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Robbery Suspects Sought

In the early hours of Aug. 6, a 54- year old man was attacked inside the stairwell of his building at 10-2 Nameoke St.  He was struck in the head and robbed of his cell phone and keys. More...

Goldfeder Stands Up For Small Business

The Rockaways are again in danger of losing another community asset. More...

The Right Side of Rockaway

Clinton A-Go-Go

There’s a hot new script making the rounds with Hollywood producers. It’s a political thriller along the lines of such classics as All the President’s Men or Citizen Kane. More...

School News

School Scope

Summer Lessons

I was going to get into some heavy issues related to race but the summer sun is preventing my brain from processing deep thoughts. So I’ll take a pass until I sort things out.  More...

School Supplies

Let the race begin!

And they’re off: the race to buy school supplies has begun. That’s right, the time has come to head out to the stores, with your list at the ready, in search of school supplies, clothing, backpacks, and lunch boxes. More...

Business News

Now’s The Time

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Have you noticed that the supply of homes available for sale has diminished alot in Rockaway? It’s a common theme across the country - very little inventory. Many sellers in Rockaway want to enjoy the summer before selling. More...

Columnists

Bums Or Beggars?

Tales From The Rock

Part Two. Last week I apologized to Lola Star, Liz Smith, Claudette, Tiberios et al in these pages for giving money occasionally to ‘bums’ or rather a certain bum on Beach 116th Street. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

REMINDER: 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. More...

An Intern’s Take

I want to take a moment to say Happy Birthday to our district leader, Mr. Lew M. Simon. God bless you and may you see many more.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Appreciation For Penner

Almost every week, regular Wave reader Larry Penner writes a Letter To The Editor, usually discussing the MTA and goverment's failures to address transportation infrastructure.  More...

Letters

Bravo, Rockaway Theatre Company!

Dear Editor:  Last evening I went to see the latest Rockaway Theatre Company production of La Cage Aux Folles. There are not enough positive adjectives to describe this wonderful production and to praise each one of the actors on stage.  More...

BdB’s Passing MTA Buck

Dear Editor: It is disappointing that Mayor Bill de Blasio still has a poor understanding about his relationship with the Metropolitan Transportation Author- ity after three years in office for management and funding of its Capital Program. More...

Divisive Rhetoric Doesn’t Fly

Dear Editor:  It was very much in keeping with his big picture approach that Ilyassha Shivers called for dialogue in last week’s 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...

Portrait Of An Artist

‘Rockaway’ Rome Howell

Aspiring rapper, “Rockaway” Rome Howell, has never been in it for wealth or fame. More...

Gerry Hughes Band Plays At Rogers Pub

The Gerry Hughes Band is making its first appearance at Rogers Pub!  Hughes’ band has opened up for groups like the Wolftones and Paddy Reilly.  The Gerry Hughes Band also includes accomplished guitarist and Rockaway resident Walter E More...

Breaking News - 8/17/2016 1:10 PM

USACE To Release First Draft Of Reformulation Plan Free Access

Document Will Be Released Online On 8/18

The Wave has learned that The U.S. More...

A Rose That Grew From Concrete Free Access

New playground opens at Goldie Maple Academy

The once vacant lot adjacent to the Goldie Maple Academy (PS/MS 333) on Beach 54th Street has been transformed into a brand new facility that will serve dozens of local school children with adequate space and activities for years to come. More...

Community

De Blasio spent taxpayer $ to give staff big raises Free Access

The New York Post says de Blasio gave played Santa Claus last year at taxpayers’ expense, doling out raises to almost his entire staff — with 92 exceeding 10 percent. More...

SFDS Class Of 1973

The St. Francis de Sales Graduating Class of 1973 held a class reunion on July 30. Starting with 5:30 p.m. Mass in St. Francis de Sales Church celebrated by classmate More...

A Visit With The DA

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown with officers from the 100th Precinct Community Council (l to r) Andy McGee, Kathy Heavey, Joe Young and Mark Wilson, as they learn first-hand about the prosecutorial process.   More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Captain Fantastic – Father Fanatic

Moviescope

A fine line separates fantastic from fanatic, especially when it comes to fatherhood. Survivalist hippie Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) clearly crosses that line when raising his six children deep in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest during the film. More...

A thug tale

‘The Making of the Mob: Chicago’ chronicles Capone’s rise

Known as The Windy City, Chicago is famous for a lot of things — deep dish pizza, the L train and Oprah Winfrey to name a few. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Sports

RBVL Regular Season Ends

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League’s streak of perfect weather ended on Wednesday night. Just when we thought we had seen the last of wind ball in Riis Park, Mother Nature erupted to let us know that she was still in charge. More...

Breezy Point Volleyball Champs

This past weekend, there was a two-day volleyball tournament held in Breezy Point. The winners of the women’s bracket were the Setting Ducks, who who went undefeated in two days. More...

2016 Stack Bundles Championship

Team Deuce reclaimed the throne—becoming the first team to win back-to-back Stack Bundles “Stop the Violence” Championship titles.  More...

Obits

Elizabeth Broderick

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

Lauren Anne Hammerstones

Lauren Anne Hammerstone of Flushing, died on July 30. She was at receptionist and has family living in the Rockaways. Hammerstone was preceded in death by her mother, Maria Hammerstone. More...

Edward Benjamin Porter

Edward Benjamin Porter, 70, of Brooklyn, died on July 31.  He was a resident of Rockaway for 20 years, a New York State Corrections Officer, a U.S. Marines Corps Veteran (Oct. ’63 – Oct. More...


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