January 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bungalow Blaze

One of Rockaway’s beloved bungalows was engulfed in flames on Jan. 8, as firefighters responded to an early morning blaze on Beach 108th Street.  More...

Official Point Of View

Last week marked the start of another legislative session in Albany, with lawmakers like myself ready to tackle the important New York State issues that lie ahead. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Another ‘Marvel’

‘Agent Carter’ proves reviews can trump ratings as it returns to ABC

If you haven’t seen “Agent Carter,” it would be easy to dismiss it as just another drop in the sea of Marvel’s ever-growing television and film endeavors. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

It was a very bitter and windy night last Wednesday. Faces were freezer burned, noses were running, and hands were painfully frozen. Nevertheless, over at 17 Road Park there were two young people and a large dog playing basketball. In the dark.  More...

Beachcomber Free Access

“If you go on Facebook, you’ll see that some people think ‘if I rant, that solves the problem.’ It doesn’t.You have to show up at meetings like this one.” - Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, speaking at the Jan. More...

An Intern’s Take

On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King was gunned down while on the balcony of a hotel. A man who believed in peace and non-violence was taken away from us at the age of 39. More...

Sports

The Stoop

Another year, another baseball convention. More...

Speaking At The Boat Show

Rockaway Outdoors

This past Thursday, I spoke at the New York Boat show at the request of the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA). It is a group of conscientious anglers who have a genuine interest in fishing and fisheries management. More...

Letters

Thank You Phil Goldfeder

Dear Editor:  I am a 90-year old, born and raised in Rockaway Beach. I’ve been reading The Wave for 80 years. My late husband, George was an NYPD officer in Rockaway. My roots are deep there. I worked with many agencies.  More...

When Will They Hear Us

Dear Editor: Continuing to add sand to our beaches, which gets washed away, is not an option, just a band aid. We all have been asking, actually begging for jetties to be put in place and in the right place. More...

MTA Math Doesn’t Add Up

Dear Editor:There is more to Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit will increase rehabilitation for subway stations to a state of good repair by 10 or 50 percent 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...

Little Free Library Free Access

(Editor’s Note – The Wave would like to welcome @rockawaist to our pages. More...

Quintet To Perform At Rockaway Park

Quintet of the Americas will present Crystal Winter, a free concert on Friday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, located at 140 Beach 113th St. More...

Building A New Phase For St. John’s

With construction underway, this senior housing site will also be home to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s expanded services. More...

Harbor Light Rebuild On Track Free Access

The grand reopening of a beloved local watering hole destroyed in Sandy may be months away, but Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder already has his pint glass in hand. More...

Community

Look Both Ways: New Signals At BCD

The NYC Department of Transportation will be switching the stop lights on the Beach Channel Drive detour intersections to flashing red signals. More...

A Big Benefit For Minnie

Hundreds packed the VFW Hall in Broad Channel for a blowout “Friend In Need Benefit for Minnie” on Saturday, Jan. More...

Students of the Month

St. Camillus Catholic Academy honored the Students of the Month for December at its First Friday mass on Jan. 8. The virtue recognized was service.  Congratulations!   More...

Business News

Lot Size And Market Value

REAL ESTATE CORNER

If two houses are almost IDENTICAL in all respects and they are on the same block, then what are they worth? The only difference between these hypothetical houses is the lot size. More...

Petro: 24-7 Home Service

Rockaway may be lucky to have had a mild winter so far, but homeowners still need to be prepared for the worst.  More...

Magical Elixirs at Local Liquids Free Access

Beach 116th Bulletin

Feeling the need for healthy alternatives to offer Rockawayites, beverage industry professionals Jeanie McHale and Maureen Bulloch joined together to bring our neighborhood its first juice bar, Local Liquids. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Reality Sinking In?

The Wave is as excited about the resurgence of Rockaway as anyone. We regularly report on how tourism, business and quality of life issues are on the rebound. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

Too Much Ed News to Report in Depth

School Scope

I am overwhelmed with news reports on education, both traditional and alternative so I’ll just give you snippets and you can search the ones that interest you on your own. Attacking agency fee union dues at SCOTUS More...

Obits

Miriam Francis

Miriam Francis died on Dec. 4 at age 94.  Born in Harmony Vale, St. More...

Michael Gonsalves

Michael Gonsalves, age 80, died on Jan. 4  Born in Georgetown, Guyana, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. He was a hospital administrator.  Gonsalves is preceded in death by his sister, Joan Lucas.  More...

Margaret Hughes

Margaret Hughes died on Jan. 7.  Born in Co. More...


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