May 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lew Is Running

Democratic District Leader Lew Simon will challenge Republican Eric Ulrich for a city council seat in November. “We need leadership. I didn’t see any leadership after the storm. And I still don’t see any leadership. More...

Top Stories

HESCO Barriers

HESCO Concertainers are one of many possible methods that are being considered to protect the post-Sandy peninsula. More...

Rally Against After-School Cuts

“Don’t leave us behind.” That was the rallying cry as parents, youth and afterschool staff got together at PS 215 Tuesday to protest after-school budget cuts citywide. More...

Man Shot Multiple Times

The 101 Precinct Detective Squad is investigating a shooting that took place in Far Rockaway. A man was shot at around 2:15 p.m. on Monday, May 13th opposite 10-32 Beach 20th Street. He had gunshot wounds to his ankle, groin area, hip and chest. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Ferry Funny

Good thing I drink an occasional beer. This column practically runs on beer (which is pretty obvious as I stagger and stumble my way through. Publisher Susan Locke usually has me take a breathalyzer before I put this in the paper). More...

Beachcomber

Many people commented on The National Disgrace Area known as Riis Park. If the Feds are going to treat it like unwanted stepchild, they should hand it over completely New York City. More...

It’s My Turn

Rockaway Revolution

A simple query from the Wave's editor provoked the content for this column. I've rendered an editorial and many articles, heretofore. Today, for the first time, It's My Turn! More...

Editorial/Opinion

Mayor And Quinn Announce Free Ferry Service

The headline didn’t fool you, did it? Mayor Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a free ferry, all right, but you knew it wasn’t for Rockaway. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Full Story

Money For All

There’s an old expression Follow The Money. You’ll need more than an Atlas and a GPS to follow all the roads to Sandy relief money. More...

Obits

Kathleen Brady

Secretary

Kathleen Brady, a secretary for Smith Barney, died on May 13th at age 82. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Brady is preceded in death by her brothers, Peter Brady and Jackie Brady. More...

Mary Lucille Brown

Custodian

Mary Lucille Brown, a custodian, died on April 25th at age 80. More...

Barbara Carol Fish

Accountant

Barbara Carol Fish, an accountant, died on May 13th at age 72. A Rockaway resident for 29 years, Fish is preceded in death by her sister, Patricia. More...

Ahead Of Schedule

“A” TRAIN Rolls Again

All aboard! The A Train is coming back. Although criticized by riders for many years, the A Train was sorely missed by those commuters who have had to spend the last seven months seeking alternative means of transportation. More...

Rally For A Boardwalk

Friends of Rockaway Beach, a local group formed to push for beach replenishment and protection, will hold a rally in the parking lot at Beach 94th Street at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19th. More...

Lifeguard Stations Or Motor Homes

The arrival of the $4 million dollar lifeguard stations arrived by barge in the early hours this week and then trucked over to Beach 86th Street. So far, reaction has been mixed. More...

Big Weekend For RAA

  This Sunday, May 19th, the Rockaway Artists Alliance will be hosting its first exhibition since Hurricane Sandy.  “RAA On Jamaica Bay” will hold its opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m.at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center More...

Community

Jamaica Bay Lives!

Jamaica Bay is going to be featured in a film and New York City Audubon is holding a fundraiser to help complete it. More...

ATM’s Open: Be Alert To Shoulder Surfing

Now that banks are re-opening on the Peninsula, it pays to be alert when using ATM’s. ATM Shoulder Surfing is not something that happens on a good wave. More...

BC Mardi Gras Kick Off Coming

On Sunday, May 26th, at 2 p.m. the Broad Channel Athletic Association will host a Mardi Gras Kickoff Party at the BCAC Memorial Field of Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. More...

Sports

Rockaway Rugby Wins One For Mom

It was a great day for Rockaway Youth rugby this past Mother’s Day, May 12th, at Pier 5 in Brooklyn Heights. More...

Orioles and Buckeyes Nab First Season Wins

Mother Nature and Mother’s Day limited the slate last week but there was still exciting action in Girls’ Softball as the Keating Realty Orioles and the Knights of Columbus Buckeyes broke into the win column. More...

Ken And Jen’s Fitness Forum

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

Letters

Disgrace For Sure

Dear Editor: It’s about time someone wrote something about Riis Park. Disaster is right! They obviously have a business model that says close all buildings and let nature take over. It must be great to be the business manager at Gateway. More...

A Missed Opportunity

Dear Editor: More...

Stop Texting Now

Dear Editor: More...


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