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A Hero From Arverne Free Access

Correction Officer Daniel Leites, who lives in Arverne, was honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio recently at a City Hall Ceremony for saving the life of a woman with Alzheimer’s who had wandered into traffic near the Queens Mall. More...

Official Point of View

This month, I and my fellow Far Rockaway residents, celebrated a major victory as Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed the Port Ambrose project, a proposed marine facility 19 miles away from Jones Beach and 22 miles away from the Rockaway Peninsula, where a More...

School News

Lessons From ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

School Scope

Watching a great play night after night for weeks is enlightening, not boring. Even at the closing of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at the RTC on Sunday I was seeing new things in the play.  More...

P.S. 104 Welcomes Diwali

Dozens of parents, teachers and kids celebrated the Hindu festival of Diwali with a special program on Sunday, Oct. 25, at PS 104 in Far Rockaway.  More...

Business News

Co-ops and Condos

REAL ESTATE CORNER

A Co-op is a form of ownership in which stockholders in a corporation occupy property owned by the corporation under a lease. More...

Columnists

Thanksgiving

Slice Of Life

I know this column probably should have been last week, but I honestly cannot think that far ahead. If you are a social media person you may have seen people posting things that they are thankful for this year. I think that is very important. More...

An Intern’s Take

The holidays are here. A time when many Americans end the year by gathering with relatives, enjoying great food and exchanging gifts.  More...

Looking Back

What The Wave Said…  10 Years Ago…   More...

Sports

Trusting The Process Free Access

The Stoop

Little more than a year ago, I was lamenting another offseason of baseball ignoring its own rules. This year, things have changed for the better. More...

BCAC Teams Close Season

The Broad Channel Athletic Club’s Shamrocks football teams continue to go strong.  Although the BCAC Midgets team lost a close Super Bowl, 7- 0, to North Babylon, they still had a good season.  The Shamrock’s Pee Wee teams pulle More...

Rockaway Outdoors

This fall will be remembered by fishermen for some time to come. There’s a good run of fish and it includes all the usual late season stars; blackfish, bluefish and striped bass.  More...

Obits

Henry M. Jay

Henry M. Jay died on Nov. 13.  Born in Brooklyn, he was a Rockaway resident for five years after moving from there.  Jay was a professional musician.  He is survived by his father, Gerald S. More...

Eileen E. Smith

Eileen E. Smith died peacefully at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, on Nov. 20 at age 88. Born in Floral Park, she moved to Arverne in 1959, and has been a Broad Channel resident since 1963. More...

Comrade And Classmate: Remembering Justin Zemser Free Access

Some 60 classmates of Justin Zemser came to pay their respects to him on Saturday, Nov. 21. They had come to New York by bus from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. More...

Community

Making The Season Bright

As Thanksgiving leftovers are neatly wrapped up, and November turns to December, a host of new holiday celebrations are popping up in Rockaway and Broad Channel. Here are a few. On Tuesday, Dec. More...

Santa’s Special Broad Channel Elves

Each year, something special starts to happen in and around a home on Broad Channel’s west side. More...

IDNYC Sign-Ups at FR Library

More than 600,000 people citywide have enrolled in the IDNYC program. Those living on the peninsula are now getting another chance to sign up.  On Nov. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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“Truth”- Rather Lather

Moviescope

Journalists beware: If you’re going after the President of the United States, be sure you‘ve got your ducks in a row.  In 2004, then CBS anchor Dan Rather and a “60 Minutes II” crew took a shot at President George W. More...

Oz-some performance

NBC continues its holiday tradition with ‘The Wiz Live!’

Where does the time go? More...

Milestones

Wedding Bells

Kayla Holloway and Perry Vella said “I do” on Sept. 20. The ceremony and reception both took place at the Watermill Caterers in Smithtown, N.Y.  Holloway and her family are from Broad Channel. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Chicken Or The Egg Free Access

Community boards across the city have rejected Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing rezoning proposals, including Community Board 14. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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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...

Small Business Saturday Free Access

One of the more important days for local businesses – especially in the Rockaway economy – is Small Business Saturday. More...

Capturing A Moment Free Access

This gorgeous sunset was captured by Wave reader and local photographer James Grant on Nov. 22 in Far Rockaway. More...


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