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Maggie Kelly Honored

The Francesco Loccisano Memorial Foundation, often known as “Frankie’s Mission,” a non-profit serving childhood cancer patients nationwide, hosted the Hopefest 2015 Harvest Gala on Friday, Oct 30. More...

Addabbo Urges Input On DOT Plans

As the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) prepares to hold a series of town hall meetings regarding its proposal to bring Select Bus Service (SBS) to Woodhaven-Cross Bay Boulevard, State Senator Joseph Addabbo is reminding residents tha More...

Scares For All At Playland

A good scare was had by all as some seasoned spirits took over the backyard of the Playland Motel for Halloween. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

RISE Graffiti Workshop and Mural Painting

Last week, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) hired Brazilian graffiti artist Alexandre Keto to paint a mural on the back of the Rockaway Institute for a Sustainable Environment (RISE), RWA’s community center located in the former Engine Co More...

Howl-a-ween Party At Dog Park

It was a great day for four legged revelers as the sun shone and the weather was fine for the big annual Canine Costume Carnival at Freeway Dog Park on Saturday, October 31. More...

The Hero Of Rockaway

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Sports

Another Nice Bass

Rockaway Outdoors

The fall run is underway, and it’s one for the books. Striped bass of all sizes in every direction have emerged on the scene. Starting off in Jamaica Bay, bass dominate the back bay, exploding on pods of peanut bunker.  More...

BCAC Shamrocks Ready For Playoffs

The 2015 Broad Channel Athletic Club Shamrocks Football program begins its playoff run this weekend, with one home game and three away games.  On Saturday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. More...

Obits

Maxine Adams

Maxine Adams, age 67, died on Oct. 25.  Born in Rocky Point, N.C., she was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. Adams was a homemaker.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Adams, and her sister, Elsenia Nixon.  More...

Kenneth M. Courtney

Kenneth M. Courtney died on Nov. 2. Born in Scranton, Pa., he was a Rockaway resident for 26 years after coming from Bellrose, N.Y. Courtney was a retired FDNY Lieutenant, having served with Engine 228 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. More...

Joseph M. Dennis

Joseph M. Dennis died on Oct. 29.  He was born in Rockaway Beach and was a lifelong resident. He was a handyman by profession.  Dennis is preceded in death by his sister, Laura Montalvo (Samuel).  More...

Chelsea Clinton Leads Day Of Action

It has been three years since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on Rockaway. More...

Community

Post-Sandy Progress At St. Francis School

After Hurricane Sandy, Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Academy in Belle Harbor was forced to shut its doors for three months and relocate to Saint Simon and Jude in Brooklyn while the school underwent extensive repairs. More...

More Happenings In Rockaway/Broad Channel

Here are a few things happening in Rockaway and Broad Channel that you may want to know about. - On Saturday, Nov. 7, Callie Todd, an 11-year-old student at St. More...

Open Studios, Printmaking, Yoga At Rockaway Artist Alliance

Beginning Sunday, Nov. 8, the Rockaway Artists Alliance will hold several new workshops at the T-7 Gallery building in Fort Tilden. The first, Block Head 101, will take place at its newly opened Press Printmaking Studio, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

School News

Nurse Ratched in Guise of Eva Moskowitz Coming to Rockaway?

School Scope

There is so much about authoritarianism at a mental institution in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and its theater and film adaptations that I am reminded of how so many schools are run. More...

Visitation Academy: A Unique Education

Visitation Academy is a unique school that celebrates the strength within. The Academy exists to educate young girls in an environment that values excellence in scholarship, spirituality, leadership and service. 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...

Prepare Your Lawn for a Greener, Healthier Show This Spring

Diary Of A Green Thumb

Proper lawn care in the fall helps insure an attractive, healthy lawn next spring.  More...

Broad Channel Bits

Last Sunday I finished my new book, Broad Channel Through Time, and uploaded it to the publisher. It’s a week later and I am still doing my happy dance. I will let you know when we start discussing release dates. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Blank Canvas

What happens next? One week and three years after Hurricane Sandy, the question is still as relevant as the morning after. While last week was a time for remembrance and reflection, the years ahead are about moving forward. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Waldbaum’s Parking

Dear Editor:  A few Saturday mornings ago my 2013 Chevy Cruise car was in Waldbaum’s parking lot. When I returned from shopping I found the right side front fender was badly damaged and no note was left.  More...

Let’s Get It Right Shop & Stop

Dear Editor:  I don't know if this really bothers anyone but when shopping at Waldbaum’s on Beach Channel Drive you hear their announcement which comes over the stores PA system which says "Waldbaum’s of Belle Harbor."  I know f 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...

“Sgt. Pepper”at Brooklyn Performing Arts

The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2015-16 season with a concert version of The Beatles’ iconic album, Sgt. More...

Memo From The RTC

Nurse Ratched Comes to Rockaway

“A cold, heartless tyrant, (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’s) Nurse Ratched has become the stereotype of the nurse as a battle-axe. More...


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