June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rockaway Rally to Stop “Stop and Frisk”

Having read City Councilman Eric Ulrich’s recent column in The Wave in which he criticized attempts to curtail Stop and Frisk and proposed bills in the City Council calling for more oversight of the police department, seeming to view them as an More...

101 Precinct Mourns Two Of Its Own

Black and purple bunting hangs over the entrance to the 101 Precinct on Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway, as the officers and staff mourn two of their own. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

MAN OF STEEL - SUPER SERIOUS

Remember when comic books used to be fun, or even funny? Today, the King of Comic Book Heroes, Superman, is a downer. More...

Sports

RBVL Players Storm Through Turbulence

The RBVL started week three with ominous skies along with some lightning but the storm was not strong enough to intimidate this post-Sandy crowd. However, players and referees are showing up later and later to start Wednesday evenings. More...

RLL Champions Will Be Crowned

After a Sandy-compacted, action filled regular season, the past 10 days saw a flurry of Rockaway Little League playoff games that set the table for this weekend’s championship matchups in the five competitive divisions. More...

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...

Letters

Ulrich: Stop And Pander

Dear Editor: Reading Councilman Eric Urlich's column last week gave me pause for alarm. Is my district really being represented by someone who seems to have a hard time understanding basic constitutional rights? More...

Some Love For The New Beach Things

Dear Editor: There is a rumor in Rockaway that EVERYONE hates the new bathrooms and lifeguard stations. This is not true. Following are some reasons why we like the new structures: Thousands of people visit the beaches every summer. More...

Protection At What Price?

Dear Editor: It’s a given that after Sandy, our community will need to make some lifestyle sacrifices to improve protection against the next big storm. More...

IT DEPENDS

Mayor’s Plan For Rockaway

Shortly after Sandy rolled over New York, Mayor Bloomberg assembled a team to study the impacts of the storm and prepare a report that would address the challenges the city faces as rising sea levels and climate change inevitably shape the future. More...

Rally Highlights Troubles At St. John’s

Carrying signs that read “Enough Is Enough,” “We Need A First Class Hospital 4 The Rockaways,” and “The Rockaways Deserve Better,” hospital workers, 1199 union representatives, local politicians and others gathered More...

Community

Red Cross Donates Big Money To Friends Of Rockaway

“Let’s go rebuild some homes!” That’s what Friends of Rockaway founder, Michael Sinensky exclaimed after the group received a large grant from the American Red Cross. More...

Sandy Saints Help Broad Channel VFD

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department (BCVFD) visited the students and staff of PS 165Q in Flushing, Queens on Wednesday, June 12th at 9 a.m. More...

Help Protect Your Beach

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) is sponsoring Volunteer Floatables Beach Surveillance for the summer of 2013. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

So The Wave got chided for not a single mention of Father’s Day. I’m not sure if it was true, — ya know, I don’t read The Wave — but I assume it’s true. More...

Beachcomber

We like highlighting positive stories and Sandy recovery. But some buildings were eyesores before the Storm and remain so now. We’ll occasionally publish Eyesores Of The Week and include the available public info about the owners. More...

Broad Channel Bits

After noting last week about the weather working against us, a perfect set of days arrived last weekend. Hot (but not stifling), super sunny and welcoming. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Rockaway Needs A There There

New York City Parks says it still wants input on the boardwalk and other matters. Okay. A new boardwalk should have a there there. Yes, a there, there. More...

Dome Adieu

The Dome is done. The extraordinary gift from MoMA PS1 and Volkswagen to the Rockaway community is being dismantled after this weekend. The Dome was set up with the hopes of being a cultural space and community center. It was that and more. More...

Obits

Beryl Ruth Hudson-James

Accounting Supervisor

Beryl Ruth Hudson-James, an accounting supervisor, died on June 14th at age 90. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Hudson-James was a devoted member of Grace Gospel Chapel in Harlem for more than 50 years. More...

Connie Gonzalez

Caseworker

Connie Gonzalez, a caseworker, died on June 19th. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Gonzalez is preceded in death by her brother, Timothy. More...

Tornie Wakikkiee Jones

Sales Woman

Tornie Wakikkiee Jones, a sales woman, died on June 7th at age 41. More...


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