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Armed Bandits On The Loose Free Access

Detectives in the 101st Precinct are conducting an investigation into a rash of robberies of taxi drivers at gunpoint in Far Rockaway. There have been three incidents, all at gunpoint, all in the same general vicinity: Sept. 12 at 11 p.m. More...

Building The Roadmap To Downtown Far Rockaway

The east end community of Far Rockaway, an area on the precipice of great change, was called to hear and respond to the newly released scoping document, the Roadmap for Action on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at MS 53 located at 1045 Nameoke St. More...

Official Point Of View

This month was filled with many victories including my re-election to another term as your senator. I am proud and blessed that you have selected me to be your representative. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Sully – Clint Treads Water

Moviescope

Director Clint Eastwood has reportedly said that he had a problem with Sully; the actual “Miracle on the Hudson” lasted 208 seconds, while he had an hour-and-36-minute movie to make. More...

New toon in town

Fox blends animation with live action in ‘Son of Zorn’

It’s an age-old story: absentee father appears out of the blue to make good with the wife and kids and winds up upending everybody’s lives. More...

Columnists

Rockaway Nightmares Or A Divine Comedy?

Tales From The Rock

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Beachcomber Free Access

The Broad Channel Civic Association is receiving reports of vandalism again in the park at West 17th Road. More...

An Intern’s Take

New York City is once again under attack. The recent explosion in Chelsea has left many feeling quite vulnerable to terror attacks. More...

Editorial/Opinion

In The Face Of Fear

September 17 was one of those special Rockaway days; the weather was beautiful, hundreds were gathered on the Boardwalk, attending Poseidon’s Parade, or checking out the Honey Fest. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Playing The Women’s Cards

It’s My Turn

At this time of my life of 72 years I should be a globe trotter, a snow bird, dead. What I can't be is retired. More...

Obits

Robert J. Keiley

Robert J. Keiley died on Sept. 16. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a claims adjuster and a lifelong Rockaway resident. Keiley was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul and Peter. More...

RAA Board Member Dies

Local artist and Rockaway Artists Alliance board member John Hedderson has died. A wake will be held at Denis O’Connor Funeral Home, 91-05 Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Beach, on Friday Sept. 23, from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. More...

Autumn Sunrise Free Access

  At 6:45 a.m., Richard E. Santaga captured the first sunrise of the first day of fall. So long, Summer of 2016! It was certainly interesting, to say the least. |align=left|width=250|height=166|link=node] More...

Community

JCCRP Marks Rosh Hashana

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula is asking for folks to lend a helping hand in its pantry during its Rosh Hashana food distribution this year. Are you interested in volunteering this year to help those in need? More...

JASA Celebrates Revitalization Free Access

One month shy of the anniversary of Super- Storm Sandy, government leaders, trustees, and planners joined board members and residents to celebrate the revitalization at one of New York’s leading senior agencies last week. More...

Rockaway’s Got Talent!

Irish step dancer Caoibhe McGarrity and her partner Aoibhinn Willams took first place — and $100 — at the Low Tide Bar talent show on Friday, Sept. 9. More...

School News

Back To School Night At MS 53

Andrea Yard, the interim acting principal of MS 53 was excited to welcome parents and students at Back To School night on Thursday, Sept. 15. More...

School Scope

Education And Local Politics – Why I Am Not Voting

With the departure of Phil Goldfeder, Rockaway is faced with a choice between a Democrat (Stacey Pheffer Amato) and a Republican (Alan Zwirn) for State Assembly. More...

Business News

Refi?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

With 30 year fixed rate mortgages approaching an all-time low, some people may be wondering if it makes sense to refinance their old mortgage. The rule of thumb is that it makes economic sense when you can reduce your rate by 2%. More...

Sports

Winning Weekend For SFDS Soccer

The St. Francis Boys 5th Grade CYO Soccer brought some excitement to the field this weekend! More...

The 12th Annual Richie Allen Memorial Surf Classic

Solidarity In The Swell

In a continuation of 9-11 remembrance this month, hundreds turned out to pay respects to an individual fallen hero at his favorite, natural environment. More...

St. Camillus / St.Virgilius Basketball Registration Free Access

Final registration for the St. Camillus/St. Virgilius Community Basketball programs will take place in the St. Camillus gym (Springman Hall) on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. All games are played at St. Camillus. More...

Letters

Ensuring Officer Safety

Dear Editor: I have read with disbelief the recent calls for the repeal of Civil Rights Law Section 50-a. The claimed motivation behind this movement is that the Department lacks “transparency” if the public at large is not More...

We Need Government

Dear Editor:In response to Margaret A. Wagner--I agree with her that we should all be happy and proud to do our civic duty and cast our votes and be informed about the major issues of the day.....but I am always amused by those people More...

Enough Is Enough

Dear Editor:Could your paper get any more right wing? More...

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...

Lisa Lampanelli Coming To Westbury

Known as Comedy’s lovable “Queen of Mean,” Lisa Lampanelli will bring her standup act to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. More...

Mystic Seaport Completes Transformation

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