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100th Precinct CC Meeting Change

The 100th Precinct Community Council wants folks to know that its meeting date has been changed to Thursday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall on 333 Beach 90th St.   More...

Jamaica Bay Task Force Convenes and Questions

The Jamaica Bay Task Force held their fall meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16—at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Broad Channel—and provided a series of updates to a full house of attendees More...

School News

School Scope

Vouchers are Coming, Vouchers are Coming!

“The first American schools in the 13 original colonies opened in the 17th century. Boston Latin School was founded in 1635 and is both the first public school and oldest existing school in the United States. More...

Business News

My New Two-Family Listing

REAL ESTATE CORNER

There aren’t many two-family homes for sale in our neighborhood. I just got an EXCLUSIVE on one in Belle Harbor. This home has a rental apartment which can generate $1600/month in income. More...

Columnists

Transit Talk

A Streetcar Named Desire

The recent release by New York City Economic Development Corporation of a 25 page paper concerning construction of a waterfront street car to connect various neighborhoods between Astoria, Queens and Sunset Park, Brooklyn at a cost of $2.5 billion st More...

Election Stress Affects over 52 percent of the Population Free Access

Health & Harmony

Fifty-two percent of Americans aged 18 or older said the election is a somewhat or very significant source of stress, according to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA). More...

Beachcomber

Last week, we noted that the City Council did not fund any schools in Rockaway through the Food Pantry Initiative for FY17. However, Councilman Donovan Richards office informed us that P.S.  More...

Letters

Fix The Crack, DEP

Dear Editor:  Two weeks ago we noticed a crack in the street of Beach 123rd Street between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Newport Avenue with water pouring out.  More...

Students Keep It Real

Dear Editor:  Just got back from PR so I got The Wave six days late.   More...

No Parking Fee!

Dear Editor:I was encouraged to see the city’s Economic Development Corp. and new ferry operator Hornblower meeting with Community Board 14’s transportation committee and with members of the Rockaway public this past Monday 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...

RBCA Tree Lighting is Dec. 3! Free Access

Photo from the 2015 RBCA Tree Lighting. More...

A December Taste Of Rockaway Free Access

If you didn’t have enough reasons to celebrate Rockaway this weekend, local restaurants will be opening their doors for the December edition of “A Taste of Rockaway Beach.” The popular taste testing event will be held on Dec. More...

Jamaica Bay Bill Is Now The Law

Phil Goldfeder no longer represents Rockaway in the State Assembly, but his partnership with State Senator Joseph Addabbo to protect Jamacia Bay has finally come to fruition, as Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into a law a bill sponsored by Addabbo More...

Community

Beach 116 Holiday Tradition Continues Free Access

It almost didn’t happen. But thanks to the hard work and effort of local elected officials, civic leaders and business owners, the Christmas Tree / Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony on Beach 116th Street is back on. More...

AOH Donates to Special Olympians

On Monday, Nov. 21, during the weekly sports night at St. Camillus’ Springman Hall, the Rockaway Special Athletes welcomed some longtime friends to the festivities.  More...

‘Adopt A Family’ This Holiday Season

It’s the time of the year that everybody has been waiting for, a time to share the happiness of giving and spending time with loved ones. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Loving – Love Conquers Law

Moviescope

Loving is a very low-key movie about a high-intensity subject: The illegality of interracial marriage in the Jim Crow South. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

Full Story

Long may she reign

Elizabeth Hurley dazzles in soapy drama ‘The Royals’

As   More...

Editorial/Opinion

Will Ulrich Run?

It's becoming very clear that Rockaway -- especially the west end of Rockaway -- is clearly a low priority for the de Blasio administration. Depending on who you talk to, Bill de Blasio deserves to be re-elected for the $91 million More...

Obits

Carmen Diaz

Carmen Diaz of Juncos, Puerto Rico, died on Nov. 30. She was a Rockaway resident for 70 years coming from Brooklyn, N.Y.  She was preceded in death by her nephew, Joey Gonzalez.  More...

Barbara T. Harkins

Barbara T. Harkins, 81, of the Bronx, N.Y., died peacefully at home, on Nov. 10, surrounded by her family.  She was a Rockaway resident for 50 years, where she raised a family and had lifelong friends. More...

Kanian J. Hausan

Kanian J. Hausan, of Jakarta, Indonesia, died on Nov. 18. He was a longshoreman and a longtime Rockaway resident.  He is preceded in death by his son, Kanian Hausan.  More...


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