December 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local Named Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist

Andrew Moore, a student at Church of God Christian Academy has been named a semifinalist for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. More...

RNSP Security Alerts

The following is the Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol’s Security Alerts for the period ending Dec. 26.  More...

101st Precinct Gets Another Gun Off Street

Great police work by Sergeant Lewis and PO Scampoli, getting this .22 cal revolver off the streets!   More...

School News

Gingerbread Creations At Charter School

What comes to mind at Christmas? It is the Nativity scenes, the Christmas trees and the homemade happiness of gingerbread houses. More...

Business News

A Happy & Healthy New Year

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I’d like to wish all my friends and neighbors a happy and healthy 2017. We had a great year in 2016 and we are optimistic going forward into the new year. The Rockaway real estate market had a nice uptick in prices during the year. More...

Columnists

Is Federal Transportation Aid Glass Half Full Or Half Empty?

Transit Talk

City, state and federal local elected officials continue claiming that New York sends more money to Washington than we get back, resulting in our being shortchanged, is nothing new. More...

The Inner Voice

We are entering into a new year in confusing times. We have so much going on around us in the political sphere, on social media, and wherever we look whether on TV or the radio someone has a strong opinion and feels compelled to share it. More...

Beachcomber

Rockaway Beach residents are being asked how they want the New York City Parks Department to spend up to $120 million left over from the federally funded boardwalk reconstruction following Hurricane Sandy. More...

Letters

A First Class Ferry / Bus Terminal

Dear Editor:At the past Community Board 14 meeting with representatives from New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Hornblower Cruises and Events, the community requested that a third free shuttle bus More...

Cold War Hysteria

Dear Editor:  Obama accusing the Russians of interfering in the U.S. elections makes the late Senator Joseph McCarthy look like a piece of cake. To make it more dramatic, Obama should've shouted "The Russians are coming! More...

Food Revolution For A New Year

Dear Editor: The coming New Year's resolution should be pretty obvious, particularly when it comes to diet: 2017 will go down in history as the year when plant-based meats have revolutionized the food industry. 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...

The Other ‘F’ Word

For many who are making New Year’s resolutions, forgiveness can play a big factor in moving forward in 2017. Longtime resident of Rockaway, J.R. Yussuf is the author of his recently published book named “The Other F Word More...

Plunge Into The New Year

They might just be a little insane, but they do it every year. On New Year’s Day, hundreds of people in Rockaway will gather on beaches up and down the peninsula. More...

Community

Holiday Coat and Toy Drive at DredSurfer Grill

Christmas Eve found families awaiting the bounty of the Holiday Season from the office of Senator James Sanders, Jr. at the DredSurfer Grill on Beach 17th Street. More...

WISL Celebrates Youth At New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

On Sunday, Dec. 11, the Women’s Industrial Service League (WISL) played Santa Claus to the Sunday School Department at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where Rev. Larry Shell, Sr., is the pastor.  More...

Join The NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a few good men and women to serve the taxpayers of New York City. You can apply now to take the NYPD Police Officer Written Exam No. 7323. The exam registration period began on Dec. 27 and More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

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Portrait Of An Artist: Wojciech Gilewicz

Rockaway To The National Gallery

Wojciech (pronounced Voy-tech) Gilewicz was living in Manhattan when his mother, Danuta, told him that she refused to evacuate her Arverne home for the impending Hurricane Sandy.  More...

Fish out of water

Kaitlin Olson rears three spoiled rich kids in ‘The Mick’

As an adult who doesn’t entirely have her life together, I can sympathize with those who find it tiresome (and a little scoff-inducing) to watch shows featuring 20- and 30-somethings who totally have life figured out. More...

Editorial/Opinion

2017 Will Be One to Remember

Rockaway has shown time and time again, no matter the obstacle, we will adapt and overcome.  For many, the past year has been one of sorrow, for others it has been one of growing optimism  One can look to the east, and see the Far Rockaway More...

Political Cartoon

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It’s My Turn

As a result of living in one of the largest, busiest, and arguably, greatest cities in the world, I have a fundamental expectation that justice is on my side, it will win out, it will be served.  More...

Obits

Clare Knott

Clare Knott died on Dec. 28.  A lifelong resident of Rockaway Beach, she was an active parishioner for more than 60 years at St. Camillus Church, and was a member of the Golden Age Clubs at St. Rose of Lima, St. Camillus/St. Virgilius, and St. More...


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