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Oceanfront Owners Face Tide Of Uncertainty

Three months after Sandy, many beachfront homes in Belle Harbor appear to be in the same condition that they were in on October 30th. Several owners are looking to rebuild but the process has been anything but easy. More...

FEMA Extends Deadline

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. More...

Standing Room Only At Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

More than 150 people attended a meeting of the Jamaica Bay Task Force on Tuesday, January 29th, at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“Silver Linings Playbook” – Crazy Love

After his “serious “homerun hit, “The Fighter,” filmmaker David O. Russell is back in the quirky comedy mode. More...

Milestones

Ristan Jones in NYC Spelling Bee

Eighth-grader Ristan Jones, 12, has been invited to take part in the 49th annual New York City Spelling Bee in March. He attends Kappa VI, a preparatory academy in Far Rockaway. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Time Is Now For A Great Future

There are two issues. One is the short term. There is understandable concern about getting protection from ocean surges and having beach access this summer. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Obits

Michael P. Darmody

Bridge Painter

Michael Patrick Darmody, a bridge painter, died on December 14th, 2012 at age 50. Darmody was a Rockaway resident for more than 35 years. More...

Deacon Ernest Grant

Exterminator

Deacon Ernest “Chuck” Grant, an exterminator, died on January 16th at age 76. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, he was a member on the Queens Church of the First Born. More...

Paula A. Milmore

Secretary

Paula Ann Milmore, a Peninsula Hospital secretary, died on October 30th, 2012 at age 80. A Belle Harbor resident for more than 40 years, Milmore attended St. Francis de Sales Church. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gerald H. Milmore. More...

Hurricane Recovery Bash A Hit!

Great food and music, good company and fun came together as around 1,000 Rockaway and Broad Channel neighbors came together to celebrate a “Hurricane Sandy Recovery Bash” on Sunday Januar More...

Community

Happenings

SANDY SESSIONS Environmental Resiliency Workshop Sponsored ByRockaway Waterfront AllianceOcean Village(57-17 Shore Front Parkway)February 3rd 1:00 p.m. More...

Graybeards Celebrate At 12th Annual Dinner Dance

More than 500 revelers set upon El Caribe in Brooklyn to let off some pent up Sandy steam and did so in rollicking fashion. More...

Idea Day At PS 207 – What A Great Idea!

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PS 207 celebrated Idea Day on January 25th at PS 207 in Howard Beach. The fun day was organized and coordinated by Barbara King and members of the PS 207 Idea Club and the school’s Student Council. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

I don’t know what it says about Rockaway but apparently there’s more crap out there than I thought. More...

Ideas Wanted

I’m happy to report that a couple of people put their thinking caps on and shared their ideas with us. More...

Diary Of A Green Thumb

How to Choose the Right Roses for Your Valentine

Many of you will be calling your local florist this week to order roses for Valentine’s Day. Very few of you know what is actually involved in getting these gorgeous blooms into your home. It all begins at the farm. More...

Letters

Thinking Big

Dear Editor: Regarding your editorial about a design competition for the boardwalk: What a great idea! Kudos to you for bringing this to the attention of the people of Rockaway as well as the rest of the world. KATHY LUNDON More...

Time To Get Real

Dear Editor: It’s been almost three years, since the infamous Weiner “town hall” meeting in which the disgraced congressman, seeking to change the subject from the pressing issues of fiscal and regulatory reform during the economic crisis More...

Dr. Nussbaum, You Will Be Missed

Dear Editor: First off, welcome back (Kevin Boyle) as Editor of The Wave. These are challenging times for Rockaway once again, and I know The Wave will cover these issues with accuracy and professionalism. More...


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