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Sandy,we hardly knew ye, but we’'ll never forget you

“Get these kids outta this house!!!” Echoing from a distant corner of our darkened home, the panicked wail of my wife pierced the relative tranquility of what had otherwise been a relaxing few days lounging around the house watching telegenic reporte More...

SANDY WAS HERE

And the year that followed...

The storm, like no other, happened mostly at night, after the power went out. More...

The Year Of Sandy

Editorial

The Wave first published when a fire ripped through the Seaside section of Rockaway in 1892. Sandy proved a tougher challenge. For four weeks, The Wave went dark. The hometown newspaper was no different than a lot businesses and a lot of homes. More...

History

Rockaway

Rockaway..."place of waters bright" History records that in 1609 Henry Hudson and his crew first set eyes on what was to become (in later years) the Rockaway peninsula, when he attempted to enter what he thought was the northern most great river More...

Neighborhoods

The Wave Neighborhoods

Arverne Belle Harbor Breezy Point/Roxbury Broad Channel Edgemere Far Rockaway More...

Schools

P.S. 105 Receives Grant & Celebrates Black History

P.S. 105 Receives Grant & Celebrates Black History More...

Flowers Make Valentine’s Day Special At PS/MS 43

Flowers Make Valentine’s Day Special At PS/MS 43 More...

38 Locals Selected For National Honor Roll

38 Locals Selected For National Honor Roll Thirty-eight local students have been selected for the National Honor Roll. Arverne has two students: Anna Blake, Beach Channel High School; and Latoya Davis, Hillcrest High School. More...

Misc

Obituary Submission Complete

Thank you for submitting an obituary. If you have any questions, please email brian@rockawave.com. Back to The Wave More...

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Example Obituary John DoeRetired Mechanic     John Doe, a Rockaway Beach resident for 25 years, died on June 17. He was 64. More...

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Broad Channel Bits

As we all approach the first year mark, the anniversary of the day Hurricane Sandy engulfed our town, I know the days before that event and all the days after are standing out clearly in all of our minds. More...

RockawayPark

What Remains

All Hallows Eve has a more ominous sound than usual this year, as Rockawayites and many other Northeastern residents wait silently for Halloween to pass—along with any storm that might come with it. More...


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