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Fun Run Honors Dawn McIntyre

Hundreds gathered outside the Broad Channel Athletic Club headquarters, on July 15, to compete in Dawn’s Fun Run—the first of three races in the Rockaway Triple Crown Summer Series—dedicated to Dawn McIntyre, More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Free State Of Jones – Southern Spartacus

Moviescope

Imagine a rebellion against a rebellion. It actually happened during the Civil War. A Confederate deserter, Newton Knight, formed his own army of other deserters and escaped slaves to fight the rebel authorities. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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A different beat

‘Murder in the First’ shakes up police dramas

As the summer swelters on, game shows and reality TV programs rule prime time. But for those who prefer more traditional TV fare, TNT serves up a police procedural with a fresh cast and plenty of drama. More...

Sports

RBVL & GWF Make Alphabet Soup

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League played under beautiful weather with perfect volleyball conditions and players are wondering if bad weather will ever hit Riis Park this summer. Keep enjoying the wonderful nights. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Land of False Promises

When it comes to the city and its priorities, it’s easy to see why several Rockaway residents feel like they drew the short-straw. More...

Political Cartoon

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It’s My Turn

What dismay I had reading Elizabeth Holzer’s article about myself and the Rockaway Beach Surfer’s Association. More...

Obits

Deborah Ann Horan

Deborah Ann Horan died on July 7. She was a legal secretary, and lived in Rockaway for more than 40 years. An active parishioner at St. Camillus Church, Horan served as a Eucharistic Minister at Mass. More...

Rosa A. Martino

Rosa A. Martino of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, died on July 13. She was a Eucharistic minister, member of St. Rose of Lima, and a Rockaway resident for 38 years, coming from Brooklyn. More...

Peter T. Lynch

Peter T. Lynch died on July 15. Lynch worked for UPS and was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and a Rockaway resident since 1992, coming from Manhattan. More...

No Shelter Here... Maybe

Plans for a temporary homeless shelter landed on Beach 116th Street’s doorstep, once again, before promptly being called off. More...

Community

Running For Kevin Kearney

Hundreds will gather on the boardwalk by Beach 102nd Street, on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m. for the annual Kevin Kearney Scholarship 5K run. More...

Ulrich Announces Rockaway Street Renaming For Justin Zemser

Councilman Eric Ulrich announced the City Council approved legislation renaming the northwest corner of Seaside Avenue and Beach Channel Drive "Midshipman Justin Zemser Way." More...

Addabbo Holds Mobile Office Hours

In his ongoing scheduling of mobile office hours around the district, Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. will meet with constituents during mobile office hours in Rockaway next week. More...

Business News

1010 WINS Radio

REAL ESTATE CORNER

I bring buyers to Rockaway! How? Aside from my extensive internet advertising which includes my website, Zillow, Trulia, etc – I advertise on 1010 WINS Radio. I’ve been running these ads for many years now. More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

Another weekend of violence on both the national and local fronts has proven that we are at a point where we must reevaluate how we are addressing these issues. More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele, More...

Beachcomber

NYC Singer-Songwriter Joe Hurley is heading to the “Irish Riviera” for this one time, one-night only event featuring the All-Star Irish Rock Revue. More...

Letters

Congress Recess Is Good News

Dear Editor:Congress adjourning and leaving Washington for a recess of seven weeks is actually great news. More...

The “Talk” About Homeless Shelter In Rockaway Park

Dear Editor: There is talk around town about a homeless shelter, which will house 100 people, located on Beach 116th Street. When will enough be enough for our community? Once again the Rockaway Park Hotel is on the map for this idea. More...

Poem To Mom

Dear Editor: My mother Marion Polichak and James Dwyer were murdered on July 28, 1992. She was a Real Estate agent and President of the Youth Council of the 101 Precinct. He was the Commander of the American Legion. You carried the story back then. 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 Runs Triple Crown

The 14th Annual Graybeards Family Run will be held on Friday, July 29. It is the final event in the Rockaway Triple Crown Summer Series. More...

Free Surf Lessons

All summer long, Uncle Sam’s Surf and Surplus, at 92-14 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, and the Black Surfing Association’s East Coast Chapter are providing free surfing lessons for kids, ages More...


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