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TOWN HALL Monday Night

Congressman Gregory Meeks will be joined by members of the City’s Housing Recovery Office in a town hall meeting at the St. Francis de Sales gym on Beach 129th Street on Monday evening, June 10th, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. More...

Top Stories

Boardwalks To Consider

Boardwalks and promenades around the world offer good examples of what Rockaway could have. Virginia Beach and Ocean City, Maryland are familiar to a lot of people. A lesser known promenade is in Blackpool, England. More...

Crash On Rockaway Freeway

Traffic on Rockaway Freeway was detoured after a two car collision closed off the westbound lane shortly after 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4th. More...

BEACH PROTECTION – A CASE STUDY

Virginia Beach

(This article was originally published on the website of skylinesteel.com) Since 1950, the federal and local governments in the United States have worked to replenish more than 350 miles of beachfront along the Atlantic Ocean coastline. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Last week’s column about the names of old places triggered a trip down memory lane for lots of old timers. More...

From the Artist’s Studio

The Next Chapter

The Un-Fort Tilden Highlights – NEXT RAA GENERAL MEETING: Monday, June 10th, from 7:30-9 p.m. at the MoMA PS 1 Dome 2 at Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway. A guest presenter will be featured. More...

Beachcomber

What’s up with Corporate neighbors, McDonalds and Mobil Gas? They’ve been closed since Sandy and are now community eyesores. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Little More Porridge, SIRR

Shortly after Sandy, the mayor put together a team called the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR). Their task was to come back with a plan about how to make New York more resilient as the impacts of climate change occur. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Relax Parking This Year At Least

Dear Editor, I am reaching out to you in an attempt to get a concrete answer and/or clarification of this year's Summer Parking Regulations, which affect all neighborhoods west of Beach 116th Street. More...

Options For The A Train

Dear Editor: The A train is returning...can I suggest small modifications to marginally improve our service? More...

Dayton Towers Horror For Some

Dear Editor: A few months ago, we sent you a letter entitled Dayton Towers Horror and you printed it, which we greatly appreciated. Now the horror continues. More...

NEW FLOOD MAPS ARE OUT !!!!!!

Town Hall Tonight At St. Francis on Beach 129th

Check your zone - AE as in ALL EXPENSIVE. More...

Sign Up For Sandy $$

Here comes the money. Maybe. The City announced on Monday that the first round of Sandy relief money would start flowing and that homeowners, landlords and tenants might be eligible for financial assistance. More...

Flood Insurance Update

A FEMA spokesperson told The Wave on Thursday that “preliminary work maps” will be issued within the next “two weeks.” Although The Wave was initially told that the maps would be issued in mid-May it appears that behind the sc More...

Beaches Open Beaches Closed

Although Rockaway Beach was declared open by the Parks Department on Friday, May 24th, red flags began popping up soon after. Turns out, when they say “beach” they mean sand. More...

Community

Outreach, Elections, Awards At Precinct Council

The 100th Precinct Community Council reached out to disaster struck communities in Oklahoma at their meeting on Wednesday, May 29th. More...

Kelly Salutes 101 For Sandy Work

For what he called the courage and skill they showed during and after Sandy, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly came to thank the members of the 101st Precinct and present a plaque to commemorate the work done in the command. More...

Sandy Groups Host Children’s Festival

Mandy Bickerstaff, founder of UWSLoves and Regional Director of Do Your Part is partnering with teen Ariel Creamer, founder of Survivor’s Silver Lining to bring a Children’s Festival to Rockaway on Saturday, June 9th from 12 – 4 p.m More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

“THE ICEMAN” – FATHER KILLS BEST

What does your daddy do for a living? The oft-asked question is one the two Kuklinski girls do not want to answer. Daddy is a contract killer. More...

Milestones

Beshon Trusty-Smith Earns PhD

On May 22, Beshon Trusty- Smith, formerly of Far Rockaway, earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Campus. More...

Sports

Cardinals Take Over First

In a battle for first place in the Minor Boys Turf Conference, the Conte’s Carpets and Flooring Cardinals defeated the Wave Runners Pirates 15-6 to take over first place by a game. More...

19th Annual St.John’s Charity Golf Swings

Held on Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Woodmere Club, Woodmere, the 19th Annual St. John’s Invitational Golf Tournament raised the most funds in recent memory to benefit the hospital’s services. More...

Losing Trust, Again

Major League Baseball is looking to suspend those players involved with a Miami health clinic that is at the center of a performance enhancing drug scandal. More...

Obits

Raymond A. Dierking

FDNY Lieutenant

Raymond A. Dierking, a lieutenant for the FDNY, died on May 30th. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Dierking served in the US Navy from 1960- 1964 and was a retired firefighter for Engine 236. More...

Mary Spina

Homemaker

Mary Spina, a homemaker, died on June 2nd. A Rockaway resident for more than 11 years coming from the Bronx, Spina is preceded in death by her husband, Anthony; brother, Casper and sister, Josephine. More...


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