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Time To Cram For Vision Zero

Beginning Tuesday, July 5 through Sunday, July 10, the NYPD will be conducting a Vision Zero Street Team Initiative in the confines of the 100th Precinct. More...

Making Preparedness A Priority

The Arverne Church of God, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization and parent of Church of God Christian Academy K-12, is focused on recovery and resilience. More...

Official Point of View

As a lifelong Rockaway resident, I remember many long summer days at the beach with my brothers and our parents. It's an experience that my wife and I now share with our three young children. More...

School News

Saint Francis Prep Campus Ministry

In addition to strong academic offerings, and a spectacular arts program, along with an athletic program that has an unparalleled legacy, St. Francis Prep will, this summer, be holding its students true to the beliefs of their school. More...

Business News

Interest Rate Outlook

Real Estate Updates

For many months, there has been talk about the possibility of higher interest rates in our country. More...

Columnists

What Happened To The Beat Cop?

Slice Of Life

When I was a child in the 1970s and 1980s, I often went to Beach 116th Street with my mother and when I was allowed to, I went by myself. More...

Beachcomber

Have you heard the Original Irish Circle is back? Owen Baxter has brought back the historic Irish Circle and has relocated the famous pub to 112-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd. More...

Looking Back

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

Editorial/Opinion

Seize The Day

The boardwalk should have been done a long time ago, we know. More...

A Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio

It’s My Turn

Dear Mayor de Blasio: More...

Letters

Principal Problems: A Rebuttal

Dear Editor: In response to the article titled “Principal Problems” published on Friday June 24, I would like to take the time to clear up some of the misconceptions that particular article addressed. 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...

Rockaway!

Presented By MoMA PS1

In 2008, just after Hurricane Katrina, German artist Katharina Grosse took her spray paints to Prospect.1, a biennial event in New Orleans and covered a dilapidated building in the Lower Ninth Ward with orange and yellow. More...

War At The Shore

Weigh-in At Bungalow Bar For July 8 Event

The British are coming. And this time, they're bringing their boxing gloves. More...

Rockaway Brewing Company Finds Local Home Free Access

Just in time for the holiday weekend, Rockaway Brew Co. has opened the doors on a newly renovated industrial-style tap house in Arverne. More...

Love For A Local Hero

Dylan Smith was a professional lifeguard, an avid surfer, and a local hero. More...

Community

Beach Gardens Prom 2016

On June 21, excitement was brewing at Beach Gardens Rehab and Nursing Care Center. Ladies were putting the finishing touches on their hair and make-up. The gentlemen were straightening their ties and spritzing on a touch of cologne. More...

Goldfeder Announces Summer Mobile Office Hours

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is stepping down from government service in November, but plans on working hard until his last day in office. More...

Local Pastor Leaves a Legacy of Unity for the Community

One night in early November 2012, Rev. Jorge L. Vega stood outside of Full Gospel Tabernacle church on Beach Channel Drive and 41st St. in Far Rockaway. It was cold and the street lights were not on. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Meddler – Smother Love

Moviescope

Susan Sarandon gives a whirlwind performance as a chronic dogooder in The Meddler. For her adult daughter Lori (Rose Byrne), it is hard to say whether she’s the mother from hell or heaven. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

Full Story

Back with a bang

‘Tyrant’ returns for a third season after a major cliffhanger

Who doesn’t love a good cliffhanger? In true finale fashion, “Tyrant” ended its sophomore season with some gasp-worthy drama and unanswered questions, not the least of which surround the maybe-death of a key character. More...

Sports

Who Will Win the 2016 Stack Bundles Title?

The 5th annual Stack Bundles “Stop the Violence” Basketball Tournament is back and it’s bigger than ever. More...

RBVL Storms the Beach

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League played under perfect conditions for the second week in a row and Riis Park was packed with players both during and after the matches. More...

AKB Rockies, Walsh Flippers and Empire Mariners Are Champions!

RLL Roundup

Three Rockaway Little League champions were crowned earlier this week as the AKB Security Rockies in Major Boys, the Walsh Properties Flippers in Major Girls and the Empire Unlimited Mariners in Minor Boys clinched division titles. More...

Obits

Aaron Ron Crumpton

Aaron Ron Crumpton, 59, died on June 27. Crumpton was a maintence worker with New York City Housing Authority for more than 20 years and a longtime Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. More...

Rene Fernandez

Rene Fernandez, 56, died on June 13. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. Interment was held at Resurrection Cemetery in Staten Island, N.Y. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Doretha Pennix

Doretha Pennix, 55, died on June 15. She was a life-long Far Rockaway resident. She was preceded in death by her mother, Dora Pennix; siblings: Dorothy Pennix, Stephen Pennix and Lola Pennix, and her cats, Chaos and Tiger. More...


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