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CB14 Defiant In Face Of Select Bus Service Free Access

The regular monthly meeting of Community Board 14 on Jan. 10, was a standing-room only event. There was a full agenda of pressing issues which needed to be discussed at the Knights of Columbus on Beach 90th Street, but it was a long night. More...

State Looking To “Bag” The Tax Free Access

City Balking At State Legislators “Interfering”

Last May, Councilman Donovan Richards helped lead a coalition of progressive city lawmakers to impose a five cent fee on paper and plastic bags. “New Yorkers must divorce itself from fossil fuels and marry renewals. More...

Far Rockaway Mother Pleads Guilty To Killing Toddler

On Jan. 19, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that a 31-year-old Far Rockaway woman pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal beating death of her 2-year-old daughter More...


Lion – Little Boy Lost


Lion is really two films: The first, a heart-wrenching adventure of a lost little boy’s survival in India; the second, the boy as a young man trying to find the family he lost. More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Rookie no more

Priyanka Chopra tackles prime time in ‘Quantico’

In the early days of television, strong female roles were few and far between, with some exceptions of course. Women were primarily cast as love interests or victims, damsels in need of rescue. Now, they’re the ones doing the rescuing.  More...


Posada’s Fall From HOF Ballot Is A Disgrace

The Stoop

On July 18, New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada received just 3.8 percent of the vote for induction into the Baseball Hall Of Fame. More...


Replacing Obamacare

Dear Editor:  With Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally free and totally effective health insurance - a plant-based diet.  More...

“Kinks” In Select Bus Service

Dear Editor: I'm a firm believer that our city and its different agencies’ planned projects sometimes have “kinks.” This was a statement made at a community meeting last week by a resident of Rockaway regarding Select Bus Service More...

We Are All United

Dear Editor:  We all know each community on the peninsula is unique. No matter what the appearance or where we live. We are all unified. There is no getting around this.  We all drink water, eat food and need shelter. More...


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...

Lunar New Year Celebration

Year of the Rooster

On Sunday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m., come celebrate the rich culture of one of Brooklyn’s most vibrant communities as the prestigious Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company performs an all-new celebration of Chinese arts commemorating More...

Tribute To An Angel

Dance Off For a Cause in Arverne

On Jan. 2, 2013, Dominique Jamison died, just a few days after the car she was traveling in turned off Brookville Boulevard and plunged into a marsh near Jamaica Bay. She left behind a 7-month-old daughter named Journey, More...

Water’s Edge Residents Fight Back

On Friday, Jan. 13, owners of the condominiums, Water’s Edge in Arverne stood in front of their ‘shoddily constructed’ city-financed dream of first-time homeownership for low and moderate income people and proclaimed it a nightmare. More...


Pheffer Amato Urges City to Keep Students at PS104Q Safe

Responding to concerns over lack of safety measures surrounding PS 104Q, grades kindergarten through fifth, in Bayswater, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato is asking the city Department of Transportation to immediately More...

Book Your Block Party Today! Free Access

City Wants Street Permits Months In Advance

Sure, it’s pretty cold out, we haven’t even hit February yet, but if you are planning to have a block party this summer, you must comply months in advance with the strict NYC permit requirements. More...

Meeks Urges PEOTUS To Consider Consequences Of ACA Repeal

On Jan. 18, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and 17 other members of the New York Congressional Delegation urged PEOTUS Trump to consider the severe consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). More...

Business News

NYC Property Estimates


Every January, the NYC Department of Finance mails property owners a “Notice of Property Value” which may be INACCURATE. This notice provides an ESTIMATE of your property’s market value (among other things). More...


Happy Twelfth Anniversary MTA Bus

Transit Talk

It was 12 years ago in 2005, when the City of New York completed the purchase of seven remaining private bus operator franchises. More...

Get A Jump-Start With Pre-K For All


Our city’s Pre-K for All program offers our youngest learners an opportunity to develop their social skills, explore science, learn routines, and build their vocabulary. More...

An Intern’s Take

This week, I took some time to reflect on the life of a great American, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  More...


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Checks and Balances Free Access

On Jan. 17, NY1.com's Political Director and Rockaway local Bob Hardt wrote the following: With Governor Cuomo poised to reveal his state budget numbers in Albany today, lawmakers in the State Senate are focusing on something else More...

Cease The Grease

It’s My Turn

For many foodies, nothing delights the senses like a sizzling wok in Flushing or fish tacos in Rockaway, but there’s a downside to the smorgasbord: So much used cooking oil is poured down the drain that sewers in Queens regularly More...


Soydelina “Sol” Rodriguez

Soydelina “Sol” Rodriguez died on Jan. 8. Born in El Cercado in the Dominican Republic, she lived in Rockaway for the past 3 1/2 years. A seamstress, she was a member of the Seaside Senior Center. More...

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