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Experience The Taste Of Rockaway

Ask Robert Kaskel what diners can expect from Saturday’s Taste of Rockaway event and the short answer will be: Food, lots of food. More...

Official Point of View

Looking Back and Moving Forward

The end of every year gives us the opportunity to both reflect on how we spent our time and conceive how we want to spend the days and months ahead. More...

Man Shot In Home Invasion

“My prayers are with the victim and his family, and I urge anyone with information to come forward,” remarked Councilman Donovan Richards, responding to a home invasion incident that occurred at a residence on Mott Avenue near More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Rockaway Artists Alliance Celebrates

The Rockaway Artists Alliance kicked off the winter season with a celebration on Monday night, Dec. 8. More...

“INTERSTELLAR” – OVER MY HEAD

Moviescope

Moviemaker Christopher Nolan (“Dark Knight” trilogy, “Inception”) thinks big. More...

Gifts Of The Season

From The Artists Studio

“Gifted,” the showcase of works by RAA members, is on view through Jan. 18 in sTudio 6 Gallery. More...

Sports

The Stoop Free Access

Blessed with a young and exciting pitching staff, the New York Mets should be putting the finishing touches on a team that many feel can contend in 2015. More...

Looking For Hoopsters

The Rockaway Sharpshooters Basketball Program is looking for players 12 and under to play in a winter league. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

“That was one helluva wind the last few days,” I thought to myself as I navigated the channel from the north side of the bay up towards Rockaway. More...

Obits

Earle Adolph Davis

Customs Inspector

Earle Adolph Davis, a U.S. Customs Inspector, died on Nov. 14 at the age of 78. More...

Michael Lucv

Carpenter

Michael Lucev, a carpenter, died on Dec. 4. Lucev was a lifelong Rockaway resident. His father, Emil Lucev, a noted Rockaway historian, was a longtime contributor to The Wave. Michael Lucev is preceded in death by his mother, Aldine. More...

Dennis P. Taggart

Chemist

Dennis P. Taggart, a chemist, died onV Dec. 3. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Taggart served in the Marine Reserves during the Vietnam Era. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Kathleen M. Taggart. More...

Theater As Therapy Free Access

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition with which many people on this peninsula may already be familiar. More...

Community

Local Cops, Residents Join Queens Confab

The Patrol Borough Queens South Community Council Meeting was held on Tuesday night, Dec. 2, at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Jamaica, New York. The event included the 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 105th, 106th, 107th and 113th Precincts. More...

Social Security DM Glasser Retiring

After many years as the District Manager of the Far Rockaway Social Security Office and then District Manager of the Jamaica Social Security District Office, “parent” office of the Far Rockaway/Rockaway Park Social Security Office, James More...

BC Boy Scouts On The Go

On Saturday, Nov. 22, Broad Channel’s Boy Scout / Pack Troop 282 took a trip into Manhattan to visit the American Museum of Natural History. The trip was not only educational, but the scouts had a great time, too. More...

Business News

St. John’s Hospital Honored

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has been awarded the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

In 1973, Clifford Glover was shot to death by a NYPD officer. The officer responsible for the unarmed child’s death was acquitted. This case was credited for bringing changes to NYPD policies towards using deadly force. More...

Riding The Wave

I’m bad with numbers. I mean, really bad. Like caveman bad. Actually, I take that back, because I really don’t know if cavemen were bad at math. As I think about it, it’s far more likely most of them were better at it then I am. More...

Keeping It Real

Unless you have been living under a rock, I’m sure you have seen that we have a national issue arising. Every TV channel and every major news channel is on top of the recent turn of events regarding the death of two men. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Roar of Humanity

Unlike many other media platforms, a community newspaper usually allows for freedom of expression and a diverse collection of views. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Story of Hanukkah

It’s My Turn

Joanne Smith’s “It’s Just My Opinion” column was wrong on some basic facts. More...

Letters

Ignorant About Hanukkah

Dear Editor Joanne Smith’s column this past week with the following statement is an offensive expression of ignorance. More...

Holiday Inclusion

Dear Editor The more I read the opinion piece written by Joanne Smith and published in the Dec. More...

Where Did The Money Go?

Dear Editor, It has been over two years since we were devastated by Superstorm Sandy. The one burning question I have is where did all the money that was raised in the Sandy Concert go? More...


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