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Paid Family Leave Today

Official Point Of View

New York must enact a paid family leave policy that gives working men and women the option to stay home with a new child or to care for a sick family member without risking their job or financial security. More...

Lana’s Lovely Loft

Beach 116th Bulletin

For Lana’s Loft, making the move to Beach Channel Drive for a ground level store front has opened the door and the eyes of many new customers. More...

Ulrich Mulling Run For Mayor? Free Access

Councilman Eric Ulrich is considering a run for mayor of New York City. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Art, Acting, Activities For Ages Zygote To Teens To Adult

From The Artists Studio

Call to artists: Here’s one to tickle your fancy. “Recreate,” RAA’s first show of 2016: More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Down and Denzel

Oscar winner directs new ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Everyone loves an Oscar winner. Bringing in an More...

Sports

Local Makes PGA Tour

Born and raised in Rockaway, Xander McDonald-Smith’s career as a professional golfer is starting to really take off. He graduated with honors from Penn State in May 2015, capping a collegiate career as captain of the Penn State golf team. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Out Of Touch

On Jan. 22, The Wave’s editorial (“City Council Chutzpah”) touched on the proposed 23 percent raise for the City Council that Mayor Bill de Blasio had approved. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Elizabeth J. Andrews

Elizabeth J. Andrews died on Feb. 3. Born in Brooklyn, Andrews was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. She was a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her son, Michael. More...

Euben Black

Euben Black, 61, died on Jan. 23. Born in Douglas Castle, Jamaica, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years. Black worked as a dietary aide. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Jose Diaz-Bonilla

Jose Diaz-Bonilla, 50, on Jan. 15. Born in Goascoran Valle, Honduras, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. He worked as a warehouse manager. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Robbers Sought

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two individuals in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 101 Precinct. More...

A Streetcar Named de Blasio Free Access

On, Feb. 4, as part of his “State Of The City,” Mayor de Blasio announced he is backing a new 17-mile-long waterfront streetcar network that would run from Sunset Park, Brooklyn up to Astoria, Queens. More...

Community

Phones Will Pay For Parking Free Access

Ever try to park in Rockaway and the muni meter has no more slips? Or isn’t working for some reason? Well, those days are coming to an end. More...

A Touch Of Irish Music And Dance

Ask Annmarie Acosta-Williams and she will tell you about the vibrant Irish culture she grew up with in Rockaway. More...

Ethoscope: Live From Brooklyn!

Rockaway band Ethoscope rocked Brooklyn’s Black Bear Bar as headliners of a packed show on Friday, Jan. 29. More...

School News

No Excuses Success Charter Network Under Fire

School Scope

Educational historian and blogger Diane Ravitch posted a letter from a teacher who couldn't bear working any longer at the Evil Eva Moskowitz run Success charter chain, known for its high suspension rate and pushing children they don't want back into More...

Business News

The Cash Buyer

REAL ESTATE CORNER

CASH BUYERS are scarce and should be CHERISHED. Comparable sales (“comps”) don’t affect their deal because there isn’t any bank appraisal (no mortgage needed). More...

Build it Back?

Real Estate Updates

Several Rockaway homeowners were recently approved by Build it Back. They were offered the opportunity to have their homes raised for FREE. More...

Columnists

Community Media Must Be at the Center of Government Outreach

Dispatches

Every day, readers like you get their news from publications like The Wave. More...

Slice Of Life

I am very lucky in that over my career as an educator, I have been able to drive to my schools. I do not know how people take mass transit every day. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

The Wave feels a 32 percent raise for the City Council is outrageous. But perhaps even more unacceptable is that these pols are pushing for a bump in pay when there are many Council staffers who make $30,000 or less a year. More...

Letters

No Raise For City Council

Dear Editor: It's a disgrace and insult to the tax-paying public that these slimeball elected officials think they are entitled to any pay raises since none of them do anything for their constituents whatsoever. More...

Ferry Many Questions

Dear Editor:The real question is when riders will be able to board "EDC Brings Ferry News" (Mark C. Healey – Jan. 29) after many years of empty promises made by local elected officials to bring ferry service to the Rockaways. More...

Weekender

Breezy Plunge For A Cause

This weekend, swimmers young and old will hit the water in Breezy Point for a good cause. Saturday, Feb. 6, will see the 16th Annual Take The Plunge, which will benefit the New York Lung Transplant Fund. More...

Who’s Playing Free Access

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...

Magic & Burlesque At RBSC

Hard to believe, but there are new things coming to Rockaway all the time. And sometimes everything old really is new again. On Jan. More...


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