April 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pay-As-You-Can Possibility

With just a tricycle and a big heart, Rockaway residents, Robyn Hillman- Harrigan and Lillian Gerson started the Rockaway Rescue Alliance and the Shore Soup Project in the days following Sandy. More...

Ulrich: Participatory Budget Project Begins April 5th

Councilmember Eric Ulrich announced dates and locations for residents to vote in the second year of the Participatory Budget Project in Broad Channel and the Rockaways. More...

Fraud! Rockaway Man Charged In Ponzi Scheme

FBI agents arrested Far Rockaway resident Gershon Barkany, 29, early on Thursday, March 28th, based on a criminal complaint he allegedly defrauded investors by promising to use their money in “risk-free” deals to purchase, and then immedi More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Getting It

See last week’s front page? Now you know why I was depressed. Regular readers know I typed a column in a raggedy bathrobe from the alley next to the Lawrence Hotel on Beach 116th, a few weeks ago. More...

Beachcomber

Bloomberg Seeks 4th Term! That might have been our front page headline last week if we didn’t have other important things to address. It would have been a great Aprils fools’ joke. More...

IDEAS WANTED Rockaway

This week we hear from two prolific idea guys. Clean and utilize the fresh water pond in Fort Tilden. This should be a place of beauty and ecological study, not a garbage dump. More...

Editorial/Opinion

EDITORIAL COMMENT

“WE’RE NOT IN ZONE X ANYMORE.” More...

Obits

Edward L. Bacalles

Bartender

Edward L. Bacalles, a bartender, died on March 31st at age 88. Bacalles, a lifelong Rockaway resident, was a member of the Elks Club and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in World War II. More...

Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Brown

Homemaker

Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Brown, a homemaker, died on April 2nd at the age of 91. Born in Germany, Brown lived in the Rockaways since 1974. She is survived by her sons, Albert L. Brown (Debbie) and James Brown (Vivian). More...

Octavia DeBouse

Child Care Provider

Octavia DeBouse, a child care provider, died on March 17th at age 25. More...

Special Editorial Week 2

Super Storm FEMA

Last week, for the first time in The Wave’s 120 year history, we ran the Editorial on the front page. We wanted all our readers to be aware of the implications of the Biggert-Waters Act. Today’s editorial continues the theme. More...

State Senator Malcolm Smith Arrested

The news traveled quickly. The headlines splashed across newspapers and television. The internet was all a buzz. More...

Community

Parks / Beach Construction

Yes It's Loud And Late (but temporary) - See Updated Sched

Parks is hustling to get the beaches open by Memorial Day -- they'll be working 24 hours a day, for a few days at a time, at several locations along the beach.They ask for your patience and understanding. More...

Local Author Brings Back Rockaway Past

Not long after the flood waters of Superstorm Sandy tore across the peninsula, local author Vivian Carter realized that her work on “Images of America: Rockaway Beach,” had preserved a print and digital record for future generations of hu More...

Arverne Library Opens On Weekends!

The Queens Library Arverne branch, with the help of Bank of America, is extending its hours to meet the demand for services after Sandy. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

"OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN” – WHITE HOUSE TERROR

Terrorists have taken over the White House. More...

Sports

Ken and Jen’s Fitness Forum

Spring is here, and with the new season comes vows to clean out, reorganize, and revamp our surrounding environments. This year we’re challenging you to take a different approach and spring-clean from the inside out. More...

St. Rose Wins Championship!

Rockaway Beach’s own St. Rose of Lima 8th Grade Boys Basketball team won the Brooklyn/Queens CYO Diocesan Championship on Saturday, March 23rd. They beat the undefeated St. Vincent Ferrer 60-45. More...

Golf Tips

This week we will work on the foundation for a sound, repeatable swing. The setup is very important to a sound golf swing. The setup is like the foundation of a house that we build upon. More...

Letters

Thanks And Good Ideas

Dear Editor: A huge thank you for the Special Editorial last week. Renters, business owners and homeowners need to act by phoning our senators and congressman regarding the studies under the Biggert-Waters FEMA Act. More...

Editorial: Vital

Dear Editor: Until today (3/29/2013) I have not had the opportunity to read “The Wave” since before the hurricane. Your front page “Special Editorial” was well placed, poignant, and of vital importance. More...

Eye-Opening Editorial

Dear Editor: Congratulations, Kevin Boyle, on your wonderful and comprehensive editorial on the Sorry Subject of Sandy. It was most informative and I must add, eye-opening. More...


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