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State Trooper Crashes Into Car On Cross Bay Free Access

A New York State Trooper heading northbound on Cross Bay Boulevard collided with a red Nissan Sentra on Saturday, April 1, causing the car to spin and crash into a traffic light at the base of the Joseph P. More...

Cops Search For Missing Far Rockaway Man

Feliz Miranda, a 62-year old male, was last seen on Tuesday, April 4, at 6:00 p.m., leaving 15-26 New Haven Ave.  He is approximately 5 foot, one inch tall, 130 pounds with brown eyes and gray hair. More...

Addabbo Pays Tribute To Powerful Women

The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center and Fidelis Care hosted one of the final celebrations of Women’s HERstory events. Co-hosted by Assemblymembers Michele Titus and Stacey Pheffer Amato, the Women of Power event celebrated More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Calling All Local Bands And Musicians Free Access

Promote your performances in The Wave’s ‘Who’s Playing’ column.

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The Hero of Rockaway

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Bad Sign Sounds Pretty Good,Actually Free Access

Local Band Does Rockaway Proud

The members of Bad Sign playfully define a musician as someone who puts $5000 worth of gear into a $500 car to drive 100 miles to a $50 gig. More...

Columnists

Praise, Pans For Ferry Plan

Simon Says

At exactly 11:10 a.m., on Thursday, March 30, I was briefed on the Rockaway ferry operations by Justine Johnson, Assistant Vice President, NYC Economic Development Corporation.  More...

Memo From The RTC: WARNING: See A Chorus Line at Your Peril

I have been to three performances of A Chorus Line, the runaway hit sold-out playing its final three performances Friday and Saturday nights, April 7, 8 at the RTC, with a rare Saturday 2 p.m. More...

Grandma Mary’s Artichoke “Pie”

The Glorified Tomato started in 2011 as a food blog, as the name suggests. So I thought it was about time I shared a recipe with you. More...

Editorial/Opinion

BDB, Cuomo Feud Is No Laughing Matter Free Access

Mayor Bill de Blasio often puts his progressive agenda first, making it virtually impossible to make pragmatic decisions to solve simple issues. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Irene Blittner

Irene Blittner died on April 5.  She was a resident of Belle Harbor for more than 40 years.  Blittner is survived by her husband, Adam; children, Foli (Shawn) Larson, Morgan (Carolina) Blittner, Annie (Mike) Peterson and her grandchildren, More...

Ira Shapiro

Ira Shapiro died on April 5.  A 37-year resident of the Rockaway peninsula, he originally hailed from the Bronx.  Shapiro is survived by his wife, Pamela Shapiro; daughters, Stephanie Shapiro, Rachel Shapiro; son, Matthew Shapiro; sister, J More...

A Ferry Merry Day In May!

Rockaway ferry to start service on May 1

As The Wave first reported on April 6, the Citywide Ferry Service – which will now be called NYC Ferry – will launch in Rockaway on May 1, a month ahead of schedule.  More...

Community

A Passover Message Free Access

It was hard to believe that Spring was ever going to arrive this year. There’s still a large pile of ugly, dirty snow, piled high in the corner of the Costco parking lot in Brooklyn, where I have just returned from purchasing More...

LBRB Co-Hosts Rock Soup

The Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach (LBRB) co-hosted this month’s Rock Soup – a winter supper series supporting community projects in Rockaway Beach at the Rockaway Brewing Company, on Saturday, March 25.  LBRB is a group of female More...

COGCA Gets Swim Strong

Spring is on the calendar and almost in the air! Church of God Christian Academy, a NY Rising Community Center Recovery Service provided in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) is getting a head start More...

School News

Queens Launches School Poetry Contest

“What Does Freedom Mean To Me?”

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and the Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella announced this year’s Only in Queens Poetry Contest, offered to Queens schools as a homework assignment beginning this week for students in grades four, seven and More...

Business News

Kosher Wines At Ship To Shore

The Passover seder and the four glasses of wine guests drink throughout the annual Pesach meal will be easier to pour and pair with cuisine during this Festival of Spring now that Ship to Shore Wine Shop located at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd. More...

One On One Physical Therapy Celebrates Successful Opening On Beach 116th Free Access

Greeted by a rush of natural light and a warm smile as you enter, the brand new One On One Physical Therapy facility on Beach 116th Street is proving to clients that it lives up to its namesake. More...

JCCRP Welcomes New Executive Director

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) has announced that Moshe Brandsdorfer has accepted the position of executive director.  More...

Sports

RLL Celebrates Opening Day

The sun broke through in force just in time for Rockaway Little League’s first games of the 2017 season last Sunday. More...

Appel’s “Stengel” Is A Masterpiece

Only one man in baseball history has worn the jersey of the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees and New York Mets in his career. More...

World Champions Karate Promotion Ceremony

On March 26, eight new black belts were promoted by The World Champions Karate Center.  The black belt examination requires completing a set of rigorous criteria, established by the Shotokan organization.  More...

Letters

Scholars’ Academy “Protest”

Dear Editor:  I was reading the March 24 issue of The Wave and came across a large photo and article about the Black Lives Matter protest that took place, apparently approved and sanctioned by the administration at Scholars’ Academy.  More...

A Proper Farewell

Dear Editor:  To those who didn’t know Susan Hartenstein you missed quite a bit. A bit of background on this Rockaway original will fill in some of the blanks.  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...

RBVL Prepares for 2017 Season

The RBVL annual meeting was held at Jameson’s restaurant on 129th Street on Wednesday March 23. Many captains attended and were happy just to get out of the house after the long winter.  More...

St. Francis Prep Hosts Annual Spring Concerts

On Friday, April 22, and Friday April 29, nearly 600 students will participate in St. Francis Prep’s annual Spring Concerts. These two nights represent the culmination of one of New York’s best high school music program’s year. More...


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