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Ferry Will Make Brooklyn Stop

The Rockaway ferry is being expanded once again, but this time it’s just to add a stop in Brooklyn, which means the ride may become slightly longer for Rockaway residents, but the chance of the ferry becoming a more permanent form of transporta More...

You Want The Ferry To Stay?

What The Mayoral Candidates Say:

The Wave asked, through email, all eleven candidates if each would commit to keeping the ferry and the $2 fare. We believe having a ferry is a huge help to the peninsula. In no particular order are the replies from the candidates (or spokesperson): More...

Ulrich Introduces Bill To Clean Up Mold

Nine months after Hurricane Sandy, mold continues to be an issue, especially in homes that have been abandoned or foreclosed. More...

Milestones

Nicholas Turns Eight

Inwood resident Nicholas Patrylo turned 8 years old on July 29th. More...

Carioti Brothers Celebrate Their Birthdays

The Carioti family believes in doing birthday’s in a big way. On July 7th, Ricky Carioti turned seven and the very next day, his brother, Paul turned three! They celebrated their dual special occasions with Mom and Dad. More...

Sports

RBVL Position Night Heats Up Pennant Races

The Blackwater Boarders have hit rock bottom. That might be a good name for their team next year - Rock Bottom. After losing last week 3-2, the Mormons had divine intervention and took all five games, sending Blackwater into volleyball purgatory. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

I believe that optimum health and happiness is rooted in maintaining a well-rounded balanced lifestyle. More...

Obits

Sandra Hillman Hamilton

Mead Westvaco Worker

Sandra Hillman Hamilton, a Meade Westvaco worker, died on July 14th at age 65. More...

Douglas C. Hastings

Ambulette Driver

Douglas C. Hastings, an ambulette driver, died on July 30th. A Rockaway resident for 38 years, coming from Ridgewood, Queens, Hastings worked with Army M.P Organizations and was a member of the American Legion. More...

Eileen Bradford Miller

Homemaker

Eileen Bradford Miller, a homemaker, died on July 18th at age 69. More...

Primary Colors

Weiner, Mix Of Candidates Turn Out

It wasn’t just about Anthony Weiner. More...

Community

Rockaway Watercolorist Makes A Splash

Noted Rockaway artist Arlene Cornell has had her recent watercolor work “Before The Storm” accepted for the 117th annual juried art exhibition of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. More...

How To Get Here From There

How do you get to Rockaway? The Queens Economic Development Council has a few ideas. More...

Toilet Trailers to Head to Arverne

The toilet trailers are on the move. The Parks Department announced on Monday that two of the modular units, or comfort stations, will now get a spot in Arverne. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Lance D Boyle Is NO Joke

So I ended up in the hospital. A bicycle pedal speared me and one thing led to another. If you’re gonna get poked and prodded and lanced – yes, lanced – I have a place to recommend. It’s not on the peninsula. More...

Beachcomber

We were thrilled to see The Wave make the big stage. Cast members read our paper as part of the opening in Rockaway Theatre Company’s “Rockaway Café – The Comeback.” More...

Slice of Life

Last Saturday night I attended the wedding celebration of my cousin Patricia Walsh to Albert Manning. As I stood there watching Tricia take pictures and welcome guests I was so happy for her. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Reason To Pause

We ripped up this week’s editorial at the last possible moment. Well, we didn’t rip it up, we put it to the side. It was the editorial in which we announced we would not endorse Anthony Weiner for Mayor. More...

Letters

Beach Ball Guffaw

Dear Editor: In reference to your article in "Boyleing Points" on 7/26/13. "The conversation turned from beach balls to baffle walls." You owe me a new keyboard and a cup of coffee. That was funny! More...

Different Take Than Intern

Dear Editor:In reply to An Intern’s Take, the basis of Mr. Shivers piece are his feelings and while I can respect Mr. Shivers feelings and emphasize with him, the Zimmerman verdict presents us with an opportunity to More...

It’s The Other Way Around

Dear Editor: So the Clintons are mortified by the comparison of the Weiner scandal? More...


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