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Rockaway Park Resident Found Murdered In Brooklyn Free Access

On June 6 at approximately 12:40 a.m., a Rockaway Park resident was found shot and stabbed in an elevator in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. According to police, the homicide investigation is ongoing as police search for the assailant or assailants. More...

Rockstock and Barrels Celebrates 10th Anniversary Free Access

In the immortal words of New York City punk icons, the Ramones, “it’s not far, not hard to reach,” but on Saturday, June 18, thousands will “hitch a ride to Rockaway Beach” for the start of the 10th annual Rockstock and More...

RBCA Gets ‘Small’ With Stojak Free Access

Conrad Stojak has been called a genius and a pioneer. The multidisciplinary artist is the first to preserve some of New York City’s relics and turn them into a unique, public art form. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Test Your Skills At ‘Smoke On The Water’ BBQ

There is nothing quite like barbecuing in the summertime. The meat sizzling on the fire, as you stand over the flames. More...

Only In Queens Summer Festival

Borough President Melinda Katz, in partnership with NYC Parks, NYC & Company Foundation and Delta Air Lines, today announced details of the upcoming “Only in Queens” Summer Festival to take place on Sunday, June 26 from 1:00 p.m. More...

Rockaway’s Raider Resurfaces For Art Exhibit Debut Free Access

With paint on his hands and clothes, Rockaway native and abstract artist Jonas Raider says he likes things “messy.” Perhaps the road leading to his art show debut has been messy (as life can be), but as a “New Yorker through-andthro More...

Sports

Still Undefeated! Free Access

The winner and still undefeated, Far Rockaway’s Joseph "Mack" Williams! That was the announcement after Williams’ last cruiserweight fight, as he easily dispatched Lamar Harris, from St. Louis, Mo. More...

The Day The RBVL Died

The 20-year battle with the National Park Service apparently is over. The NPS has won. The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League is finished. More...

RLL Roundup

Royals Edge Mariners for MJB Flag; Bonnies Clinch MJG

The older divisions of Rockaway Little League (Major Boys and Major Girls) provided the most exciting pennant races of 2016. More...

Obits

James H. Aulisio

James H. Aulisio, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died May 31 in Rock Hill, S.C. He was 68.  Aulisio was a Security Guard at St. More...

Kaymona Bernard

Kaymona Bernard, 76, of Tobago, died on May 28. She was a certified nurse’s assistant and a Rockaway/ Broad Channel resident for more than 50 years.  Bernard was preceded in death by her sister, Cora Philip.  More...

Hunter Anthony Cole Jr.

Hunter Anthony Cole Jr., 63, of Far Rockaway, died on May 19. More...

Playing Catchup On Boardwalk

In a surprising turn of events, NYC Parks told The Wave on June 8 that a portion of Phase 3 of the Boardwalk Reconstruction Project, scheduled to open on Memorial Day 2016, then pushed back to July, will actually open “ahead of schedule” More...

Lola Star Robbery Suspect Caught Free Access

Two weeks ago, Lola Star’s Rockaway Beach boutique, the brightly colored beachwear shop on Beach 116th Street, was robbed at knifepoint. More...

Community

There Be Falcons Here!

DEP Bands Peregrine Falcons On Marine Parkway Bridge

Ten new peregrine falcon chicks with a unique nursery that includes an awesome 360-degree view of the city skyline were recently banded at the Verrazano-Narrows, Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Throgs Neck Bridges. More...

War At The Shore Free Access

On July 8, the FDNY Boxing Team will take on the scrapper of the London Police in a charity event dubbed “The War At The Shore.” The bout will take place in the St. Camillus Church parking lot, at 99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd. More...

Health Dept.Will Spray Again

As part of the mosquito control program, the Health Department will conduct its second aerial larvicide application operation to marsh and other non-residential areas of Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx from Thursday, June 9 to Saturday, More...

School News

St. Francis Prep Summer Academy

In speaking to St. Francis Prep’s principal, Patrick Mc- Laughlin, it is easy to see his passion for education, and sharing all that Prep has to offer with not only its own students, More...

UFT Elections: MORE Won (Something)

School Scope

I am free.  The triennial United Federation of Teachers (UFT) election season ended a few weeks ago and freedom tastes of reality – the reality of not winning the entire election but a small slice of the UFT executive board.  More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

“Float like a butterfly sting like a bee,” was a quote by Muhammad Ali and as a child I remember reciting those lines. Rest in peace, Muhammad.  More...

Technology Etiquette

Slice Of Life

No calls during dinner, no calls after 8 p.m., and no phones in our rooms. These were the phone rules in my parents’ house. If the phone rang after 9 p.m., it would be an emergency or bad news. More...

Beachcomber

On Friday, June 17, with help from The Fire Family Transport Foundation, the non-profit Hope For The Warriors group will be hosting a fundraiser to help support the annual Rockaway event that hosts wounded veterans and their families on the peninsula More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Giant Shadow Free Access

People are still trying to process the idea that come November, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, will no longer be advocating for them in Albany. Goldfeder agonized on whether to seek reelection. More...

Letters

Parking Spot Among Racists?

Dear Editor:  After reading last week’s letter by Steven Johnson, I could not help but wonder why he wants a parking spot in Rockaway so badly since he has such a poor opinion of the people who live here.  More...

What’s The Story, Build It Back?

Dear Editor: What's the story with Build-It- Back? They board up a house, turn off all utilities, raise it 12 feet in the air---and walk away? More...

Bring Your Broom, Steve

Dear Editor:  I would like to respond to a letter that was sent to the paper from Steven M. Johnson about the parking regulations. The parking regulations that are put into place during the summer is a good thing.  More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing

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...

Spotlight On Marine Debris

This Sunday, June 12, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) has planned an exciting day focused on the issues of trash and marine debris. Join us for the opening of the Washed Ashore art exhibit at 11 a.m. More...

Topless Opens Season With Dual Exhibit

Topless, located at 91-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd., will inaugurate its third season with “Larissa Bates & Beverly Semmes,” a dual exhibition opening Saturday, June 11.  More...


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