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SJEH Welcomes First Baby Of 2017

Weighing 5 pounds 13 ounces, and measuring 18 inches long, Ariana was born to Zafraz and Jayasharree Mahomed of Far Rockaway at 5:17 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. More...

A New Year’s Walk On The Beach

Littoral Society Explores Fort Tilden Beach

On a beautiful sunny day with temperatures hitting 50 degrees, a group of approximately 100 intrepid hikers joined the American Littoral Society for their 34th annual New Year’s Day beach walk at Fort Tilden.  Once again, despite repeated More...

Cuomo’s Big Plans For JFK

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has presented a vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century.  More...

School News

Aim Of School Choice Is To Limit Choice

School Scope

I’m continuing my series of columns on the voucher/school choice issue which will come to the fore under the Trump administration especially with his educational secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos, a fierce opponent of public schools. More...

Business News

New Year’s Resolution

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Is selling your home one of your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions? If so, the proper “staging” of your home in an effort to present it in its best light can be crucial. I can help.  More...

The Housing Market Big Picture

Real Estate Updates

After the election, 30-year fixed rate mortgages rose from 3.50 percent to 4.30 percent approximately for people with good credit. More...

The Barolos Are Back

It’s winter. It’s getting cold. You want a special wine to share with family and friends. You want a big mouthful of wine. You want a sensory odyssey.  The Ship to Shore Wine Shop has received their shipment of Barolos.  More...

Sports

Congrats To The Champs

Congrats to the Blessed Trinity Girls 5th Grade basketball team on their championship at the Our Lady of the Blesses Sacrament Holiday Hoops Tournament.   More...

Rockaway Rockies 'Play’At MSG

The Rockaway Rockies got a thrill of a lifetime when they took part in the New York Rangers “Little Rangers” program at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 3.  More...

Letters

Thank You, Wave

Dear Editor:  I just wanted to take this time to say thank you for another year of coverage of our community in The Wave newspaper.  The Daily News has long given up on real news, and doesn’t even cover Rockaway. More...

Repealing Obamacare Puts Hospitals At Risk

Dear Editor:  Plans are being laid in Washington to repeal the Affordable Care Act as soon as Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office. More...

Obits

Theodore Cavooris

Theodore Cavooris died on Dec. 19.  Born in Rockaway Beach, Cavooris attended Far Rockaway High School Cavooris, served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, and became a police officer. More...

Francis Joseph Gerace

Francis Joseph Gerace died on Dec. 29. Born in Rockaway Beach, Gerace was a resident for more than 80 years. A graduate of St. John’s High School and Brooklyn College, Gerace served in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps More...

Maureen Szuman

Maureen Szuman died on Jan. 2.  Born in Brooklyn,Szuman lived in Rockaway for 12 years and was a school aide. More...

Shooting Suspects Nabbed

Shots rang out in the cool of the night on the first Tuesday of the New Year, January 3.  “Was that my tire?’ asked the co-worker who offered this reporter a ride home. “No,” I said. More...

Community

NYPD Prom Giveaway Free Access

Sometimes achieving a large dream means first making the small ones happen. More...

The Most Dangerous Intersection In Far Rock

For years, the intersection of Beach 20th Street and Seagirt Boulevard has earned a reputation among locals as the most dangerous intersection in Far Rockaway. On Tuesday, Jan. 3, that same crossing continued its legacy in 2017 More...

Food Feast for a Fortune-Filled Future

January offers food traditions that vary from culture to culture to forget the past and to look forward to the future. It is the time to feast on foods that will bring you a fortunate year.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Jackie – The Widow Revisited

Moviescope

On Nov. 22, 1963, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy became “The Widow.”  More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming To Queens

Famed Troupe To Perform On MLK Jr. Day At Queens College

The Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College in Flushing to perform during a third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 4 p.m. More...

Columnists

Mayor Bill De Blasio & The MTA

Transit Talk

It is disappointing that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio still has a poor understanding about his relationship with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) as he starts his fourth year in office More...

Beachcomber

In the Dec. 30, 2016 edition of The Wave, in a story entitled “Beating Victim Staying Silent,” we mistakenly reported that Lisa George, Constituent Liaison for State Senator James Sanders, Jr., witnessed the beating.  More...

Homeopathy for Colds and Influenza

Health & Harmony

The season is upon us and will last through February at the minimum. Wise words to hear, and store for future reference.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Free Isn't Free

The idea of a free public college education isn't a new idea. The City University of New York (CUNY) was instituted in 1961 by New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller. More...

Political Cartoon

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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...

QBC 2017 Is Coming Free Access

Another year, another baseball convention. The Queens Baseball Convention, that is. Mets fans Keith Blacknick (TheMediagoon.com) and Dan Twohig (Mets Police.com) have once again pulled together to create a gathering of Mets fans More...


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