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‘Gonna Get A Gun To Shoot You’

Cops Bust Rockaway Beach Stalker

An alleged stalker was busted by police in Rockaway Beach after vowing to gun down the man he had been stalking. More...

DOT Revises Boulevard Safety Improvements

Ulrich Allocates $375,000 For Project

As a result of suggestions made by members of Community Board 14 and Broad Channel residents, a plan to make safety improvements along Cross Bay Boulevard has been revised. More...

Busted For Using Door For Batting Practice

A Broad Channel man was busted on April 24 when he began smashing a glass apartment building door with a baseball bat. More...

School News

Waterside P.S. 317 Kids Perform Shakespeare

On Wednesday, April 28, the second- and third-graders of the Waterside Children’s Studio School (P.S. More...

NYU Dental Van In Rockaway Beach

PS/MS 183Q students have been provided with a fellowship service from NYU Smiling Faces, Going Places Dental Van by Assemblywoman Michele Titus. More...

PS/MS 183Q Acknowledges Parents

PS/MS 183Q Principal Renee Peart and Parent Coordinator Jackie Stillwell acknowledged their dedicated Parent Association Board members, volunteers, Girl Scout leaders and their parent volunteers by celebrating their work and effective leadership wit More...

Milestones

The Spirit of Sharing Is Alive And Well

Timothy and Hanna Mills, accompanied by their mom, Sabina Mills, delivered new toys to Peninsula Hospital Center recently. More...

Wander Celebrates Bar Mitzvah

Michael Wander celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on May 1 at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center in Bayside, Queens. The reception was held at the Swan Club in Roslyn Heights, New York. More...

New BC Bagel Store Hosts Free Party

The newest eatery in Broad Channel, Rock N Roll Bagels, located at 20- 10 Crossbay Boulevard, hosted a free kids’ party on Saturday, May 8. Children and adults enjoyed the free cotton candy and snow cones provided by the store’s owners. More...

Letters

Bums Instead Of Politicians

Dear Editor, I am mad as hell in that two questionable politicians are walking around as free as birds when they should be in orange jump suits dwelling in Leavenworth Federal Prison. More...

Thanks To Ovalle-Motta and Padmore

Dear Editor, I would like to give special thanks to Mr. Jaime Ovalle-Motta and Ms. Talia Padmore in preparing my son, Michael Taylor for the ELA test and showing Michael an easier and enjoyable way of learning. More...

KidsmART A Precious Program

Dear Editor, The front page of The Wave last week informed us that the kidsmART program here in Rockaway and Bayswater is to be closed. More...

Boy Abused In PS 42 Bathroom

A first-grader at PS 42 in Arverne was allegedly sexually abused by another young student in the school bathroom during an afterschool program on April 21, officials say. More...

Peninsula Cup Crowns Soccer Champions

The Peninsula Cup Soccer League crowned its first champions this week at Fort Tilden, as Team Italy defeated Team Argentina 2-1, to win the girls sixth to eighth grade division title. More...

Community

PS/MS 105 Students Play Ball At MSG

On Tuesday, May 11 the sixth-grade students from PS/MS 105 participated in the New York Liberty (WNBA) Annual School Game at Madison Square Garden. More...

Rockaway Beaches Are Sandy Once Again

After record-breaking storms caused extensive damage to beaches in the center of the peninsula, Congressman Anthony Weiner got together with Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and the New York Ci More...

The Blue Bungalow Hosts Fundraiser Event

On Thursday evening, May 6, local specialty store, The Blue Bungalow, hosted a “Ladies Night Out” event which garnered over 200 guests throughout the evening. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The daily multiple lifts at the Gil Hodges Marine Parkway Bridge have come to an end, according to the captain of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ship that has been working to rejuvenate Jamaica Bay. More...

From The Artists Studio

Music Inspired By Our Past

UPCOMING: Quintet of the Americas performing new music in multimedia sound-surround presentation about geologic evolution of NY. Sun., May 16, 2 p.m. See column for more details. “What excites you most about this music?” More...

School Scope

Extraordinary Interventions

Hearing Voices on NPR had a wonderful presentation on Sunday about a Washington DC student’s journey and the extraordinary intervention it took to help him get to his destination. More...

Sports

Italy and England Are First To Grab Peninsula Cup Soccer Titles

Championship Week for the Peninsula League started on Monday with a pair of 2-1 gold medal games in the Girls league. More...

Beach Channel Looks Ahead To Playoffs

John Sullivan made sure to attend the PSAL boys’ tennis meeting which was held at presstime on May 13. More...

30th Anniversary Buckley’s–Kennedy’s 5K Charity Run This Sunday

The 30th Anniversary Buckley’s – Kennedy’s 5K Charity Run will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 16. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Little Common Sense Is Needed At Tweed Courthouse

It sometimes seems to us that we have followed Alice down the rabbit hole and have found Tweed Courthouse, the headquarters for the Department of Education in Wonderland. More...

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Obits

Nancy Brancaccio

Housekeeper

resident, died May 9. Brancaccio was born in Brooklyn, New York. She worked as a housekeeper. Brancaccio was preceded in death by her brother, Rich. More...

Steven A. Ezet

Lifelong Resident

Steven A. Ezet, 47, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died May 11. Ezet was preceded in death by his father, Buddy; and brother, David. Ezet is survived by his mother, Audrey; sisters, Barbara and Nancy; and nieces, Gina and Jennifer. More...

Tullio Gaudio

Carpenter Local 45

Tullio Gaudio, a 50-year Rockaway resident, died May 7. Gaudio was born in Argentina and moved to Rockaway from Brooklyn, New York. He was a carpenter for Local 45, United Brotherhood of Carpenter and Joiners. More...


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