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Goldfeder Endorses Mentor’s Daughter For Assembly

On June 10, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced he would not seek reelection. On June 20, he officially endorsed Stacey Pheffer Amato in her bid to replace him.  More...

Celebrating 10 Years Rockaway Walks 2016

Rockaway Walks is celebrating 10 years of excellence in community service to Far Rockaway, District 31 and New York City. More...

Final Follies Kudos as La Cage Aux Folles is Coming

Memo from the RTC

Well, the Follies set is down and La Cage Aux Folles (opening Aug. 4), is on the way up as the rehearsal schedule begins getting intense. More...

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An Intern’s Take

Father’s Day took on a whole new meaning for me this year. When you have been married for over 20 years you tend to see things now that you may have overlooked as a young man.  More...

Sports

Brackets Take Shape

After 10 weeks of regular season action and two weeks of double-elimination tournament play, only a few teams are left standing in each competitive division. More...

RBVL Notes

Even the bite from the Sea Monster to Mr. Happy’s left foot couldn’t stop him from going to Kerry Hills, even though it stopped most of the healthy league players. More...

Letters

Principal Problems At PS 253Q

Dear Editor:  As a parent at PS 253Q, I have become very dissatisfied with recent reports of the procedures that have led to the dismissal of reputable teachers.  More...

Double Fault At BC

Dear Editor:  To my elected officials, and other who support a vibrant community,  In January 2014, it was reported that some $4.9 million dollars was spent at Beach Channel High School, and I wondered about the deteriorating tennis courts More...

Stolen Van Epidemic

Dear Editor: My 2008 Ford E350 was stolen for the second time in 25 months from Beach 9th 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...

Super Boardwalk Street Fair

The Super Boardwalk Street Fair is back and bigger than ever.  Spread over three weekends, Super Boardwalk Street Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 25-26, July 30-31 and Aug. More...

Forbidden Fruit

From The Artists Studio

Once again, the Rockaway Artist’s Alliance is in the forefront of the arts in Rockaway.  More...

A Rockstock To Remember

Whether you were “up on the roof,” or “out on the street,” thousands of people came out to Rockaway Beach last Saturday for the start of the 10th annual Rockstock and Barrels surf, skate and music festival.  More...

Community

Picture Perfect Rockaway Beach

Barbara Rock, a Rockaway photographer, was working on the beach at Beach 132nd Street on June 14. During the photo shoot, a family photo session, she noticed someone was in a yoga pose far behind her, and snapped a quick shot of him.  More...

SJEH Gets $10.15 Million

As part of Governor Cuomo's $1.5 billion commitment to fund 162 projects statewide, New York City was allocated $672.9 million in grants to dramatically transform and improve the delivery of health care. More...

Locals Named To Dean’s List

The State University at Albany congratulates more than 3,000 students who were named to the Spring 2016 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List earned at least a 3.5 GPA.   More...

School News

Summer School for CB14

Community Board 14 will interrupt the summer recess with a rare meeting in July to vote on a zoning request that was tabled at the meeting held on June 14. More...

On Ed Policy, It’s Democrats vs. Democrats

School Scope

I’ve been writing in this space on education policy for about a dozen years. More...

Columnists

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele,I have three children, all girls and all teenagers. My middle daughter has become really difficult lately. She talks back, sometimes even curses. More...

Slice Of Life

I have to admit being a high school English teacher does come with some perks. More...

Beachcomber

Sad news to report as Rev. Jorge L. Vega died suddenly on June 21. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Will He Or Won’t He?

Councilman Eric Ulrich won’t say whether he will run for Mayor in 2017, but based on his rhetoric, it sure seems like he will. And if he does, that would be pretty awesome for Rockaway on a number of levels.  More...

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Suggestions for City Wide Ferry

It’s My Turn

With City Wide Ferry service slate to begin in 2017, here are some suggestions based on what we have heard so far.   More...

Obits

Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz, 37, died on June 6.  Cruz was a lifelong resident of Far Rockaway and a NYCHA employee, who worked to remove asbestos.  He was cremated at St. More...

Elton Frederick

Elton Frederick, 65, of Port Prince, Trinidad, died on May 9. He was a cab driver and a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years.  He was cremated at St. More...

Lucy Gardner

Lucy Gardner, 82, of Montgomery, Ala., died on June 2. She was a hairstylist and a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years.  More...


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