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Larcenies Up Throughout Peninsula

Larcenies continue a year-long trend, growing by the month throughout the peninsula, according to statistics provided by the NYPD. More...

After 23 Years, Once More Up For Parole

A Rockaway man who robbed an Edgemere social club in April of 1980, a robbery that officials say led directly to the shooting death of Police Officer Robert Sorrentino, is coming up for parole once again in December. More...

Ulrich Renews Participatory Budgeting Process

Councilmember Eric Ulrich has announced this week that he will once again be hosting a participatory budgeting project for the Rockaway and Broad Channel portions of his district heading into the next fiscal year. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Weird Al Returns To Westbury

“Weird Al” Yankovic returns to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, October 18 at 8 p.m. More...

Columnists

On The Road Again

Riding For The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Rockaway Beach, NY - RockawayBeach, CA and back again! 9/21/2012Jameson’s Pub: Sendoff Party More...

It’s My Turn

What Is Wrong With This Picture? Post Office Playing Favorites

The Newspaper business — both small and large papers — has sounded full-throated opposition this past month about a plan by the U.S. More...

Beachcomber

The Wave will host a debate between Eric Ulrich and Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., the two candidates for the State Senate seat in the 15th District. The debate will be held at the West End Temple, 147- 02 Newport Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. on October 30. More...

Sports

SFDS CYO Week 4 Fall Soccer Recap

St. Francis de Sales pulled off a string of win streaks for boys and girls on the older teams and a tough week 4 for a Pee Wee squad. Fourth Grade Girls More...

High School Roundup: Dolphins Sting Midwood

Beach Channel/Channel View got an all-around effort in securing their first win in the PSAL Championship Division on Saturday by defeating Midwood, 28-7. More...

Final St. Camillus Registration

There will be one last registration day for the St. Camillus /St. Virgilius community Basketball programs will take place in St. Camillus Rectory Basement on Tuesday, October 9 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All games are played at St. Camillus. More...

Obits

Robert “Rocky” Martin

Financial Analyst

Robert Martin, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 20. Martin was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 24 years ago from Brooklyn and Staten Island. More...

Barbara E. Mieleszko

Teacher

Barbara E. Mieleszko, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 21. Mieleszko was born in Bialystok, Poland and lived in Rockaway for the past 12 years. She was a teacher for the New York City Board of Education. More...

Laura A. Montalvo

Homemaker

Laura A. Montalvo, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 20. Montalvo was born in Kentucky and lived in Rockaway for the past 30 years. More...

Wave To Host State Senate Candidate Debate

Readers Asked To Provide Questions For October 30 Event

In order to provide information and clarification to our readership, allowing an informed vote, The Wave will host a debate between the two candidates for the 15th District State Senate seat. That debate will be held promptly at 7:30 p.m. More...

Community

Local Appointed Deputy Commissioner

Two years ago Queensbased attorney Keith Sullivan secured a significant court victory against the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) on behalf of former lightweight boxing champion Joey Gamache. More...

9/11 Sponsor-A-Star Program Ends October 18

The Americana Stars Memorial, designed and created by Doreen Lynn Saunders, is a 200-foot long mural consisting of 50 separate fabric panels memorializing the victims of September 11, 2001 and 1993. More...

The Last Paddle Of Summer

It was the last day of summer, and a group of local paddlers, plus visitors hailing from Italy and Australia, completed a circumnavigation of Jamaica Bay in kayaks on Friday. More...

Milestones

Carter Presents Her Book To Students

Vivian Carter, author of “Images of America: Rockaway Beach,” presents an autographed copy of her recently published book to the students of Immaculate Conception School of Jamaica Estate More...

Barker Enlists

Celeste R. Barker, daughter of Naomi Barker and William Kelly, recently enlisted in the United States Navy in Raleigh, North Carolina. More...

Belle Harbor Duo Honored At Kearny

A pair of Belle Harbor girls are part of the ten Bishop Kearney High School seniors who were commissioned as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Honor The Political Process

There are far too many who blow off the political process. They all have what they believe are rational reasons. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Youth Program Mix-Up

Dear Editor, I would like to clarify some misunderstandings regarding a new residential program for twelve boys opening on our Rockaway campus that was reported in your previous issue. More...

Trashy Plan

Dear Editor, MTA’s plans to remove more subway station trash cans missed that besides litter left on platforms, subway cars and buses, riders have to deal with those hogging two seats, yawning, coughing or sneezing without covering up and the release More...

About Access-A-Ride

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter on behalf of all senior citizens who use Access-ARide. I find that the people who take our reservations for bus rides are rude, abrupt and arrogant. More...


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