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Sanders Endorses Sanders

According to the New York Daily News, State Senator James Sanders has endorsed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for president. “In the Great Recession, families in Southeast Queens lost their homes and their jobs,” Sanders told the News. More...

Plans For Courthouse Take Shape Free Access

The former courthouse at 90-01 Beach Channel is arguably a Rockaway landmark. Having opened in the 1930’s and closed in 1962 however, the imposing structure has become more well-known for being unused for longer than it was in service. More...

School News

A Very Jewish Christmas Weekend: Two Movies, Chinese Food and Fiddler on the Roof

School Scope

It was a very Jewish Christmas weekend as we continued the Jewish tradition going back to Moses of a movie and Chinese food on Christmas Day. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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New Fox comedy celebrates the post-college struggle

Every spring, countless wide-eyed 20-somethings cross a stage, pick up a diploma and shake the Dean’s hand, envisioning what they’re going to do, what esteemed and high-paying position they’ll soon hold now that college is behind th More...

Sports

Rex Blocking Runway To Postseason Free Access

The Stoop

The NFL has a plethora of playoff scenarios that will come into play on Jan. 3, but as far as the Jets are concerned, a win at Buffalo puts them in. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Same Song, Different Lyrics Free Access

After the tragedies of September 11 and the crash of Flight 587, The Wave’s editorial welcomed 2002 with a sense of optimism and hope. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Thomas M. Ahern

Thomas M. Ahern, age 77, died on Dec. 29.  Born in Brooklyn, Ahern was a longtime resident of Breezy Point. He was a member of the Rockaway Point Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Corps, and St. Thomas More RC Church. More...

Margaret Galligan

Margaret Galligan, age 61, died on Dec. 23.  Born and raised in Broad Channel, she was a lifelong resident there.  Galligan was a retired nurse who had worked at both Peninsula Hospital and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. More...

Gregory J. Glynn

Gregory J. Glynn died on Dec. 21 at age 64.  A native of Brooklyn, where he was born, he also lived in Augusta Ga for several years.  Glynn worked for Bechtel Construction for 38 years. More...

Community

A Goldfeder Christmas

In an annual tradition, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder joined Mr. and Mrs. Claus for a children's toy giveaway organized by Secret Sandy Claus and We Care New York. More...

Beach 116th Bulletin

JUMP Dance Studio

I recently sat down with Juliette Admoni, a Rockaway local and owner and instructor of JUMP Dance Studio located at 181 Beach 116th St. in Rockaway Park. More...

WISL Celebrates Youth At Christmas

On Sunday, Dec. 20, the Women’s Industrial Service League (WISL) played Santa Claus to the Josiah Generation Rites of Passage Program members at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, where Bishop Darren Ferguson is the pastor.  More...

Business News

A Happy & Healthy New Year

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I’d like to wish all my friends and neighbors a happy and healthy 2016. We had a great year in 2015 and we are optimistic going forward into the new year. More...

Columnists

Eye On Rockaway

Well it looks like my next to last column for 2015 a few weeks ago turned out to be the last one for the year. So let’s kick off 2016 with my annual yays and nays for the past year. More...

Funeral Flowers, A Visual Expression Of Love

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Funeral flowers are a visual expression of love, sympathy and respect. They are a means of lending support and sharing the burden of grief. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy.  But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature.  There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’s More...

Letters

Million Dollar Placebo

Dear Editor:  The recent public workshop, NYC Department of Transportation "Access to Opportunity: Transportation and Housing Study in the Eastern Rockaways" at the end of the day will do nothing.  More...

Eat Better, Live Better

Dear Editor: Once again, it's time for New Year's resolutions, particularly those to improve our diet and exercise routine. 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.   More...

Here’s Ethoscope

Free Williamsburg, the online Brooklyn newspaper, calls The Shop a reopened “former motorcycle shop, BBQ joint, and music club mashup.”  Hardworking Rockaway rockers Ethoscope call The Shop (“BBQ, Beer, Bands, Bikes”) the More...

Music Is Their Business

“Artists need development no matter how talented they are,” says John Guerrier De’Bey. “There is a level of professionalism that must be met if you are to achieve real success.” More...


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