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Farewell To A Friend

The Wave received some sad news on Dec. More...

New Year’s Deadline 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 New Year’s deadline changes. Deadlines for display advertisements will be Monday, Dec. 28, by 5 p.m. More...

A Family Remembers Their Own Hero Free Access

Each month in Broad Channel the flag at the veterans’ memorial in what is locally known as 17th Road Park is flown in honor of a Channel resident who has served and who has now passed. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Chi-Raq– Spike’s Strike

Moviescope

Filmmaker Spike Lee has arrived at a novel way of ending war: All women deprive all men of sexual favors until weapons are turned in and fighting stops.  Actually, Greek playwright Aristophanes had the idea 500 years ago. More...

The Hero Of Rockaway

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The 2016 TV schedule offers something for everyone

With the holiday season winding down, most of us are about to fall back into our usual routines. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Letter To Santa Free Access

Dear Santa, We know you’ve been busy this year, but Rockaway has been really, really good, and we aren’t quite happy with what we saw in our stocking on Christmas morning. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Flaws In BDB’s Transit Plan

Dear Editor:  NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's belief that the federal government is shortchanging the Big Apple and other cities when it comes to providing mass transit funding under the Federal Highway Trust Fund is flawed when you look at the facts More...

Farewell Vic Plaza

Dear Editor:How do we say goodbye to Vic Plaza? Rockaway lost a true legend - I don't know how the corner of Rogers will stay up without Vic there? There are so many places that will never be the same More...

There Will Be Light Free Access

Rockaway’s recovery is ongoing, but there are still scars from Hurricane Sandy that run throughout the peninsula. More...

Far Rockaway Working Group

One of the complaints The Wave gets on a regular basis is that New York City agencies rarely ask for or utilize input from the Rockaway community when implementing change.  More...

Community

Rockaway Rocks Autism

“Rockaway Rocks Awareness” ended as a huge success as the community raised thousands for Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism advocacy group. Saturday, Dec. More...

New Build It Back Construction Services Centers

As Build it Back (BIB) moves forward towards its goal of completing the program by the end of 2016, and with more and more homes under construction, BIB is transitioning its case management centers to expand the focus on construction services.  More...

Riding For A Cause

Under the warm, sunny skies of Sunday, Dec. More...

Columnists

Seeing The Signs

Beach 116th Bulletin

Located on the south side of Beach 116th Street, is ADP USA, Inc., Rockaway’s unrivaled sign company. More...

Slice Of Life

Things I can’t wait for this Christmas. Cue the sarcastic voice. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

On Dec. 19, 2014,The Wave reported the 4-year, $31 million contract between the DHS and nonprofit Housing Bridge for the shelter on Beach 65th Street. More...

Sports

Wilpons Channel Inner Barnum Free Access

The Stoop

“There is a sucker born every minute! More...

Fatukasi Is Bowl Bound Free Access

Recent Beach Channel grad and Rockaway resident, Folorunso Fatukasi will be playing for the University of Connecticut Huskies when they face Marshall’s Thundering Herd in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Dec. 26, at 11:00 a.m. on ESPN. More...

Obits

John “Jack” Bassano

John “Jack” Bassano died on Dec. 19. He was born, on June 27, 1932, and raised in Far Rockaway. He attended St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic School there. 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...

From The Artists Studio

Coming To An Arts Center Near You

The sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 galleries will be temporarily closed through March 1. However, during that period, Building T-149 in Fort Tilden, Rockaway Point will be humming with classes, programs and events More...

Carol Ann Kirton: Songs Of Uplift

The new album, Glory, is a compilation of some 26 gospel songs recorded and/or written by 24 gospel artists.  But it is the 19th song that expressly stands out to a peninsula audience.  The song is God Did Not Forget. More...


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