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Adelman Leaving 100th Precinct Free Access

A New ‘Sheriff’ In Town

Deputy Inspector Craig Adelman is leaving the 100th Precinct, and Captain Janice Holmes will be taking over the command. Holmes comes from a family of police officers, and most recently served as the executive officer of the Central Robbery Division. More...

A New Goldfeder!

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and his wife Esther are the proud parents of a new baby boy.  “This tremendous blessing fills our family with joy,” said Goldfeder. More...

Teen Shot

A teenager was shot and wounded in a lobby of the Ocean Bay Houses on Beach 51st Street on April 12.  The 18-year-old male victim was rushed to Jamaica Hospital after being shot once in the chest at 11:02 a.m. More...

School News

How Do I Love Thee When You Opt Out? Let Me Count the Ways

School Scope

We have been seeing a frenzy of anguish over the growing national parent opt-out movement from high stakes standardized tests from the so-called well-bankrolled ed reformers (deformers) and the mainstream press that supports the deformers. More...

Columnists

Slice Of Life

After mulling over my frustration with the lack of a boardwalk and the estimated completion date, I realized I might be acting a bit harsh on the New York City Parks Department. More...

The Right Side Of Rockaway

The Price Tag On ‘Free’

When asked, “How can you tell the difference between someone who’s a communist, and someone who’s not?” Ronald Reagan responded; “A communist reads Marx and Lenin, while someone who is not a communist, reads Marx and Len More...

An Intern’s Take

On May 19, New Yorkers will decide who they think should be the presidential frontrunners. On the Democratic side, you can follow the party line and choose Hillary or you can vote with your conscience and choose Bernie Sanders.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Make Your Vote Count

As The Wave went to press, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton had double-digit leads heading into the New York Primary on April 19.  According to the Wall Street Journal, those numbers aren’t likely to change.  More...

Editorial Comment

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Letters

A Celebration Of Nothing

Dear Editor:Is there real reason to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for creation of the New York City Economic Development Corporation? More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing

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...

Two Master Printmakers, Three Workshop Days

From The Artists Studio

This month and next, RAA is offering two different printmaking workshops, using non-toxic materials and techniques, taught by master printmakers Susan Rostow and Dan Welden. Both are innovators in developing these materials and techniques.  More...

Filmed In Rockaway/BC: Blue Bloods Episode To Air

Sharp eyed viewers of the popular police/family drama “Blue Bloods” spied some very familiar places in the coming attractions for this week’s episode.  Titled “Down The Rabbit Hole,” the show’s season finale w More...

Winning Weekend For The Wave Free Access

The Wave is Rockaway’s newspaper, and it’s been that way since 1893. More...

Suspect Wanted

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in connection to an assault incident which occurred within the confines of the 100th Precinct.  More...

Community

A Passover Of Giving

By Volunteers with the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty teamed up with the Orthodox Union (OU) and the NCSY teen youth group, to help provide Passover dinner for financially struggling kosher families in Far Rockaway.  More...

After Sandy: How Does Rockaway’s Garden Grow?

Hurricane Sandy took so many things away from our area. But it also created opportunities for new things to grow. More...

Dead Cats

What began as an odd neighborhood rumor has turned into a criminal matter in Broad Channel.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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By the book

John le Carré’s best-selling spy novel comes to AMC

If   “Game of Thrones” has taught us anything, it’s that some stories just can’t be told in two hours, so don’t even try it. More...

Sports

ChillyBall

2016 RLL Season Starts With Bad Weather, Good Intentions

Winter-like weather descended on the first week of the 2016 season, making games and practices virtually impossible.  After a well-attended Coaches Day that stressed the importance of positive coaching, the first games of the season took place a More...

BCAC Opening Day Is Here

Hundreds of young players, along with their parents, families, coaches, neighbors and friends will be marching down Cross Bay Boulevard this Saturday, April 16, in Broad Channel.  More...

World Champions Karate Hosts Championships

The 26th Annual New York Metropolitan Karate Championships were held Sunday, April 3, at the Aviator Sports Center. More...

Obits

John T.“Jack” Smith

John T. “Jack” Smith died April 4.  Born in Brooklyn, he was a Rockaway resident since moving from there in 1969. More...


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