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Liquid Gas Faces Solid Opposition

Comment Period Closes August 22

The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fight is back on and many think it stinks. More...

Free Healthcare Clinic To Open In Rockaway

Doctors of the World USA will be providing free health care access from a clinic in Rockaway Park. 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...

Sports

RBVL: It’s Still All Good

On Saturday, volleyballs flew all day on the sands of Riis Park as contestant’s fought for the fabled winner’s sweatshirts in the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League playoffs. More...

St. Francis Summer Classic Rolls On

The St. Francis Summer Classic is in overdrive in a race to Championship night on Friday, August 30th. Crowds have thronged to the Fr. Grogan Memorial Schoolyard and the reviews are glowing for the refurbished facility. More...

Playoffs begin in Breezy Point Softball

The Breezy Point Cooperative league has already begun their first round of playoffs, while the league in the Surf Club enters their position week on Saturday, August 10th. More...

Letters

Financial Transparency Now

Dear Editor: Where are our tax dollars going? It was good news reading last week in The Wave that the State was ready to give more money to Rockaway. More...

Thanks, Captain

Dear Editor: I wanted to thank the Police Captain of the 100 Precinct. More...

Share The Space

Dear Editor,I have lived in the Rockaways all my life and I would like to address the parking issue almost everywhere in the five NYC boroughs. More...

Weiner Won’t Go Away

Anthony Weiner won’t go away. He certainly won’t go quietly. The mayoral hopeful and now possibly just mayoral long shot, stopped by The Wave on Wednesday afternoon to make his case that he still deserves a vote for the job of mayor. More...

Community

St. John’s Holds Annual Benefit Ocean Walk

The Development Board of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will hold its Eighth Annual Ocean Walk on Thursday, August 22nd, at 5 p.m. More...

Thanks To Virginia Church Volunteers

Last week Senator Joe Addabbo stopped to thank volunteers from the Mathias Brethren Church and Mount Olive Brethren Church in Virginia as they worked to clean up the Broad Channel shore from Supersto More...

NYC Parks Has Florida Plates

Maybe NYC Park is saving money by registering their vehicles in the Sunshine State. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Why The Long Face?

With so many people running for Mayor it’s too bad Alec Baldwin didn’t run, which was the rumor for about 10 minutes last year. When he stopped by The Wave I would’ve had a story for him. More...

Beachcomber

Mark your calendar if you’re concerned about flood insurance premiums and other FEMA actions. Saturday, September 28th will be National Stop Fema Now Day. More...

IDEAS WANTED

First Idea Jam In The Books

Ideas were flying around the Wharf like a swarm of bees for the inaugural “Idea Jam Mondays” at the Wharf. The evening was thoroughly enjoyable. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Showing Up Counts

There’s an old Woody Allen joke that 80 percent of life is showing up. If you keep showing up you might just get a break. If you’re a bench player and the star gets hurt, you get your chance. More...

Obits

Michael Raymond Brennan

Roofer

Michael Raymond Brennan, a roofer, died on May 24th at age 43. Born, raised and living in Rockaway for most of his life, Brennan moved to Jensen Beach, FL eight years ago. More...

William C. O’Brien

Student

William C. O’Brien, a student, died on July 31st. More...

Anne T. Sammon

Homemaker

Anne T. Sammon, a homemaker, died on August 10th at age 94. More...


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