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Richards Wins City Council Seat

He got 4000 signatures on his petitions. His campaign raised nearly $130,000 and came in number one in fundraising among the candidates. He received 18 union endorsements and 60 community leaders pledge of support. More...

Mayoral Candidate Comes To Rockaway

Under the slogan “Five Boroughs-One Future,” Sal Albanese is running for mayor of New York City. More...

Parks Blasted At Community Meeting

- Will ‘Take Another Look’ At Comfort Stations-

Commissioner of Parks Veronica White and Deputy Commissioner Liam Kavanagh called The Wave on Monday to clarify some issues causing anger and confusion among Rockaway residents. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Okay, the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Saturday which is a mouthful when you think about it. I’m thinking it should just be called Shamrock. The Rockaway version is kinda the Woodstock of the many St. More...

IDEAS WANTED Rockaway

The Stupidest, Time Wasting Intersections in Rockaway, Part 1 More...

Beachcomber

Call 311. Like if you see something – like a steel structure that might fall—- hanging off the Park Theater at 148 Beach 116th. Please call and report it. Maybe community input will wake these negligent building owners. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Hear Us Roar

The Parks Departments has done a lousy job of “listening” (their word). So far, it’s been a lot of “we want to hear from you“ and then in return we get: this is the way it’s going to be. More...

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Obits

Christopher Berry

Homemaker

Christopher Berry, a homemaker, died on January 29th at age 41. A Rockaway resident for more than 10 years, Berry was a member of the Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church. More...

George Buskey

Entrepreneur

George Buskey, an entrepreneur, died on February 11th at age 79. More...

Johnny Andrew Dean

Construction Laborer

Johnny Andrew Dean, a construction laborer, died on February 4th at age 63. More...

Community

Rockaway Theatre Company Show Goes On

Despite losing their theater to Hurricane Sandy, the show must go on for the Rockaway Theatre Company. RTC is making a comeback with a performance of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. More...

Mail Call: Limited Postal Hours

Residents line up early at the Rockaway Beach Post Office at 90-14 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. Some wondered why the doors were not yet open. More...

Glenn Mohr Chorale Comes To Breezy

Just in time for the holy season, the Glenn Mohr Chorale will be giving a special Lenten performance. The group will bring their talents to the peninsula with their Passion Play, “It Is Finished.” More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“Warm Bodies” – The Dating Dead

Thought you’d seen everything that’s “zombie”? Thank again. More...

Sports

Rockaway Little League Celebrates 2012 Awards Breakfast

More than 450 people participated in Rockaway Little League’s “2012” Awards Breakfast at El Caribe on Sunday, February 24th. More...

Ken and Jen’s Fitness Forum

To take care of the ones you love you have to first take care of yourself. Exercise is essential to a well-rounded lifestyle. No matter your current fitness level, you can start a workout routine and become fitter and healthier! More...

JCCRP Basketball Program Is Back!

The JCCRP Basketball program is proud to return for its fourth year. Boys ages 8-14 will play at Beach Channel High School from 6-7:30 p.m. on Sundays on March 10th, 17th, 24th and April 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th. More...

Letters

Put Parks On Notice

Dear Editor: Just last month, Dotty Lewandowski, Queens Parks Commissioner, announced that the community would be an integral part of the design process. More...

Coastal Law Can’t Be Ignored

Dear Editor, Maybe Storm Sandy was a wakeup call for Rockaway. More...

Ulrich Thanks, Now Open Your Eyes

Dear Editor: First I want to say thank you to Eric Ulrich for having the Town Hall meeting at PS 114 last night with representatives from the Tax Commission, the NYS Department of Finance, and FEMA. Unfortunately, I have to critique him for being More...


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