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Some of our neighbors are enjoying their favorite time of year More...

DA’s Office Reports To Rockaway Community

The Democratic Club for Good Government was the site of an update to the community by members of the Queens District Attorney More...

File Now For February 26 NYPD Test

Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Martha K. Hirst and Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

Learn Safe Boating Skills

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-02 will be offering a boating skills and seamanship course this fall at the Ryan Visitor Center at Floyd Bennett Field. More...

Firefighter Injured In Fall From 114-12 BCD

An EMS ambulance took the firefighter to Jamaica Hospital, where he was reportedly treated and released. Pictured, Peterson being treated in the ambulance prior to being transported to the hospital. More...

Hospital Center Focuses On Diabetes

Members of the Diabetes Care Team at Peninsula Hospital Center made themselves available to members of the community during the Diabetes Treatment Center Open House on October 5th. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Further History Of Broad Channel

By 1907, it was noted that there were about 300 structures in and around the Broad Channel area of Jamaica Bay. Leases were supposedly issued to all concerned by the Commissioner of Docks/New York City Department of Docks. More...

Locals Hold Grand Opening Of ‘Sensory Spa’ For Kids

After what a spokesperson calls More...

NLRB: Duane Reade Tried To ‘Destroy’ Union

In what the union is terming More...

Sarnoff Cartooning Class Draws Some Prize Winners

Wave editorial cartoonist Robert Sarnoff recently held a cartooning class at the Seaside Branch of the Queens Public Library. More...

RAA Hosts ArtSplash Opening At Fort Tilden

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Courthouse Plan Gets $3 Million From BP

The plan to convert the Rockaway Courthouse to a CUNY annex got a $3 million boost from Queens Borough President Helen Marshall last month More...

Weiner Bill: More Anti-Terrorism Funds

The new bill that would restructure anti-terror aid just got a lot better for New York City, according to Congressman Anthony Weiner. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Broad Channel Hosts Historical Day 10/17

As part of New York State Archives Week, the Historical Society of the Broad Channel Civic Association will sponsor its 10th Annual Historical Day on Sunday, October17, at the VFW Hall on Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel from Noon until 5 p.m. More...

Beachcomber

A cookbook author and food product designer from Woodstock has contacted The Wave to find out what we know about Tuckee-Cups. Seems that his mother remembers eating the noodle cups filled with chow mein on the Rockaway boardwalk in the 1940 More...

Beach 116 Street Shoppers Beware!

While most of the parking rules in Rockaway change on September 30, the Sunday parking rules on the Beach 116 Street shopping area do not. In order to get every last penny from Rockaway motorists, the city extends its More...

Mahoney’s Celebrate Fortieth Anniversary

On Sunday, September 12, 2004, Ann and Bill Mahoney of Rockaway Beach celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a party at the Rockaway Knights of Columbus. Father Bill Sweeney officiated over the ceremony as Ann and Bill repeated their vows. More...

100 Precinct Has Lowest Auto Theft Stats In All Of NYC

The amount of cars stolen in Rockaway each year is just a drop in the citywide auto-theft bucket, and cars parked in the 100 Precinct are the safest in NYC, police CompStat statistics show. More...

‘Food For The Birds’ At Fort Tilden Saturday

On Saturday, October 9 at 9 a.m., the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is offering the public an opportunity to learn about the birds that annually pass through the Jamaica Bay area during fall migration. More...

Eco Watchers At Jamaica Bay Clean Out

Volunteers and members of the Jamaica Bay Eco Watchers are pictured with their bounty after September 18 More...

Two Local Sites Set For Voter Registration

The New York City Board of Elections has announced that it will be conducting two days of local voter registration at sites in all five boroughs to register voters for the November 2 General Election. More...

Meeks Seeks Funds For Sudan Relief

Calling the mass rapes, abductions, and killings in the Darfur region of the Sudan More...

Meets To Improve Rockaway Transit

The Regional Rail Working Group will hold its first Rockaway meeting on Monday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Good Government Regular Democratic Club. The goal of the group is to reactivate the unused Rockaway Beach line of the Long Island Railroad. More...

Government Indicts Second “Shoe Bomber” In Boston

Government authorities brought charges on Monday against a British citizen they contend conspired with admitted al Qaeda operative Richard Reid to use shoe bombs to bring down American airliners in flight. More...

American Legion Alive And Open

Commander Mike Honan of the Rockaway American Legion paraphrases Mark Twain when he says, More...

Rockaway Republicans Host U.S. Senate Underdog

The Rockaway Republicans hosted U.S Senate candidate and State Assemblyman Howard Mills at their Belle Harbor Yacht Club quarters Tuesday night. More...

Pedestrian Dies After Van Backs Over Her

A Far Rockaway woman died at Jamaica Hospital last Wednesday morning More...

Seashore Golf Donates To Cancer Research

On September 14, the Seashore Golf League of Riis Park donated $500 to the Philip Port Memorial Unity of the American Cancer Society. The money will be used for cancer research. More...


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