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SJEH Appoints Frantz To New Post

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Far Rockaway has appointed Margaret Frantz as the company’s first chief patient experience officer, effective immediately. More...

BCVFD Open House

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department (BCVFD) held an open house on April 23-24, as part of Recruit NY—a statewide campaign to recruit new volunteers by demonstrating some of the duties and equipment used by the department. More...

Baby Steps For BCD

On Dec. 31, 2015 a portion of Beach Channel Drive was closed for safety reasons, as Department of Transportation (DOT) crews found severe cracking and buckling on the roadway between Beach 108th Street and Rockaway Freeway. More...

Columnists

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. More...

Matters Of The Heart

Dear Michele,I have been having an affair with a married man for two years. He has promised time and time again that he’s going to leave his wife, that he doesn’t love her and that he only wants to be with me. More...

Give Mom the Gift of Spring this Mother’s Day Free Access

Diary Of A Green Thumb

Blooming plants make great gifts for moms who enjoy gardening. So many colorful plants will soon be available, so you can give mom the gift of spring this Mother’s Day. A big part of enjoyment in the garden is the time away from it all! More...

Editorial/Opinion

Squeaky Wheel Free Access

The Wave does not believe in coincidences, especially when it involves a mayoral administration that so often puts politics ahead of people. More...

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Letters

Failure Not An Option

Dear Editor: In last week’s edition of the Beachcomber it was mentioned how the city failed to have our boardwalk completed on time. Rockaway once again learned you cannot trust New York City. More...

Zika Is Being Ignored

Dear Editor: Family planning will be confronting its most stringent test in the coming months as the Zika virus spreads in epidemic-like proportions throughout our hemisphere. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing Free Access

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...

Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going To Move

The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2015-16 season on Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m. with Two Beans Productions’ Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move. More...

Taste Teaser

Get ready to put your palate to the test, as 17 of the premier restaurants on the peninsula prepare to open their doors for the start of the 5th annual Taste of Rockaway Beach restaurant/bar crawl. More...

Ferry Mixed Messages Free Access

Rockaway residents, eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new ferry, were served with a dose of reality at a recent meeting of Community Board 14’s Economic Development Committee. More...

Community

Holocaust Remembrance Program

On Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. Temple Beth El, West End Temple and the Jewish War Veterans will co-sponsor a community wide program commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom HaShoah. More...

Kids Help Restore Murals Free Access

Thanks to the help of some student volunteers with Arts in Parts, Rockaway artist Esther Grillo is restoring her mural at the “wave” bus shelter on Shore Front Parkway and Beach 85th Street, back to its original, colorfully vibrant state. More...

Great Work Yoseph!

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently met with Yoseph Ventura Robin, a kindergartner at Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School in Far Rockaway. Young Yoseph presented the senator with a handmade replica of his school. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Great minds

Two 20th-century icons team up to solve crimes

What do an acclaimed British fiction writer and an unparalleled American escape artist have in common? Aside from fame and 20th-century icon status, it also seems they share a knack for solving crimes. More...

Sports

The Day I Met The Duke

The Stoop

I often mention in this column that one of the great pleasures of being a baseball writer was getting to meet some of the game’s great players. More...

RLL Roundup

While the weather gave a mixed bag of goods, here’s hoping Mother Nature continues to shine her good weather on Rockaway Little League. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Great striper fishing again this week, as plenty of quality fish are coming in from all over. New Jersey continues to lead the pack while the East River and Staten Island continue to produce as well. More...

Obits

Steven Palombo

Steven Palombo, 51, died April 11. He was a Rockaway Beach resident. More...

Robert Himes

Robert Himes died April 12 in Sarasota, Fla. He was a Broad Channel native and resident for 45 years, an original member of the Broad Channel Anglers and a U.S. Army Reservist. More...


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