January 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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New Year’s Baby 2016

Rockaway’s newest addition, and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s first recorded baby of the new year, arrived on New Year’s Day, Friday. Jan. 1. More...

New Year’s Beach Walk

Starting the new year off on the right foot, more than 80 people joined the American Littoral Society on their annual New Year’s Day Beach Walk.  “The walk has been going on for 31 years!” explained Broad Channel’s Don Ri More...

Police Seek Robbery Suspect

Police are seeking a robbery suspect, and are asking for the public’s help in locating him.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Hildegard Of Bingen: A Woman Of The Middle Ages Reaching From The Past To Command Our Attention

From The Artists Studio

Hildegard von Bingen (Hildegard of Bingen) has been hailed by some as “one of the most important figures in the history of the Middle Ages,” and as “the greatest woman of her time.” Not an easy woman for a modern-day audience More...

Brooklyn – Don’t Look Back

Moviescope

With the agonies of immigration eating up the headlines, Brooklyn explores the pain of “crossing the pond” that is heartfelt and relevant. Longtime Americans don’t often sympathize with homesickness for the Old Country. More...

Sports

A Plaque For Piazza

The Stoop

Mike Piazza absolutely legitimized the Mets immediately at a time when the Yankees had center stage in New York. It was cool. We didn’t have a lot of bigname guys on that team. But when Mike got there, we had our rock star. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Trying to cure my boredom, I felt the need to honor an age old tradition of mine and decided to go herring fishing. So armed with a seven foot light tackle rod, sabicki rigs and warm clothes, I made my way toward Magnolia pier in Long Beach. More...

Letters

Ferry New Year

Dear Editor:  I write this letter in response to the Nov. 30, 2015 article in Crains New York entitled “Ferry fight pits hometown waterway services against West Coast rival.”  More...

Law Of The Land

Dear Editor: You can write all the fancy, eyecatching editorials you want but if Rockaway continues to violate the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) of 1972, nothing is going to change because it can't change. More...

Thank You, Wave

Dear Editor:  I just wanted to take this time to say thank you for another year of The Wave newspaper. You have served this community for many years with all kinds of news. 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...

Acting Up With Franky

Memo From the RTC

“Get in his face,” says acting teacher Frank Caiati to the actress, a sweet mild- mannered woman doing a monologue from the play Misery as her victim lies there helplessly. More...

A Big Friend In Need Benefit Free Access

There will be a big sound coming out of Broad Channel for a good cause on Saturday night, Jan. 9. Four top bands are lending their talent to support a very special event starting at 8 p.m. More...

Cops Seek Hit & Run Driver Free Access

A hit-and-run driver is on the loose after hitting two women, and police are looking for witnesses to nab the person who sped away from the Beach 129th Street crime scene. More...

Road Closed Free Access

By order of the Department of Traffic, a two block section of Beach Channel Drive was closed in both directions by late morning of Thursday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. More...

Community

Happy Holidays AT DSSM Neponsit

The Rockaway Artists Alliance Writers Group stopped by on Friday, Dec. More...

Temple Beth-El Delivers For Christmas

It was an ecumenical Christmas in Rockaway as Allen Goldberg, president of Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park, and his wife, Rhonda, played Santa and Mrs. More...

Ministry Offers Christmas Cheer

Many were given a touch of holiday warmth on Christmas Day, as volunteers at the Alive Ministry on Beach 21st Street gave out children’s presents, offered donated clothing and served up a delicious meal.  The menu which each guest could or More...

Business News

It’s Time To Go Dunkin’ in FR

Call it strange, unusual, or just plain reassuring, but the long-anticipated opening of the new Dunkin’ Donuts in the Far Rockaway Shopping Center has finally arrived.  More...

Old News Is No News!

REAL ESTATE CORNER

The WAVE deadline for submitting advertisements is Tuesday by 5p.m. When a house goes into contract, or closes on a Tuesday or thereafter, the WAVE advertisment will continue to show the listing. More...

Columnists

Bill Cosby Denied Benefit Of Spousal Privilege Law Free Access

Sullivan’s Court

Most married couples tend to believe that when you confide in your spouse, your conversations are private. Certainly most would be shocked and offended if a judge forced your spouse to testify against you and reveal your confidential communications. More...

Broad Channel Bits

A new year starts in Broad Channel. It’s dipped to 14 degrees, after hitting near 70 two weeks ago. But still, the air is crisp and clear, there’s no snow and we have all been through worse.  First things first. More...

Simon Says

During the past week, I received hundreds of calls, inbox messages and messages to Facebook asking if the residents rebate program for the Crossbay Bridge (CBB) still existed. People crossing the bridge were getting a low balance message. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Falling Through The Cracks

Here we are, just week into 2016 and already, two city agencies are picking up right where they left off 2015.  Beach Channel Drive is a mess, and the Department of Transportation is doing its usual disappearing act.  More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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It’s My Turn

I was tooling along happily until, as you all know, Waldbaums closed their Rockaway Park store in November 2015 and I lost my MCU-ATM.  I wrote to the CEO/president of the Municipal Credit Union of New York, Kam Wong and I even CC’d all ou More...

Obits

William Anthony

William Anthony, 93, died on Dec. 4.  Born in Charlotte, N.C., he was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. More...

Kiesha Monet Brown

Kiesha Monet Brown died on Dec. 14, at age 43.  Born in Manhattan, Brown was a resident of Rockaway for 30 years. She was teacher.  More...

Irma Guadalupe Cornejo

Irma Guadalupe Cornejo died on Dec. 22 at age 55.  Born in El Salvador, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 20 years. She was a homemaker.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood.   More...


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