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A Tree For Michael

There’s a new tree in Memorial Circle in Belle Harbor.  It was planted there by NYC Parks Department for Corporal Michael Glover, USMC, who was killed by a sniper’s bullet in Iraq in 2009.  The intersection of Beach Channel Driv More...

Of Ferries, Floods And Fixes

CB14 Monthly Meeting Roundup

Key points during Community Board 14’s monthly meeting included a presentation from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) pertaining to the Rockaway Ferry. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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“45 Years – Ghost Revival”

Moviescope

It’s said that, “Action speaks louder than words.” Sometimes, silence screams. It does in 45 Years.  More...

Return to rock

Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese light up HBO with ‘Vinyl’

It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but he likes it. In the  1970s, The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger was one of the most recognizable and influential figures in the music industry, rubbing elbows with other icons of the day. More...

Sports

It’s Hard To Be Humble

The Stoop

“Oh, Lord, it’s hard to be humble When you’re perfect in every way I can’t wait to look in the mirror ‘Cause I get better lookin’ each day To know me is to love me I must be a hell of a man Oh, Lord, it’s har More...

Rockaway Junior Scores Big Free Access

Saturday, Feb. 6, was a record breaking day for Wagner College and Jasmine Nwajei. More...

Letters

Political Thieves

Dear Editor:  NYC Council members gave themselves a HUGE 32 percent pay raise. In comparison, NYPD officers received a one percent raise. More...

Serve The People

Dear Editor:  Once again, we see how politicians have put themselves ahead of the people they are meant to serve. I guess this City Council has never heard of the expression, that it is an honor to serve the people.  More...

Weekender

Restoring Hope: Brandon Dawson

During a presentation at a recent Rock Soup project crowdfunding event, someone asked Brandon Dawson, “Can you play us something from the CD you’re proposing?” A little later in the evening, Dawson, dressed in a crisp blue shirt, pi More...

Following The Skates Free Access

“Hey look, we’re famous!” noted Frisco Granda of The Skates. Followers of National Public Radio and new fans are discovering the Rockaway band in a ‘big’ way. 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. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. More...

Somebody Call Noah

From east to west, Rockaway woke up on Jan. 8 to flooded streets; making for a soggy commute. More...

A Build It Back Story Free Access

Build It Back, now in its third year, is reporting that it has closed out its case management process, put all homeowners in design and sees a completion date of the overall project by the end of the year. More...

Community

Sanders Slams Chefs

State Senator James Sanders says a New York Post story accusing him of asking for a kickback is completely bogus and a blatant attempt to taint his image as he prepares to run for a congressional seat.  More...

A Centenarian's Celebration Free Access

Trinidad Born Local Turns 105

Big and festive is how partying is done in her motherland Caribbean island, and that's how Irene Hutchinson's 105th birthday was commemorated on Feb. 8. More...

Spelling Bee Trophy

Kappa VI middle school seventh grader Brendon Vineyard took second place in the 2016 Queens Spelling Bee contest on Jan. More...

Columnists

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...

Beachcomber Free Access

When there is flooding up and down Rockaway; from Broad Channel to Breezy Point, it’s a great reminder that we’re all in this together. #DividedWeDrown More...

Broad Channel Bits

The Choir performed at the Ash Wednesday service this week. It was our fourth outing.  After a rehearsal last week, I had just pulled in by 17 Road Park when I saw flashing red and blue lights behind me. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Flood? What Flood? Free Access

The flooding in Broad Channel and other parts of Rockaway this week was so bad that many couldn’t even get out of their houses. Yet the city really didn’t seem to be that concerned. More...

Editorial Comment

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Obits

Walkeria Martha Carrasco

Walkeria Martha Carrasco died Jan. 30.  Born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Carrasco was a Rockaway resident for 43 years after moving here from Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  She was a nurse’s aide by profession. More...

Regent Dr. Geraldine Chapey

Regent Dr. Geraldine D. Chapey died Feb. More...

Uella Dautruche

Uella Dautruche, 49, died Jan. 29.  Born in Laborie, St. More...


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