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Lifeguards Rescue Man Near Rock Jetty

Lifeguards by Beach 92nd Street sprang into action, on Aug. 31, to rescue a swimmer who was caught in a rip current near the rock jetty. More...

Broad Channel Prepares For Mardi Gras Free Access

As the summer season draws to an end, Broad Channel celebrated with a Mardi Gras luau and pig roast, on Aug. 28, at the Grassy Point Bar & Grill. More...

Parking More Meters

Five new parking meters have been unveiled at the edge of the lot on Beach 95th Street and Shore Front Parkway, and they weren’t brought by the Department of Transportation. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Biker beginnings

Discovery miniseries shines light on the men behind Harley-Davidson

When you think of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, what springs to mind? Powerful, durable and loud? Beards and leather? More...

Columnists

Slice Of Life

As we sit and enjoy the last few weeks of summer and savor the fact that because of the calendar, we actually get an extra week due to Labor Day arriving late this year, I think we should give a shout out to all of the things we have lost this summer More...

Simon Says

With the heat and humidity so oppressive lately, Rockaway’s beaches have been packed with people. As of Aug. 19, many of the lifeguards were gone because they returned to college. More...

Presumed Guilty Until Found ‘Innocent’

Tales From The Rock

I usually know when it’s going to happen. It doesn’t happen as often as it used to because I’ve been here a long time now so most people know me. But still, every so often a hick or a complete stranger will harass me in public. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Wasted Talent Free Access

Anthony Weiner was once the hope of many in Rockaway. He was the rare elected official running for city-wide office who understood Rockaway and its unique needs and issues. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Lucille G. Raphael

Lucille G. Raphael died on Aug. 26. She was a lifelong Belle Harbor resident and a lifetime parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John J.  More...

Michael J. Shanley

Michael J. Shanley, 55, died on Aug. 12. More...

Get Fit Back To School

With summer coming to an end and fall right around the corner, it means the beginning of a new school year. More...

Adrienne Adams

Meet The Candidate

Ethical lapses, years of inaction and zero accountability are just some of the reasons that Adrienne Adams says she’s running against State Senator James Sanders in the upcoming State Senate District 10 primary on Sept. 13.  More...

Community

City To Keep Beaches Open Until Sept. 11

As the 93 days of summer slowly tick towards an end, NYC Parks, with continued support from the City Council, has extended the summer swimming season through Sept. 11.  More...

A Summer with Environmentor

On Aug. 26, the participants in Environmentor, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance’s (RWA) yearlong science research and mentoring program, finished their internships with a final presentation for their families and mentors.  More...

Birders Flock to Shorebird Festival Free Access

The American Littoral Society and NYC Audubon in partnership with Gateway NRA conducted the 11th Annual Shorebird Festival at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Saturday, Aug 20. More...

School News

NOSCHOOL End Of Summer Art Show

As the kids of Rockaway start back to school shopping, the interdisciplinary art and education youth camp NOSCHOOL prepares for their end of summer art show.  More...

Business News

Bishop Kearney’s New Fitness Center

The renovated facility will house our dance program and new strength and conditioning course starting this fall. Members of the Kearney community will have access to weight and cardio machines, free weights, yoga balls, and TRX.  More...

Labor Day

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Labor Day marks the end of our summer season, and the back to school frenzy for our children. It typically marks the return of many people from assorted vacations and the end of the traditional summer doldrums in the real estate market. More...

Sports

Notre Dame Football Preview 2016 Free Access

The 2015 Notre Dame football season was characterized by bad breaks and m More...

Best Laid Plans Free Access

The Stoop

“Just because I think the Mets are done for 2016, and they are done, trust me, it doesn’t mean they should sell [at the trade deadline]. Upgrades are needed, including staff.” – Mark C. Healey, July 31, 2016 More...

Letters

NOT A Victimless Crime

Dear Editor:  On Sunday, Aug. 28 of this year, I was leaving the beach with my 5-year-old girl and 9-year-old boy. More...

Resolving ‘Ferry Financial Burden’

Dear Editor:  There is more money available to resolve the “Rockaway Ferry Financial Burden” (It’s My Turn by John Signorelli – Aug. 19) if only the more experienced NYC agency was managing the project.  More...

Weekender

Local Artist Shoots Video in Rockaway

Rockaway rap artist Oluwaseyi Joseph—better known as “SEYI” (pronounced shay-yee)—was born and raised on the peninsula, where he attended the Channel View School for Research.  More...

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...

“Toxic” Auditions Free Access

The Rockaway Theatre Company will be holding auditions for its November production of The Toxic Avenger, a comedy rock-musical based on the 1984 film of the same name. More...


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