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Marine Parkway Bridge Closings Free Access

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours from Monday, April 17 through Friday morning, April 21 and again from Monday, April 24 through Wednesday morning, April 26. More...

Hamilton Running For City Council

In 2017, the 31st City Council District will be up for grabs. There are many constituents who are satisfied with the efforts of the district’s current Councilman, Donovan Richards. And there are those who feel it’s time for a change. More...

Official Point of View

Capitalizing on an Opportunity

On Wednesday, March 29, Community Board 14 delivered a message to New York City. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Zookeeper’s Wife – Holocaust Saviors

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In The Zookeeper’s Wife, Antonia Zabinska (Jessica Chastain) loves animals. That love spills over to people, namely the Jews whom she and her husband, Jan (Johan Heldenbergh), hid from the Nazi occupiers in their zoo in Warsaw, Poland.  More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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What’s the verdict: ‘Trial & Error’ wraps up a hilarious first season

Mockumentaries, when placed in the right hands, wield a very special power in that they can take decidedly unfunny subject matter and make it hilarious.  More...

Sports

PAL’s Program Empowers Young Women

The Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Girl Talk program was launched in the fall in seven of its after-school centers, including Goldie Maple Academy, located at 365 Beach 57th St., and Pathways Prep, located at 109-89 204th St., in Queens with th More...

Rockaway Outdoors

It never ceases to amaze me that certain things with regards to nature are always on cue. A perfect example is the much awaited arrival of fish into our local waters. More...

Gotham Baseball

These kids are alright

It’s hard to find a baseball writer more cautious than I, but I can’t help but marvel at some of Gotham’s young players and their respective potential. More...

Obits

Daniel Patterson

Daniel Patterson died on April 3. A nearly lifelong resident of Rockaway, Patterson moved to Florida after retiring from US Airways, now known as American Airlines. Patterson is preceded in death by his father, More...

Maureen M. Doyle

Maureen M. Doyle died on April 9.  A resident of Rockaway since 1949, Doyle originally hailed from Kilkelly, Co. Mayo, Ireland.  Doyle is preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Doyle and her brother, Thomas Doyle.  More...

Margaret A. Re

Margaret A. Re died on April 8. She moved to Rockaway from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in 1971 and was a lawyer by profession.Re is preceded in death by her husband, Edward D. Re; brothers, Peter and Michael; and sisters, Patricia and Nancy. More...

Seal Story Takes Sad Turn

A collective sigh of relief permeated throughout the Rockaway community as news spread of an injured seal pup who was rescued after hauling himself out of the water at Beach 106th Street. More...

Another Advertising Excellence Award For The Wave

For the second straight year, The Wave has been recognized by the New York Press Association for Advertising Excellence. The honor was announced at NYPA’s annual Spring Conference and Trade Show More...

Community

Far Rockaway Man Faces Prison For Tossing Cat From Balcony Free Access

A 30-year-old Far Rockaway man is facing up to two years in prison for allegedly tossing a female cat from a third floor balcony and then viciously stomping her to death last September. More...

Rockaway Gets Naloxone

Join CROM Physical Culture on Saturday, April 15 for “Rockaway Gets Naloxone,” a free educational, naloxone give-away.  More...

Familial DNA Screening Laws to Expand Free Access

It wasn’t until Howard Beach resident Karina Vetrano’s senseless murder in August of 2016 that familial DNA screening found a local voice. More...

School News

Legendary Progressive School Under Assault

When I was a young teacher dreaming about teaching in a child-centered progressive school (which I never got to do), the model school set up in East Harlem (District 4) in the mid-1970s by Debbie Meier, one of the gods of teaching in this country for More...

Business News

Spring Spruce Up

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Spring cleaning time has arrived. This can be an especially good project for people who are gearing up to sell their homes. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Scholar’s Academy student Samantha Colleran has been raising money over the course of the past seven years for CFC International. More...

What Is A Labyrinth?

Health & Harmony

I am pleased to announce that my proposal for a permanent labyrinth to be constructed on Shore Front Parkway adjacent to the boardwalk won enough votes in Councilman Eric Ulrich’s Participatory Budgeting 2017 to be funded!  More...

An Intern’s Take

I want to take a moment to wish a happy Passover to my brothers and sisters of the Jewish faith. There is not much that separates our three major religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

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Time Heals All Free Access

On Feb. 3, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio took a few minutes to talk about Rockaway during his State of the City address. During this section of the speech, he announced that ferry service would be returning in 2017. More...

Letters

We Need A Flat Tax

Dear Editor:  As we file our income tax returns, we are all reminded that our income tax system needs to be simple, understandable, and fair. More...

Farewell To A Friend

Dear Editor:  It's with a heavy heart that I offer my condolences on the passing of Susan Hartenstein.  I knew Susan very well. She was always gracious, funny, available, open and quick to laugh.  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...

A Bigger Taste of Rockaway

Bring your appetite and brace yourself for some big flavors near the beach. The spring 2017 Taste of Rockaway Beach is upon us, just in time for NYC Ferry’s first official week on the water. More...

Calling All Local Bands And Musicians

Promote Your Performances In The Wave’s ‘Who’s Playing’ Column

Looking to draw a crowd at an upcoming performance? Let The Wave know! The Wave’s longstanding ‘Who’s Playing’ column is looking to promote local bands playing on and off the peninsula while also More...


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