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City Expands ShotSpotter Free Access

Gunfire Detection Program To Be Used In Rockaway

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says his administration is serious about stopping gun violence. More...

Remembering MLK

“Martin Luther King Jr. was a prophet, a man of God, and a trailblazer.”  Those were the words of the Reverend Les Mullings as he and Far Rockaway’s Church of the Nazarene hosted a tribute to Dr. King on Monday.  More...

Not My Life

Locals Fight Against Human Trafficking

Raising awareness of an underground criminal industry was the main focus of a screening for the documentary “Not My Life” on Jan. 16. Nearly two dozen attendees braved the chilly winter temperatures for the film screening. More...

Business News

Co-op Rules

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Potential buyers for co-op apartments usually have to go through a detailed process. The applicant usually has to submit a financial statement which includes personal banking information and the past two years of income tax returns. More...

Columnists

The Right Side of Rockaway

2016, A Promising Year Ahead!

2016 promises to be a very interesting political year. On the Republican side, we have an unprecedented run by multiple, non-traditional candidates, such as Dr. More...

The Ugly History of BCD

It’s My Turn

Thirty years ago armed with my new real estate broker’s license, I tried to broker a deal between Fink Bread Co. and LILCO. Fink was about to move from LIC to Jersey for expansion. 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...

Editorial/Opinion

City Council Chutzpah Free Access

Mayor Bill de Blasio has approved a 23-percent raise for City Council members from 112,500 to $138,315. More...

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Obits

Angel Alava

Angel Alava, born on Jan. 2, died on Jan. 2.  His parents are residents of Rockaway.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood.   More...

Salvatore J. Celentano Jr.

Salvatore J. Celentano, age 85, died on Jan. 15.  Celentano was born in Queens, and was a Rockaway resident since moving here from Flushing in 1968.  He worked as a Produce Manager and was a member of St. Genevieve Parish in Roxbury.  More...

Teresa Chase-Karwoski

Teresa Chase-Karwoski died on Jan. 16 at age 103.  Born in Pennsylvania, she was resident of Far Rockaway more than 70 years.  A homemaker, she was known as a devoted wife, sister, aunt and friend to many. More...

Red means Stop Free Access

DOT To Install Traffic Light Along Seagirt Blvd

It has seen its share of accidents, some fatal. It is eight long blocks on Seagirt Boulevard between Beach 9th and Beach 17th streets. Now those who cross it will be getting some relief. More...

Community

Career Day At AMT

On Friday, Dec. 18, the Academy of Medical Technology (AMT), a sixth to 12th grade school located in the old Far Rockaway High School, hosted its first annual career day.  More...

Socks for Seniors

Middle school scholars at the Waterside School for Leadership, led by Principal Linda T. More...

Message Answered

Last week The Wave published a story about a message in a bottle found on the shore at Fort Tilden. (“Message In A Bottle,” The Wave, 1/15/16).  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Revenant – The Bear And The Beard

Moviescope

If an award is given to eating raw meat, actor Leonardo DiCaprio is sure to win it.  In his new film, The Revenant, he gorges on a lot of it, along with raw fish, bone marrow from a dead animal and anything in any way digestible.  As legend More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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From The Artists Studio Free Access

New Art Course For Adults

She says, “Whether teaching children or adults, when they get something right, I like to see that moment; that ‘ah-ha’ moment. It’s very thrilling for me to be able to share that with them. They are so full of pride. More...

Sports

The Stoop

Monte Irvin flew like an Eagle, played like a Giant, but to all who knew him, a true gentleman and a great man.  I once interviewed the legendary Buck O’Neil, and he described Irvin as “one of the greatest ballplayers I’d ever More...

Letters

WE Take Safety Seriously

Dear Editor:  Last week’s cover story (“Taking Safety Seriously?”) is very much appreciated.  The line “Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in Rockaway, yet just three years later, it seems as if only the people who live More...

Outsourcing Not Answer

Dear Editor:  Governor Andrew Cuomo’s understanding of how public mass transportation works leaves much to be desired.  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...

The Mic Is Open

Every Tuesday night, Kerry Hills Irish Pub hosts a wide open Open Mic night that welcomes singers and musicians of all kinds.  Starting at 8 p.m. anyone can sign up for a turn in the performance spot at the back of the pub. More...


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