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CB14 ‘Wins’ Battle of the Boardwalk

The controversial chaise lounges and tanning tables proposed for the new boardwalk are officially eliminated from future design plans, according to a presentation by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) at Tuesday’s Commu More...

ABTS Charter School Nearly, Almost Possibly, Underway

At long last, it appears progress is moving ahead on the planned public charter school within the Arverne By The Sea (ABTS) development. More...

9/11

Remembered At Tribute Park

On a September day in 2001, Rockaway watched as the Twin Towers were attacked, burned and fell. Among those who perished were some 70 to 100 of its residents or relatives of residents who were lost. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Calvary – Priest As Hero, Finally

It’s been a long time, since a heroic priest has appeared in motion pictures. Calvary features one in the form of Father James (Brendan Gleeson). He is not without self-created troubles. More...

Sports

Beach Channel Battered In Season Opener

The Beach Channel Dolphins didn’t do much of anything in their season opener last week against South Shore High School. More...

Who Rocks? Shamrocks!

Who Rocks? Shamrocks! This was the chant pulsating through the gridiron last Friday night, as the BCAC Shamrocks’ annual peprally signaled the start of their football season. More...

BattleRock 3 to Storm The Rockaways

BattleRock 3 expects even bigger crowds this time around. More...

Community

Hot Flamingo Fun

Whether naturally pink or just out in the sun too long, these flamingos were having a ball at the community garden at Beach 91st Street off Holland Avenue. Call them stiff legged players, but they’ve definitely got game. More...

Jazz Festival First

Whether hardcore jazz fans or fans of having a good time, people packed the Rockaway Beach Surf Club (RBSC) on Saturday, September 6, for the first Rockaway Jazz Festival, planned to be held annually. More...

National Grid-lock

Earlier this summer, on the bay side of Beach 86th Street, National Grid came to town, trying to fix a problem caused by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection’s emergency sewer project on Beach 87th Street. More...

Columnists

Keeping It Real

Bored with the Board

The community boards of New York City are the appointed groups of residents from various districts throughout each of the five boroughs of New York City. More...

Eye On Rockaway

A Question Of Safety

The Wave asked an important question this week of its Twitter and Facebook followers. More...

An Intern’s Take

Another primary and another wasted opportunity. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Apathy Is A Primary Problem

Tuesday’s primary vote across New York State has been the hot topic of conversation this week, but in Rockaway, only 7,915 voters showed up to determine if Senator James Sanders, Jr. More...

Letters

Zero Access To Beaches

Dear Editor, The beach is not friendly to handicapped people. The Parks Department had a great idea when they installed the blue mats on the beach to help people walk over the dunes. More...

Obits

John T. Lee

Sheet Metal Worker

John T. Lee, a retired sheet metal worker, died on September 7. Lee was a member of Local #28 and a resident of Rockaway for 58 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Amelia (nee Rinehard). More...

Richard Donell Stallings

Recreation Leader

Richard Donnell Stallings, a recreation leader, died on September 2. A lifelong resident of Rockaway, Stallings worked for Nabisco as a printer, was a substitute teacher at St. More...

Ruth L. Trapanese

Clerical Worker

Ruth L. Trapanese, a clerical worker, died on September 5. Born in Rockaway Beach, she was a lifelong resident, and president of the St. Camillus Golden Age Club. More...


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