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Addabbo Center Closing Causing Stress

Although many say there is now a greater need for mental health services following the traumatic events of Hurricane Sandy, the Joseph P. More...

Missing Man Found At St. John’s

Quick thinking by a Nassau County police officer recently reunited a missing man with his family at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. More...

Director Arrested In Cover-Up

On Saturday, June 8th, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that the former Director of Nursing Services for a Rockaway nursing home had been arrested for falsifying facility records to cover-up that a 74 year old resident More...

Milestones

John Joseph Dalton Is Christened

John Joseph Dalton was christened on Saturday, April 20th. He celebrated his special day surrounded by family and friends, whom he thanks for their “love and support.” More...

Yelizaveta Celebrates A Century!

Gindina Yelizaveta of Far Rockaway is turning 100. Born in 1913, she celebrates her birthday on Friday, June 14th. More...

Sports

Little League Angels Soar

The Henry Myers Plumbing Angels reached a perfect 10 last weekend to grab complete control of the Minor Girls regular season while the race is tightening in Major Boys with the A’s and Cardinals closing ground on the Cubs and Giants. More...

Rockaway Rugby Plays Cup Event

Rockaway Beach Rugby played in the Elementary School Pool representing Scotland, on Saturday, June 8th. More...

Scholars’ Golf Best Season Ever

Scholars’ Academy Boys Golf Team has completed its most successful season ever. The Scholars’ Boys Golf Team was the number 5 seed in the PSAL Golf Playoffs. Every golf team with a winning record was awarded a playoff spot. More...

Obits

Dorothy Mae Burden

Factory Worker

Dorothy Mae Burden, a factory worker, died on May 31st at age 79. A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Burden was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Burden; sons, Joe Nathan, Calvin and King Solomon Burden; two sisters and three brothers. More...

Lucille Buskey

Entrepreneur

Lucille Buskey, an entrepreneur, factory worker and a home health aide, died on May 25th at age 80. More...

Michael Stephen Greene

Teacher

Michael Stephen Greene, a teacher, died on May 23rd at age 64. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Greene was preceded in death by his sisters, Marilyn Carroll and Judith Hall and brother, James Hicks. More...

FEMA Flip Flops

(Because FEMA is so exasperating we again take to the front page for our editorial) The Wave ran a front page headline in April regarding FEMA and Flood Maps. The bold letters across the page shouted: Great News! Maybe. More...

Town Hall Frustrates Some

St. Francis de Sales Church in Belle Harbor filled with people on Monday evening, June 10th hoping to learn about the City’s Build It Back program, the name for the City’s plan to spend $720 million dollars More...

Community

Rocholl Pens “Before You Were Born”

In a place like Broad Channel where there is no end of stories, and families go back sometimes to the community’s founding, award-winning photographer Marguerite Rocholl has decided to set down her own family tale. More...

Calling All Artists For RAA’s 1st Exhibition

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is inviting all artists to be a part of their first exhibition at their Fort Tilden galleries since Hurricane Sandy. More...

Local Students Enjoy Fun-filled Day At Rockaway Children’s Festival

While many Sandy relief programs are focused on adults, local children had their own day to take their minds off of the recovery. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Kids lie. The reason that’s not on the front page is because it’s not news. Of course, it would be news to some parents. Some parents don’t know their kids lie or won’t admit it. More...

Slice Of Life

Only in Rockaway do you think you write one of your best articles then receive texts, Facebook posts and Tweets letting you know what you missed. Unfortunately, all of them were right. I did miss quite a few things. More...

Dispatches

Theatre Company: The Comeback

I was at a town hall meeting at PS 114 Friday June 7th at which we were broken up into groups to summon the ghost of Rockaway Future. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Will Not Retreat

Soon after the Storm, Mayor Bloomberg announced the formation of the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR). He selected a team to devise a plan to rebuild communities and improve citywide systems and infrastructure. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

Come Down For The Day

Dear Editor: Recent issues of the Wave have included discussions about the phrase “down for the day.” Some residents feel the term reflects a negative view of visitors. More...

Vote For The Double Dunes

Dear Editor: Recently, the Rockaway Beach Civic Association voted unanimously to approve Walter Meyer’s “Dune Forest” pilot proposal which includes a boardwalk between Beach 87th and Beach 97th Streets. More...

Just Wondering

Dear Editor: Couple of things on my mind: Can the Parks Department please explain why when it’s rainy and nasty weather the lifeguards have to sit on their chairs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...


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