September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Goldfeder Says Stop The Stink

In response to a new report, which found the highest concentration of odor complaints located in multiple southern Queens and Rockaway neighborhoods, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has urged the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner E More...

New Supermarket For Edgemere

A block of stores in Edgemere that once included a small grocery store, a Chinese take-out, a check cashing store, a liquor store and even a beauty supply store will soon be torn down to make room for, among other things, a supermarket. More...

Tribute Park 2014

Sun Sets On 9/11 with Solemn Ceremony

As the sun set on the 13th anniversary of 9/11, family who lost loved ones that day, along with friends and area residents, all gathered in Tribute Park for a solemn evening ceremony to remember. More...

Columnists

Official Point Of View

While our community is dealing with daily battles to protect the quality of life, we mustn’t lose sight of those smaller issues that, although no less important, tend to be overlooked. More...

Memo From The RTC

Godspell: Frank Caiati Works A Miracle!

I am not big on Jesus stuff - except maybe how his Bar Mitzvah went. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane More...

Editorial/Opinion

Ferry Unbelievable

On Wednesday, Senator Charles Schumer announced enthusiastically on Twitter, “Staten Island’s ships have come in! Massive $191M federal investment in #Sandy Relief dollars for 2 new, ultra-modern Staten Island ferries.” More...

Obits

Philip J.Walters

Ships Cargo Checker, ILA

Philip J. Walters, a ship’s cargo checker, died on September 14. A member of the International Longshoremen’s Association, Walters served in World War II and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a Rockaway resident for 54 years. More...

Big Win For Broad Channel

The road for the island community of Broad Channel, weathering as it has — a history of high tide flooding and the devastation of Hurricane Sandy — has not been an easy one, but at last, it will be paved. More...

Community

Hundreds Turn Out For ASPCA Event

The gates were scheduled to open at noon, but many were lined up as early as 7 a.m. for the huge event thrown by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) last weekend. More...

Brooklyn Bishop Comes to the Beach

The St. Camillus Catholic Academy celebrated its official start of the school year with an opening liturgy at St. Camillus Roman Catholic Church on Beach 99th Street. The celebrant was the Most Rev. More...

St. John’s Ends Summer With Health Fair

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital ended summer 2014 with a community health fair meant to promote healthy living on the peninsula. The Sept. More...

Sports

Far Rock Soccer Program Extended

Far Rockaway Soccer has been established to help young people enjoy learning and playing a sport. Ten teams were organized by Mr. Pierre and Mr. Dion Peters. More...

BCAC Shamrock Girls Break Out

On a beautiful Sunday night at the BCAC sports complex, the 5-6 grade girls took to the soccer field with a new game plan. After losing their first two games, Coach Tim Vega decided to go aggressive with his offense, and his strategy worked well. More...

The Stoop

Everybody Hates Jeff

Jeff Wilpon is the Chief Operating Officer of the New York Mets, and the son of the team’s principal owner, Fred Wilpon. He is also, according to Yahoo.com’s award-winning baseball columnist, Jeff Passan, a “nepotistic fraud.” More...

Letters

Hello? People LIVE Here!

Dear Editor: I wanted to write about an annoying situation taking place outside my house on Beach 102nd Street. This morning we woke up to “No Parking” Tuesday and Wednesday, which most people blatantly ignored. More...

Ferry Good Sense

Dear Editor: More...

A Word On Tribute Park Coverage

Dear Editor: It was surprising to see an article and photos about Tribute Park in Friday’s paper, 9/12/2014, page 16, so quickly after the Thursday, 9/11 ceremonies, but there were clearly sacrifices made in the quality of coverage to rush to p More...


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