October 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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NYC is Losing The ‘Rat’ Race

At a press conference this week, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer unveiled findings of a new audit showing widespread deficiencies in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) response to citizen complaints about rodents. More...

2 Years Later: A Community Update

Councilmembers Donovan Richards and Eric Ulrich will be hosting a major community event on Monday, Oct. 27. More...

President Clinton Joins Volunteers for Day Of Action

Two years after they first came to Rockaway after Superstorm Sandy, the Clinton Foundation returned on Saturday for its annual Day of Action. Seventy-five volunteers spruced up the Beach 30th Street Playground and surrounding areas. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Chances are you had to buy a new car right after yours and everyone else’s was destroyed by Sandy. So chances are your inspections and registrations are up this month! Be warned, DOT officers have been spotted checking stickers. More...

Keeping It Real

Let’s talk about gentrification. Gentrification is best described as forcing out lower income people by artificially inflating an area’s cost of living and making room for those who have more money. 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. There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’s… More...

Letters

Less Meat, More Veggies!

Dear Editor: U.S., state, and municipal health authorities are working overtime and spending millions of dollars to stem the spread of Ebola, which has killed just one person here in the U.S. More...

Good for the Goose

Dear Editor: What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. More...

Community

Street Re-Naming For Local Hero

As the storm clouds moved on and the waters began to recede after Superstorm Sandy, residents in the affected area began to take stock of the damage and loss of life. More...

Solo Art Show For Cornell

Well known Rockaway artist Arlene Cornell will be inviting the public into her watercolor world with a solo show at the Rockaway Artists Alliance T-6 Gallery. More...

Warm Coats For The Winter

We Care New York and the Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center are hosting a winter coat distribution on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The event will take place at the Beacon Center at 140 Beach 113th St. between 3 and 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Rockaway Outdoors

The fish chewed on this past moon, as bass reports from east and west came in — although not in the numbers we’ve known in the past. More...

The Stoop

So, football season in New York might be over before Halloween? Well, no matter, because it’s hockey season, and the longtime rivalry between the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders looks to be back, and better than ever. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Trail Or Rail?

There was a lot of excitement this week about the QueensWay project, as several different groups, including the Queens Chamber of Commerce, came out in support of the proposed park, which would be built on a 3.5-mile stretch of rail line that was More...

Obits

Mary Beth Brown

CAMBA

Mary Beth Brown, a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, died on Sept. 30. Brown worked for CAMBA, a nonprofit agency that helps connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life. More...

Evelyn Jones Culpepper

Head Nurse

Evelyn Jones Culpepper, a head nurse, died on Oct. 2. Born in 1928 in Kinston, North Carolina, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. More...

Ceola Freamon

Secretary

Ceola Freamon, a secretary, died on Sept. 29. Freamon was born in 1927 in Keysville, Georgia and resided in Rockaway for more than 30 years. More...


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