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The RCSP Reports

Each evening, the Rockaway Citizens Safety Patrol patrols Far Rockaway and Bayswater. They also collect and forward crime data to police, which allows the NYPD to effectively deploy resources and increase police presence where it is needed. More...

Vigil For The Fallen

Following the tragic shooting deaths of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, several members of the Rockaway community wanted to show their support for the fallen officers and at the same time, show support for their local precinct. More...

One Last Breath

Dispatches

Is there anyone in America who believed there would be justice for Eric Garner? “I can’t breathe!” Those are the tragic last words of Eric Garner as he was held in a prohibited chokehold by Officer Daniel Pantaleo. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Phoenix - Not The City Fort Tilden Highlights

From The Artists Studio

PRESENT EXHIBIT: “Gifted,” a juried member exhibit showcasing the best from our members. On view through Jan. 18, in sTudio 6 Gallery, Rockaway Center for the Arts, Fort Tilden. Free admission. Gallery hours: Sat., Sun. 12-4 p.m. More...

“Birdman” – Icarus Descending

Movie Scope

Despite its exuberant theatricality and cinematography, “Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” sadly exists under the shadow of the suicide of actor Robin Williams. Though filmmaker Alexjandro G. More...

New Year cheer

ABC, NBC and Fox ring in the new year with super-charged celebrations

With Christmas in the rearview mirror and a new year on the horizon, there’s one last stop to make before ringing in 2015. More...

Sports

The Stoop

If Mets fans are excited about 2015, there are a few people to thank for that. But before you leave a little something under the tree for them, you might want to make sure who gets what. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

New Jersey boats continued to enjoy a decent pick on blackfish, as their season remains open. So those jonesin’ to fulfill their blackfish yearnings need to travel south. Some codfish in the mix, hopefully that will build this month. More...

Obits

Michael Harrison

Auto Mechanic

Michael Harrison, an auto mechanic, died on Dec. 3 at age 58. Born in Manchester, Jamaica, Harrison was a resident of Rockaway for more than 30 years. He is preceded in death by his brothers Winston and Eric Harrison. More...

Francis C. Murphy

Butcher

Francis C. Murphy, a butcher, died on Dec. 20. Born in County Clare, Ireland, he was a Rockaway resident since moving from the Bronx in 1966. Murphy was a butcher at the Loeb & Mayer Co. in Rockaway Beach. More...

So Long, Jill Weber

“The Department of Parks and Recreation has appointed a veteran administrator with more than a quarter century of experience to oversee the Rockaways,” The Wave announced in August, 2006, as Jill Weber took the helm as NYC Parks Administr More...

Community

PBA Toy Give-A-Way

The Police Benevolent Association (PBA) sponsored a full day of toy distribution on Saturday, Dec. 20. Their first stop was the Church of the Nazarene in Far Rockaway. More...

Within the Intertidal Zone

GreenStreets

The littoral zone is the part of a sea, lake or river that is close to the shore. In coastal environments, the littoral zone extends from the high water mark, which is rarely inundated, to shoreline areas that are permanently submerged. More...

Art Of The Dollhouse On Display

A very unique exhibition came to Rockaway, as artist Arianna Rose showcased nearly a dozen of her hand-crafted dollhouses at Fort Tilden on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21. More...

School News

Winter Spe ctacu lar At PS 104

Visions of candy canes, jingle bells and toy soldiers danced across the stage at Winter Spectacular Concert held at PS 104. Staged by the Far Rockaway Culture and Arts Center, the very well attended event was a fundraiser for the school. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Winter pulls back all the greenery of our world, sharpens the edges of the air and gives us the opportunity to clearly see all the things we missed before. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. More...

Back To The Future With Proposed LNG Terminal

It’s My Turn

Older New Yorkers may recall the tragic explosion of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tank on Staten Island in 1973 that left 40 workers dead. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Just Say No, Mr. Cuomo

There are some decisions that aren’t easy to make for certain elected officials. Then there’s Port Ambrose. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Disagreeing With An Opinion

Dear Editor, In reading a recent opinion article entitled “It’s Just my Opinion,” in The Wave, I came across some erroneous statements made by the author. More...

So, About The President…

Dear Editor: I’m one of those “stupid voters.” In a few months, I will be 89 years-old, and though I am very reluctant to push the clock forward, I can’t wait to see the current tenant of the White House’s lease expire. More...

Sony Baloney

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