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Get A Taste Of Rockaway This Weekend Free Access

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

CB 14 Votes No To SFP Parking

It’s back to the drawing board for the Department of Transportation (DOT).  After weeks of debate, the Community Board 14 Transportation Committee has voted to leave Shore Front Parkway free of metered parking and bicycle lanes.  More...

Sacred Hour For Holocaust Remembrance Day

Temple Beth-El had a full audience on Sunday night, April 30 in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Jewish community united for a sacred hour to pay their respects – with open hearts and dedicated thoughts – More...

Business News

Asking Price

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Everybody likes a bargain. Consequently, as a general rule of thumb, buyers usually don’t pay full asking price. I try to price my listings 5-10% above the “clearing” price in order to allow some bargaining room. More...

Columnists

Upstairs, Downstairs Free Access

Big Moves For The Wave

For the first time since Superstorm Sandy, The Wave will be returning to its first floor offices at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd. More...

It don’t matter if you’re black or white

Tales From the Rock

I went for a job interview at the Red Hook Arts Center some years back when I was still involved in doing video production. The job advertised was that of a ‘video consultant’; i.e. More...

Ferry Services Are A Wave Of The Future

Transit Talk

There is more to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's $325 million new citywide waterborne high speed ferry services program. More...

Letters

Sea Level Rise Contributor

Dear Editor:  The Rockaway Peninsula community as well as all ocean front and bay communities are affected by what is unnecessarily placed in the ocean by government and developers.  More...

A Response To K. Connolly

Dear Editor:  K. Connolly says he would love to live in my world; well I have to say not a bad idea since it’s a beautiful one.  More...

In Response To School Scope

Dear Editor:  After reading this week’s School Scope column, I feel compelled to answer Norm Scott’s Woodrow Wilson bashing diatribe. 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...

May At Jamaica Bay

Take in the parade of colorful songbirds at International Migratory Bird Day, join the folks at the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area for a special Memorial Day beach campfire, and see one of the world's most ancient natural phenom More...

BWAC Spring Show Openings

For the artists and patrons of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition, spring time signals a fresh new season of art shows and performances. More...

Swim Strong’s Annual Water Safety Awareness Week Free Access

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Community

RWA Student Receives Prestigious Science Awards Free Access

On March 31, Scholar’s Academy junior Andriana LaMendola received both the Environmental Quest and Sarah and Morris Wiesenthal Award at the New York City Science and Engineering Fair. More...

April Poetry Slam

To celebrate April as National Poetry Month, Sharon Anderson, manager of the Far Rockaway branch of Queens Library, at 1637 Central Ave., worked in collaboration with Michael Barnett, a technology teacher at More...

PS/MS 42 Gets Computer Lab Upgrade

For the 2016-17 Participatory Budgeting (PB) cycle, Councilman Donovan Richards’ office dedicated $2 million of its capital discretionary funding in the 2017-18 budget to empower local residents to decide how their tax dollars are spent More...

Sports

RLL Celebrates Opening Day

Mariners and Red Storm Continue to Sail

Rockaway Little League enjoyed another fun-filled “Opening Day” celebration while the Pico Mariners (Pee Wee Seniors) and the Bartoli Chiropractic Red Storm (Minor Girls) continued to enjoy early season success.  After Mother Nature More...

Catch The Rising Stars

In the April 14 edition of The Wave, I did a short profile on Yankees’ Aaron Judge and the Mets’ Michael Conforto as “these kids are all right.”  Fast forward a couple of weeks and they are more than alright, they might b More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Ghost In The Political Machine

The long-anticipated return of the Rockaway ferry was a cause for applause. But for those who know better, the dog and pony political party thrown by the Mayor’s office had many grinning and bearing it.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Ann M. Corral

Ann M. Corral died on May 1. She was a 50-year resident of Rockaway, coming from Valley Stream, N.Y. Corral is preceded in death by her husband, John; son, Jack; and brothers, Edward, Joseph and Thomas. More...

Barbara Jane Hart

Barbara Jane Hart died on April 24.  She was a resident of Rockaway for more than 40 years.  More...

Cecil Lilliston

Cecil Lilliston died on April 18. He was a Rockaway resident for 50 years. More...


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