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Cops search for missing Edgemere woman Free Access

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a 71-year-old Edgemere woman, reported missing on Saturday, April 15 from within the confines of the 101 Precinct. More...

BREAKING: Man Slashed on Beach 90th Street Subway Platform Free Access

Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly slashed a man in the face, arm and thigh on the Beach 90th Street-Holland Subway platform and fled on Tuesday, April 18 at around 4:19 p.m. More...

Fire On Beach 95th Street

On April 17, a fire broke out on the second floor of 189 Beach 95 Street - off Rockaway Beach Boulevard.  Because of the heavy smoke condition and the fact that it was an attached house – the alarm went out as an all hands alarm and severa More...

School News

The More We Know About Democratic Party History, the Uglier They Look

School Scope

I write this as a left critic of the Democratic Party which pulled to the center under Carter, Clinton and Obama, all of whom abandoned the progressive FDR/Kennedy/LBJ policies during relative brief period of time (1933-1965) that the party leadershi More...

Business News

NYC Ferry Meet and Greet Excites Business Owners Free Access

The NYC Ferry and the Rockaway Business Alliance hosted a meet and greet luncheon on Friday, April 14 to introduce themselves to the local businesses of Rockaway. More...

Overpriced?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

In Rockaway, we often see overpriced properties. This happens because some sellers have an inaccurate opinion of market value. They love their property. It’s worth more just because it’s THEIRS! More...

Sports

“Opening Day” Gala Is Next Weekend

RLL Roundup

Now that the Holy days have passed, the 2017 is entering full swing with all divisions in action, Tee Ball starting this weekend, and the annual Opening Day gala on Saturday, April 29.  More...

Gotham Baseball Free Access

“Armies of academics going forward, measuring poetry. No, we will not have that here. No more of Mr. J. More...

Letters

Earth Day Diet

Dear Editor:  As thousands across the U.S. get ready to protest environmental budget cuts, each of us can also help with our driving, our recycling, and our diet.  Yes, our diet. More...

In Support of ‘Deckelman’s Landing’

Dear Editor:  Danny and I are both thrilled and excited that our Rockaway ferry will be sailing back on May 1st. We along with many Rockaway residents are very impressed with the new Hornblower ferries and their sleek look.  More...

Congrats To The Wave

Dear Editor:  Congratulations on receiving the Advertising Excellence Award! It is great to do the work that you love. Having your work acknowledged is the "icing on the cake". 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...

RAA’s “Culture Of One”

New exhibition features inspiring mix of artists

On Saturday, April 22 at 5:00 p.m., the Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) will be holding an opening reception for their first multi-culturally themed exhibition, “Culture of One.” The exhibition will run from April 23 through May 21 at sTu More...

Glass Half Full for Rockaway Rapper Free Access

YK Gotti (né Gregory Johns) arrived from his native Guyana just in time for NYC’s historic blizzard of 1996. Then a bright-eyed 6-year-old, the rapper recalls, “It was a crazy snowstorm. More...

Man Shot Dead In Bayswater Park Free Access

Update: Victim has been identified

On Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:15 p.m., police responded to a call of a shot spotter in Bayswater Park at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 32 Street within the confines of the 101 Precinct. More...

Community

Pheffer Amato To Host E-Waste Event

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato, in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center, the NYC Department of Sanitation, Rockwood Park Jewish Center and Bayswater Jewish Center says that her office will be hosting a second e-waste recycling even More...

Sam’s Walk-A-Thon Hopes To Raise Awareness For CFC Free Access

For seven years, Scholar’s Academy student Samantha Colleran has been raising money for CFC International, an organization that raises awareness about Cardio Facio Cutaneous Syndrome (CFC). More...

Theater of War Performance Discusses How to Help Veterans

A powerful reading of scenes from Sophocles’ “Ajax” on Monday, April 17 at the Rockaway Theatre Company at Fort Tilden left everyone in the audience holding back tears.  The free performance was held by Theater of War – a More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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In the ‘News’: New comedy from ‘30 Rock’ alum premieres

It’s been four years since the final episode of “30 Rock” aired, but Tina Fey, the iconic show’s creator and star, has been keeping busy. More...

Columnists

Theater of War

Memo from the RTC

War came to the Post Theater in Fort Tilden on Monday night — the Trojan War of Greek mythology, which some historians claim is based on a real war around 1184 BC when there are signs the site of Troy was burned.  More...

Delays Ahead For Bronx Metro North Access To Penn Station?

Transit Talk

Wonder why Metro North’s New Haven branch new East Bronx service to Penn Station will not start until 2024 or later? The U.S. More...

Beachcomber

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato and State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. are hosting two events to provide residents with free rain barrels, in order to help reduce water bills and help with water conservation.  More...

Editorial/Opinion

Nothing To See Here

It’s difficult to fight the urge that comes with attaining a glimpse of the rare or mysterious.  Bearded lady sideshows and fire breathers come to mind. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Yvonne Morgan

Yvonne Morgan died on April 13.  She was a lifelong resident of Far Rockaway.  More...

James A. Norris

James A. Norris died on April 18.  He was a longtime resident of Roxbury Rockaway Point.  Norris is preceded in death by his wife, Joanne.  More...

Mary Sheila O’Connor

Mary Sheila O’Connor died on April 12.  Before moving to Palm Coast, Fla. More...


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