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101st Pct CC Honors Local Heroine

NYPD Captain Courtney Nilan opened the recent joint meeting between the 100th and 101st Precinct Community Councils meeting with a story of true heroism.  Maurcena Wakefield and her act of selfishness were brought to her attention by Megan Holle More...

Tempers Flare At Build It Back Meeting Free Access

NYC Build It Back still has quite a ways to go if it hopes to reach its goal—to return 8,728 Sandy victims back into a safe and sustainable home, by 2017. More...

QPTC Candidates Night

On Sept. 29, the Queens Public Transit Committee hosted a “Candidates Night” to give members of the South Queens Community the chance to hear from potential elected officials on transit issues facing the community.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

A Life Well-Lived

From The Artists Studio

The death of John Hedderson is a great loss to friends, family, associates and admirers. Hedderson was an exhibiting member and board member of the Rockaway Artists Alliance. More...

Fort Tilden Highlights:

ARTSPLASH – RAA’s annual multimedia art exhibition and accompanying events, through Oct. 16 in Fort Tilden. Call for Submissions: InkSplash and “Portraits.” See RAA website.   More...

Paint Nite Glows in Broad Channel

There are times when you need to get your creative juices flowing. More...

Sports

The Stoop Free Access

The only thing more surprising than the Mets making it to the NL Wild Card game was that after some guy named Conor Gillisepie jacked a three-run home run to win it for the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning on Wednesday night, I wasn’t n More...

Shamrocks Stay Undefeated

The Broad Channel Athletic Association’s Pee Wee Shamrocks (ages 7/8) routed Brentwood by a score of 34-26 in the team’s first night game of the season on Oct. 1.  More...

Letters

Time For Change

Dear Editor: For the last eight years we live in a nation of ever increasing taxes and prices, where the working man pays for the food, pays for the rent or mortgage, pays for health care, pays for the cell phone, More...

Petition for Darryl

Dear Editor:  Hello, I’m a resident of the Rockaways and have been attending Edgemere Community Center for almost 13 years.  Darryl Devorre had been working there for almost 20-plus years but was recently relocated to Hammels Communit More...

Too Busy For Debate?

Dear Editor:  I find it interesting that Rep. Meeks will not be able to attend the Oct. 19 debate due to his busy schedule (Save The Date, Sept. 30, 2016). 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...

Secrets And Seawalls

The Kinesis Project Dance Theatre, hosted by The Rockaway Artists Alliance and National Parks Service, continues performances along the beach of Fort Tilden on Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. More...

Off Season at Riis Park Beach Bazaar

For the Riis Park Beach Bazaar off-season, Whitney Aycock, owner of Whit’s End, a popular restaurant at 97-14 Rockaway Beach Blvd., is relocating to Bay 9, and is transforming the summer hub into an incredible oceanfront destination through fal More...

Pheffer Amato Wants a Toll-Free Taste Of Rockaway Free Access

It is an event borne of misery, but every year since its inception, the Taste of Rockaway presents us with an annual occasion to celebrate our community. More...

Community

Addabbo Visits JCCRP

As the recent Rosh Hashanah holiday approached, Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently visited the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Penninsula (JCCRP) in Rockaway, where he was proud to receive an apple and honey.  More...

VFW Penny Social Is A Success

An evening of local socializing and raffles brought in enough money to refund a VFW Post while being able to provide a Thanksgiving Dinner to military veterans.  More...

Q&A With Lewis Del Mar Free Access

The allure of living in Rockaway has beckoned a great many musicians, from punk rock poet laureate Patti Smith to slacker rock artist Mac Demarco. More...

School News

Has The Wave Moved To The Right?

School Scope

A recent letter by Mike Scandiffio to The Wave, “Enough is Enough” asked “Could your paper get any more right wing?” Mike talked about the constant ferry whining, contempt for an ultra-liberal mayor, a lovefest with Republican More...

Business News

A Silk Purse?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Many Rockaway houses were built 60 or 80 years ago, and some are even older than that. Most of these homes have had some improvements made to them over the years. However, many houses still need work. More...

Columnists

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. More...

Tales From the Rock

YOU CAN’T BE NICE More...

Beachcomber

Help the Secret Sandy Claus Project/ We Care New York’s mission of bringing as many toys and smiles to as many kids in need as possible each holiday season. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Debate Date A Must For Meeks Free Access

When The Wave reported in our Sept. 30 edition that Congressman Gregory Meeks wouldn't be available for the scheduled Rockaway Debate Night on Oct. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Joann C. Dolan

Joann C. Dolan (nee O’Boyle) of Brooklyn, N.Y., died on Sept. 29.  She was a Breezy Point resident since 1989, coming from Brooklyn, a member of L.A.O.H., NYC Catholic Teachers, St. More...

Margaret M. Gaughan

Margaret M. Gaughan of Brooklyn, N.Y., died on Oct. 3. She was a customer service representative and a Rockaway resident for 60 years, coming from Bay Ridge. She was also an active participant in girl scouts, cheerleading and band at St. More...

Gene Wynne

Gene Wynne of Brooklyn, N.Y., died on Oct. 3. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of VFW Post No. 8540 in Roxbury, a psychotherapist, and a summer resident of Breezy Point since 1978 and yearround since 2001 coming from Staten Island.  More...


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