August 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Lhota Meets With Local Republicans

Mayoral candidate Joe Lhota met with the Rockaway Republican Club on Wednesday evening at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

Fight To Keep The Ferry

The fight to keep the ferry is ongoing. Rockaway residents will be holding a rally to demand that the ferry stays. More...

Preserving Playland

Wave Publisher and The Rockaway Museum Director Susan Locke, and Audrey Mattio of the Rollicking Rockaways, hold a piece of Rockaway’s past. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Lincoln Center Plays For Peninsula

Brian Slawson, percussionist, arranger and composer, Pat Bautz (Three Dog Night) and Steve Chapin (The Chapin Brothers), bring a vibrant demonstration of the oldest form of communication—percussive rhythm, to Rockaway, courtesy of Lincoln Cente More...

Moviescope

“BLUE JASMINE” – WOODY RIDES ‘STREETCAR’'

Filmmaker Woody Allen has scored the most Oscar nominations (15) for Best Original Screenplay and has won for three. Yet, some of his screenplays are not really “original.” More...

Sports

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

With the success of this year’s Stack Bundles Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament, the community could not stop at just basketball. The Stop the Violence Community Softball Tournaments started three weeks ago. More...

Riis Lifeguards Place High In All-Women’s Tournament

A team of seven Riis Park lifeguards recently placed second in Division 1 at the very-well-attended 29th edition of the National Park Service All-Women Lifeguard Tournament. More...

St. Francis Summer Classic

Only a handful of regular season games remain tonight, Friday, August 23rd, through Monday, August 26th. More...

Obits

Latrisha Monique Been

Sanitation Clerk

Latrisha Monique Been, a sanitation clerk, died on July 27th at age 31. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Been is preceded in death by Nickly and Eric. More...

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...

Lois Ingram

Nurse

Lois Ingram, a nurse, died on August 2nd at age 53. More...

Ferry Lives On

The tide has turned once again for Rockaway’s ferry service. More...

Community

Wisdom From The Storm

After Hurricane Sandy, the stars came out over Rockaway, Broad Channel and storm hit communities everywhere. More...

Do As We Say Not As We Do??

This photo was taken by someone who was ticketed by police. The reason the ticket was issued? You guessed it, for riding his bike on the sidewalk. More...

New Fall Schedule For Temple Beth-El

With Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur just around the corner, Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park will begin their Fall programs very shortly. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

They Say They’re Built For The Beach

Never let it be said we’re not nice to mayoral candidates. John Catsimatidis can not only buy 10 lifeguard stations without breaking a sweat it now looks like he could jump over one. More...

Beachcomber

Anthony Weiner came by the Wave’s temporary office which is pretty much just a rough open floor space with computers and not many luxuries. Weiner wisecracked: This looks like a 120 year old start-up. More...

IDEAS WANTED

We had another good Idea Jam this past Monday at Thai Rock. Terri Carnevale and Dave McGarry dropped by and brought some new ideas with them. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Blasé About De Blasio

The new frontrunner in the mayoral race is Bill De Blasio. We’re not thrilled. We have a bunch of questions for him but we have one for ourselves: does he have a clue about Rockaway? More...

Letters

Watch The Wave

Dear Editor, I want to encourage every voter in our community to pay close attention to who The Wave endorses this election season. I am still undecided when it comes to our new Mayor. More...

Resiliency

Dear Editor: Every living organism on earth has built into its DNA a resiliency gene. When it comes to the people living on the Rockaway Peninsula and Broad Channel, that resiliency gene is very strong. More...

Danger In The Dark

Dear Editor: I am an Arverne resident who lives near Beach 73rd Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...


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