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Child Abduction Thwarted In Bayswater

Suspect ID’d By RNSP, Arrested By 101st Precinct

On Saturday, July 30, at about 9:30 a.m., a black female, about 45 years old, dressed in a black dress, attempted to abduct a four-year-old girl from the park located on Mott Avenue and Bay 28th Street.  More...

Official Point Of View

The often fractured relationship between law enforcement and communities of color was highlighted again in recent weeks by the police killings of two black men – Philando Castile in Minnesota and Alton Sterling in Louisiana.  More...

A Prayer For Our Community

Let us pray.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Back To The Future at NYCB Theater

TLC, En Vogue, and Peter Frampton Come Alive at Westbury!

Live Nation is pleased to present some exciting new shows at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.  On Sunday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m., TLC plus special guest, En Vogue, will sing their greatest hits! Tickets go on sale Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. More...

Hit the road

Cameron Crowe brings his love of music to the small screen in ‘Roadies’

They say you should write what you know, which is just what writer/director Cameron Crowe did when he penned the Oscar-winning screenplay for the 2000 film “Almost Famous.” The semi-autobiographical drama draws from Crowe’s time wor More...

Sports

RBVL Penultimate Week on the Beach

Once again the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League played under beautiful weather with perfect volleyball conditions and players are wondering if bad weather will ever hit Riis Park this summer. More...

St. Francis De Sales Summer Classic Update

The first championship shirts for the 2016 St. More...

Letters

A Bad Flight Path

Dear Editor:  As we all know, hear, and see, there are so many planes flying over our peninsula. More...

Don’t Want Your Tree

Dear Editor:  National Grid marked my gas line from the street coming into my home on Beach 132nd Street to inform the Parks Department where it should plant a tree!  More...

Transportation $ Not Fed’s Fault

Dear Editor:Financial problems with the Metro- politan Transportation Authority may be attributed to less funding provided by both Albany and City Hall, not Washington. 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...

Memo from the RTC

La Cage Aux Folles Opens In August

The Rockaway Theatre Company’s production of La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage) hits the stage at Fort Tilden’s Post Theatre on Friday Aug. 5.  More...

RAA’s WordWaves Are Back

On Saturday, Aug. More...

Rabbi Allan Blaine Dies Free Access

Rabbi Allan Blaine, one of Rockaway’s most influential and beloved spiritual leaders, has died. More...

Real Community Policing

Since 1984, National Night Out has been promoting its annual get-together of communities uniting with local police precincts for a night of fun-filled activities.  On Aug 2, Rockaway residents did just that, as events sponsored by the 100th and More...

Community

Marine Parkway Bridge Will Be Closed Weeknights

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be fully closed to traffic on most weeknights from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., starting Sunday, Aug. 14 through 5:00 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 with the exception of More...

JUMPing For Joy

Back in June, JUMP Dance Studio’s Juliette and Michelle Admoni told us they were prepared to “take over” the nationals. And so they did.  What’d they win? More...

Parking Fee Increase For Riis Park?

Parking at Jacob Riis Park, and other parts of Gateway National Recreation Area, could cost more next year.According to the National Park Service’s website, in order to improve and maintain park services More...

School News

AFT Convention With Randi And Hillary

School Scope

I was in Minneapolis for four days of the American Federation of Teachers convention in mid-July when at times temperatures were nearing 100 degrees. More...

Business News

The Mansion Tax

REAL ESTATE CORNER

The mansion tax is a tax paid by the buyer of residential property. Specifically, it applies to one, two, or three family homes. The mansion tax also applies to coops or condos. More...

Columnists

Tales From The Rock

FIRST, AN APOLOGY  I apologize to Lola Star, Liz Smith, Claudette, Tiberio’s and all the other business people on Beach 116th Street, but up until a few years ago I sometimes gave money to the ‘bums’ on the strip.  I almos More...

An Intern’s Take

Donald Trump recently said that we need to stop being so politically correct here in the United States. More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele, I’ve been married to my wife for 12 years. She is a wonderful woman. We have a great relationship, with one exception. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Political Cartoon

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All Politics Is Local

The Wave recently sat down with an elected official for an off the record discussion of the pressing issues affecting Rockaway. More...

Obits

Elizabeth Broderick

Elizabeth Broderick, of Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland, died on Aug. 3.  She was a homemaker and a Rockaway resident for 37 years, coming from Elmont.  More...

Brenda Christian

Brenda Christian, 61, of Albany, Ga., died on July 23.  She was a book binder and a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years.  Cremation was held at St. More...

Lawrence Dudley

Lawrence Dudley died on July 19. Dudley was a carpenter and a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years.  More...


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