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Law & Order

Traditionally a place for residents to air grievances, this month’s community council meeting was a little different. It was time to hit the law books. More...

Free, Healthy Summer Meals For NYC Children

No child should ever have to go without a meal. That’s why the DOE is, once again, offering completely free, nutritious breakfasts and lunches to anyone 18 years or younger in New York City all summer long. More...

Official Point Of View

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his support for an off-shore wind project off the coast of Long Island. More...

Business News

Housing and Rates: The Big Picture

Real Estate Updates

Right after the British “Brexit” vote the futures market indicated a zero percent chance of an interest rate increase anytime this year. However, in the several weeks since then the markets have calmed down. More...

Columnists

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele, More...

Dorothy Dunne

It was a hot, hot Sunday and most of you were enjoying the beaches of Rockaway except those who chose to be in the city. More...

Slice Of Life

You Know You Have a Good Beach When...

Many times in this column I complain and ask other people to write letters to our local officials. Today is not that day. This week’s column is to point out what a beautiful community we have a how generous so many of our neighbors are. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Media Ethics

One of the first subjects an aspiring journalist is introduced to is Media Ethics. More...

Obits

Peter Gillespie

Peter “Mickey” Gillespie died on July 10. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War era, a driver for the New York Times, and a member of the Knights of Columbus and American Legion. 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...

A Night Out With Out Rockaway

Out Rockaway will have its next Night Out and Meet-up at the Dreamland Roller Disco Party on Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m. at the roller hockey rink at Beach 108th Street. More...

Church Hosts Summer Concerts

All summer long, the House on the Rock Church, at 91-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd., will be hosting Café Nights, every Tuesday at 7 p.m., featuring several local and national artists and musicians. More...

Driver Cleared In Fatal Accident

The traffic-related death of a 26-year-old Brooklyn man in Breezy Point on July 24, is no longer under investigation, according to police sources. More...

Community

Anchors Aweigh, Sean Casey!

Belle Harbor resident, Sean W. Casey, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. and was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Navy. More...

Local Photographer Pens Book

Susannah Ray’s obsession with surfing began to consume all of her time over a decade ago. Her book, “Right Coast,” tells the story of her early days in the Rockaway surf scene. More...

Swim Strong Summer Scholarship Drive

Already this summer, many families have suffered the trauma and heartache of losing a loved one because of an accidental drowning. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Full Story

Syfy continues to add to the Sharknado franchise

I don’t mind telling you that when “Sharknado” made its rather outrageous debut in 2013, there was no part of me that thought it would become an annual event. More...

Sports

RBVL Heads for Home

Once again 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...

Rockaway Outdoors

Now that the dog days of summer have a hold on us, the local fishing has changed dramatically. Hot water usually puts an end to the big fish bass however; those fishing deeper waters and early morning and evening tides see some action. More...

Letters

On Parking Plaques

Dear Editor: To the residents of this beautiful community, who work for different city agencies and use their NYC Parking Plaques when they are "NOT" working. More...

Human Error

Dear Editor:On Wednesday, July 19 at approximately 5:30 p.m., my family was attacked on our Belle Harbor (200 block of Beach 139th Street) porch. An immense tan colored pit bull about a year old galloped up our steps and More...

Save Your Local Newsstand

Dear Editor: Prior to the 1962 newspaper strike of 114 days, New Yorkers had numerous newspapers. More...


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