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Chasing Legacy, Bloomberg Makes ‘Unusual’ Decisions

Wave Analysis

When The Wave first heard the whispers and then the rumors, editors sloughed off the information as “urban myths” in the wake of the most destructive storm to hit the peninsula in more than 100 years. More...

Looming Health Problem In Rockaway

The demonstrators from Occupy Sandy who followed the mayor to his meeting at The Wave building last week had one major complaint – that Bloomberg had foreclosed on the idea of bringing emergency shelters to the peninsula, More...

Arverne Man Indicted For Witness Slay

A 21-year-old Arverne man, who is accused of fatally shooting a witness who had testified against him in an earlier robbery case six months ago, has been indicted in connection with the shooting, More...

Columnists

The Veterinary Corner

Our hearts go out to all the people who were affected by Sandy and their pets that lost so much. More...

It’s My Turn

After the initial shock of the storm, the displacement, then the assess-ment of loss, then manner and means of remediation and the anger and the bookkeeping and the phone calls and the mixed messages begin to subside, homeowners in Rockaway must take More...

Your Life And Privacy

Such a Pretty Face

You walk into your neighborhood supermarket, passing a digital sign that displays advertising. Using facial recognition technology, it reads your face and displays an advertisement for a sale on diapers. Is the ad for Pampers or Depend? More...

Obits

Elizabeth M. Bulloch

Homemaker

Elizabeth M. Bulloch, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died November 30. Bulloch was born in Rockaway Beach. She was preceded in death by her daughter, GeorgeAnn; sisters, Rose and Catherine. More...

Patrick J.‘Paddy’ Connolly

Proprietor

Patrick J. Connolly, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 12. Connolly was the manager/partner of the original Connolly’s Pub on Beach 95 Street. A memorial mass will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 17, at St. More...

Patrick H. Gaffney

Claims Examiner

Patrick H. Gaffney, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 29. Gaffney was born in Brooklyn, New York. He worked as a claims examiner, while living in Rockaway for more than 50 years. Gaffney was a World War II Veteran. More...

Parents: No Confidence In DOE

More than 150 PS 114 parents gave Department of Education Chancellor Dennis Walcott a vote of “no confidence” on Monday night in a loud and often contentious meeting that centered around the safety of the just-opened building. More...

Community

Q52 Service Expanded To Ease Commute

In response to the concerns of many Southern Queens and Rockaways commuters, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced he has successfully worked with the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to increase the Q52 service to provide direct, limited-stop ser More...

Eric Ulrich Hosting Tele-Town Hal

City Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich will be hosting a live FEMA Tele-Town Hall Meeting on Friday, December 7, at 7 p.m. More...

Benefit Concert Tonight

The Funky Squid Orchestra with special guest Chris Tedesco will play a benefit concert for Sandy victims tonight at 9 p.m. at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 126 Street. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“LINCOLN” – TAMING RIVALS

Abraham Lincoln had a high-pitched voice. Probably true, but an unlikely choice for a major Hollywood movie depicting the Great Emancipator pulling the country together in the final weeks of the Civil War. More...

Irish Tenors Come To Westbury 12/13

The Irish Tenors bring their Premier Irish Holiday Celebration to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, December 13 at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Need A Solution….NOW!

The massive destruction Superstorm Sandy wrought on Rockaway has caused officials to begin to consider solutions that will ameliorate the problem next time. We cannot let this happen again. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Santa 5K Run For Fun

Dear Editor, Hello to all, Hurricane Sandy has brought us a reminder of how precious the good times in life are so fleeting and many times taken for granted. More...

Are You Aware?

Dear Editor, Are you aware that FEMA is refusing Rockaway residents housing assistance? I live on Shore Front Parkway in the Dayton Beach Mitchell Lama apartments and the whole of the ground floor was flooded. More...

Our Voice At LIPA

Dear Editor, Rockaway residents from one end of the peninsula to the other suffered from LIPA's failure to prepare FOR and properly respond to a major storm. There is much blame to be shared. More...


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