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101st Precinct CC Meeting Roundup

Starting the 101st Precinct Community Council meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance during the holiday season seemed to add a sense of hope to the end of the year gathering. More...

101st Precinct NCO Program

The NCO Program consists of 12 Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) of which four are Housing Officers.  Sergeant Robert Garrity is the NCO Sergeant, responsible for the efficiency of the NCO Program with off days on Saturday and Sunday. More...

School News

The Fallacies of School Choice Part 2

School Scope

At one point, a decade ago, the voices standing up against what I’ve termed the “ed deform” movement were few. But the mainstream press is beginning to catch on.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Stacks of thrills

Season 3 of ‘The Librarians’ in full swing on TNT

Action, adventure, intrigue — these may not be the first words that come to mind when we think of librarians, but one TV show offers viewers a twist on the stereotypically mundane profession.  More...

Columnists

Simon Says

We wish our Jewish constituents and families Happy Chanukah, a Merry and Blessed Christmas to those of the Christian faith. Happy Kwanzaa and a Happy New Year to all. More...

Looking Back

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

Let There Be Peace On Earth, Let There Be Peace On Earth

Health & Harmony

Peace abides within when you realize your true self and dwell in harmony with it.  These are trying times. They test the mettle of a man. Times like these have always been a part of the human story.  More...

Obits

Alexander John Bendo

Alexander John Bendo died on Dec. 14 in his Manhattan home.  A lifelong resident of Rockaway Park and Neponsit, Bendo was born in Rockaway Beach on Nov. More...

Ernesto W. Brands

Ernesto W. Brands of Guayaquil, Ecuador, died on Dec. 20. He was a welder for Local 15 and a 46 year Rockaway resident, coming from the Bronx, N.Y.  He was preceded in death by his son; Weduin Brands.  More...

Alberta L. Diesing

Alberta L. Diesing, of Memphis, Tenn., died on Dec. 14. She was deputy sheriff and a 50 year resident of Rockaway, coming from Manhattan.  More...

On The Record: Richards Visits The Wave

Councilman Donovan Richards came to The Wave on Dec. 19 to discuss concerns of the Ad Hoc Committee of Community Board 14 about the rezoning of Downtown Far Rockaway.  More...

Community

Caroling, Caroling

Fran Sonustun, Director of Recreation for Rockaway Care Center and 101st Precinct Neighborhood Community Officers (NCO), PO Arthur, PO Flemens and PO Givens brought a little Christmas cheer to the residents.  More...

Holiday Closings, Deadlines

Its holiday time, so The Wave office will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday Jan. 2, for Christmas and New Year’s Day, respectively.  So, with holiday closings come holiday deadlines. More...

St. Camillus Special Olympics Celebrates 20 Years

On a snowy evening in winter 1996, Joe Featherston and a group of his running partners and extended family members got together to discuss a Special Olympics program for Rockaway. More...

Business News

A Loss For Arverne

Evelyn Hibbler, along with her husband Mark and daughter Dawn are local entrepreneurs who have had to close their Arverne Dollar Plus store business due to lack of community support. More...

Happy Holidays

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I’d like to wish a wonderful holiday season to all my friends, neighbors, and clients. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Senator Who Stole Christmas Free Access

The Wave likes and respects Senator Chuck Schumer. We endorsed his re-election, and we acknowledge his fighting for Rockaway through the years. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

The Gotcha People

Dear Editor:  I have to say that anyone from our community who volunteers their time is wonderful. I'm speaking about people who attend different meetings on various subjects to gain knowledge whether in or out of our community.  More...

A World Class Rockaway

Dear Editor:  Thank you for sending out the presentation below to those who couldn't attend the meeting. I agree with the majority of items presented with minor and major comments below.   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...

Q&A w/Far Rock Blues Guitarist Bert Elliot

Blues musician Bert Elliot first moved to Rockaway when he was about 10-yearsold. There, he attended P.S. 114 for about three years, before moving from his uncle’s house on Beach 140th Street in Belle Harbor, More...

A Ship To Shore Holiday Wine Tasting

Ship to Shore Wine Shop hosted a Holiday Wine Tasting with Frederick Wildman And Sons, Ltd. More...


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