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Rockaway Park Students Learn Lifesaving Skills

On Oct. 27, members of the FDNY Mobile CPR Unit visited Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability. The FDNY taught the students how to perform CPR and use the AED machine. The students were very enthusiastic and excited to learn. More...

Official Point Of View

In February of this year, City Comptroller Scott Stringer released an analysis of the city’s budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which revealed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to spend more than $1.7 billion in taxpayer dollars to fight homeless More...

Where The GOP Candidates Stand Free Access

Q&A with Michael O’Reilly

Broad Channel’s Michael O’Reilly is running against nine-term Congressman Gregory Meeks in the 5th Congressional District. He sat down recently with The Wave. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Landscapes At Claudette’s

Rockaway artists Thomas Kerr and Ross Barbera put on a two-man show featuring many of their original landscape paintings on Friday, October 28 at Cuisine by Claudette’s on Beach 116th Street.  More...

The Hero of Rockaway

Full Story

Hell and back

‘Lucifer’ continues a strong sophomore campaign

The devil, a cop and a lawyer walk into a bar  ... More...

Sports

Hurricanes Win Camp Carton Bowl

In the Inaugural Camp Carton Bowl on Oct. 30 at Met Life Stadium, the Brooklyn Hurricane Junior Pee Wee’s (7-10-year-olds) defeated the Downtown Giants by the score of 12-6. More...

BCAC Shamrocks Playoff-Bound

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Shamrocks Travel Football completed their regular season this weekend and is getting ready for another playoff run with Super Bowl trophies in sight.  The Pee Wee (7/8) team will compete in Tier 1 playoffs and wil More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Wave Endorses… Free Access

The editorial board of The Wave takes the responsibility of endorsing a candidate very seriously. Our needs as a community are critical, and votes speak loudly. More...

Roxbury Community Church, Where Every Visitor Is A Welcomed Guest! Free Access

It’s My Turn

Greetings from the Roxbury Community Church! It is with God’s grace that the Roxbury Community Church continues our mission of worshipping and welcoming all Christians in our beautiful community. More...

Obits

Catherine V. Bingham

Catherine V. Bingham, of Rockaway Park, died on Oct. 18.  She was a graduate of Bishop McDonald High School, and Queens College, a member of the St. Camillus and St. More...

William “Bill” McDonald

William “Bill” McDonald of Brooklyn, died on Oct. 27. He was a U.S. military veteran having served during World War II, a district manager with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and a Roxbury resident for more than 74 years.  More...

Juan Damarco Degout-Rice

Juan Damarco Degout-Rice of the Bronx died on Sept. 25.  Born on May 31, 2011 to Maxine V. Rice of Far Rockaway and Juan D. More...

Madeline’s Momentum Free Access

Four years after Superstorm Sandy demolished an estimated $50 million worth of inventory and machinery, the Madelaine Chocolate Company is back in business, says Madelaine’s co-owner Vivian Farber. More...

Community

Goodbye, Daylight Savings Time! Free Access

Also, Holiday Deadlines!

This year, Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, Nov. 6. The time change officially takes place at 2 a.m., and the good news is that most computers, digital clocks and cable boxes will switch over automatically. More...

Dine Out for Sandy Raises $4K

“You buy dinner, we build the home,” was a local non-profit’s slogan for collaboration with seven local eateries on this weekend’s Dine Out For Rockaway Recovery.  More...

Support Grows For Deckelman’s Landing Free Access

Support for efforts to name the forthcoming Citywide Ferry Service dock on Beach 108th Street for Bayswater activist Laura Deckelman continues to grow. More...

School News

Where Have You Gone Franklin Roosevelt (and Bernie Sanders), Our Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes to You (all)

School Scope

I am writing this on a Tuesday, one week before the election but due to space limitations in the Nov. 4 edition of The Wave you may be reading this a week later. No matter who wins or loses our troubles are just beginning. More...

St. Francis Prep Recognized

The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) recently recognized Saint Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, N.Y., for Programs of Distinction in Visual Arts and School Counseling.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Update

I just got back from Kenya, and it made me think how fortunate we are in America.  More...

Too Much Cash

REAL ESTATE CORNER

With interest rates so low, the problem is: What to do with the money? In fact, NEGATIVE interest rates have become prevalent in a number of countries: Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, etc. More...

Columnists

Election Stress

Health & Harmony

Fifty-two percent of Americans aged 18 or older said the election is a somewhat or very significant source of stress, according to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA). More...

Choosing Alan Zwirn Free Access

The Rockaway Irregular

When my neighbor Alan Zwirn showed up on my doorstep one morning to tell me he'd decided to run for the Assembly and that his likely opponent would be the daughter of a past incumbent, I laughed. She'd have resources at her disposal, I said. More...

An Intern’s Take

Why has Far Rockaway become New York City’s dumping ground? Ever wonder why our transportation systems are kept in such poor condition? More...

Letters

Why I’m Voting For Stacey Pheffer Amato

Dear Editor:  My work as assemblyman has always been about the needs of all our families.  Every bill I introduced, every civic meeting I attended, and every email or letter I sent over the last five years was driven by my desire to serve o More...

The Election IS Rigged

Dear Editor: Making an informed vote on Election Day in America is both a privilege and a responsibility that I am proud to say I take seriously. More...

Weekender

Tony Danza: Standards & Stories

Brooklyn-born actor turned song-and-dance man, Tony Danza, returns to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College on Sunday, Nov. 20 with his new hit show, “Standards & Stories.”  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...

A Tango Show In Brooklyn

Argentine Tango company, Estampas Porteñas, will present “Deseos: Stories of Longing and Desire” at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College, on Sat. Nov. 5 at 8 p.m.  More...


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