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Rebuilt and Recovered? Free Access

On Sunday October 25th the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) hosted “Rebuilt and Recovered? Sandy Stories from Rockaway.” More...

Supporting Rockaway’s Finest and Bravest

Official Point Of View

Whenever I'm out of the neighborhood - whether in session up in Albany, talking flood insurance reform in Washington, D.C. or anywhere else - I'm often called upon to describe the communities I represent. More...

Remembering Sandy Free Access

Special To The Wave

It’s been three years since Sandy pummeled our narrow peninsula, and in many ways, we’re still recovering. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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Everyone has something to hide in ABC’s ‘Quantico’

It’s tough to have a network TV hit these days, but thanks to a heady mix of intrigue, romance and mystery, freshman ABC thriller “Quantico” seems to have audiences hooked. More...

Sports

Let’s Go Mets!

Eye On Rockaway

Hundreds attended a rally led by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, former New York Mets players John Franco and Edgardo Alfonzo and even Mr. Met on Oct. 26 at Queens Borough Hall for the World Series-bound Mets. The mood was electric.  More...

Youth Surfing Champs

Congrats to the winners of the First Annual NYC Youth Surfing Championships, sponsored by Gotham Surf Club and The Rockaway Beach Surfing Association. More...

SFDS Pee Wees Close Season

The 2015 4th Grade Boy’s Pee Wee Division CYO for St Francis de Sales finished their regular season this weekend with two losses on Friday and Saturday and one win Sunday against Our Lady of Hope.  Playing a strong game the boys were ahead More...

Letters

MTA Funding Follies

Dear Editor:The devil is in the details which are still not public concerning Cuomo and de Blasio reaching agreement on how they will each help fund the MTA 2015 - 2019 Five Year Capital Plan. More...

Dunes For Everyone!

Dear Editor:  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has built high sand dunes in Belle Harbor. The Parks Department had sand packed only under the length of the boardwalk. A rainstorm washed it down.  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...

Spooky Halloween Happenings!

Looking for something spooky to do for Halloween? Here are a few options.  Alice In Playland  Playland Motel, 97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway Beach. Thursday, Oct. 29 to Saturday, Oct. More...

“It’s My Park” Halloween Style!

The Friends of Beach 59th Street Playground Association are inviting everyone to enjoy themselves and lend a hand at their first event, which just happens to be on Halloween!  On Saturday, Oct. More...

Goldfeder: Keep Track Of Felons Free Access

If judges are going to recommend drug diversion programs to convicted felons, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder believes there has to be a way to keep track of those individuals. More...

Community

Far Rock Remembers PO Holder

State Senator James Sanders, Councilman Donovan Richards and Rev. Leslie Mullings, as well as various members of the Far Rockaway community gathered at the Church of Nazarene in Far Rockaway on Oct. More...

Rockaway Autumn Paint Out!

This Sunday, Nov. 1, the Rockaway Artists Alliance and the NYC Department of Parks are teaming up to present a Rockaway Autumn Paint Out. More...

RAA Opens Two Exhibitions

Works by a well-known watercolorist and a wide array of print works greeted Fort Tilden visitors as the Rockaway Artists Alliance celebrated two new exhibitions of Sunday, October 25. InkSplash! More...

School News

School Scope

I tried to follow education events while on a 16-day tour of Japan. I think I passed by one school in Kyoto but did see lots of school trips at various sites in the four cities we visited. Needless to say, the kids were all well-behaved.  More...

Business News

Paninico Café – Meals Made Fresh

Beach 116th Bulletin

Making a comeback on Beach 116th Street is Paninico Café. Previously named Fast Break before Hurricane Sandy, owner and chef Mike Adil brings the influence of his parents’ recipes to the plates of Paninico. More...

Columnists

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...

PARKING

Slice Of Life

I do not think another topic garners this much discussion on the Rockaway Peninsula. In the summer, we do not want tickets for parking at 12:01 a.m. on a Friday night, but we want the violators going to the beach to be ticketed. More...

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

It’s five months now, still spitting out stink, sand, grit and foam.  My kingdom for a hose.  The two beach houses collapse, swimming onto my lawn. Bulldozed. The dune is done. More...

Editorial/Opinion

3 A.S. Free Access

Three years After Sandy (A.S.), there is less anger about where we are as a community. For most, it has been replaced by a sense of urgency. In Breezy Point on Oct. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Jessie S. Belvin

Jessie S. Belvin died on Sept. 24 at age 75.  Born in Perry, Ga., she was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. More...

Gloria N. Bryant

Gloria N. Bryant, age 81, died on Sept. 25.  Born in Hampton, Va., she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 60 years. She worked as a nurse’s aide.  More...

Simone Evans

Simone Evans, 50, died on Sept. 22.  Evans was born in Lemar, S.C., and was a resident of Rockaway for more than 40 years. More...


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