May 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New Commander For 101st Precinct

It was a night of goodbyes at the May 17 meeting of the 101st Precinct Community Council, as acting President Felicia Johnson paid an emotional tribute to the late Manny Fiallo, Jr.  Fiallo Jr. More...

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Mayor Talks Resiliency On Boardwalk Tour Free Access

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked a beautiful day to come to Rockaway. As we wait for the boardwalk to officially open, de Blasio took a tour of the Beach 32nd Street section on Friday, May 19, and proclaimed it a victory. More...

Police Seek Suspect In Lewdness Incident Free Access

The NYPD is asking for the public's assistance in identifying an individual connected to a public lewdness incident that occurred within the confines of the 101st Precinct on Saturday, May 20. More...

Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, May 29, the American Legion Daniel M. O’Connell Post No. 272 will host its annual Memorial Day parade. The day will commence with a memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Beach 129th Street at Saint Francis de Sales Church.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Fun in the fast lane: James Corden presents ‘Carpool Karaoke’ special

Navigating through Los Angeles traffic may seem like the least likely situation in which to find joy, but one of late night’s biggest stars has managed to do just that, thanks to music.  More...

Sports

RBVL Liftoff Is Days Away!

Is the calendar correct? Can beach volleyball really be starting in five days? Yes and yes! The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League will hold their first night of beach volleyball this coming Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Riis Park. More...

SFDS Volleyball Champs!

On Saturday, May 13, the SFDS (Blue) 8th Grade Girls beat St. Joe’s of Astoria at McClancy High School for the championship! This is the second time that the girls have been successful winning a championship, as the girls represented St. More...

RLL Roundup

Big Turnout For RLL Pitch, Hit and Run Contest

Before the May 13 monsoon wiped out the weekend games, there was a lot of baseball on Friday, May 12 at Fort Tilden, highlighted by Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run competition. More...

Letters

No Bike Lines On SFP

Dear Editor:  I have to agree with the CB14 chairperson who opposes the bike lanes on Shore Front Parkway because many cyclists do not follow the rules of the road.  More...

Taking A Ride On The Ferry

Dear Editor:Last week I had a business trip to New York City for the Waterfront Alliance Conference. Having heard about the ferry opening, and wanting to survey some Reef Ball Oyster Restoration sites in Jamaica Bay, 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...

Boardwalk Bake Sale

With less than two weeks until Memorial Day, when feelings of anticipation for the summer season to finally commence are just about reaching their peak, a coordinated collection of concurrent events scheduled for this Saturday, May 20 may be a perfec More...

NurtureU Wellness Celebrates Anniversary Free Access

At NurtureU Wellness, healing is approached holistically; meaning body, mind and spirit are cared for in a tailored and personal way. More...

Fare Machines For SBS In Rockaway Will Begin This Week Free Access

Peninsula still divided over plan

BREAKING: MTA – NYCT will begin construction for the installation of fare machines for Select Bus Service (SBS) in the Rockaways this week (weather contingent) at the locations below. SBS on the Q52/Q53 is scheduled to begin later this year. More...

First Ferry Of Rock Fleet Afloat

When The Wave first reported that the NYC Ferry service would debut on May 1, we were told that the earlier than expected start date had a purpose; a period to assess how things would work moving forward.  More...

Community

BHPOA Beach Cleanup Free Access

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Summer Board Swap Free Access

Low Tide Bar will be hosting a surf board/surf gear swap every last Friday of the month, all summer long! More...

Life Rolls On

Registration for Life Rolls On, a day that brings the joys of surfing to those living with paralysis and other disabilities, is now open! More...

Business News

The Wrong Choice!

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Recently I watched a re-run of a situation comedy TV show which made an interesting real estate point. The actor Albert Brooks’ mother passed away and the family was sitting “shiva”. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Beach 97th Street Concession’s Opening Day is here! For a complete listing of the weekend’s activities, check out www.rockawaybeachclub.n yc/events/   More...

An Intern’s Take

I want to begin my article by asking a question, did you know Brother Malcolm?  Many people have said, “Yes he is the guy that taught hatred.”  Others will vehemently disagree and say, “No Malcolm taught black love and sel More...

Looking Back Free Access

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. Through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Transparency Goes Both Ways

The Wave has been open for business for a very long time. Over the decades, in addition to our news reports, editorials and columns, we have published a great deal of work submitted by members of the community on a variety of subjects.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Alechea R. Toney-Dick

Alechea R. Toney-Dick died on May 13.  She was a lifelong resident of Rockaway.  Toney-Dick is survived by her husband, Dirk Dick; son, Nyrobi Dick; daughters, Kiara Vandrackle and Eshe J. More...


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