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Never Forgetting- Revamped Tribute Park Draws Crowd on 9/11

As Rockaway residents deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many took a few moments to pause, reflect and remember another tragedy that deeply impacted the community 12 years ago. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Cure For The Phone

It’s a given you can’t remember what you had for dinner last night but you can probably remember the Gilligan’s Island theme song. More...

Slice of Life

The worst thing about summer being over is that school has started. Since I am a parent and a teacher I know school is very important and children need structure. However, summers are awesome. Here is my list of why I think summers are awesome: More...

Beachcomber

It’s not just Rockaway. The toilets in the sky that Parks bestowed upon the beaches don’t sit well with some people in Brighton Beach either. A group of condo owners weren’t thrilled with the placement of the units so they sued. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Army Corps Should Not Hide Behind A Wall

The Parks Department is supposed to provide an update on the new boardwalk at the Community Board committee meeting on Tuesday, September 17th. It so happens, there are strong whispers that the new structure will not include a seawall. More...

On The Merits

We endorsed Sal Albanese who barely registered in the final polls. We don’t think it was a wasted vote. Far from it. We print here Sal’s letter to The Wave: More...

Letters

Dead Is Dead

Dear Editor: Support for military action in Syria (albeit surgically sanitized and limited) is mind boggling. The mixed bag of politicians suggest we assist rebels who just recently assaulted the village of Maaloula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More...

What Global Warming

Dear Editor: I am in Greenland. I have been talking with the old Eskimos, particularly the fishermen who are in their 60s and 70s. More...

You Should Show Up For This

Dear Editor: On September 28th at 12 p.m., there will be numerous rallies held by Stop FEMA Now in numerous states around the country. Our local rally will be held at The Broad Channel American Legion Post 1404, 209 Crossbay Boulevard. More...

Community Board Meeting Tonight - Tuesday

BOARDWALK News -- Parks, Maybe Army Corps

The meeting starts at 7 pm at Scholars' Academy.  Parks Department will provide an update on BOARDWALK news. More...

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Rally Set For Saturday, 9/28

Rockaway, Broad Channel, and Howard Beach residents will be joining forces at a rally to protest the looming threat of runaway flood insurance premiums. More...

Lew Wins

Lew Simon can call himself a winner. The longtime Democratic District Leader and community organizer rolled to victory in a City Council race on Primary Night beating William Diaz of Ozone Park 65 percent to 35 percent. More...

Community

Sandy Art Benefits Sandy Relief Effort

Local photographer Michael Schor is one of many artists who have their work on display at Studio 5404 in Long Island as part of an exhibit that benefits Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. More...

Local Charity Helpers Need Help

Local charities are in need of assistance. Some groups that supply food to the community through food pantries could use help themselves. More...

Sailing Into The Sunset

The American Littoral Society is ready to set sail on a Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise on Saturday, September 28th. More...

Sports

Muay Thai Battle On The Boards II

CROM Martial Training school will be hosting Battle on the Boards II, an exhibition of Muay Thai, a fighting sport with roots in Thailand that combines physical and mental discipline. More...

Run For The Fallen

On Saturday, September 14th, runners will join the Fort Hamilton Family & MWR to run in memory of those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their nation. More...

Playing Big

After four years of playing varsity volleyball at Archbishop Molloy High School, and seven years of club volleyball, two years of Aviator Sports and five years of Creole Big Apple Volley Ball, Jenna Hoffman is now playing as a Libero/Defensive Specia More...

Obits

Donald S. Knowles

Cash Register Sales

Donald S. Knowles, a cash register sales and service tech, died on August 23rd at age 78. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Knowles is preceded in death by his wife, Carol Knowles and son, Eugene Knowles. More...

Harold Levine

Postal Worker

Harold Levine, a postal worker and business owner, died this week at age 96. More...

Carole M.Ward

Homemaker

Carole M. Ward (nee Maxwell), a homemaker, died on September 4th. A Breezy Point resident for more than 14 years coming from Brooklyn, Ward is preceded in death by her husband, James E. More...


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