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Governors Demand Sandy Relief Funds

New York Governor Andrew Coumo, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have joined together in demanding Congress move quickly on approving desperately needed hurricane relief dollars. More...

Stories From Sandy

Scholars’ Students Take Action!

Hurricane Sandy was a major and tremendous disaster, destroying many homes especially in Rockaway. Our very own school, Scholars’ Academy, for instance, was ruined as well; therefore we were relocated to another high school in Brooklyn. More...

January 9th Health Fair for Sandy Victims

AmeriCares and 1199 SEIU are sponsoring a health fair at the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center on Wednesday, January 9 to raise awareness about health care services for storm victims. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“LIFE OF PI” -- GR-R-R-R-REAT 3D

“Pi’s story will make you believe in God.” A writer is told this in the beginning of “Life of Pi.” After viewing the mesmerizing state-ofthe art film, you may not believe in God, but you will believe in the magic of digi More...

Milestones

Nyesha Trusty Graduates

Nyesha Trusty, formerly of Far Rockaway, graduated from the University of Maryland on December 20th, 2012. She earned a Bachelors Degree with a double-major in English and African American Studies. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Rapid Repairs? How About A Fast Facelift?

One way to make this a Happy New Year is for Governor Cuomo and other elected officials is to take steps to help our business community. Governor Cuomo has already set aside money for homeowners. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Richard Henry Gold

Postal Worker

Richard “Rick” Henry Gold, postal worker, died on October 30 at age 67. A resident of Belle Harbor for 33 years, Gold served as a U.S. Army medic during the Vietnam War. He was an active member of the Jewish War Veterans. More...

James Earl McKay

Teacher, Artist and Singer

James Earl McKay, NYC teacher, artist and singer, died on December 28 at age 71. McKay was an original member of the Flamingos singing group. More...

Ronald Rhyne

Driver and Route Salesman

Ronald Rhyne, a retired driver and route salesman for Coca-Cola, died on December 12, 2012. A U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, Rhyne resided in Rockaway for more than 40 years. More...

Rockaway Bids Dylan Smith Goodbye

On the morning of Saturday, December 29th, hundreds gathered at St. Frances de Sales Roman Catholic Church to say goodbye to Rockaway hero Dylan Smith. More...

Community

Ride for the Rockaways

Get In Shape; Help Others; Have Fun

If you’re still sticking to your New Year’s resolution about getting in tip-top shape you might join in Ride for The Rockaways, a Suncycle Studios event planned for Saturday, January 5th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Rock Jitsu Is Back!

Rock Jitsu is back. The popular selfdefense outfit re-opened Thursday night, January 3rd at its original spot at 108-13 Rockaway Beach Drive just a couple of months after Sandy. More...

RDRC Hosts Lights of Hope Tree Lighting Ceremony in Far Rockaway

On Thursday, December 13th the Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation hosted its Fifth Annual holiday tree lighting ceremony in downtown Far Rockaway. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Some Beachcomber items listed here ran online at rockawave.com last week but not in the paper. Just in case you missed them we’re rerunning a few. More...

Here’s To A Kinder, Gentler Year

ROCKAWAY BEACH, N.Y. More...

Boyleing Points

Might Have To Die Of Thirst Or Take Out A Loan

I’m not naming names. Yet. But I will after I’ve finished my research. At a local eating establishment I had a perfectly fine hamburger and the server couldn’t have been more charming. More...

Letters

Sanitation Please Stay

Dear Editor: I was handed a flyer that said the Department of Sanitation would be resuming regular pick up after the first of the New Year. More...

Come Together

Dear Editor: The pre-existing immediate need for food and water is over. More...

Good Place For Ideas

Dear Editor: I couldn't agree more with "Goodbye 2012 - you're Invited to 2013" (Editorial -- December 28). This past year, I'm grateful that The Wave has afforded me the opportunity to express my views via your letters to the editor section More...


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