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Two Killed In Accident

Two people were killed and one injured in a car crash in Inwood, on Saturday, Nov. More...

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

A quick trip to Jamaica, for a few days of sun, beach, sea, beef jerky and pina-coladas are just what the doctor ordered. The same storm spared that paradise.  Another study emerges. More...

Annual Turkey Trot Takes Flight

Three hundred and thirty runners took off from the starting line on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel on Tuesday, Nov. 24.  The 37th Annual Turkey Trot Run which raises money for various FDNY charities was presented by NYC Fire Wire. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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‘Once Upon a Time’ has fans wondering what will happen next

All is not well in Storybrooke, Maine. A hero has become a villain, and it looks as if someone is about to lose their life. Or are they? More...

Sports

The Stoop Free Access

The rare regular season matchup between the New York Jets and New York Giants is about as close to a Subway Bowl as we are going to get in their near future. But as the two teams get ready to square off at MetLife Stadium on Dec. More...

Dolphins Win In Overtime

The Beach Channel Dolphins moved to 2-0 on the season with a 63-59 overtime win over Campus Magnet High School on Dec 1. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Striped bass are continuing to do their thing. At times on Saturday it seemed like miles of bass had invaded the area. Up on the beach at Breezy Point, surf casters were lined up casting into the whitewater catching bass after bass. More...

Letters

Godzilla’s Footsteps

Dear Editor: Oh, Parks Department / NYC Build Back - where for art thou? My building is on the ocean, between Beach 116th and Beach 120th Streets. Suddenly construction has begun, with abandon! And sorry to say More...

A First Step

Dear Editor:In delivering today’s unanimous verdict, the jury didn’t just convict a corrupt politician who, for two decades, reigned over New York State like Boardwalk Empire’s Nucky Thompson More...

National Letter Writing Day

Dear Editor:  Dec. 7 is National Letter Writing Day. Surveys reveal that "Letters To The Editor" is one of the most widely read and popular sections of any newspaper.  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...

Holiday Celebrations This Weekend

This weekend, a number of free community events are set to start off the holiday season in style.  More...

Rockaway Rocks Autism Awareness Free Access

As friends, Rockaway youngsters James Galinaro and Quinn Breslin share a lot of things, including the desire to Pay It Forward. The boys and some of their friends are pooling their resources for a special event called Rockaway Rocks Autism Awareness. More...

Goldfeder Gaining Steam With QueensRail Free Access

Proponents of the reactivation of the Rockaway Beach Rail Line — now being called the QueensRail — are starting to feel more confident of the plan. More...

Whole Lotta Shaking Going On

The resounding clamor for a faster rebuild of the boardwalk has a new chorus from many in Phase 3.  “This is ridiculous!” one homeowner on Beach 121st Street told The Wave. More...

Community

Andrew Miccio At 99 Free Access

Wednesday, Nov. 4 may have been an average day for most people. But for Andrew Miccio and his family it marked a milestone. It was the day the longtime Broad Channel resident turned 99. Miccio, the son of Mary and Frank, Miccio, was born in 1916. More...

Sharing The Holidays With Veterans

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary O'Connell Unit 272 of Rockaway Beach recently assisted the Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 at their Three Kings Party on Nov. 15. More...

Ramps Vs. Stairs At CB 14 Meeting

More than two dozen people attended a meeting of the Community Board 14’s Parks and Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, Dec. More...

Columnists

Keeping It Real By Shopping Small

Beach 116th Bulletin

Last Saturday, Nov. 28, was coined Small Business Saturday by the giant business, American Express. More...

Broad Channel Bits

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful...” Yes, just when you think the cold has finally set in and you’re ready to be shut up in the house for the next few months, the outlook shifts. Suddenly it’s 50 degrees and raining. More...

Elf on the Shelf: Pro or Con?

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For those of you like me who either have older children or no children at all, the Elf on the Shelf is a book that was published in 2005 by the genius mother-daughter team of Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Disagreement Shouldn’t Divide Free Access

Maybe it is the holiday season, or maybe it’s just frustration with a growing problem overall, but why is it so hard for people who disagree on the issues to work together to fix a problem that helps everyone? More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Fun Facts About Poinsettias

The Diary of a Green Thumb

The poinsettia plant is a native of Mexico. There is an old tale that says that long ago, a poor Mexican boy was going to see the nativity in his local church and wanted to bring something special to leave at the altar. More...

Obits

Victor Joseph Blades

Victor Joseph Blades died on Nov. 3 at age 81.  Born in Palo-Seco, Trinidad, he was a resident of Rockaway for more than 10 years. He worked as a truck driver.   Blades is preceded in death by his only sibling, Estella Blades.  More...

Odessa Griffin

Odessa Griffin, age 64, died on Oct. 27.  Born in Mobile, Ala., she was a Rockaway resident for more than 35 years. More...

Clement Hurlock

Clement Hurlock, 50, died on Oct. 30.  Born in St. Mary, Hurlock was a resident of Rockaway for more than 10 years. More...


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