December 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schumer, Goldfeder Push For Seawall Repair

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and New York State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder are pushing for the National Park Service (NPS) to quickly approve the reconstruction of a seawall at the Silver Gull Beach Club in Breezy Point. More...

Stories From Sandy

My name is Dawn Pintauro and I want to tell you an incredible story. I am from Breezy Point, a resident until I was 32. My mother was a year round resident until Sandy claimed her home. More...

Ongoing Housing Needs? Contact FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is reaching out to Hurricane Sandy survivors who may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

‘The Little Prince’ Comes To Westbury

The highly acclaimed theatrical adaption of The Little Prince written by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery arrives for one show only at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, January 13 at 1 p.m. More...

MovieScope

“SKYFALL” – BOND RE-BORN

James Bond is dead. That is what we’re led to believe in the spectacular action opening of “Skyfall.” He is shot by none other than his faithful secretary Miss Moneypenny, under orders from his boss, M. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Goodbye 2012 – You’re Invited to 2013

Well, as 2012 comes to a close it’s easy to predict that it’s a year that won’t be forgotten in these parts. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

William James Culligan

Tree Service Worker

William James Culligan, a Rockaway tree service worker, died on December 17 at age 55. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Culligan was very active in community activities. He is preceded in death by his mother Philomena Culligan. More...

William J. Earl

FDNY Battalion Chief, Ret.

William J. Earl, a retired FDNY Battalion Chief, died on December 24. Born and raised in Rockaway Beach, he also resided with his family in Woodhaven, Queens. A Korean War U.S. More...

Maisie Ferryman

Nurse’s Aide

Maisie Ferryman, a nurse’s aide, died on December 6 at age 92. Born in Jamaica, West Indies, she lived in the Rockaways for more than 35 years. More...

Rockaway Loses Hero

This week Rockaway mourns the loss of lifeguard Dylan Smith, hailed as a hero for his rescue of trapped neighbors at the height of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Back To The Future

Boyle Returns As Wave Editor

Thirteen years after stepping down as Editor In-Chief of The Wave, Kevin Boyle, was recruited to retake the editorial reins by Wave owners, Susan Locke and Sandy Bernstein. More...

Community

Breaking News - 1/2/2013 9:48 AM

Jan 1 Beach Cold Plunge!

Annual Splash Draws Great Crowd

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Breaking News - 1/2/2013 9:48 AM

Rockaway Beach P.O. Re-Opens Today -- NOT!

The United States Postal Service has sent an incorrect press release. The Rockaway Beach Post Office will NOT reopen Friday, December 28. More...

‘Today’ Surprises Belle Harbor Students

On Friday, December 21, The Today Show presented the story Belle Harbor’s P.S./M.S. 114, one the schools hardest by Hurricane Sandy. Much was destroyed in the hurricane – including the gym, teachers’ lounge and auditorium. More...

Columnists

BEACHCOMBER

The East River Ferry proved so popular that a long-term operator is being sought according to the Mayor’s office.  It was originally just part of a pilot program. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Now Boyleing Points

Now that I’m back as editor of this exalted institution I’ve got to flex and stretch so I can rightly use my rusty and long dormant superpowers. My first executive decision is to remove the hyphen from Boyleing Points. More...

Commentary On Things Present

Sometimes It’s Pretty Tough To Do Good

On Monday evening October 29th savage sandy devastated Rockaway. More...

Letters

Protecting The Wealthiest

Dear Editor, Republicans are doing everything they can to protect the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. They claim that they are doing this because ending these tax cuts would harm the economy. More...

Q53 Complaint

Dear Editor, The Q53 Bus is unreliable and a dangerous mess. I waited Tuesday night, December 18, 2012 from 9:55 p.m. to 10:42 p.m., 47 minutes in the cold, dark, lonely streets of post Hurricane Sandy Rockaway. More...

Halt Gas Line Now

Dear Editor, Although everything seemed to stop dead after Sandy when focusing on rebuilding and remediation consumes and continues to consume all of our waking hours, the one time I allowed myself to think about and for the peninsula More...


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