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Another Gun Off The Street

Hats off to the 100! The 100th Precinct Anti-Crime team took another gun off the streets on Wednesday, Jan. 25. More...

A Full House For Pheffer Amato Free Access

On Sunday, Jan. 22, the P.S. 232 auditorium thronged with supporters united to honor Rockaway native Stacey Pheffer Amato’s induction into the assembly on a local level. More...

Our Community; Our Plan

Official Point of View

It’s a new day in Far Rockaway. The city has invested $91 million to help bring back the eastern end of our peninsula. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

THE HERO OF ROCKAWAY

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Quality dramedy: Dan Fogelman’s ‘This Is Us’ is a freshman hit

If you’re perusing a list of the best new shows of fall 2016, there’s a good chance that “This Is Us” is among the top contenders. More...

Sports

Successful Regular Season At St. Camillus Hoops

The 6/7/8th Grade “Green Team”: Frankie Walker (Mr. 3-pointer), Andrew Vaccaro (Rookie of the Year), Assistant Coach Sean Coyne, Eddie O’Hare (Most Energetic), Nyseem Williams (MVP), Bryan Perez (Best Defender) More...

Far Rock’s‘Frenchy’ To Host NBA 2017 All-Star Game Free Access

Far Rockaway native Francois “Frenchy” Nicolas has been chosen this year by the NBA to serve as the in-arena host for the 2017 NBA All-Star game. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Ferry Is Real Free Access

On a cold, windy morning in January, years of waiting for the return of the beloved Rockaway ferry became a "when" instead of an "if." More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Carol A. Dowd

Carol A. Dowd died on Jan. 25.  A resident of Wyckoff, N.J., Dowd, originally hailed from Rockaway Beach.  More...

Kathleen “Bobbie” Hart

Kathleen “Bobbie” Hart died on Jan. 25.  A Rockaway resident for more than 65 years, Hart was involved in several community clubs and organizations.  More...

Kenneth N. Morris

Kenneth N. Morris died on Jan. 17. A Rockaway Beach resident for the past 45 years, Morris originally hailed from Brooklyn.A commercial artist by trade, Morris was a founding member of Rockaway Artists Alliance and More...

Community

LBRB Rocks Out And Raises Funds Free Access

The Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach (LBRB) really put the fun in fundraiser over the last weekend in January. More...

Flagpole Fight Free Access

Belle Harbor residents are seething after a decision was made by NYC Parks to remove an American flag erected in honor of a beloved FDNY lieutenant who died on 9/11. More...

Anna Spivak Named Assistant Editor Free Access

Rockaway Beach resident Anna Spivak has joined The Wave as the new Assistant Editor. After two years on the Brooklyn beat, covering breaking news, entertainment, politics, real estate and community happenings for the Brooklyn Reporter and More...

School News

I Said, “I Ain’t Marchin’ Anymore”: I Lied

School Scope

I was walking across Lexington Avenue on Tuesday and two African- American women walking next to me were telling a friend about the last Saturday’s Woman’s March. More...

Business News

The Cash Buyer

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I have long emphasized the importance of the cash buyer. More...

Columnists

Demystifying the Pediatric Well Visit Free Access

Premier Pediatrics

When expectant parents visit our office for a prenatal visit, they often ask “what does a well visit entail?” In this series of articles, we will take a look at the basic pediatric well visit. More...

Beachcomber

According to DNAinfo.com, a monthly Metro Card will increase to $121 and a weekly will cost $32 after the MTA voted on Jan. 25 to increase fares for subways and buses. 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...

Letters

One Nation

Dear Editor:  As a Republican, I had the opportunity to vote for Donald Trump twice in 2016. Both times I opposed him. Now, since he took the oath of office last Friday, Donald Trump is my President… and every American’s president. More...

Plastic Bag Fees: Trolling for Nickels

Do supermarkets or customers really want used plastic bags brought into a clean store when attached to these used bags could be roaches and bed bugs enough to contaminate the exposed food at the deli counter and to travel home with unlikely consumers More...

A Bridge Too Narrow

Dear Editor: This year, The Marine Park Bridge has been a big problem for those of us who have to get to work in the morning. The traffic due to construction has been pretty awful but, this morning, Jan. 24 at 7 a.m., The Marine Park Bridge, 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...

Goldfish From Pluto Live!

An interactive musical for the whole family

The new children’s brand, Goldfish From Pluto (GFP), is pleased to announce their first stage performance taking place Saturday, Feb. 11 at the PlayStation Theater, 1515 Broadway at W. 44th Street. More...

Scorsese: He Is Cinema

He’s from Queens. He’s a Hollywood king. And he’s currently getting a royal welcome back home.  More...


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