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New Group Seeks to Save Rockaway’s Beaches

Rockaway resident John Cori has a goal that he believes will serve all Rockaway residents well. Cori wants to save the beaches. To do that, he has formed a new group that he calls “Friends of Rockaway Beach.” More...

Disturbed Man Drowns

A mentally ill Rockaway man fell from a jetty to his death in the Atlantic Ocean in the East Rockaway Inlet, police say. More...

Speculation Grows As To Demise Of NY's 9th

In political years, it has been a long time since Congressman Anthony Weiner gave up his 9th District, New York seat in the House of Representatives; plenty of time for the politicians and would-be politicians who want his seat to begin the election More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Sometimes, the statistics that come from the census that is held every ten years spin off a fact that you have to look twice at to make sure you read it right the first time. For the first time, the 2010 Census counted same-sex couples. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Nails And Ales

Hipster warning alert. Okay, by now, everyone knows Rockaway is just a suburb of Williamsburg. And all things considered, Rockaway’s done a nice job absorbing the Brooklyn Vegan lemmings. More...

The Progressive

Cuts

The Republican Party has successfully made the horrific deficit the focus of attention despite the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression. Millions of our neighbors, friends, and family members are suffering. More...

Milestones

Freshmen Honor Teachers

Each year members of Bishop Kearney’s freshman class are given the opportunity to honor someone in their former school who has made a difference in their lives. More...

Nagel Awarded Masonic Scholarship

Jesse Nagel of Belle Harbor recently received a scholarship from the Grand Lodge and Trustees of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York. Nagel received the scholarship from Trustee Manuel Abad and Grand Master Vincent Libone. More...

Nicholas Turns Six

Nicholas Patrylo turned six years old on July 29. He is the son of John and Doreen Patrylo of Inwood, New York. More...

Letters

Saddened At PHC Closing

Dear Editor, I am saddened to learn that Peninsula Hospital will be closing soon. As a former resident of the area I cannot believe a community would allow something like this to happen. More...

On Behalf Of The Stockholders

Dear Editor, I’m writing THE WAVE again at the request of many Shareholders, requesting that I respond definitively to the attacks launched in the July 29, 2011 edition of your paper by Ms. Lucie Limongelli and Ms. Joanne Smith, More...

Independence Party Endorsements

Dear Editor, As you know, all the endorsements for the special election have been made, and it’s politics embedded in corruption as usual. More...

Graybeards Family Run Draws Hundreds Despite Weather

Despite a growing threat of thunderstorms and heavy rain, hundreds of kids and adults showed up at St. More...

Community

NNOAC A Grand Celebration For The 100 Precinct

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NNOAC Crowd Fills Bayswater Park

Bayswater Park was filled with people during Tuesday’s NNOAC celebration. A bounce house, face painting, games, music and free food from Applebee’s highlighted the evening. More...

St. Virgilius Hosts Vacation School

Vacation Bible School hosted 39 campers who enjoyed a week of fun at St. Virgilius Church in Broad Channel. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

NYCB Theatre Westbury

Bill O’Reilly And Dennis Miller August 20th

Bill O’Reilly, the godfather of “no spin” and in-your-face television, and Dennis Miller, the king of references and rants, are teaming up to take on Long Island during their Bolder & Fresher 2011 Tour on Saturday, August 20 at More...

Steve Miller Band Returns

Live Nation will present the Steve Miller Band at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on August 13 at 8 p.m. For more information, visit the venue website at thetheatreatwestbury.com. More...

Beach Boys Coming To NYCB Theater

Live Nation will present The Beach Boys at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, August 11 at 8 p.m. For more information, visit the venue website at thetheatreatwestbury.com. More...

Sports

Aviators Announce Franchise Name Change

The Brooklyn Aviators, proud members of the Federal Hockey League, recently announced their new 2011-12 season logo and team name to read Brooklyn instead of New York. More...

The Champs Are Here: SFDS Playoffs Begin

The calendar has turned to August and the playoffs approach in the St. Francis Summer Classic. In fact, the first two champions were crowned and got to don their long-sleeved tees. More...

Hall Goes Down South To Start Pro Career

Trevis Hall hasn’t experienced many days apart from his Rockaway home in the last few years. That has all changed in the last month. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Bring Back The Voc-Tech Schools

There is an old joke going around about the man who called a plumber to solve a vexing leak in his pipes. When the plumber told the homeowner how much he charged per hour, the homeowner balked, saying that was more than he made as an attorney. More...

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Obits

Teresa F. Bailey

Homemaker

Teresa F. Bailey, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 1. Bailey was born in Brooklyn, New York and has lived in Rockaway and Inwood for 35 years. Bailey was preceded in death her husband, Alfred Sr. and son, Alfred Jr. More...

Margaret J. Berliner

Accountant

Margaret J. Berliner, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 29. Berliner was born in Maryland and moved to Rockaway ten years ago from Flushing, New York. She worked as an accountant. She is survived by her fiancé, Richard F. More...

Helen Grace Duncan-Edwards

Longtime Resident

Helen Grace Duncan-Edwards, 92, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 2. Duncan-Edwards was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her, sons William, Daniel and John all reside in Rockaway. Duncan-Edwards was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph V. More...


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