantic. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It doesn’t happen often, but as I came over the Cross Bay Bridge this morning, I was touched with sadness as I looked out on the great ships moving across the horizon off the Rockaway shore. More...

Stress, Emotions and Breast Cancer

Health & Harmony

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Education about the risk factors underlying development of breast cancer has been foremost in the news this month. More...

Editorial/Opinion

All Lives Matter Free Access

Several NYPD officers were huddled together at Harlem Hospital on the night of Oct. 20, waiting to hear any news on PO Randolph Holder. Holder had been been shot in the line of duty, and the ER staff had been trying to save him. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Meeks Misses Point

Dear Editor:  "Breaking Through by Breaking Away from the Politics of Gridlock" (Official Point Of View, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks – Oct. More...

The Coalition Of The Rockaways

Dear Editor:  The Coalition of the Rockaways liked the Oct. 2 editorial on the ferry, “A Ferry For Everyone.”  The coalition doesn't like the fact that there will be no shuttle or ferry stops in Far Rockaway. 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. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. More...

After The Storm

Sandy Film Shows Heart And Hope

The last time Jennifer Callahan was in Rockaway, it was right before before Superstorm Sandy, early October 2012. She was helping the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance with a cleanup by the bay in the Beach 60s. More...

Sandy Observances

Three years ago, Hurricane Sandy spread destruction from the Caribbean to Canada.  On the evening of Oct. More...


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