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Out With LNG, In With The Wind Free Access

Official Point Of View

Last week, I joined the people of Rockaway in celebrating Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to veto a proposal that would have allowed the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas project to take place off the coast of Rockaway Beach. More...

School News

“Cuckoo’s Nest” Has Themes Galore for Educators

School Scope

I began to explore some of the themes of the play we are performing this weekend at the Rockaway Theatre Company production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in my RTC column. I want to delve into some of the larger issues in this column. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Student Science Summit

On Nov. 11, alumni and current students involved in the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) Environmentor program attended a special Student Science Summit held at the American Museum of Natural History. More...

Fontbonne Students Visit Brown University

Fontbonne Hall Academy students participating in the Brown Pre- College Scholars Program in Engineering spent a day at Brown University. More...

Business News

Be Thankful

REAL ESTATE CORNER

During the holiday season it is a good idea to take inventory of some things to be thankful for:  More...

Columnists

Beachcomber Free Access

Rockaway isn’t just a beach, it’s where thousands of people live and work all year round. That reality is a stark one as the weather turns colder, and the crowds that we complained about are now gone. More...

$chools are a big business in NYC

An Intern’s Take

Since the Bloomberg administration, we have seen a rise in charter schools like Success Academy popping up all over the city. And now they want IS 53.  More...

Broad Channel Bits

On Nov. 12, Hillebrand’s funeral home was overflowing with people paying their respects to Dawn McIntyre, who passed away on Nov. More...

Editorial/Opinion

An Invasion Of Privacy Free Access

According to dozens of published reports, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed a rule requiring that public housing agencies across the country ban smoking, even in apartments. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Vision Zero Aptly Named

Dear Editor:Whether they walk, cycle or drive, commuters are dying because Vision Zero is a total failure. Walkers and bike riders are overconfident and assume those who drive will not make a mistake. More...

We All Need The Ferry

Dear Editor:I would like to comment on the transportation part of Sandra Rutman’s letter dated Nov. 11, "East End Voice." As you, me and everyone else on this entire peninsula is already aware, "WE ALL" need transportation improvements but More...

Short Sea Wall

Dear Editor:The sea wall construction at Beach 115th Street has begun and inexplicably after driving I beams 30 feet into the ground, they are now trimming them to only 3 feet from ground level. 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...

Turkey Day 5K

Whether you’re running to make room for Thanksgiving dinner or running to limber up for holiday shopping, the Rockaway Gliders have a 5K sprint for you.  The yearly Turkey Day 5K gets off the starting blocks on Thursday, Nov. More...

A Place To Renew Your Spirit Free Access

Many people know Dr. Nancy Gahles from her Health and Harmony column in The Wave. Others know her from her long career as an author, speaker, patient advocate and practitioner of Integrative and Holistic Healthcare in the Rockaways and beyond. More...

Cleaning Up The Town

An ongoing joint investigation by the FBI, NYPD and the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD), resulted in the early morning arrests of members of a Far Rockaway based narcotics and firearms trafficking organization on Nov. 17. More...

Community

Longtime 100th Pct PO Says Farewell Free Access

At the Nov. More...

Thanksgiving Office Hours Free Access

The Wave offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holidays. The paper will be delivered on Friday as usual, but the copy deadline for columnists, as well as advertising is Monday, Nov. 23. More...

The Sign Is Up! Free Access

(Editor’s Note – Beginning this month, Bill Scanlan, the Cub Master of Pack 147 and Scout Master of Troop 147 will be writing a new column to keep the community informed about events and goings on with the Scouts in our community – More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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Mommy And Me… And Yoga

From The Artists Studio

Fort Tilden Highlights – LANDSCAPE, SEASCAPE PAINTING CLASSES: Coastal, Seascape and Landscape Painting. Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building T-149, Fort Tilden. Students bring their own supplies. Contact RAA for more info.   More...

CBS delves into the world of medical dramas with ‘Code Black’

When it comes to medical dramas, for better or for worse, new shows tend to be compared to the iconic “ER,” which ran for 15 seasons on NBC. More...

Sports

Beach 108th Rink Officially Opens

A slew of young skaters and dignitaries came out Friday to celebrate the newest recreational rink in Rockaway since its destruction by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Well the fish just keep on coming, as the fall continues to heat up. More...

Playing Catchup Free Access

The Stoop

I haven’t written in a few weeks, mostly because I had surgery on both of my eyes. I suffer from a cornea disease called keratoconus, and I’ll spare you the gory details. More...

Obits

Patrick Hurley

Patrick Hurley died on Nov. 11.  Born in Manhattan, he was a lifelong Rockaway resident. Hurley was a U.S. Army veteran. More...

Maryanne Kelly

Maryanne Kelly, age 59, died on Nov. 12.  Born in Rockaway Beach, to Robert and Marie Tobin Mammes, she later became a resident of Charlotte, N.C. Kelly was a dedicated teacher at the St. More...

Lawrence Joseph Lee

Lawrence Joseph Lee died on Nov. 15.  Lee was a 50 year resident of Rockaway, after moving here from Brooklyn where he was born.  A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during World War II. More...


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