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Out For Justice

Court rules Sandy victims lawsuit can move forward

After years of waiting, 120 people from Breezy Point, Belle Harbor and other parts of Rockaway who watched their homes or business be destroyed during Superstorm Sandy, will finally get their day in court.  More...

Pokémon Invades Rockaway

“Pokémon Go,” a new augmented-reality video game, based on the hit television franchise, was made available for iOS and Android users worldwide, on July 6, and already people all across the peninsula are More...

A Hard Act To Follow

Assembly Candidate Stacey Pheffer Amato Talks With The Wave

On June 10, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced he would not seek reelection for the 23rd District. On June 20, he officially endorsed Stacey Pheffer Amato in her bid to replace him.  More...

School News

Meeting Hillary (Sort of)

School Scope

I can tell school is out for summer vacation by all the open parking spots on my block, which is near a school. Since retiring 14 years ago this is the one of the main ways I notice school is over. More...

Business News

Commute To Manhattan?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

There are multiple alternatives for Rockaway residents to commute to Manhattan. According to the website: bustime.mta.info, the “QM16” express bus services the West End with several stops from Beach 96th through Riis Park/Neponsit. More...

Columnists

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Debunking Estate Planning Myths

As practicing attorneys at Brady & Marshak, LLP, we commonly assist clients in meeting their estate planning goals. We also have educational seminars for local communities regarding estate planning.  More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele,   There is a woman that I have been good friends with for close to 20 years. She knows all my secrets, hopes, fears and dreams.  More...

Beachcomber

In the July 8, edition of The Wave, young Frankie Brown wrote us a letter entitled “Bring Back Ms. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Black or Blue, Life Matters

No matter what color, gender, religion or even species…there is never any reason to kill.  The tension between police and civilian life is running high, following two officer-involved shootings that made headlines all over the country.&nb More...

Obits

Deidra D. Coye

Deidra D. More...

Aaron Crumpton

Aaron Crumpton, 59, died June 27.  He was a caretaker, and lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years.  Cremation was held at St. Michael’s Crematory in East Elmhurst, N.Y.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. More...

Anderson Forde

Anderson Forde, 47, died June 25.  Forde worked as a security guard, and lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years  Interment took place at Trinity St. More...

Ulrich to Denounce de Blasio's Handling of Build it Back

Councilman Eric Ulrich will hold a press conference denouncing Mayor Bill de Blasio's handling of the Build it Back program and recommending changes that will make it more accountable to taxpayers and residents. More...

Community

Six Years, Two Bridges

Ten local bands performed across two stages on Saturday, July 9, at the sixth annual Two Bridges Music Festival.  Hundreds came out to the Grassy Point Bar & Grille in Broad Channel for a full-day of live performances, featuring such favorit More...

RWA Extends Art Deadline

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) has decided to extend the deadline for proposals for Art Underneath the Elevated to Monday, July 18 at 11:59 p.m.  When completed, Art Underneath the Elevated will be a temporary public art installation tha More...

Local Treasure

In 2015, Robert Sarnoff was chosen to be the Artist in Residence at the Breezy Point Surf Club and the Silver Gull.  “It was great fun capturing the seniors sunbathing, the children frolicking in the pool, whooshing down and through the sl More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Unholy alliance

Danny McBride and Walton Goggins team up in ‘Vice Principals’

There’s nothing like a good comedic rivalry. All the better when it’s between a blustering, moustachioed jerk and a Machiavellian, brown-nosing dandy, throwing down on the battlefield of a high school hallway or cafeteria. More...

Sports

RBVL Pennant Races Tighten Up

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League played under misty, cloudy yet perfect volleyball conditions and players are wondering when the bad weather is going to arrive at Riis Park. More...

The Stoop Free Access

The New York Mets will begin the second half of the season tied with the Miami Marlins for the second wildcard spot in the National League. More...

Run, Rockaway, Run!

Track fever is running high in Rockaway following the recent US Olympic Trials.  The Triple Crown series will begin this Friday, July 14 with the BCAC Shamrock Shuffle/Dawn’s Fun Run in Broad Channel.  More...

Letters

Keep Up The Support

Dear Editor:  I could not agree more with "Support Your Local Newspaper" (Editorial on July 8).  I'm grateful that The Wave has afforded me the opportunity to express my views via your letters to the editor section along with others who may More...

Wake Up Parents

Dear Editor:  This Sunday evening while enduring another night of the Newport summer noises from bars and local teens, one of our "children" stole my sign from my property for the block warning drivers to “Slow Down for Children and Animal More...

About That Beat Cop

Dear Editor:  Hi Beth, I needed to answer your question from last week's Slice of Life column.  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...

From Galway To Rockaway

Bungalow Bar to Host All-Star Irish Rock Revue

For the first time, and for one night only, the All-Star Irish Rock Revue is coming to Rockaway!  Hosted by acclaimed NYC singersongwriters Edward Rogers and Joe Hurley, the All-Star Irish Rock Revue is on July 22 at Bungalow Bar at 8 p.m.  More...

RWA’s Bike Bonanza 2016

On Sunday, July 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA), Recycle-A-Bicycle, Bike New York, and the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) will be hosting the annual Queens Bike Bonanza/DOT More...


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