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Cuomo Seeks To Change Amendment Process

The New York State Constitution is amended by you: the people. After any proposed amendment is passed twice by the legislature, the proposition is presented to the voting public. More...

Supporting New York’s Finest

Supporters of the New York Police Department braved the below freezing temperatures and held a rally on Beach 116th Street on Monday, Feb. More...

Deep Freeze

Jamaica Bay On Ice

Freezing winds, near zero temperatures and snow have wrapped Rockaway and Broad Channel like a chilled blanket this winter. But in the midst of the shivering the season has offered us a crisp crystal new view of many everyday surroundings. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Who’s Playing

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

One and only

Fox tackles the loneliest number in ‘The Last Man on Earth’

Hello? Hi? Anybody out there? Of course there is, otherwise life would be very, very, very lonely. Fox is taking a stab at the ultimate life of loneliness in the new half-hour comedy “The Last Man on Earth,” premiering Sunday, March 1. More...

Sports

Rockaway Outdoors

I was thinking about making a longitudinal move this weekend, a day trip or two to get in a little fishing. So, long story short, I call Venice, Louisiana the redfish capital of the world. More...

Endangered Species: The New York Baseball Player Free Access

The Stoop

I’ve had the pleasure of covering big league baseball and being involved in youth coaching the last several years, and I have often wondered why this area isn’t as well-represented in Major League Baseball as other parts of the country. More...

Fast Fajardo Finishes First

On Sunday Feb. 8, Bishop Kearney senior Lisa Fajardo won the 1500m event at the CHSAA City Championships which were held at the NYC New Balance Armory. More...

Obits

Charles J. Peyton

Carpenter

Charles J. Peyton, a carpenter, died on Feb. 5. Born in Killasser, Swinford, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Peyton was a Rockaway resident for 56 years. He was a member of Local #608 Carpenters union and a member (3rd Degree) of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. More...

Pauline Laura Barton

Nurse’s Aide

Pauline Laura Barton, a nurse’s aide, died on Jan. 24. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she was a Rockaway resident for 10 years. More...

Ernest William Brown

NYCHA Fireman

Ernest William Brown, NYC Housing Authority fireman, died on Feb. 1. Born in Warren, N.C., Brown was a resident of Rockaway for 60 years. More...

Preparin’ For The Wearin’ O’ The Green

The 40th Annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade won’t be held until March 7 in Rockaway, but the locals are gearing up already for the big day. On Feb. 21, at the St. More...

Community

Running To Beat Leukemia And Lymphoma

For Kristen Kim Rosenberg, the finish line in her drive to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is getting close. Within weeks, she will be running a half marathon for LLS, but her fundraising deadline is Sunday, March 1. More...

Locals May Beat FEMA Clawback Free Access

For the last several months, many victims of Superstorm Sandy have been getting hit with payback demands by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Just this week, legislation has been introduced to put an end to those demands. More...

Rockaway / Nassau Safety Patrol Report

Editor’s Note – The Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol (RNSP) formerly known as the Rockaway Citizens Safety Patrol, would like to let people know their 24-Hour Hotline remains 917-727-7306 and the Rockaway communities will continue to be cove More...

School News

Oh, Sweet Suspensions, Wherefore Art Thou?

“City planning significant changes to school discipline rules to cut down on suspending students,” proclaimed a headline in the Feb. More...

Columnists

Stop The Violence

An Intern’s Take

Over the past few years there have been several grassroots efforts to address the senseless violence in Rockaway. More...

Beachcomber

During the first week of February, the poor boxes at St.Thomas More Church were broken into and all the money was taken. Again. More...

Snowpocalypse

Slice of Life

I know we should not complain about the weather. It is winter and cold weather and snow usually accompanies the season. It would be okay to complain if it actually snowed in June or July. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Port Ambrose Must Be Sunk Free Access

As it does with all of our news stories, The Wave has reported on the Port Ambrose Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) project as objectivity as possible. More...

Letters

Disappointed In The Daily News

Dear Editor: More...

Missing In Action

Dear Editor: As we endure a brutal Global Freezing, Al Gore, the founder of the Global Warming theory, has disappeared. DAVID DOBLACK More...


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