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Altered Images

Altered Images is the result of two tragedies. Michael Redpath, a lieutenant with the FDNY, spent six months at Ground Zero with his camera in hand everyday. More...

Planning For A Resilient Edgemere Free Access

Locals oppose HPD housing plans

Edgemere residents were up-in-arms on Tuesday night, following a presentation from the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) concerning plans for the future of the neighborhood— between Beach 35th and Beach 49th More...

No Respect For The Flag(pole)

After attempting to handle the issue with the Parks Department, Lenny Yarde, a board member of the Friends of the Beach 59th Street Playground contacted The Wave to express his disappointment.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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A prime place

Ted Danson returns to prime-time NBC in ‘The Good Place’

As the weather turns cooler and communities across the nation celebrate homecoming, the television season gets underway with hopeful freshman comedies, seasoned senior dramas and plenty of alumni.  More...

Sports

Shamrocks Celebrate Jersey Night Free Access

The 2016 BCAC Shamrocks Football program held their annual Jersey Night event on Friday, Sept. 9. BCAC Memorial Field was packed with players, parents and members of the community. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Ferry Poorly Planned Free Access

Seastreak, the company that operated the beloved Rockaway Ferry after Superstorm Sandy until the plug was pulled in 2014, recently announced it has a new addition to its fleet; a 600 passenger, highspeed, luxury catamaran with delivery expected late More...

Obits

Shirley Bernstein

Shirley Bernstein, 88, died on Wednesday, Sept. 14 in Lexington, Mass.  More...

Brenda Christian

Brenda Christian, 61, of Albany, Ga., died on July 23.  She was a bookbinder and a Rockaway resident for more than 45 years.  She was preceded in death by her father, Oscar Sr.; two sisters, Theodosia and Doris; three brothers, Oscar Jr., C More...

Mary Clifford

Mary Clifford, of Co. Silgo, Ireland, died on Sept. 14. She was a long-time summer resident and an all-year around resident for 45 years.  More...

Rockaway Remembers 9-11

Tribute Park was overflowing on the morning of Sept. 11, 2016, as Rockaway gathered to once again mark the day when its loved ones lost their lives on the terrible day in 2001.  More...

Community

Surf At Your Own Risk

Now that the lifeguards are no longer around to allow swimming on Rockaway beaches, conditions – given the geography of Rockaway that makes it one of the more dangerous beaches in the country – are especially perilous now.  More...

Yoga In Tribute Park

There was a special yoga fundraiser held on on Sept. More...

SJEH 10th Annual Ocean Walk

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held its 10th Annual Ocean Walk on Thursday, Sept. 8. More...

Business News

The Amazing Dozen

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I like to watch old movies. Consequently, when the old classic movie “The Dirty Dozen” appeared as a re-run recently, I watched it. This movie usually reminds me peripherally about Beach 145th Street in Neponsit. Why? More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

From the MTA: A southbound (to Rockaway) lane closure has begun at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge. The bridge team waited until after Labor Day/beach season. More...

An Intern’s Take

Please forgive me if I go off the deep end this week but I have a lot on my mind. I am not a big fan of poli-tricks, it seems that we are living in an age where the truth is a lie and that lie shall set you free.  More...

Tales From The Rock

TENANTS ANYONE?  More...

Letters

Unable To Vote

Dear Editor: When I tried to vote in our polling station across the street in Dayton Towers on Sept. 13, I was informed it was closed and I should go to the polling station in Dayton West on Beach 102nd Street. More...

Age Is Just A Number

Dear Editor: I'm writing to correct an error in my column ("It's My Turn") in last week's paper. More...

Let’s Really Get Things Done!

Dear Editor:On Tuesday, Nov. 8, we will have the good fortune of being able to vote for the next president of the United States of America. 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...

All Aboard The Oyster Cruise

Last year, Terrence Mulligan’s pop up Oyster Fest on Beach 116th Street was one of the most attended events of the summer. More...

Eat Out On Us!

Rockaway is known for a lot of things; surfing, the boardwalk and a growing community of artists. But it’s also known as a destination for foodies!  More...


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