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Battle For The Bandstand Free Access

Tensions ran high on April 20 after consultants hired by New York City Parks Department presented design proposals for the construction of a new $500,000 bandstand at Beach 94th Street. More...

The Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, May 30, the American Legion Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 will host its annual Memorial Day parade.  More...

An Unspoken Impact

The Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol (RNSP) is an organization of 150-plus volunteers who want nothing more than to serve the community in whatever capacity possible.  With a payroll of $0, the RNSP is unique among community-serving organizations, More...

School News

Goldfeder Honors Student Of The Month Free Access

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder stopped by P.S. 47 in Broad Channel to recognize a very special second grader as his April Student of the Month. More...

Business News

Interest Rate Update

Real Estate Updates

As of this writing the rate on 30-year mortgages is approximately 3.6 percent, the lowest in two years, which costs $454/100k/month.  Fifteen-year mortgages are at 2.86 percent, this costs $683/100k/month, the prime rate is 3.50 percent. More...

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REAL ESTATE CORNER

When the stock market is strong, there tends to be a “wealth effect” - people feel richer because their investment portfolios and retirement funds (401K, IRA’s) can be worth more. More...

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Beachcomber Free Access

Sorry if this is aggravating, but we have to ask: Should we be worried about the ferry timetable for 2017? The city said it worked hard to “expedite” the boardwalk.We know how that’s worked out. More...

Dispatches

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is the agency implementing Mayor de Blasio’s Citywide Ferry Service initiative. NYCEDC is committed to providing New Yorkers with safe, reliable, and affordable ferry service.  More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele, I love my husband, but I hate his family! We’ve been married for five years, but we’ve been together for almost 10. His mother treats me terribly. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Shut Up And Deal Free Access

When The Wave first learned that Phase 3 of the boardwalk would not be ready for Memorial Day – or even July 4 – a spokesperson from the Mayor’s Office didn’t seem to understand the anger this announcement would generate in Ro More...

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Obits

Steven Palombo Free Access

Steven Palombo, 51, died April 11. He was a Rockaway Beach resident. More...

Carlton Dobson

Carlton Dobson, 82, died April 2.  He was a Rockaway/Broad Channel resident for more than 50 years. More...

Glenda Rumph

Glenda Rumph, 67, died April 7.  She was born in South Carolina, but lived in Rockaway/Broad Channel for more than 40 years and was a former member of the New York City Board of Education.  More...

New York’s Finest Free Access

Officers from 100th Precinct help needy family

As a foster mom, Fatima Martinez has attempted to help children and families the best way she knows how. At times, she takes them into her home, but her efforts don’t always involve childcare. More...

Community

Last Stop Wins Chili Cook-off

Judging from the crowd at the 100th Precinct Community Council’s Seventh Annual Chili Cook-Off, this year’s event was the best yet.  A variety of local restaurants, professional and home chefs, alongside members of the NYPD and FDNY, More...

Parks Waiver To Include Kayaking

New York City Parks Department officials are pushing for legislation that would address issues concerning Parks Enforcement Police from issuing citations to kayakers launching off of the beach.  “This summer, we are proposing two designate More...

BC Shoreline Cleanup

In an early celebration of Earth Day, more than 150 volunteers signed up on April 16 to help remove asphalt along the shoreline of Broad Channel American Park.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero Of Rockaway

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Eye In The Sky

ISIS has an ally: Protocol. In the drone warfare film, Eye in the Sky, it is protocol that determines whether detected suicide bombers will live or die. Hard to believe? Believe it.  More...

You know nothing

‘Game of Thrones’ ventures into uncharted territory

Winter is here, folks. After a grueling, almost year-long wait, “Game of Thrones” is back, and boy oh boy is there a lot to chew on. Season 6 of the critically acclaimed series premieres Sunday, April 24, on HBO.  More...

Sports

Brave Vs Bold

FDNY

This Saturday, April 23, it’s “the brave” versus “the bold” as the Fire Department of New York takes on the New York Corrections Department at Aviator Sports Complex at 3159 Flatbush Ave. More...

BCAC Opening Day Ceremonies 2016 Free Access

The Broad Channel Athletic Club (BCAC) has been a fundamental part of the community for more than 20 years. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

New Jersey continues to hold a strong grip on this early spring striped bass run. Schools of baitfish filtering into Raritan Bay and Great Kills in Staten Island provide arriving bass with the ideal spot to forage after a long migratory run.  More...

Letters

Enough Is Too Much

Dear Editor:  Regarding the boardwalk, all we continue to get is bad news. Pow, pow, pow. We the people of Rockaway want our beach back This summer, all summer. It is why we live here.  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. More...

Omaesh From Ocala Free Access

Noisy Paint Box, an upcoming exhibition hosted by the Rockaway Artists Alliance, centers on the rare neurological condition known as synesthesia— which occurs when two or more senses entwine— and features over 60 unique art installations More...

Grudge Match

NYPD / FDNY Will Battle On Gridiron

NYPD Police Commissioner William Bratton, FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. More...


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