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100th Pct’s CC bids farewell to Ruscillo

Danny Ruscillo presided over his final meeting as president of the 100th Precinct Community Council on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Ruscillo was honored by local residents, officers, Sen. More...

District Attorney Honors Whitney

The Eugene J. More...

Official Point Of View

I traveled to Paris last week to send a strong message to the people of France that we New Yorkers stand with them as they struggle to recover from the cowardly attacks last month.  More...

Columnists

‘Tis the Season

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

The seasons begin.  More...

Broad Channel Bits

“A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, for yonder breaks a new and glorious morn!” from O Holy Night.  More...

The Gift of Experience

Health & Harmony

A major stressor unique to the holiday season is the rumination, that is, worrying, about what gift to get whom. The mad dash for holiday sales begins before Thanksgiving. More...

Letters

A Vote For Lindsey Graham

Dear Editor:  Of all the candidates who are likely to favor the cutting of emissions, perhaps Lindsey Graham is the best one to count on to reimpose sanctions and get a safer deal with Iran.  More...

The More You Know

Dear Editor:In response to a letter from Glenn Lawson in the Dec. 4 issue of The Wave entitled “Oh Parks Department / NYC Build Back – where for art thou?,” NYC Parks would like to encourage community members to 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.  Tuesdays Kerry Hills Irish Pub hosts Tuesday Nights: Open Mic. More...

From Rockaway To The Bronx

On Sunday, Dec. 20, Rockaway artist Alice Elisabeth will join Felix ‘See Arts’ Caballero as they celebrate the opening of their new exhibition, Visual Poetry, with a reception.  More...

Santa Sleigh Is Coming

It’s that time again, as there will be music, free goodies for the children and fun for the whole family as the Santa Sleigh makes its way through the streets of Rockaway.  More...

RBCA Holiday Celebration Free Access

The temperature climbed to 64 degrees Saturday afternoon as the Rockaway Beach Civic Association kicked off their Holiday Season Celebration on Dec. 12. “Colder! More...

Community

NYFAC Holiday Party

There was joy and cheer in abundance on Sunday, Dec. 13 as New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC), Inc. hosted its 2015 Holiday Party.  More...

Holiday Deadlines At The Wave

The staff at The Wave wishes all a happy and healthy holiday season and all the best in the New Year.  Please note the following Christmas/ New Year’s deadline changes.  Deadlines for display advertisements will be Monday, Dec. More...

HPD Leads Edgemere Workshops

More housing, activities for young people, business opportunities and jobs were just some of the topics representatives of city agencies and area residents discussed during community workshops on the future of the Edgemere community.   More...

School News

Did Cuomo Blink on Testing?

School Scope

When 220,000 children, 20 percent of all students in New York State, didn’t take the tests last spring, the highest percentage of any state in the nation, politicians, like Governor Cuomo, take notice.  More...

Channel View Seniors ‘March to College’

Hundreds of high school students celebrated the final step in their college application process last Friday in the 5th annual “5-Borough College Application March.” Peers, administrators, staff, parents, and even a state representative jo More...

Business News

Surf Club Holiday Market Free Access

The Rockaway Beach Surf Club’s fall Warm Up series culminated with a Holiday Market on Sunday where, in addition to regular ramen served by Noodle Beach, vendors set up and sold locally sourced and handmade merchandise. More...

Sports

The Stoop

So the Winter Meetings have come and gone, and though the Mets weren’t idle, their moves are more lukewarm plate than hot stove.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Passing The Buck Free Access

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants us to believe New York City’s homeless crisis is all Michael Bloomberg’s fault. He also wants us to believe that the state’s lack of funding is also to blame. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Robert F. Gormley

Robert F. Gormley died on Dec. 13.  Born in Rockaway Beach, Gormley was a lifelong resident of the Rockaways. More...

Terence V. McConell

Terence V. McConnell died on Dec. 12.  Born in Brooklyn, he was a lifelong Rockaway resident. McConell was a teacher at LaSalle Academy.  He is preceded in death by father and mother, John and Theresa, and his brother, John.  More...

Ida Missouri Peek

Ida Missouri Peek died on Nov. 4.  Born in 1916, and raised in Pughsville, Nansemond Count, Va. More...


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