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Light The City

Citywide anniversary vigil planned in Manhattan

Recovery groups across the city’s boroughs invite the public to “Light The City” Tuesday evening in observance of the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Fix Our Bulkheads!

Residents and local representatives have renewed calls for the city to repair and restore the long-neglected wooden bulkhead at the water’s edge on Beach 69th Street and Bayfield Avenue. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Department of Homeless Services Has To Be Stopped

Here we go again. More...

School News

Sicily

School Scope

Excuse the bad writing; I’m still jet-lagged after returning from Sicily. (What’s my excuse the rest of the time?) Well, I’ve never seen a better 10-day period of great weather, though we could have used a bit less heat. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Gone Girl – Still Chasing Amy

Moviescope

In 1997, Ben Affleck starred in the movie, Chasing Amy. Now, with Gone Girl, he’s still chasing Amy. That Amy was a metaphor for the girl he couldn’t get. This Amy could get him on death row. More...

‘Forever’ and a day

New fantasy drama toys with the immortal

How would you explain to your friends and coworkers that you may live forever? Imagine bumping into your college professor decades after graduation looking much the same as the first day you met. How would you explain that away? More...

Columnists

Slice Of Life

Recently on National Public Radio (NPR), a noted associate professor from Penn State, Angela Duckworth discussed the one factor she has determined that can help people succeed in life; grit. More...

Those Darn Yankees

Having just returned from 10 days of perfect weather in Sicily, I totally missed what was happening in the sports world and there were some surprises. More...

RidingTheWave

The Squeaky Wheel

Some people tell me that Rockaway needs to be nice to the Mayor – including its newspaper and resident editor – in order to “get things” from the city that the peninsula needs. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Like A Rolling Stone

Every day, the people of Rockaway wake up, and try to get through another day with their heads held high, as the peninsula resumes the uphill struggle to regain economic stability. More...

Letters

The “G” Word

Dear Editor: I couldn’t disagree more with John Patrick Larkin’s article about gentrification last week in The Wave. Most areas of Rockaway have been struggling for years and have been on life support for a very long time! More...

Thanks For Nothing

Dear Editor:For a brief moment last Wednesday, we as a community could be forgiven for entertaining the fleeting thought that perhaps Mayor Bill de Blasio was coming to Rockaway to More...

Not For A Rail Long Time?

Dear Editor: It may be a long time before restoration of Long Island Rail Road service on the old LIRR Rockaway Beach branch line could become a reality. “Trail Or Rail?” (Editorial — October 17). More...

Obits

Joseph Intrabartolo

Retired

Joseph Intrabartolo, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died on Oct. 19. Born in Rockaway Beach Hospital, he was an ardent member of Iron Workers Local 361 and retired after 55 years of faithful service in 2000. More...

Eugene Clifton Lewis

Housekeeping

Eugene Clifton Lewis, who worked in housekeeping, died on Oct. 12. Born in St. George’s, Grenada, Lewis was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years. More...

Jacqueline M. Sheridan

Jacqueline M. Sheridan, a resident of Rockaway for 62 years, died on Oct. 20. Coming originally from Brooklyn, Sheridan was an artist and painter, CCD teacher at St. Thomas More and also taught sign language. More...

Community

BC Kids Wage War On Weeds

On Thursday, Oct. 16, more than 30 members of Boy Scout Troop 282, Cub Scout Pack 282, the Girl Scouts and other Broad Channel children did a terrific job pulling weeds, removing litter at the Broad Channel subway station garden at More...

A Gift That Keeps On Giving

After A Build It Back Progress Report, City Hands Rockaway Another Shelter

This past Monday, optimism was abound in Broad Channel, as the Mayor of New York City was visiting, letting people know that the Build It Back program is starting to work. More...

March of Witness

You couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day, as churches and members from Far Rockaway’s religious community joined together in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of unity. On Saturday, Oct. More...

Business News

Goody’s Enjoying Plenty Of Positives

Popular Arverne Eatery Still Chugging Along Behind a wall of glass panels sit trays of meaty ribs, curries, crispy chicken, Jamaican Escovitch fish, jerk chicken, macaroni and cheese and collard greens. More...

Kennedy’s Comeback

The return of Kennedy’s is another sign of Rockaway’s resurgence. The landmark restaurant, located on the bayside of Breezy Point, was devastated by the storm. More...

Hundreds Attend Far Rock Job Fair

More than 500 people pre-registered and more than 1,000 people attended the Sandy Resource and Job Fair that took place on Oct. 15 at Challenge Prep Academy in Far Rockaway. More...

Milestones

Miller Celebrates 95

Family and friends helped Belle Harbor’s Lenny Miller celebrate his 95th birthday last week. Friend of the family Senator Joe Addabbo Jr. , presented Miller with a special certificate of recognition and congratulations on his big day. More...

Sports

SFD Boys Soccer: Playoff Bound!

It was a busy weekend of soccer for the third-grade boys Midget Division CYO of St. Francis De Sales Tidal Waves as they played hard through three games. In their first game on Saturday with Blessed Trinity, they were losing 3-0 at the half. More...

Lady Seawolves Still Undefeated

The Scholars' Academy PSAL Girls Soccer Team has advanced their overall record to 7-0. Erin McDermott has 13 goals and 1 assist so far this season. More...

Ravens Roundup

The unbeaten Brooklyn WarChiefs came into Rockaway Sunday morning, expecting to blowout the Raven 12UB team as they have other teams in the league. More...


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