July 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Official Point of View

Over the last few weeks, my office has fielded countless phone calls, emails and messages on social media regarding traffic conditions throughout Rockaway and major backups at the Marine Parkway and Cross Bay bridges. More...

Solutions Sought To Ease Traffic

You’re sitting in your car, the engine is idling but you haven’t moved in quite some time. Does anyone actually enjoy traffic? The answer is no, of course. More...

School News

Two for the Price of One

School Scope / Memo from the RTC

I had a mid-summer night’s dream: that I should combine my education School Scope and Rockaway Theatre Company columns and then shut up for a week or two. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Big Opening For RAA’s 20thAnd RAW

The Rockaway Artists Alliance celebrated its 20th year with a big opening for its newest exhibition, Vicennium. More...

Little Big Town returns to host annual CMA Music Festival special

Nashville has certainly earned its nickname of More...

Columnists

Beachcomber Free Access

The Rockaway Beach Merchants Association is announcing plans to have an event on Saturday, Sept. 26 on the Beach 96th Street Boardwalk. More...

Help Save Water and Money

Diary Of A Green Thumb

Did you know that the average American uses approximately 168 gallons of water each day, and enough water to fill two Olympicsize swimming pools each year? More...

Broad Channel Bits

Mid-summer is here, Broad Channel. And there is still plenty left. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Power For The People Free Access

Our readers often contact The Wave for information about an event, or an issue with an elected official, but many times they stop by our office with a problem. A few weeks ago, Monica Vittorini came to The Wave with a problem she felt was unsolvable. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Just Take Pictures, Just Leave Footprints More...

It’s My Turn

Last week I was surprised to find that my longtime friend Miriam Rosenberg decided to write an op-ed about me. More...

Obits

Christine Ann Costa (Oldenbuttel)

Christine Ann Costa (Oldenbuttel), age 55, died on July 22. Born and raised in Broad Channel, she was a lifelong resident of the Channel, moving to Rockaway for a few years before moving back after marriage. More...

James J. Dillon

James J. Dillon died on July 28. Born in Manhattan, he was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. A U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War, Dillon was a carpenter and also an avid biker. More...

Florence M. Gregory (nee Moran)

Florence M. Gregory (nee Moran) died on July 28, at age 92. Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for 60 years. Gregory was a teacher. She is preceded in death by her husband, John F., and her daughter, Florence. More...

ABTS Homeowners Respond

Deceptive and frustrating – that’s how Arverne by the Sea homeowners continue to describe Benjamin Beechwood, the builder of their development. More...

Community

St. John’s Introduces New CEO

On Monday, July 27, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital officially introduced its new CEO, Gerard Walsh. More...

City Council Passes Street Renamings

Detective Dennis Guerra, Mary Trachtenberg Honored

Councilman Donovan Richards introduced several street co-namings passed by the City Council last week. More...

Archistructure Free Access

The Modern Day Artist in The Sand

Calvin Seibert beats the heat by creating spectacular modern day sandcastles. A native of Colorado who moved here in 1979, Calvin has been building sandcastles on the beach for 50 years. More...

Business News

Useful Real Estate Lingo, Etc.

REAL ESTATE CORNER

There are many abbreviations in the real estate industry. More...

RDRC Facilitates Networking

Aggressively leveraging business skills was on the agenda for a group of 30 or so locals on July 23. More...

The Palms Opens On The Rock

For months, passersby have been wondering about the thicket of palm trees that seemed to appear suddenly on Beach 96th Street just off Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Sports

RBVL Approaches Playoffs

The week was even hotter and more humid than last week but once again it made for great volleyball weather on Wednesday night. More...

Team Deuce Wins Stack Bundles Title Free Access

The defending champion Team Yacht Boyz started the finals of the Stack Bundles tournament championship game with an 8-0 run, but when the final buzzer sounded, Team Deuce toppled last year's champions by a final score of 50-48. More...

RLL: Wait ‘Til Next Year

Rockaway Little League’s Major Boys All-Star team lost to Great Kills Little League of Staten Island in the Section 3 South finals. More...

Letters

What Is Beach Green North?

Dear Editor: I represent the Coalition of the Rockaways, and we are very concerned about the 101-unit apartment project at 45-05 Rockaway Beach Blvd., in the neighborhood of Edgemere, called Beach Green North. More...

Ulrich Has Guts

Dear Editor: More...

Heartfelt Thanks

Dear Editor: More...

Weekender

Open Mic Is On In Rockaway

It may be that all the world is a stage, as Shakespeare once said, but whether you are a novice performer, a veteran or somewhere in between, it can be awful hard to find a place where you can just get up and perform. More...

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is a quick glance roundup of live music entertainment by local musicians playing both here in Rockaway and elsewhere. All are welcome to contribute information. Tuesdays 8 p.m. More...

Workin’ At The Car Wash! Free Access

Raising Money For The Ravens

Even if you think your car is clean, head on over to 335 Beach 46th Streetthis weekend and get a car wash to help the Rockaway Ravens raise somemoney for their upcoming season! More...


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