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What’s Wrong With Beach 115th Street?

It may have been a recent trailer fire that brought new attention to Beach 115th Street, but residents, landlords, police and community activists agree the block has been a problem for years. More...

Do You Smell What The Rock Is Cooking?

Did you smell that? Residents made a big stink over an overly foul odor on Tuesday. More...

Help For Post-Disaster Stress

Recognizing that the stresses of Hurricane Sandy have lingered long after the storm’s tide rolled out, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is collaborating with the Red Cross to offer a new program to treat post-disaster distress symptoms fo More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Early Birders Are The Real Hipsters

Senior citizens and some of my Jewish friends have it right. They get home before sundown. You can get all your craziness done and still read The Wave. More...

Beachcomber

P-U. The sewage treatment plant had been particularly ripe in recent weeks. It seems slow moving waste was causing the smell. The DEP used some additives and it seemed to help. More...

Go Parks!

Family Fun Beyond The Shore This October

Fall is in the air. NYC Parks is all geared up for amazing free adventures indoors and out, all around town, for you and your kids. More...

Editorial/Opinion

You Can’t Stop Now

Not everybody reads The Wave. If you’re a regular reader, you know we have been hammering the point about flood insurance premiums being a deadly threat to all of Rockaway. It’s an issue that is not going away on its own. More...

Boardwalk Aesthetics

Yes, we’d love a seawall. But we don’t want to wait for the Army Corps of Engineers to build one. For that matter, we don’t want to wait to find out IF they’re going to build one. We want a boardwalk ASAP. More...

Obits

Tina Bulloch

Secretary

Tina Bulloch, a secretary for the National Park Service, died on September 19th. More...

Ronald Pedro Cobin

Security

Ronald Pedro Cobin, a security worker, died on September 14th at age 59. More...

Deacon Marshall Lee Harris

Cleaning Service Employee

Deacon Marshall Lee Harris, a Marshall Harris Cleaning Service employee, died on September 15th at age 65. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Harris was a faithful member of Community Church of God in Christ. More...

MISSING: de Blasio Ignores West End

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is getting closer. He visited the Rockaway peninsula on Sunday, September 29th and got as far west as Beach 51st Street for the purpose of a photo op at the shuttered More...

Community

First Brunch At BC Legion

American Legion Post 1404 in Broad Channel hosted their first Sunday brunch since Hurricane Sandy on September 29th. More...

Queens Library Plans To Celebrate Rockaway Strong

With the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy just weeks away, the Queens Library has approached the community to join them in a celebration of the Rockaway Peninsula. More...

Food Drive Announced At Precinct Council Meeting

The 100th Precinct Community Council met at the Knights of Columbus on Tuesday, September 24th. Among other initiatives, the Council announced a food drive for Saturday, October 5th at St. Rose of Lima RC Church. More...

Sports

Rockies Ready To Roll

The Rockaway Rockies started their hockey season last Sunday, September 29th. Here they take to the rink to get things rolling. Kids can still register on Sunday mornings. More...

BCAC Shamrocks Peanuts Gallery

The young players of the Broad Channel Athletic Club’s Peanut division team (5-6 years old) eagerly await their turn to play on Sunday, September 29th, as the Shamrocks played against Valley Stream. More...

Rovers Roll On To Gaelic Football Victory

The Rockaway Rovers Gaelic Football Club continued their impressive 2013 season with a dominating performance in the Shannon Gaels Gaelic Football Blitz. More...

Letters

Cure The Mistake

Dear Editor: Mistakes have been made. When they shut down the electrical power in lower Manhattan for the coming Hurricane Sandy they forgot to include the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Town Hall: Schumer, Meeks, Gillibrand Now

Dear Editor:This past Saturday`s STOP FEMA rally was great in that it showed the solidarity of the Rockaway, Broad Channel and Howard Beach communities protesting the outrageous flood insurance rates, scheduled to affect us all. More...

Senior Wants Flood Fairness

Dear Editor: I'm a senior age 85. I wish I was able to go to the rally and let my voice be heard. It will be impossible for people like me to pay the outrageous premiums in the future. More...


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