July 24, 2015 RSS feed / Columnists

Rockaway Freeway Is Just That - A Freeway

Eye On Rockaway

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance is proposing to close the Rockaway Freeway, one of the main travel roadways on the peninsula, and make it into a biking/walkers area. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Outside my front window, which faces the bay, I see a lot of things. Trains going by at all hours, planes, small boats, swans and other birds, the tides rushing in and out. More...

The Benefits of Calendula for Radiation Therapy

Health & Harmony

Brenda Quinn, occupational therapist and lymph edema therapist at Cape Cod Healthcare reports that her experience with the use of calendula cream is that patients are seeing less skin breakdown after radiation therapy. More...

Foul Weather Friends

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

Heartless, unkind, uncaring, those who expressed nothing, conveyed nothing, Nothing as in “A Chorus Line.” ho felt nothing, those who didn’t lift a finger, take a ride, attempt to assist, show concern, offer a cup of coffee. More...

Keeping It Real

Beach 116th Street is perhaps the most wellknown block in the Rockaways, with all due respect to Mott Avenue. As a kid I always thought of it as the “beach block.” Sadly over the years it has lost some of its appeal. More...

Beachcomber Free Access

Rockaway’s Facebook community is as diverse and popular as ever. But let’s be clear about one thing, litter isn’t exclusively a “Down For The Day” problem, nor is it a summertime phenomenon. More...

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...

Leave Only Footprints

Beach 116th Bulletin

After a sweltering weekend here in Rockaway which drew crowds that this area hasn’t seen in a very long time, many topics of concern were on the lips of locals and undoubtedly found on plenty of local Facebook posts. More...

Slice of Life

So it seems that Rockaway is back! It is very exciting to see so many people enjoying our beautiful beaches as much as we do. However the parking and traffic situation remains brutal. More...


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