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Council Candidates To Square Off At P.S. 114

Forum Set For October 20 At 8:15 PM

The Belle Harbor Property Owners Association and the Queens Civic Congress will host a 32nd District City Council candidate forum with incumbent Eric Ulrich and Democratic challenger Frank Gulluscio. More...

Gulluscio Sets Three-Point Transportation Plan

"These are tough fiscal times, unemployment is on the rise, the cost of living is going up and hardworking middle class New Yorkers are struggling to make ends meet. More...

Bay Wall Restoration On Hold

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has abandoned a plan to reconstruct a section of bay wall in Belle Harbor, which was meant to provide a new outlet of waterfront access to the area and to improve the infrastructure along Bea More...

School News

Students Design Their Own Gardens

Students in the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance After School program explored new ideas of gardening and growing food locally. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

And Visions Of Ghoulies Danced In Her Head

And they went Halloweeweeween all the way home. Oh, good people of Rockaway, can it be? Is it so? More...

Beachcomber

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. who has one of the worst attendance records in the council over the past four years, did not even show up for a press conference announcing that he allocated money for gun cameras at More...

The Rockaway Beat

Now that Mayor Mike Bloomberg has retained control of the school system and can take that control blissfully into his third term, all is nirvana. Or, that's what the Department of Education would like everybody to believe. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Death On Our Streets Thanks To Gun Show Sales

The findings of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has linked 30 percent of the guns used in New York City shootings to gun shows in other states. More...

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Letters

Angelo's Last Letter

Dear Editor, Although it is with great sadness that I write this letter, I would be remiss if I didn't speak up about the excellent medical care and very special personal care that my husband, Angelo, received during his last days of his life at P More...

Thanks For The Dancing Classes

Dear Editor, Thank you to everyone who has helped us get the Irish set dance classes to Rockaway. Set dancing has always been a wonderful part of our Irish culture, and goes back many years. The sets were popular when I was growing up in Ireland. More...

Metal Detector Profits

Dear Editor, The people who bought metal detectors to use on the beach paid between $1,000 and $12,000 for them. They would not have bought them to find bottle caps, can tabs, or bobby pins. These detectors pay for themselves in two years. More...

Madison Square Boys & Girls To Shut Down

After 14 years of serving local youngsters at its Far Rockaway Clubhouse, the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club is being forced to close its doors as of this Friday, The Wave has learned. More...

BC Dolphins Rally to Beat South Shore

Beach Channel QB Darryl Sanford (7) gets a lead block from teammate Turran Rhodes (21) as the Dolphins score two touchdowns in the second half to defeat South Shore 20-12 last Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn. More...

Community

'Groove Is In The Heart' To Host Fundraiser

Producers of Groove is in the Heart, a Rockaway play on its way to New Orleans, will host a fundraiser/ reading on Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m. in the chapel conference center of the St. John's Home for Boys, 144 Beach 111 Street. More...

The A.O.H. Division 21

would like to thank all those who participated in our golf outing on October 9, 2009. It was a great success and we look forward to seeing you next year.

special thanks to all those who sponsored a hole or donated gifts towards the golf outing. Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer Councilman Eric Ulrich Jane Deacy, Republican District Leader L.A.O.H. Division 25 The Graybeards Dr. More...

DA Brown Visits Community Board 14

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown stopped by the Community Board 14 meeting on Tuesday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

'Jennifer's Body' - 'Carrie' Come Back

Horror fans thirsting for a hot Halloween blood fest will be disappointed with "Jennifer's Body." Not that the film doesn't feature a steamy high school girl gorging on flesh, but it neglects to include even one scare. More...

Paul Anka At Westbury 10/24

Paul Anka will appear at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, October 24 at 8 p.m. Anka has conquered many challenges over the course of the last five decades, forging a career that's unlike any other in the history of pop. More...

Charlie Daniels Band Brings Southern Rock to Westbury

The Charlie Daniels Band and The Marshall Tucker Band will come to the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Friday, October 23 at 8 p.m. More...

Sports

BCHS Football Wins, Seahorses Loses; FRHS Soccer Make Playoffs

Beach Channel faced a serious blow to their PSAL Bowl Division playoff hopes last Sunday afternoon. As the Dolphins struggled to find consistency for three quarters, winless South Shore looked poised to win their first game. More...

St. Camillus/St. Virgilius Basketball Registration

The final registration for the St. Camillus/St. Virgilius community basketball programs will take place in the St. Camillus rectory basement on Tuesday, October 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All games are played at St. Camillus. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From the Wheelhouse

North winds continued to blow on and off throughout the week, at times handicapping where one could fish. The back bay has been disappointing with regards to any type of respectable fall run. More...

Obits

Pauline Delain

Presser

Pauline Delain, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 3. Delain was born in Bishopville, South Carolina and worked as a presser. She joined the First Baptist Church of Lawrence in 1958. More...

Joan B. Eckman

Medical Technician

Joan B. Eckman, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 11. Eckman worked as a medical technician and was a member of the Carmelite Order. She was also a Eucharistic minister at St. Rose of Lima. More...

Catherine T. Finn

Administrative Assistant

Catherine T. Finn, a 37-year Rockaway resident, died October 10. Finn was born in Manhattan, New York and worked as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the Seabreeze Golden Age Club. Finn is preceded in death by the husband, John. More...


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