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Redfern Fights To Reopen Its Community Center Free Access

Parents, children and residents of the Redfern Community Center are demanding to reopen the center after it was closed until “further notice” on Friday, March 3. More...

Now Hiring: Our New Citywide Ferry Means Jobs

I want every New Yorker to know: This is still your city. That means we need to help you climb the economic ladder right here. We have set a goal of creating 100,000 good-paying jobs over the next decade. More...

Ryan’s Story Teaches Tolerance at PS 105 Free Access

There wasn’t a dry eye in the auditorium as students of The Bay School at PS 105 quietly listened to John Halligan share the story of his son, Ryan. Ryan Halligan was a 13-year old middle school student who took his own life in October of 2003 More...

Business News

BearaBins: Your Other Closet

Have you been searching for a place to store your bulky, winter clothing when the weather gets warm? Or maybe you’re down- sizing and need to make some space for new items? If you are, take a look into storing with BearaBins.  More...

The Key

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Some homeowners are reluctant to give me a key to their property. They are naturally concerned about the safety of their possessions. I can’t fault them, and I don’t argue with them about it. More...

Getting Down To Business With The Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach

On Monday, March 6, The Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach (LBRB) kicked-off their monthly meeting with more than a dozen local female business owners and entrepreneurs from the area at the Rockaway Retreat House.  More...

Sports

St. Camillus/St.Virgilius Honors Mini Basketball

Another successful St. Camillus / St. Virgilius Mini basketball season ended recently. The league runs from mid-November through early February. More...

Sandon Karinsky Named Rookie Of The Year

St. Francis Prep High School freshman swimmer Sandon Karinsky, named Rookie of the Year, went on to the finals in all of his individual and relay events at this year’s A championships, More...

Letters

Dangerous Intersection No Countdown Light for Seniors

Dear Editor: One of the most busiest and dangerous intersections on the Rockaway Peninsula is Beach 20th Street and Seagirt Boulevard. More...

A Reply To “A Country Of Immigrants”

Dear Editor: In response to Joe Bialek’s touching letter, published on Feb. 17, of his grandfather’s coming to a new land and a new life in the United States, I believe we are both in agreement 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...

3rd Annual Rockaways Polar Plunge

Special Olympics New York is recruiting hardy, brave souls to participate in its 3rd Annual Rockaways Polar Plunge (Freezin’ For A Reason) on Saturday, March 25 at Jacob Riis Park.  Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. More...

Quintet Of The Americas Plays At RAA

Quintet of the Americas will present Designed by Nature, a concert on Sunday, March 12 – 2:00 p.m. at Studio T-7 Gallery of Rockaway Arts Alliance (RAA), Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area in Rockaway Point.  More...

Shooter On Loose Free Access

Police are on the lookout for a suspect incolved in a shooting incident that took place on Saturday, March 11, at or approximately 9:30 p.m. More...

Cheers, Chills for St. Patrick! Free Access

Bundled up in layers of green, Rockaway residents didn’t let the cold stop them from partaking in the 42nd Annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. More...

Community

Spring Ahead, Daylight Savings Time Is Back! Free Access

On Sunday, March 12, Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Most clocks, such as those on cell phones and computers will update automatically overnight, moving forward from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. More...

Bishop Kearney’s Oscar Connection

Bishop Kearney High School alumna, Deborah Aquila, Class of 1976, has won the Artios Award for Outstanding Casting for the Oscar winning “La La Land.”  More...

Meeks: Count On Me to Protect Immigrants’ Rights

At a town hall meeting on Sunday, March 5 at Peninsula Preparatory Academy, the focus was immigration, and Congressman Gregory Meeks promised attendees that you can “count on him.”  “My voice as a representative will be louder More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Ridley rules

Oscar winner’s acclaimed anthology drama returns for a third season

As anyone who followed the first two seasons of “American Crime” can attest, great TV isn’t always comfortable to watch. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber Free Access

It was nice to see so many folks brave the cold at the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Much respect to the lads wearing kilts! More...

Throw Away the Voodoo Doll

Dorothy Dunne

On my way home from an event in New York City, I boarded an MTA select bus and reached out to grab something so I could sit down. More...

An Intern’s Take

Time flies when you’re having fun. I can attest to this truth, because I cannot believe that I have been writing The Intern’s Take for almost three years. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Jeers Into Cheers Free Access

Booing the Mayor of New York City is a professional sport in Rockaway -- especially this mayor. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Debbie (O’Conner) Durant

Debbie (O’Conner) Durant died on Feb. 21. Although she died in Pennsylvania, Durant was a lifelong Rockaway resident. More...

Patricia Grottano

Patricia Grottano died on Dec. 11, 2016. A longtime resident of Rockaway, Grottano passed away in Orlando, Fla.She is survived by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. More...

Dorothy V. Stephens

Dorothy V. Stephens died March 2.  A longtime Rockaway resident, Stephens was affectionately known as “Ms. Dotty” by family and friends.  More...


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