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Takedown In Redfern

The NYPD arrested 22 alleged drug dealers in the early morning on June 15 in a bust expected to cut at the core of a gang known as “the Rowdy Boys,” a group that law enforcement says is a prominent source of drug-based violence More...

CB14’s Education Committee Under Fire

Local residents and Community Board 14 members are questioning the Youth Services/Education Committee of the Queens Community Board 14 about what some call an absence of information created by the committee. More...

Meet Rockaway's First PEP Captain Free Access

Captain Elizabeth Gallagher exchanges a brief word with a man walking his dog down the boardwalk. The man then strolls off the strip, dog in tow. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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A novel idea

Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ does horror right

Horror is a finicky genre. Many movies and  TV shows go for cheap scares, and they fall into the trap of becoming too campy, leaving you rolling your eyes instead of screaming in fear. More...

Sports

Playoffs In Full Swing

RLL Roundup

The Rockaway Little League playoffs began last weekend with exciting games in all divisions. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

If you’re looking for a fish to brag about — say something in the 40 to 50 pound range — this past week and the upcoming full moon is your time. A nice body of fish is steadily moving up the coast from down south. More...

The Zemser Cup

The first annual Zemser Cup was held on June 5 at the Channel View School for Research in honor of the late Justin Zemser. More...

Obits

Helen A. Browne

Helen A. More...

Barbara Ann Brown

Barbara Ann Brown, 65, of Atlanta, Ga., died on April 16. She was a child care provider and a Rockaway/Broad Channel resident for 10 years.  Cremation was held at St. More...

Peter Michael Clarke

Peter Michael Clarke, 53, died June 9. He was an Ironworker with Local 40 and a lifelong summer resident of the Rockaways, coming from Rockland County.  Clarke was raised in Haverstraw, N.Y. and attended St. More...

Ferry Finally Revealed

Months of speculation came to a head on June 16, when the city finally released detailed renderings of the ferry. More...

RBVL Back from the Dead Free Access

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League played their second week of game action on Wednesday and the weather was pretty nice by Riis Park standards, featuring a warm temperature and moderate winds. More...

Community

Winning With JUMP

Girls at Rockaway’s JUMP Dance Studio truly stepped up to the challenge at the 2016 Performing Arts Competition hosted by That’s Entertainment (TE), winning several awards and also being nominated for a costume award and entertainer of th More...

Focus on the Young ‘Uns as Follies Enters Final Weekend

Memo from the RTC

A grueling three months of rehearsal and performances at the Rockaway Theatre Company at the Post Theater at Fort Tilden comes to an end this weekend with the final three performances of Follies. (Rehearsals have begun for the Aug.  More...

Arverne Church Gets Grant

The Arverne Church of God, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization and parent of Church of God Christian Academy K-12, has been awarded Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funding to implement recovery services in the Rockaway East New York Ri 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. More...

Slice Of Life

So, I recently attended my first Rockaway Civic Association meeting, and I am embarrassed to say that statement. Many of us complain about the things that the New York City bureaucracy does to let us down but many of us do nothing about it. More...

Official Point of View

It feels like summer. Even though the official calendar start of the season is not until Monday, June 20, the warmer weather, Memorial Day parades, extended daylight hours and outdoor fun, are all signs that summer is on its way.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Right Side Of The Rock Is Ready

The Wave attended the Rockaway Republicans event at The Belle Harbor Yacht Club on June 14 to meet the candidates who will be running to represent Rockaway in November.  As The Wave details in this week’s front page story, “Revving U More...

It’s My Turn

In The Wave last week, there was a full-page article by John Sica and Joe McGivney called “The Day The RBVL Died.” I can sympathize with them and can appreciate their frustration with The National Park Service (NPS). More...

Letters

Father’s Day Egg Creams Free Access

Dear Editor: On June 19 we celebrate Father’s Day. Having spent the first 20 years of my life in Arverne—Beach 68th Street—I often think of how my dad and I shared egg creams, Halvah, chick peas/arbus, and the rides in Playland. More...

You’re Here Now, Mr. Johnson Free Access

Dear Editor: Here's my two cents. The day I read Mr. Steven Johnson's letter to The Wave I was bike riding through the municipal parking lot on Beach 116th Street. 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...

Rockaway Resident Races Across The Atlantic Free Access

On June 20, Dolores Elliott, an amateur sailor who summers in Rockaway, will embark on an adventure that will take her 4,900 nautical miles across the Atlantic as part of the Clipper Around the World Yacht Race. More...

QBP Katz Unveils Lineup For Concert Series

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts Throughout Queens

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz today announced the talent lineup for this year’s “Katz Concert Series,” a slate of free outdoor concerts this summer at various locations throughout Queens.  More...


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