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Katz, Perez Join Wave Editorial Staff Free Access

The Wave is pleased to announce two exciting additions to our editorial staff; Angelica Katz and Maria Elena Perez More...

Far Rockaway Woman Sentenced To 17 Years For Killing Her Child

A 31-year-old Far Rockaway woman has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the 2014 death of her two-year-old toddler, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced on Wednesday, Feb. 8.  More...

Not So Super, Troopers Free Access

The increased presence of state troopers on the peninsula has had some residents scratching their heads and others shelling out some big bucks for tickets they’ve been hit with in passing weeks. More...

School News

I’m Just Wild About Betsy (sort of)

School Scope

While most of my colleagues rend their clothes in anguish over Betsy DeVos becoming education secretary after VP Mike Pence had to break a tie vote in the Senate, the first time in history, I am seeking out the positives, one of which is the negative More...

Business News

The Sign

REAL ESTATE CORNER

One very useful advertising tool in the sale of a property is the SIGN. The word of mouth publicity which is created can be formidable. People who are NOT shopping for a home may be made aware of this listing and tell their friends! More...

Columnists

Flowers for Valentine’s Day, the meaning and origin

Diary Of A Green Thumb

The history of Valentine’s Day, legend says, originated during the third century in Rome. During this time, Emperor Claudius II decided that single young men made better soldiers, so he outlawed marriage for young men. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

The Wave is excited to introduce Paula DiGioia, a new weekly contributor. In 2014, DiGioia and her husband, a Rockaway native, committed to life on the peninsula when they purchased their forever home here on the Irish Riviera. More...

Slice Of Life

Those of you who read my column regularly probably can tell how I feel about certain things in society. I believe a characteristic missing from many children today (including my own children) is grit. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Rail Before All Free Access

According to the Feb. 6 edition of Crain's, non-profit groups the Friends of the QueensWay and Trust for Public Land visited Crain's last week to make their case for the QueensWay, a transformation of 3.5 miles of abandoned right of way More...

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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...

Tap Comes To ‘Life’ Free Access

Video Release On Feb. 14 Is Precursor To Rockaway Beach Event

Anthony Lo Cascio is a native New Yorker who has performed, taught and toured internationally as a tap dancer since 1994. On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 – on which tap dancers also celebrate the legendary Gregor y Hines’ birthday More...

Brooklyn Center Presents Coyote's Dance At Kumble Theater

Coyote's Dance: Tales From The American Indian will debut at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. More...

Community

A Valentine For The Navy Free Access

Longtime Broad Channel resident, community organizer and businesswoman Margaret Howard Wagner wants to let the men and women serving on the USS Cole that our community appreciates their service. Wagner contacted The Wave on Feb. 7 with her idea. More...

Bridging The Years Free Access

Class Of ’66 Donates To St. Camillus Academy

When 30 members of the St. Camillus Class of 1966 got together in September for a 50th reunion celebration, the festivities included a rousing party at the Bungalow Bar, a Mass and a nostalgic tour of the school building, More...

St. Patrick’s Parade Is Coming Free Access

William Lynn Named Grand Marshal

The Queens County St. Patrick’s Day is set for March 4 at 1 p.m., but according to Michael Benn, President of the Queens County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, many groups who have expressed a desire to march haven't yet done so officially. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Hidden Figures – Racism In The Space Race

Moviescope

In 1961, Virginia, Jim Crow racism is rampant. The big problem for NASA in Hampton, Va., is that it’s slowing things up. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Current comedy

John Oliver returns with season 4 of ‘Last Week Tonight’

John Oliver sure won’t be lacking for subject matter when his weekly talk show returns. The British comedian, who rose to fame as a writer and correspondent for Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show,” is never one to shy away from talking about tough topics, More...

Sports

Another Great Year of Basketball

St. Camillus/St.Virgilius Junior and Senior Programs End

The St. Camillus / St. Virgilius (SCV) basketball program, which runs from mid-November through early February, has completed another successful season!  More...

Help Raise Funds For Dolphins Football Free Access

Hut, hut, hike on over to Bungalow Bar for a Dolphins Football Fundraiser next weekend, Saturday, Feb. 18. More...

Letters

I’m With Sully

Dear Editor:  Last week, Sandra J. Smith respectfully rejected my call to give President Trump a chance…because she doesn’t respect Donald Trump.  More...

Ways To Enhance Transportation

Dear Editor:  It is wonderful news that our state senator, Joe Addabbo, confirms transportation will improve for the Rockaways this year. To enhance what is already proposed may I suggest the following:  More...

Meeks Should Work For Everyone

Dear Editor: I feel as if Congressman Meeks believes all his constituents are liberals and Democrats. He is supposed to work for all his constituents. More...


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