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Water Main Breaks At Beach 136 Street

For several hours residents were without water service, on Saturday January 5, due to a main break at Beach 136 Street. The Department of Environmental Protection reported that at 3:30 p.m. More...

Attorney General Publishes Sandy Relief Charity Info

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced that his office has posted information online detailing charitable donations raised for Hurricane Sandy relief. More...

Candidate Selvena Brooks: Rebuild Now

Selvena Brooks, candidate for New York City Council in the 31st District, is running under the party name Rebuild Now. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

SEEN ONLINE is a new feature in The Wave. Besides following us on twitter (@thewavenews), and liking our Facebook page and visiting rockawave.com you should also check out these other online voices. More...

Boyleing Points

Check The Wave archives ---oops they were washed away so you’ll just have to take my word for it – if you could check the old stuff you’d see I was hip enough to note the emerging hipster scene before a fish taco was ever served aro More...

Simon says...

We have just confirmed that the postponed Rockaway hearing of the Moreland Act Commission on the failures of New York State public utilities during and after Hurricane Sandy has been rescheduled. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Mayoral Hopefuls Hold The Hot Air

Sal Albanese is running for Mayor. Maybe you haven’t heard of Sal or Tom Allon or George McDonald. They’re all running and will soon be joined by others. More...

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Obits

Anthony Barnes

Tow Truck Driver

Anthony Barnes, a tow truck driver, died on December 20th, 2012, at age 52. More...

Calbert Hinds

Catering

Calbert Hinds, who worked in catering, died on December 24th, 2012 at age 50. Born in St. Ann, Jamaica, Calbert, who lived in the Rockaways for more than 15 years, is preceded in death by two of his children. More...

Reverend Everett Jenkins

Pastor and Musician

Pastor and musician Reverend Everett Jenkins died on December 19th, 2012 at age 55. More...

Community

"Walk A Mile " March To Storm The Beach

On Saturday morning, January 12th, the Sandy Claus Foundation in conjunction with the Rockaways/Hurricane Sandy News network will be organizing a “Walk A Mile In My Shoes” march and rally which organizers hope will be a massive event. More...

100th Pct. Council Announces Meetings

100th Precinct Community Council President Danny Ruscillo Jr. has announced the Council’s General Meeting schedule for 2013. Their first meeting for the year will be on Wednesday, January 23rd at The Macedonia Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. More...

New Services From The US Postal Service

The United States Postal Service has announced two upcoming changes to offer more value to postal customers. According to a recent media release, these services will go into effect on January 27, 2013. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“Django Unchained” – Pulp Plantation

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino (“Pulp Fiction,” “Inglourious Basterds”) puts the antebellum South in his ultra-violent cinematic crosshairs for “Django Unchained.” More...

Sports

Novice Squad Plays Like Giants

The eleven players from Kings Bay’s Rockaway novice basketball team might be smaller than most of their competition, but they play like giants on the court. More...

St. Rose B-Ballers Back With A Win

After all the turmoil and devastation in the wake of Sandy, another small sign of a return to normalcy was seen on Sunday when the St. Rose of Lima Novice (5th grade) boys basketball team battled St. More...

St. Francis Novice Blue On A Roll

The 5th graders from Saint Francis are tearing their league apart with an average margin of victory greater than 15 points. The novice team easily beat their friends and brothers from Good Shepherd in Brooklyn this past Saturday, 24-8. More...

Letters

Mad As Hell

Dear Editor: This letter is directed to our “public servants” in Washington who, two months and counting after the devastation of Sandy, refused to vote on even minimal relief funds. I live in an area that was pummeled by Sandy. More...

Thank You, St. Matthews

Dear Editor: I hope the following letter will be published in The Wave. I am a former resident of Belle Harbor and parishioner of St. Francis de Sales. More...

Boards Up!

Dear Editor: This week, the city of Long Beach announced that they will begin to demolish the remnants of the Long Beach Boardwalk with the hope of constructing a new one in time for the important summer season. More...


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