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Rockaway Branch Line Getting Key Support

Since 1962 there has been talk about reviving the Rockaway Branch of the LIRR allowing for a quicker commute from Rockaway to Manhattan. Current Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has been pushing this even before he took office. More...

Emergency Crime Law Passes

On March 13th, the City Council voted to pass legislation which would increase criminal fines and create civil penalties for certain offenses committed during a state of emergency and in mandatory evacuation zones – such as looting and trespass More...

Warning: Post-Sandy Home Improvement Scams

New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr. is warning constituents who suffered damage to their homes from Hurricane Sandy that unscrupulous businesses and scammers may prey on storm victims seeking to repair their homes. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Ok, we all lost a lot because of the storm but we gained something too: weight. No boardwalk and an Endless Winter means stretchy sweat pants are the clothes of choice these days. Think about it. People would wear shorts all year around here. More...

Beachcomber

The City’s Small Business Service operates a Restore Rockaway Facebook and Twitter account and announced that three small business grants have gone out to the following Rockaway businesses: The Animal Hospital of the Rockaways, Fisherman’ More...

A Far Rock Perspective –An Intern’s Take

I was a little nervous when I sat down to meet with Mr. Boyle to talk about the possibility of interning at The Wave. I had finally gotten the opportunity to meet with this man who I had been emailing for the past few weeks. More...

Letters

Project HOPE Is There

Dear Editor: Thank you to Lew Simon for highlighting Project HOPE in his March 15th column. As the Director for NYC Project HOPE, I would like to provide you with additional information. More...

More Q52 Buses Now!

Dear Editor: Once again I got on the Q 52 this a.m. at Beach 67th Street and was pushed and shoved. This is the starting point for this route. More...

Love Under The Dome?

Dear Editor: Have I got an idea for the Dome. An over 50 Singles Night! Let’s face it, the choices of places to meet a mature single person in Rockaway are very limited. More...

Got An Idea? Let’s Hear It!

MoMA Reaches Out To Rockaway

Come one, come all. The Wave is giving MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) a hand in collecting ideas for Rockaway. On Saturday, March 30th from 2 – 5 p.m. More...

Community

Meeks Celebrates St. Pat’s In Breezy

Congressman Gregory Meeks celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, of the Diocese of Brooklyn and the Irish residents of Breezy Point during Sunday Mass at St. More...

SFDS Dinner Dance: Faith, Family and Friends

More than 800 residents and friends, from Breezy Point, Broad Channel, and Rockaway came out for a night to remember at the Unified St. Frances de Sales Dinner Dance at Brooklyn’s El Caribe Restaurant on Friday, March 8th. More...

Brooklyn Party To Help Rockaway Beaches

Brooklyn small businesses are rallying to get Rockaway beaches ready for summer. They’ll be hosting a benefit party on Wednesday, March 27th, with live DJs, raffle prizes and merchandise from local vendors. More...

Sports

Ken and Jen’s Fitness Forum

We’re Jen Font de Bon and Kenny Peña, certified trainers, spinning instructors and nutrition nuts from Suncycle Studios. Our goal is to help people reach theirs. More...

Caroline Plunkett Named NECC Player Of The Year

Belle Harbor’s own Caroline Plunkett, now senior at Becker College in Leicester, Massachusetts, was named 2012’s New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Year. More...

Golf Tips

The Pre-Swing-The Grip

To understand the golf swing, you must start with the basics involved in preparing for the swing. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Where’s The Candidate For Impacted Areas?

It’s early but it seems Christine Quinn and Joe Lhota might eventually face off in the November mayoral race. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

Parks Deserves Some Praise

It was welcome news to many in the Arverne By The Sea community that the plan to install a comfort station at Beach 73rd Street has been shelved. More...

Obits

Donald Joseph Frost

OSHA Inspector

Donald Joseph Frost, an Occupational Safety and Health Administrator Inspector, died on February 1st at age 56. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Frost graduated from Far Rockaway H.S. and he was a member of the Air Force for six years. More...

Mattie Lee Hemmings

Nurse

Mattie Lee Hemmings, a nurse, died in March 5th at age 85. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. More...

Bettye Marie Johnson

Nurse’s Aide

Bettye Marie Johnson, a nurse’s aide, died on March 7th at age 79. More...


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