January 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Official Point Of View Free Access

January in Albany. Each year, legislators return to the state capital with their legislative agendas for the next six months. The governor lays out his state budget proposal. More...

School News

Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States.  It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2016 is Jan. 31 – Feb. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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In fraud we trust

ABC looks at the man behind history’s biggest Ponzi scheme

It looks like 2016 is the year of televised Bernie Madoff dramas. More...

Columnists

Matters Of The Heart

(Editor’s Note) - This week, Michelle Van Nostrand joins The Wave as a relationship advice columnist. She is the host of the YouTube show, “Angels, Fairies and Witches,” and is a published author. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

If you browse The Wave’s Facebook page at facebook.com/thewavenews you will find a link that explains a new food craze. More...

Slice Of Life

I know we should not complain about the weather. It is in fact, winter, and cold weather and snow usually accompanies this season. It would be okay to complain if it actually snowed in June or July. More...

Letters

Dog Rescuer Made My Day

Dear Editor:  I just read the story about the postal worker lady who saved the pit bull at the beach, who was trapped (Postal Worker Saves Dog, Jan. 22). More...

Obviously, Mayor Doesn’t Drive

Dear Editor:The Jan. 22 Beachcomber article suggested that the mayor was considering having the speed cameras at schools working 24 hours a day and be set up further away from the schools. More...

Obits

Eileen M. Braithwaite

Eileen M. Braithwaite died on Jan. 23.  Born in Brooklyn, she was a Breezy Point resident for 30 years after moving from Canarsie. She worked as a data entry clerk.  Braithwaite is preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. More...

Genevieve Burns

Genevieve Burns, 91, died on Nov. 5.  Born in Estill, S.C., she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years.  She was a homemaker.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood.   More...

John J. Dalton

John J. Dalton, 82, died on Jan. 25. More...

EDC Brings Ferry News Free Access

The Economic Development Corporation came to Beach Channel Educational Campus on Jan. 21 to share the latest updates on the return of ferry service to the peninsula. More...

Fatal Shooting In Edgemere

Week of shootings ends in first homicide of 2016

On Jan. 27, police officers responded to a 911 call for “shots fired” at 333 Beach 32nd St. within the confines of the 101st Precinct. More...

Community

The Circus Is Coming! Free Access

The Yankee Doodle Circus is coming to Rockaway on Feb. 3. Mike Naughton's Yankee Doodle Circus is a fun-filled family event, with thrills and chills, balance and strength, and comedy that will tickle everyone's funny bone. More...

Teens, Police Strive For Unity

The Break Every Chain event, hosted by the Beach 41st Street Cornerstone Community Center on Feb. 19 will be a learning experience for all who attend. That is what Nathalie Louis, the director of the community center told The Wave. More...

Goldfeder Fights Storm Price Gouging Free Access

In an effort to protect consumers from price gouging during emergencies, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has sponsored a bill strengthening state anti-price gouging laws. More...

Business News

National Home Sales And Prices Increase

REAL ESTATE CORNER

According to The National Association Of Realtors (Friday 1/22/16), contract closings for sales of existing homes increased by 14.7% in December from the rate in November. Sales in the Northeast rose by about 12%. More...

Sports

Karate Kids

The World Champions Karate Center, under sensei Bruce Hodes, has seen many graduations and many young students earn successive belts in their martial arts studies.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Snow Fail Free Access

About the only consistent thing that Bill de Blasio has done during his administration is avoid accountability. Late for an event? “George W. Bush was punctual,” he told The New York Times in 2014. More...

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It’s My Turn

Second Class Citizens

Like Sandy, Snowstorm Jonas impacted all residents of the Rockaways in one way or another. Much of what has recently occurred is due to a failure of the MTA to deliver on its essential mission. More...

Weekender

Making Music In Rockaway: AB Studio

The shed-like building may look like an old auto repair shop -- which it was in a previous life -- but like Rockaway itself, the space at 111-22 Rockaway Beach Blvd. is transforming into something new.  More...

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...

Bonus Track: Susan Bach

Breezy Point’s Susan Bach has played everywhere. The singer/musician/songwriter has brought her hard driving, raucous and fun sound to numerous venues and events around and off the peninsula. More...


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