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Still Rebuilding Rockaway Free Access

After Hurricane Sandy the devastation of the Rockaway Peninsula and much of the East Coast was immense. Recovery and rebuilding became the mission of many people, regardless of what their occupations or walks of life were before. More...

Goldfeder, Williams Hand Out Pipeline Grants

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that in 2014, 26 local Rockaway groups have to date been awarded more than $224,000 from the Williams Rockaway Grant program through two rounds of grant funding. More...

School News

Catholic Schools Week At St. Camillus

The students and faculty at St. Camillus Academy celebrated Catholic Schools Week with a number of special events. On Sunday, Jan. 25, there was a special Mass, followed by a reception and open house tours of the school. More...

The UFT Plan is No Plan

Given Andrew Cuomo’s assault on public education, teachers and their unions, the leaders of the UFT, after playing footsie with Cuomo for years went into panic mode, calling for emergency meetings with parents and an emergency Delegate Assembly More...

Business News

Big Game Pizza Party

It’s big game time again, and everyone likes to order pizza during the big game. For Ciro’s Pizza at 171 Beach 116th Street, it’s going to be busier than usual. More...

$13.2 Million Valentine For Madelaine Chocolate

Madelaine Chocolate, once one of Rockaway’s largest employers, is now the recipient of $13.2 million in city recovery funds. More...

Sports

The Man Who Saved The Mets, Part 2 Free Access

The Stoop

(Editor’s Note: This is the second of a three-part column about Nelson Doubleday, former principal owner of the New York Mets. The first part was printed in the Jan. 23 issue of The Wave.) More...

Editorial/Opinion

Safe Snow Job

There seems to be a divide in the aftermath of the storm that wasn’t. On Sunday, Jan. 25, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned the coming storm could be very bad. More...

Obits

Louisa Crenshaw

Caretaker

Louisa Crenshaw, a caretaker, died on Jan. 13. Born in Tennessee, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 40 years. More...

Helen I. Joyce

Administrator

Helen I. Joyce, an administrator for the Federal government, died on Jan. 24. Coming originally from Brooklyn, she was a Rockaway resident for 33 years. She was a member of the Golden Age Club. More...

Judith Amelia Lewis

Licensed Practical Nurse

Judith Amelia Lewis, a licensed practical nurse, died on Jan. 12, at age 94. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. For decades, she was a member of St. Margaret’s Church in the Bronx. More...

Homeless High-Rise? Free Access

On Jan. 28, Community Board 14’s District Manager John Gaska sent out an agenda for an upcoming CB14 Land Use and Housing Committee meeting. More...

Shakeup at the 101st Precinct

As The Wave has been reporting for months, crime stats around New York City have dropped, while violent crime in Rockaway – especially in the 101st Precinct – is trending in the other direction. More...

Community

Sell-Off On Storm Surge Free Access

Winter Storm Juno blew into town on Monday, Jan. 26, giving Rockaway residents a reason to run to the local hardware store to gather up supplies and gear to weather the storm. More...

Storm Comes, Storm Goes

A flurry of dire weather predictions came down on Monday, Jan. 26, as Rockaway prepared for the first major snow storm of 2015. More...

Remembering Rockaway

Something happened to my father’s car and he had to drive a Henry J for awhile. One would think that would be fine, since they now sell for a half million, but, by my Dad’s standards, it was akin to slumming it. 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. Saturdays-The Night Owls duo playsThe Rock NYC wine bar from8 to 11 p.m. More...

Pledging ‘Allegiance’

NBC’s new spy thriller examines multiple levels of loyalty

We’re all bound to clash with our parents at some point in our lives, but chances are these instances aren’t matters of national security or international intrigue. 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. There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’s… More...

#Snoreaster

It’s Just My Opinion

I love a good snowstorm. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

Councilman Donovan Richards’ asks his constituents “If you know any seniors who are unable to shovel, please email us their address and phone number at cmdonovanrichards@gmail.com.” More...

Letters

State of the State

Dear Editor: Republicans are now back in control of the New York State Senate. The question of the hour -- have both Democrat and Republican senators learned their respective lessons. More...

Another History Lesson

Dear Editor: After reading both Joanne Smith's column and Palmer Doyle's letter, I felt compelled to express my opinion. More...


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