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Crowds Gather At Little North Pole Free Access

A Neponsit resident decorated his home for the holidays and invited the neighborhood and beyond to participate in its lighting. While most average citizens might have an invite-only house party, Joe Mure did things a little different and much bigger. More...

Lighting Up Broad Channel

Hundreds joined in the holiday spirit as they gathered for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Broad Channel on Sunday, Dec. 6. More...

Rabbi Blaine Lights The Menorah

The light drew crowds of all kinds for the first night of Hanukkah on Dec. More...

School News

UFT Support of Revised Fed Ed Bill is Misguided

School Scope

The ESEA Act (Elementary/ Secondary Educational Act) was initially part of a civil rights package passed in the ‘60s under Lyndon Johnson to counter southern racist schools’ systems that shortchanged schools with black kids.  More...

Business News

The Seller’s Concession– Help For Buyers

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Buyers need to have money set aside for a down payment and closing costs. More...

Zingara: Bringing Creative Flair To Rockaway

“Zingara means ‘gypsy’ in Italian, and it’s the items in the shop that are the travelers,” explains Erin Silvers, owner and proprietor of Zingara Vintage and Handmade Treasures on Beach 91st Street and Rockaway Beach Bou More...

Columnists

Slice Of Life Free Access

What is it about holiday parties that are different from parties that are held throughout the year? People seem to act differently around the holidays. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Once in a while it is nice to hear good news. So that is how I want to start out my next to last column of 2015.  There is no greater news than that of the birth of a child. More...

An Intern’s Take

Let me start by wishing a Happy Hanukkah to all of my Jewish brothers and sisters. More...

Editorial/Opinion

City Council Priorities Free Access

On Dec. 9, New Yorkers got a glimpse of politics over policy from their elected City Council. More...

Editorial Comment

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An Extraordinary Thanksgiving Holiday

It’s My Turn

This Thanksgiving was the first time since we moved into Neponsit 30 years ago that we didn’t celebrate in our home. More...

Obits

Lillian Mitchell

Lillian Mitchell died on Dec. 4 at age 91.  Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for 73 years.  During World War II Mitchell worked for U.S. Radiation Corp. She was a school aide at W.H. More...

Richard J. Stanley

Richard Stanley, age 81, died on Dec. 6.  Stanley was born to Elizabeth and Michael Stanley, in Flushing, Queens, on June 16, 1934. He moved with his family to Rockaway in 1950.  More...

Convicted Killer To Go Free?

Shaquana Ellis’ testimony helped convict Tullie (Birdie) Hyman for the murder of beloved Redfern tenant Maria Medina. But 15 years later, Ellis has now recanted her story, and the case against Hyman is that much weaker.  More...

Community

WISL Gives Thanks

On Sunday, Nov. 22, the Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. (WISL) worshipped with St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Inwood, Long Island, New York where the Rev. Bernadette Logan is the pastor.  More...

Junior Chefs Wanted

Master Chef Junior is looking for its next star.  The popular children’s cooking competition series on FOX has started a nationwide casting search for the most talented young home cooks between the ages of 8 and 13. More...

Teen Library Hosts College Fair

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, the Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway held its sixth annual college fair. The fair presented an opportunity for Rockaway youth to learn about college opportunities right on their peninsula.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

“Room” – Without A View

Moviescope

Imagine being born in captivity, never seeing the light of day until you escape at age 5. That’s what happens to Jack (Jacob Tremblay) in the remarkable film, Room.  More...

The Hero Of Rockaway

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‘The Expanse’ brings sci-fi back into our own solar system

Humans have always had a penchant for exploring — from the depths of the ocean to the vastness of the universe, we want to know what’s out there. More...

Sports

Seawolves Beat Lady Hawks

The Scholar’s Academy Girl Varsity basketball team earned its second win of the season with a 40-24 win over the Hillcrest Lady Hawks on Dec. More...

Jets Fly Over Giants Free Access

The Stoop

At times, it was ugly, and it took a missed field goal at the end to win it, but the New York Jets’ 23-20 overtime win over the New York Giants was a thing of beauty nonetheless. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Seems like the striped bass run might be fading from the bounty of previous weeks, but then again, you never know. This next full moon will be either feast or famine, so let’s hope for the former.  More...

Letters

Remember Pearl Harbor

Dear Editor: During World War II, both my father and uncle fought in the Pacific. I feel they both turned over in their graves when P.S. 114 -- and I am sure all schools in New York City – taught a lesson on Dec. More...

We Care, So We Show Up

Dear Editor:  Regarding The Wave’s Editorial: Disagreement Shouldn’t Divide (Dec. 4, 2015), the people that show up to meeting after meeting are people who really care about the wellbeing of Rockaway and its people. More...

Veto Motivation

Dear Editor: The Wave's Point of View articles by N.Y. State Senators Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and James Sanders Jr. both applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo’s veto on the Port Ambrose LNG ocean facility. 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. More...

From The Artists Studio

’Tis A Gift To Be Simple, ’Tis A Gift To Be Free

At the end of each year Rockaway Artists Alliance has made a tradition of showcasing the varied talents of its members, and titling the exhibition, “Gifted.” This year’s Gifted is now being presented in sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden More...

Get A Taste Of Rockaway

The Taste of Rockaway is a restaurant and bar crawl featuring some of Rockaway’s top establishments, and it’s back this weekend for another round of good eats.  More...


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