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Rockaway Beach Resident Arrested On Sex Charges

A Far Rockaway man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman during a robbery two months ago, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Floater Ruled A Homicide

The still unidentified body that floated up on the shores of Jamaica Bay last week has been declared a homicide by the New York City Medical Examiner. More...

Court Throws Out Group Home Order

The state will not have to comply with a Brooklyn federal judge’s order to move mentally ill adult home residents from their present facilities into group homes in the community due to an order last week by the federal Second Circuit Court of A More...

School News

St. Rose Students Commemorate Easter

Students at St. Rose of Lima recognized the Stations of the Cross on Wednesday, April 4. More...

Senior Information Fair At St. Francis

Beginning on April 27, over 16 organizations will be attending the Senior Information Fair at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Rockaway. The event is free. More...

Honors Given To St. Camillus Students

On Wednesday April 4, Student of the Month Awards were presented by Sr. Agnes, Principal, for the categories of Forgiveness and Effort. More...

Milestones

Hernandez Receives National Scholarship

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars has appointed Pamela Hernandez of Rockaway as their newest member. More...

Goldfeder Meets To Discuss Hockey Rink

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder met with Rockaway Rockies League President Mike Leahy and League Commissioner Bobby Keane to discuss the deteriorating conditions of the hockey rink surface on Beach 108 St More...

Temple To Observe Holocaust Remembrance

The Annual Yom Hashoah community wide observance of the Holocaust will be held on Sunday evening, April 22, at 7:00 p.m. in Temple Beth-El’s Main Sanctuary on Beach 121 Street. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Money Managers Seek To Hijack Education Bucks

The same money managers who destroyed the economy by giving mortgages they knew could not be repaid and then betting millions that they would fail now have turned their sights on the federal and state money flowing into the education marketplace. More...

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Obits

Patricia McGrath Disch

Administrative Assistant

Patricia McGrath Disch, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 11. Disch was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 61 years ago. She worked as an administrative assistant for Avon’s corporate headquarters in Manhattan. More...

Christopher A. Cataldo

Carpenter

Christopher A. Cataldo, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 9. Cataldo was born in Manhattan and moved to Rockaway 48 years ago. He was a carpenter, belonging to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Cataldo also served in the U.S. More...

Catherine B. Davis Catherine B. Davis

Homemaker

Catherine B. Davis, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 6. Davis was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved here six years ago from the Park Slope neighborhood. More...

Easter Sunday All-Hands Fire

A smoky all-hands fire brought hundreds of onlookers and 60 firefighters to Beach 123 Street at about 4:17 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 8. More...

Community

Fundraiser Set For Rockaway Baby

Children’s Hospital at Stanford in California. More...

Rockaway Community Remembers Mal Bodenlos

The Rockaway generation of the ’50s remembers Mal Bodenlos, a man who was well known for his devotion and dedication to the youth; as director of the Police Athletic League (PAL) center in Far Rockaway, and as coach in the Pop Warner Football L More...

Local Scores Mega Millions Winnings

The New York Lottery announced that Alexa Marchese of Belle Harbor, a Mega Millions player, won $10,000 in the drawing held on March 30. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

‘Cake Boss’ Valastro Appears At Westbury April 29

America’s favorite baker Buddy Valastro will appear at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Rockaway Little League will officially open its season on April 21 with a parade to the fields. The day will once again feature food, games, rides and all sorts of opening day activities. More...

Paws For A Moment

Exercise Season Is Approaching

Have you seen the Freeway Dog Park? I don’t mean to brag, but it’s been rated New York City’s Number ONE dog park! So why not go a little more often? Even a walk to the beach, down the block or around the corner. More...

The New Frontiers

On March 29, the House Republicans passed their budget proposal. Written by Representative Paul Ryan, the “Path to Prosperity” would eliminate $5.3 trillion in spending over 10 years. More...

Sports

Good Start To RLL Season; Festival On April 21

Rockaway Little League’s Opening Day festival isn’t until April 21 but there was plenty to celebrate on the ballfields last week. More...

Persistence Pays off For Winning Seawolves

Rebecca O’Connor believed last spring that Scholars’ Academy would eventually be granted a varsity softball team. More...

BCAC Shamrock Girls Swim Team Wins Title

On March 25 the BCAC Shamrocks Girls Swim Team swam some of their best times ever to win the 2012 Division Championship. More...

Letters

Danger On RBB

Dear Editor, More...

Where Are The Guard Rails?

Dear Editor, In the June 24, 2011 issue of The Wave, there was an article about the guardrail funding that was approved by the New York City Council for the roadway through the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, between Broad Channel and the Joseph P. More...

Dead Wrong

Dear Editor, More...


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