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Burglar-Chasers Sweep West End

Cops Bust Three On Beach 90 Street

Police officers from specialized units in the Queens South Command have joined officers from the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park in the search for the person or persons responsible for the large number of burglaries in the precinct in the last four mon More...

Former St. Camillus Pastor Arrested

The retired Marine Park pastor who was arrested last week for allegedly inappropriately touching two teenage boys in separate incidents also served as a pastor to St. Camillus Church. More...

Name Change For Rockaway Olympics

With the possibility of a lawsuit for trademark infringement looming in the future and the increasing chance that the New York City Police Department would pull its support from the planned event, the director for the coming Rockaway Olympics announc More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

With all the senior citizen housing facilities we have on the peninsula, Access-A-Ride vans are a common sight. More...

It’s My Turn

Marilyn Pinsky is the president of the New York State chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons, a lobbying group for senior citizens. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

In The Storm’s Way

On the eve of Hurricane Irene I lingered briefly on the peninsula after my wife and mom had dutifully lit out for higher ground. I still had a few hatches to batten down and promised I’d follow as quickly as I could. More...

Sports

CYO Soccer Fall Season Week 5 Recap

The Rookie and Novice Girls wrestled with Hope, the Midget Girls split squads squared off, and the Bantam Girls and Rookie Boys both notched wins with playoffs right around the bend. More...

Ryan Rudden Memorial Tournament This Weekend

The Rockaway Rockies are proudly hosting the 5th Annual Ryan Rudden Memorial Roller Hockey Tournament on Saturday, October 22 at Beach 108 Street and Shorefront Parkway. More...

Rockaway Renegades Off To Flying Start

The 10U Rockaway Renegades continued their rampage through the fall season of NY Travel Baseball on Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader from Our Lady of Guadalupe. More...

Letters

Racist Caricature? In The Eyes Of The Beholder

Dear Editor, As a professional party caricaturist and humor illustrator for over ten years, I’ve drawn at every conceivable type party event, fundraiser, and corporate venue. More...

In Defense of Elgin Bolling

The writer is one of three editorial cartoonists who appear regularly in The Wave.

Dear Editor, Reading the open letter from Representative Meeks in last week’s issue of The Wave, held – for the most part – no surprises. More...

Illegal Campaign Posters

Dear Editor, There is more to the recent news that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio beat out Comptroller John Liu and former Comptroller Bill Thompson in finally paying $300,000 in fines for papering the City with thousands of illegal posters More...

Dropped At Hospital To Die

Two Killed, Several Injured In Weeklong Violence

Detectives from the 101 Precinct are looking for a gun thug who shot a still unidentified man in the stomach and then left him in front of a local hospital to die. More...

Community

Rockaway Surfing Roots Celebrated In MTA Artwork

As they are restoring the A train stations along the Rockaway Peninsula, the MTA will decorate each station with artwork that embodies the spirit of Rockaway and pays homage to its rich and unique heritage. More...

Cogan, Longtime Queens Historian, Dies

Stanley Cogan, the former official historian of Queens and president of the Queens Historical Society, died on Monday, September 12, at the age of 86. More...

Sand In Your Shoes Blog Surveys Rockaway’s Bike Lane Preferences

Rockaway resident and Community Board 14 member Vince Castellano has started a new blog called “Sand In Your Shoes,” an online community website dedicated to everything Rockaway. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Dream House’ – Haunted Head

It’s never a good idea to move into a house where multiple murders were committed, particularly if you might be the murderer. More...

Milestones

PHC Hosts Lecture Luncheon For Students

Narendra Hadpawat, M.D., former Peninsula Hospital Center Director, Department of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology (ret), returned to the Hospital Center to give a luncheon lecture to the hospital’s residents and students on emergency cardiolog More...

Spectacular For RETT Syndrome

Please join Joe Mure on Sunday October 23 between 5 and 7 p.m. at his house at 144-03 Neponsit Avenue, Neponsit for a Halloween spooktacular fundraiser for a little 4-year-old girl – Valentina Priolo – who has RETT syndrome. More...

Sarnoff To Open ‘Meet The Artist’ Series

The Blue Bungalow on Beach 116 Street is launching a “Meet the Artist” Series on Thursday, November 3 at 6 p.m. Rockaway’s own Robert Sarnoff has been chosen as the first artist to present his work in this newly designed space. More...

Editorial/Opinion

‘Cash Cow’ Does Not Equal Racism

There is an old saying in the law, “If the facts are on your side, bang on the facts; if the law is on your side, bang on the law; if neither the facts nor the law are on your side, bang on the table.” Congressman Gregory Meeks banged on More...

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Obits

Howard Finkelstein

Attorney

Howard Finkelstein, 77, a former Rockaway resident, died September 24. More...

Madge Jolly

Homemaker

Madge Jolly, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 18. Jolly was born in Mooresboro, North Carolina. She was a Rockaway resident for 57 years and member of Peninsula Adult Day Care Center. More...

Hulda Domingues V. Tongel

Homemaker

Hulda Domingues V. Tongel, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 3. Tongel was born in San Paulo, Brazil. She lived in Rockaway for the past four years after moving from Long Island City, New York. She was an artist. More...


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