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Public Weighs In On SBS

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) have been working together since 2014 on a series of designs that aim to implement Select Bus Services along the Q52/Q53 bus route between Woodhaven and More...

Communication Infrastructure Free Access

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder wants to change the way we communicate in a disaster. The five major cellphone companies – AT&T, Sprint, TMobile, Verizon and U.S. More...

Addabbo Honors Broad Channel’s Barbara Toborg Free Access

During a ceremony at the New York State Capital this week, Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. presented an award to Broad Channel resident Barbara Toborg in honor of the work she has done to improve her community. More...

Business News

Ocean Bagels Grand Opening

On May 16, Ocean Bagels celebrated its grand opening at 160 Beach 116th St. in Rockaway Park.  “Everybody was excited. Workers and customers were all excited for the grand opening,” said Felix Fernandez, manager of Ocean Bagels. More...

Estimates!!

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Trulia and other websites give market value "estimates". Often, these values are INACCURATE! The websites don't see the interior of homes. They take an average of approx 15 sales near the home within an 18 month time frame. More...

Sports

T-Minus 5 Days Until RBVL Liftoff

Is the calendar correct? Can beach volleyball really be starting in five days? Yes and yes! The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League will hold their first night of beach volleyball this coming Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Riis Park. More...

RLL Roundup

Mahoney A’s Are the Comeback Kids!

Move over Buffalo Bills, Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Indians. The Mahoney Real Estate Athletics are now the greatest Comeback Kids of all time after rallying from a 16-0 deficit to nip the Laquila Group Pirates 17-16. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

On May 10, aboard the Jamaica Bay-based charter boat Karen Ann, Isaac landed a 36-pound striped bass and released five others, not too bad before work.  More...

Obits

Rita (McHale) Deane Aulisio

Rita McHale Deane Aulisio, 76, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died May 12, in Rock Hill, S.C.  Aulisio was preceded in death by her mother, Rita McHale; brothers, James Jr., John, Joseph, Arthur, Michael and Edward McHale; sister, Julia Russe More...

Maureen Grottano

Maureen Grottano, 57, died May 17.  She was a housekeeper for Lombardy Hotel in New York City and a Rockaway resident for 55 years.  Grottano was preceeded in death by her brother, the late Patrick Murray.  More...

Kevin E. McCosker

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No Boardwalk, No Parking, No Problem

Last week, The Wave spoke to Mike Honan, a resident of Rockaway Park who suggested a lift on parking restrictions to help residents who live near the closed beaches between Beach 108th Street and Beach 125th Street, access the beaches further uptown. More...

Community

Hero Comes Home Free Access

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Happy 103rd Birthday! Free Access

Breezy Point’s Frances Abbracciamento

Breezy Point’s Frances Abbracciamento celebrated her 103rd birthday on May 9. More...

A Walk With Viv

Rockaway Historian Offers Walking Tour

A dozen people took a tour around town on May 7, as Rockaway author and activist Vivian Carter helped the group discover and re-discover the history of the peninsula both past and present.  Carter offered the historical crawl for free as hundre More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Gone preachin’

AMC goes to Texas with its adaptation of Garth Ennis’ ‘Preacher’

Recently, it seems, television has developed a love affair with series based on comic books.  More...

Columnists

The Forgotten Irish

Tales From The Rock

SOME BUSINESS!After my parents were married they moved to Dean’s Grange a suburb of Dublin to set up two businesses, first and foremost a chemist shop and secondly a drapery (clothing) shop More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele, I work in a department with four other women. I get along pretty well with one of them, but I’m always fighting with the other three. They constantly talk behind my back and spread lies about me. More...

DJing Harder Than It Looks

Slice Of Life

One of the things I enjoy about writing this column is running into people and getting suggestions from them. Last year a local DJ informed me that I needed to write a column about DJ etiquette.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Man Of Principle Free Access

Rockaway Park’s Mike Honan isn’t the first person to question the parking restrictions in Rockaway Park, Belle Harbor and Neponsit and he won’t be the last. More...

Editorial Comment

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Letters

National Waiter / Waitress Day

Dear Editor:  In these difficult economic times, it is especially important to patronize your favorite restaurants and honor the employees who make them a success. Why not join me in celebrating National Waiter and Waitress Day on May 21? More...

Be Wary, Bikers

Dear Editor:To avoid bike accidents, pray we are wrong, but afraid we’ll be right. We agree with bike riding on the concrete walk, but there must be severe restrictions enforced: More...

Respect For All

Dear Editor:  As a Community Board 14 member, I take working for our community very seriously. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing Free Access

Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel. More...

NurtureUWellness Grand Opening Free Access

Samantha Cintron provided massages for George Clooney on his film, “One Fine Day.” She did the same while traveling for two years with a world-renowned pop singer. More...

Whale Watching With American Princess

Rockaway has visitors, it's true. More...


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