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Take Your Business To The Boardwalk This Summer Free Access

Calling all vendors, artists and purveyors of the unique! Applications to join the Rockaway Surf Market at Beach 67th Street, and to propose additional locations along the boardwalk to sell items, are now being accepted. More...

Official Point of View

“Swimming in history, bring your own snorkel”

It has been just over a month since I took office and was given the opportunity to represent the 23rd Assembly District, which includes the Queens neighborhoods of Ozone Park, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Belle Harbor, Rockaway Park, Rockaway More...

100th Precinct Names Cop Of The Month

It was a night of praise at the 100th Precinct Community Council’s Feb. 15 meeting as residents stood up to commend the precinct’s community policing efforts and one officer received a Cop of the Month honor. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Clash of titans

Battle between high finance and power politics continues

I know, I know — you’re getting utterly bombarded with news about the exploits of certain filthy-rich white men. Don’t let that turn you off “Billions,” though. More...

Columnists

The Landing Reaches Land

It’s My Turn

Dear Editor;An important milestone has been reached in the restoration of our Rockaway-Brooklyn Army Terminal- Manhattan ferry service – even though there was no public fanfare comparable to the ceremony on Jan. More...

Beachcomber

The Wave is pleased to announce two exciting additions to our editorial staff. First, a name very familiar to Rockaway and especially readers of The Wave, Angelica Katz, is joining our team. More...

A Trifecta Moment

My Grandpa Ralph loved to gamble. One vivid memory I have of us, is when we’d go to OTB. He used to take me to the one in Bellerose, back when they had brick and mortar locations in the city. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Assembly Puts Politics Before People

On Feb. 14, the New York State Assembly passed legislation (A.4876) that will allow 16 and 17-year-olds to escape criminal prosecution by sending them to Family Court.  At 16, a young person is allowed to drive a car. More...

Political Cartoon

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Weekender

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...

Inspired By The Resiliency of Belle Harbor

Novelist says forthcoming novel was motivated by tragedy of Flight 587

From 1997 to 2002, novelist Amy Impellizzeri and her husband rented a townhouse at Beach 131st Street and Newport Avenue in Belle Harbor. More...

The Shore Garden Club

The groundhog saw his shadow- that means we're in for five more weeks of winter! Right now it's hard to believe that soon our gardens will start to bloom with all the perennials we've planted through the years. More...

Community

MTA Expands Q52

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has approved the extension of the Q52 Limited route starting this spring. The new final eastbound stop will be the southeast corner of Beach 54th Street and Beach Channel Drive.  More...

CB14, Residents Demanding Resiliency

Members of Community Board 14 are still demanding that resiliency should come first when it comes to surplus funding leftover from the Rockaway boardwalk.  More...

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge Closures

Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: Feb. 21 – Feb. 25 and Feb. 27 – March 1. Q35 bus will maintain normal route.  More...

School News

I Come Neither to Bury Nor to Praise Liberalism

School Scope

My wife and I got a major dose of American history last week when she won the Hamilton $10 lottery – first row baby. More...

DOE Proposes Plans For New Charter School At BCEC

While most families were battening down the hatches in response to a winter storm warning on the evening of Feb. More...

Business News

Multi Family Homes

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Lately, I’ve been getting lots of calls for legal 2 family homes. They are a great help with the family budget and often with babysitting and other errands/chores.  More...

Madelaine Chocolate’s Sweet Recovery

The Madelaine Chocolate Company was visited by the new President and CEO of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), James Patchett on Monday, Feb. 13. More...

Sports

Rockaway Youth Rugby Coaches Honored

Rugby is the fastest growing sport in college and Olympic competition. Young men are being introduced to a sport that requires years of development to get to a competitive stage. More...

Letters

A Bigger Boat?

Dear Editor:  In last week’s edition of The Wave newspaper, a Rockaway resident mentioned in their letter the need of a bigger ferry boat for the summer weekend traffic.  For those who did not attend a Transportation Committee meeting More...

A Country Of Immigrants

Dear Editor: My grandfather Albert Joseph Bialek came to the United States from Poland {Galicia} in 1910. Per the Ellis Island website he boarded the ship Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse in Bremen, Germany (formerly Prussia). More...

Obits

Marie A. Farrell

Marie A. Farrell died on Feb. 11. A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Farrell originally hailed from Marine Park, Brooklyn. She was a teacher at Stella Maris for 30 years, More...

John “Jack” Gilligan

John “Jack” Gilligan died on Feb. 6.  A graduate of St. Francis High School, Gilligan was a New York State Trooper before he joined the NYPD. More...

Marion Millinghaus

Marion Millinghaus died on Feb. 11. A lifelong Rockaway resident, she was a homemaker, wife and mother of three. More...


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