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101st Precinct CC Update

At the most recent meeting of the 101st Precinct Community Council, it was announced that the students on the Student Council and the National Honor Society from P.S. More...

A Grand Group Of Honorees Free Access

It’s almost time for the 41st annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which will be held on March 5, and Rockaway residents are already gearing up for the festivities. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

“HAIL, CAESAR!” – COENS, CLOONEY, CRAZY

Moviescope

No one knows more about movie-making than the Coen Brothers (Joel and Ethan). And one thing’s for sure: It is one crazy world. Nowhere was it crazier than in Hollywood’s Golden Age. The Coen’s newest, Hail, Caesar! More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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The show must go on

The Oscars draw Hollywood’s best and brightest amid controversy

It’s a long, long night that seems to get longer every year, but awards-show junkies care not a whit for that. More...

Sports

Another Great Year

St. Camillus / St.Virgilius Hoops

Another successful St. Camillus / St. Virgilius basketball season has come to a close.  More...

SFDS 5th Grade Champs

The St. Francis de Sales Novice girls basketball team defeated St. Stan’s of Maspeth in a well-played game to capture the Brooklyn Queens Diocesan Championship on Feb. 21. More...

Join The Rockaway Ravens Free Access

Sign-ups for the Rockaway Ravens 2016 Football Season (Ages 7-14) have begun and will be held on Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Beach 32nd Street and the boardwalk (Ravens Field). More...

Obits

James Faherty

James Faherty died Feb. 21.  Born in Manhattan, he was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. He was a driver for Belle Rock Taxi.  He is preceded in death by his father, Stephen Faherty, and brother, Stephen Faherty.  More...

Rose Wander Hatten

Rose Wander Hatten, age 98, died Feb. 4.  Born in Arverne in 1916, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years. More...

Frank Lee

Frank Lee died Feb. 20.  Born in Brooklyn, he was a Rockaway resident for 17 years before moving to Florida. More...

Community

Goldfeder Announces SAFER Grants

Assemblyman Urges Local Vollies To Apply

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has announced the open application for the current round of Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). More...

CompStat 2.0

The New York City Police Department is taking the unprecedented step of making much of the crime data developed in the CompStat model available to the public.  This new advancement, called CompStat 2.0, will provide greater specificity about cri More...

Sign Up For ‘Freezin’ For A Reason’ Polar Plunge Free Access

Special Olympics New York is looking for volunteers to hit the water in Riis Park for a good cause. 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...

Transportation Justice Free Access

The Rockaway Youth Task Force

(Editor’s Note – The Wave would like to welcome a new column to our pages, The Rockaway Youth Task Force. This periodical column will further the group’s mission to spark social change in the Rockaways through youth leadership. More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele,  I have been dating a man for about a year. He is kind and considerate and has a good job. The problem is that I am a Christian and he is not. I want him to go to church with me on Sundays but he refuses. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Goldfeder’s Law

Saint Patrick's Day or Lá Fhéile Pádraig is as much a cultural holiday as any in New York City. That’s why The Wave supports Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder’s efforts to make St. Patrick’s Day a school holiday for Irish-Americans.  More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

For The Birds

Dear Editor:  Last week's editorial "Litter Is Everyone’s Problem" is right on.  Another blight in our community is the amount of pigeon excrement accumulating on the awnings on Beach 116th Street.  More...

Joe Calls Shenanigans

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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 Kerry Hills Irish Pub hosts Tuesday Nights: Open Mic. More...

Brooklyn Center Announces 2016 Winter/Spring Season

The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2015-16 season of music, dance, theater, and family programming, reflecting the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. More...

Making Music With Paddy & Lin’s Paradise Road

Separately, they are Linda Doria Lorenzo and Patrick Lorenzo, music teachers and talented performers. Together they are the unmistakable musical duo, Paddy & Lin’s Paradise Road. More...


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