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City Wins Flood Map Fight

New Yorkers will save tens of millions of dollars in flood insurance premiums as a result of the city’s 2015 appeal of FEMA’s flood risk calculations for New York City and the region, which mapped 35,000 more homes and buildings across th More...

New Water Main Project Begins

The trees that line Beach 19th Street and New Haven Avenue have been enclosed with wooden scaffolding to protect them from the harm of the heavy machinery to come.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday, Oct. More...

A Way For Justin Free Access

For thousands of locals who never had the opportunity to bring closure to the tragic death of a young hero, there is a new and eternal way to commemorate his life. On Oct. More...

School News

Making America Great Again – For White Supremacists

School Scope

I’ve always been bothered by the fact that there was never a mainstream presidential candidate that neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic, white supremacist, racist, misogynists could feel comfortable supporting. More...

Sharing The Good News At St. Camillus

A new school year has begun and we are happy at St. Camillus to share the “Good News” of St. Camillus Catholic Academy.  St. Camillus is celebrating our 65th year of providing quality Catholic education here in Rockaway. St. More...

Business News

The Walk Through

REAL ESTATE CORNER

The buyer is entitled to check out the property before the closing. Usually this is done the evening before the closing or on the morning of closing day. Sometimes it takes place a day or two earlier. The final walk through is very important. More...

Sports

Big Win For SFDS

On Sunday, Oct. 16, the St. Francis de Sales 5th Grade boys soccer team played Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament and came away with an exciting 4-1 win! More...

Brooklyn Hurricanes Top Downtown Giants

As we get deeper into the youth football season, the Brooklyn Hurricanes have proven that 2016 is not 2015. More...

BCAC Showdown This Sunday!

The 2016 BCAC Football Pee Wee Shamrocks, undefeated at 6-0, will battle 6-0 Copiague at BCAC Memorial Field on Sunday Oct. More...

Letters

Looking For A Ferry Tour

Dear Editor:  I have sent the following to the NYCEDC ferry team:  The Rockaway ferry service is scheduled to begin in just eight months.  More...

Stuttering Awareness Day

Dear Editor:  Oct. 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Did you know that 70 million people worldwide stutter--more than the population of France?  More...

City Invades Playland

Playland Motel will be shuttering its doors on Nov. 1, after three years at its Beach 98th Street location.  According to DNAInfo New York, the rooms will be rented to the New York City Department of Homeless Services.  More...

Community

Pheffer Amato Proposes Community Notification Bill Free Access

Following news this week that the de Blasio administration and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) have begun renting out rooms in the Playland Motel for temporary housing, candidate for Assembly, Stacey Pheffer Amato is announcing a new propos More...

Zwirn Calls For Safer Streets

Alan Zwirn, running to replace outgoing Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, opened his Oct. 14 press conference on Veterans Memorial Plaza with a message; Rockaway’s families and the community deserve better.  More...

SFP Criminology Students Get Expert Advice

On Friday, Sept. 23, approximately 60 students from St. Francis Prep Forensic Criminology classes were able to participate in a Skype session with world-renowned forensic linguist, James Fitzgerald. Mr. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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‘Dead’ man walking

Mystery character meets his/her end when ‘The Walking Dead’ returns

With endless television series available for binge-watching, time-shifting and oldfashioned recording, it’s tough to keep viewers tuning in these days. More...

Columnists

Dalton’s: End of an Era Free Access

Slice Of Life

Since Dalton’s restaurant has announced it will be closing and that it will be razed to be a part of the new hotel I have been sad. More...

Your Transportation Dollars At Work

Transit Talk

(Editor’s Note: Many Wave readers over the years know the name Larry Penner, and because of his expertise, he’s graduated from letter writer to one of the The Wave’s new columnists.  More...

An Intern’s Take

I guess you will have to wait another week for my Birth of a Nation review, as I still have not made it to the movies. Anyone have a good bootleg version? Sharing is caring.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Neighborhood Solution Free Access

Since Mayor Bill de Blasio has been in office, he has provided hundreds of millions of dollars to increase homeless services. Despite that incredible amount of money, thousands are being added to our city’s homeless population. More...

Political Cartoon

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It’s My Turn

Due to efforts by the Queens Public Transit Committee, elected officials and others, reactivation of the former Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Rail Road seems increasingly likely. 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...

InkSplash Opens This Weekend

InkSplash, RAA’s annual invitational printmaking exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, Oct. More...

Brooklyn College Presents:

Buenos Aires Tango Company

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m.  More...


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