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Two Shootings Mar Memorial Day Weekend

The Memorial Day weekend is supposed to be a time of reflection and remembrance, a time to spend with family and friends. More...

Bellamy Hearing Adjourned To September 25

Convicted murderer Kareem Bellamy will remain at home until at least January thanks to the Queens District Attorney's failure to file papers necessary for a May 19 hearing, a person close to the case told The Wave on Tuesday. More...

Bayswater Man Arrested For Burglary

A Bayswater man burglarized a Lawrence business last week by throwing a rock through the front door window, only to be met inside by the owner, according to police. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Smokey Robinson At Westbury

Live Nation proudly presents the "King of Motown" Smokey Robinson at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. Smokey Robinson was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. More...

RAA To Host Two New Exhibitions At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance will be hosting two new exhibitions from June 6 to June 28 at Fort Tilden. The two new exhibitions, "Geometric" and "A Dash of Whimsy: Art of Carol Rickey," will be on display in sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 galleries. More...

MovieScope

'X-Men Origins: Wolverene' - Blade Runner

The hugely talented Hugh Jackman once turned down a chance to play James Bond because, he said, he didn't want to be typecast in a lucrative franchise. Strange. More...

Sports

BCHS Girls Advance To PSAL Lacrosse Championship

If there was any motivation for the Beach Channel girls' lacrosse team to defeat Midwood in the PSAL semifinals, they'll take a flashback to when times weren't as prosperous. More...

Lady Dolphins Stumble In First Round Playoff Defeat

Last Wednesday began as a positive for Dominic Stanco. The Beach Channel coach had the number 4 PSAL B playoff team ready to host their first round game against #13 Baruch College. But as the 4:30 p.m. More...

Scholars Academy Golf Team Wins On The Course

The Scholars' Academy boys' golf team scaled many heights this season in their first season in the PSAL. The Seawolves finished with a 9-3 record in the Queens North Division and qualified for the PSAL playoffs. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Another Year With Little Change In Beach Access

Two years ago, The Wave ran a front-page story on beach and boardwalk access. The story in 2007 was that the Parks Department was working with City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. More...

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Obits

Margaret F. Ahlgren

Teacher

Margaret F. Ahlgren, a Rockaway resident, died May 25. Ahlgren was born in Manhattan and was a Rockaway resident for the past three years. She worked as a special education teacher and was a St. Thomas More Eucharistic Minister and CCD teacher. More...

Alfred H. Bailey Jr.

Life long Resident

Alfred H. Bailey Jr., a lifelong Rockaway resident, died May 25. Bailey Jr. was born in Far Rockaway and worked as an assistant driver. Bailey Jr. is preceded in death by his father, Alfred H. Bailey Sr. He is survived by his mother, Teresa F. More...

Leonard Orlando Bremner

Longtime Resident

Leonard Orlando Bremner, 59, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 28. Bremner was born in Georgetown, Guyana on March 24, 1950 and enjoyed riding his motorcycle and singing karaoke. More...

Lew Simon Backs Out Of Council Race

Lew Simon, Rockaway Democratic District Leader and second place finisher in February's City Council special election, has decided not to run again in November's general election. More...

Remembering Vets On Memorial Day

Parades draw kids and the Memorial Day Parade held last Monday on Rockaway Beach Boulevard drew more than the average parade, as locals marched and other locals crowded the curbs to watch the parade go by. More...

Community

Only The Strong Survive Abuse At A Young Age

Sabrina Lewis was unsure of how her children and her mother would respond to her story of abuse suffered at a young age. More...

Sis Comes From Pennsylvania To Remember

Lieutenant Richard Davis, U.S. Army Air Corps, has his own tree with a plaque at its base on Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 121 Street. Davis, a navigator on a B-24 bomber, was shot down and killed in action against the Nazis in 1944. More...

Women's Industrial Service League Honors Seniors And Students

Women's Industrial Service League, Inc. (WISL) will sponsor its Annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon at Antun's where five senior citizens and five senior high school graduating students will be honored for outstanding community service. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

Mayor-for-life, Michael, call me Mike, Bloomberg, has a great deal to answer for to the voters in the four boroughs (Manhattan exempted) prior to his next election. More...

Beachcomber

People went up and down Beach 116 Street last week, leaving collection cans for a charity called "penniesforpaws.com. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Lights, Camera, Refraction

The RAA Film Festival is scheduled for the end of July. Filmmakers, submit your best! RAA is looking for all genres, films not to exceed 30 minutes. More...

Milestones

Father And Son Birthdays

Johnny and Johnny Jr. Colon of Rockaway celebrated their birthdays this month, less than one week apart from one another. Johnny turned 20 on May 21 and his son, Johnny, Jr. became one-year-old on May 16. More...

Kitty Turns 104

Kitty Weinberg recently celebrated her 104th birthday. She resides at the Long Island Living Center in Far Rockaway. All the staff and residents of the assisted living facility are proud to celebrate with Kitty. More...

Ronald And Celia Are Married

Ronald and Celia Ceballos were married on March 28, 2009 in Flushing Meadows in front of many family and friends. More...

Letters

Bad Taste

Dear Editor, I've got to say that I think your photo of an unidentified deceased drowning victim on the front page is in the worst possible taste. More...

Let Them Live Wherever

Dear Editor, I saw an article about the court case you wrote about the Residents of Adult Homes who live in the Rockaways. They should be able to live wherever they want to live. More...

Rockaway Should Be A Borough

Dear Editor, I am amazed at all the concern over same-sex marriage. I mean now most unions, medical all do recognize them. 1199 does but doesn't recognize heterosexual couples that live together on medical even when they have children together. More...


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