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Dispatches – Rockawayist Catches Up With Artist Bill Foge

Rockawayist blogs about Rockaway at rockawayist.com Rockawayist recently became aware of the work of locally renowned painter Bill Foge, and had an opportunity to speak with him this week. More...

4 Finalists Selected In FarRoc Comp

The last 80 acres in the Arverne Renewal Area remain fallow. After many starts and stops the area known as Arverne East seems a bit closer to being developed after finalists were announced in the FarRoc competition. More...

Bathrooms Stuck At Poop Plant

A couple of the $4 million dollar comfort stations that were rushed to Rockaway so the beaches could open by Memorial Day are now parked, wrapped in plastic, at the Waste Management plant on Beach Ch More...

Sports

Rockaway Little League 10U Team Advances

The Rockaway Little League (RLL) 10U team continued their success in the Little League tournament as they followed up their four game sweep of the District 27 (Southern Queens) district tournament with victories in their first two games of the NY Sec More...

Rockaway Walks 2013 “Lift Up” Summer Season

Councilman Donovan Richards, Steven C. McCartney (Physical education and recreation specialist), community based organizations (such as St. More...

Rovers Gaelic Football Club Kicks Off Season

The Rockaway Rovers Gaelic Football Club kicked off their 2013 season with remarkable performances in two U8 tournaments over the past few weeks. The first tournament was hosted by the St. Barnabas Gaelic Club on Saturday, June 29th. More...

Obits

Joseph M. Clarke

Lab Supervisor

Joseph M. Clarke, a lab supervisor, died on July 14th. More...

Matthew J. DeAngelis

Deli Clerk

Matthew J. DeAngelis, a deli clerk, died on July 14th. A Rockaway resident for 10 years, coming from Brooklyn, DeAngelis is preceded in death by his step-father, Michael Murphy. More...

Rose J. Ensor

Security Proofing

Rose J. Ensor, who did security proofing for J.P. Morgan Chase, died on July 4th. More...

Homeowner Break

SBA Loan Won’t Stop Grant Chance

Homeowners who turned down loan offers from the Small Business Administration (SBA) after Sandy may now be able to get grant money to meet “unmet needs” as they go about repairing their homes. More...

Game Changer Comp Announced

To spur economic growth in Sandy impacted areas the City is launching a “Game-Changer” competition. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Bar Scene and Done That

I wish I could drink more. Aches and pains, sagging skin, thinning hair – all the fun stuff comes with old age. Those are the tell-tale signs of aging, what can you do? More...

IDEAS WANTED

The City of Rockaway

Rockaway seceding from New York City might not be such a crazy idea. Secession is often a last-ditch solution to longstanding problems. In fact, when a government consistently fails to serve the needs of the people, it’s almost inevitable. More...

Beachcomber

Friends of Rockaway Beach are planning a mid-Summer discussion of the status of Rockaway’s beaches, and the progress of our storm ravaged beach, boardwalk and play areas. Anthony Weiner, Eric Ulrich, Lew Simon, and a Parks rep will be on hand. More...

Milestones

Skylar Ritwo Graduates

Skylar Ritwo, son of Wave columnist Nancy Gahles, graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA on May 28th. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Party Pooper Parks

Many people like a gin and tonic or a pina colada in the summer. Many say there’s nothing like sipping on a summer drink with a kick while watching the waves crash lightly on the beach. Can’t you just picture that? More...

Letters

Keep Your Cone

Dear Editor: More...

Keep Fighting For Ferry

Dear Editor: More...

Job Well Done

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter to say Thank You to Shannon Florist of Brooklyn for the absolutely stunning job they did on the flowers for my daughter’s bridal shower and wedding. More...


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