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Dog Run Damaged By MTA,Waiting For Fix

First came Superstorm Sandy’s destruction, and then came damage from MTA machinery while work was being done on the nearby elevated A line tracks. More...

Track Replacement Continues

Track replacement on the Rockaway Shuttle line continues. On Tuesday, February 19th, workers were laying new tracks at the Beach 90th Street station. Currently the west bound tracks are being used to run the H shuttle. More...

Goldfeder Continues to Fight for Residents

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is continuing to fight for residents as they recover after Sandy. He recently sent a letter to major corporate companies asking them to continue their generous disaster relief efforts. More...

Milestones

Jaymie Mora Turns 16

Jaymie Mora celebrates her 16th birthday on Sunday, February 24th. She is the daughter of Rockaway residents Robin and Jay Mora and granddaughter of Grace and Elisa. More...

Rev. Ferguson To Be Honored

Reverend Darren A. Ferguson is set to be honored at a banquet hosted by the Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Rev. Ferguson has been pastor at the church for five years. More...

Sports

Fontbonne Hall Academy Girls Swim To The Top

On February 2nd and 3rd the Fontbonne Hall Academy Girl’s swim team shocked the GCHSAA (Girl's Catholic High School Athletic Association) swim championships. More...

Archbishop Molloy Girls Complete Perfect Swim Season

The Archbishop Molloy High School Girls Varsity Swim Team has just completed a perfect season. The team won their 10th consecutive Brooklyn-Queens Championship, 5th Dual Meet City Championship and 5th Individual City Championship. More...

Scholars Team Battles On

First year Scholar’s Academy coach, Rockaway resident and dad Brett Tawil promised Scholar’s Academy seniors that “this year would be special.” “When Sandy devastated the neighborhood our 2013 basketball season More...

Obits

Daniel A. Dolan

Attorney

Donald A. Dolan., a Merrill Lynch attorney, died on February 18th at age 78. More...

Hazel Pringle Patterson

Mental Therapist

Hazel Pringle Patterson, a mental therapist for the N.Y.S. Department of Mental Hygiene, died on February 15th at age 85. A Rockaway resident for more than 35 years, More...

Richard A. Wilmarth Jr.

Salesman

Richard A. Wilmarth Jr., a Boart Longyear Equipment Company salesman, died on February 19th at age 81. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Wilmarth was a member of the U.S. Merchant Marines from 1952-1954 and a member of More...

Council Race Too Close To Call

The top two vote getters in the special election for city councilman in the 31st District both declared victory Tuesday night with just 26 votes separating Donovan Richards and Pesach Osina. More...

Community

SJH To Hold Diabetes And Nutrition Program

For National Nutrition Month, St. John's Episcopal Hospital will have guest speaker, certified nutritionist Stephanie Cordero, RD, talking about nutrition and diabetes as part of this month’s Diabetes Wellness Program. More...

Guarantees May Not Apply

Apparently it’s not the end of the world. More...

Free Legal Help Comes To Rockaway

The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is providing expanded free legal services to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy, including assistance with FEMA applications and appeals, housing issues, public benefits, private insurance, and other rel More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Where are the senior citizens? The Greatest Generation is letting me down. I’m trying to read my Verizon bill and it’s just friggin impossible. More...

Beachcomber

We hope this Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be the best ever. We’d like to put a shamrock on the front page of next week’s Wave. More...

Ideas Wanted

Well, the ideas are flowing once again. Some have been edited down for space, others have requested anonymity, but all are being shared in the hope they will help to make Rockaway a better place in which to live and work. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Mapping Our Demise

A little clarity please. It’s been three weeks since FEMA released its new advisory flood maps. We still can’t make heads or tails out of it. As far as we can tell, FEMA recommends homeowners raising homes 3 to 6 feet. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

A Dad’s Rebuttal

Dear Editor: First let me say I am frugal, not cheap. Last year I donated over a thousand dollars to charities and religion. More...

Thanks To Dr. Lichtenstein

Dear Editor: Over the past three months after the devastation that was Superstorm Sandy, the people of the Rockaway community pulled together and offered a helping hand to one another. More...

Tax Warnings

Dear Editor: Spending the entire week trying to retain a class action attorney to take the case of those Rockaway homeowners who wish to contest their property tax, I have made a slew of discoveries: More...


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