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Breaking News - 11/15/2012 2:51 PM

City Restoration Centers Open In Far Rockaway

November 13, 2012

New City Restoration And FEMA Center Opens In Far Rockaway More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:58 PM

Wave Friday Update

November 9, 2012

A press conference on Beach 129 Street, school problems, the resumption of ferry service and the coming of President Barack Obama to the storm zone all highlighted this week in Rockaway.POWER More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:58 PM

LIPA Floods Rockaway

November 5, 2012

LIPA Floods RockawayOn Sunday, nearly a full week after Superstorm Sandy roared through Rockaway, inundating homes and floating away automobiles, LIPA finally came to the peninsula in a meaningful way. More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:58 PM

Devastation Across The Peninsula

November 1, 2012

First came the water then the fires. For those with access to our website, Hurricane Sandy has ravaged the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Top Stories

Deadly Beach 84 Street Crash On Foggy Morning

Hammels resident Anthony Luster died a block away from his home early Saturday morning, when the Lincoln Navigator he was driving eastbound under the elevated structure plowed into a concrete pillar at Beach 84 Street. More...

Cops Bust Serial Bank Robber

The Queens man who made a career of robbing the Chase Bank in Arverne By The Sea was busted this week and arraigned in the Eastern District Federal Court on two charges of bank robbery. More...

Senate Candidate Debate Set For West End 10/30

Last Chance To Hear Ulrich, Addabbo

It will be the last chance that anybody has to listen to State Senate District 15 candidates Republican Eric Ulrich and Democrat Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., debate the issues prior to the November 6 election. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Zoophobia, KidsmArt And More

RAA’s sTudio 7 gallery has been transformed into a zoo unlike any other you’ve visited on a sunny family vacation. Do not stick your hands in the cages! Do not feed the beasts! And above all, stay with your guide! More...

Beachcomber

It was a sad end for a once-proud institution. More...

School Scope

As A One-Issue Guy, It’s Not Easy Being Green

So, in this election I’m trying real hard to look at the overall picture. The economy. Defense. Foreign affairs. The environment. More...

Sports

Hoops Program Raises Funds For Alzheimer’s

Let’s Rock The Hoops Mentoring Program Inc. presented the 1st Annual Alzheimer’s All-star Basketball Classic last weekend. More...

Midget Shamrocks Continue Top Form On The Field

The Broad Channel Midget Shamrocks are doing what the New York Yankees couldn’t do, stay hot and win three football games in a row. More...

Sorrentino Recreation Center Happenings

The Sorrentino Recreation Center currently has three flag football teams competing in the 2012 City of N.Y. Parks and Recreation/ NFL Flag Football program. The Sorrentino Giants 8-11 year old team is coached by Rob Lindo. More...

Obits

Betty Jean Finn

Broad Channel Resident

Betty Jean Finn, a long time resident of Broad Channel, died on September 30 at the age of 72. Born in Georgia, Finn lived in Broad Channel for more than 40 years and worked as a Limited Practice Nurse. More...

Leo Gibson

Bricklayer

Leo Gibson, long time Rockaway and Broad Channel resident, died on October 14 at the age of 86. Born in Trinidad, Gibson worked as a pipe fitter and bricklayer. He was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness. More...

Lenorah Luke

Beautician

Lenorah Luke died on October 11 at the age of 27. Born in York Castle, St. Ann, Jamaica,she was a 10-year resident of Rockaway. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:57 PM

Wave Update, November 14

November 14,2012

Superstorm Sandy has scattered students from one of Rockaway’s premier schools, with at least 230 of the school children enrolled in either public or parochial schools in other parts of the city, Department of Education sources say. More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:58 PM

Wave Update, November 13

November 13, 2012

Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy devastated the Rockaway peninsula, there is good news that shows that the peninsula is slowly coming back, which cheers locals who have been forced from their homes and now are hunkered down in other parts of the tri- More...

Breaking News - 11/10/2012 10:52 PM

List Of Rockaway Relief Sites

Help is available throughout Rockaway More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:59 PM

Ulrich Loses To Addabbo 53-47

November 7, 2012

With much of his core constituency wiped out and scattered to the four winds, City Councilman Eric Ulrich lost a tight race for the State Senate 53 to 47 percent to incumbent Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. on Tuesday. More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2012 3:58 PM

Still In The Dark, Storm, Election Coming

November 5, 2012

Still In The Dark With Storm, Election ComingWith thousands of Rockaway residents still in the dark, freezing and awaiting an impending Wednesday Nor’easter, work continues to bring both power and heat to a devastated peninsula. More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2012 12:21 PM

Follow @TheWaveNews on Twitter for Important Updates

Find us on Twitter @TheWaveNews for important storm related updates regarding food, supplies and much-needed aid. The Wave office is inoperable at this time. All updates will be provided on both this site and on Twitter. More...

Community

100 Precinct Names Cops Of The Month

Police Officer Ariana Esteban of the 100 Precinct received the Cop of the Month award for September at the monthly 100 Precinct Community Council meeting. On Sept. 5, Esteban and Sgt. More...

Neponsit Homeowners Host Fall Dance

The Neponsit Property Owners Association hosted an evening affair at the West End Temple last Saturday night along with neighbors and friends. More...

Halloween ‘Zoophobia’ Comes To Fort Tilden

“Boo!” is the word from the Rockaway Artists Alliance as it gets into the spirit with Zoophobia!, a haunted Halloween multi-media maze extravaganza. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Lisa Marie Plays Westbury November 16

Live Nation presents Lisa Marie Presley at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Friday, November 16 at 8 p.m. More...

Milestones

Caprios Celebrate Birthdays

Alyssa Caprio of Breezy Point turned 9 on September 24, and her brother, Jonathan, turned 7 on October 6. The children celebrated their birthdays with friends and family. More...

Begy Becomes Dental Hygienist

Kayla Christine Begy of Rockaway Park has graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Farmingdale State College on May 12. More...

Turner Attends Legion Legislative Breakfast

Congressman Bob Turner spoke on Saturday Morning at the annual Queens County American Legion Legislative Breakfast at the Knights of Columbus on Beach 90 Street. Turner updated those in attendance about Veterans related legislation. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Bloomberg Wants Teacher Hire Authority

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 10-year stewardship of the public school system has been an abject failure. Reading scores are up only because the cut scores were lowered to allow more students to pass. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

The Times, They Are A-Changing

Dear Editor, What is happening in the west end of Rockaway? Bank robberies at Arverne by the Sea. A sordid murder nearby the bank. Aging biker dudes on Beach 128 Street. A public school with less than an A report card grade. More...

Not My Vote

Dear Editor: I have received several campaign flyers from Senator Addabbo in the past few weeks. I would like to comment on them. More...


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