October 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

COLUMBUS DAY WAVE CLOSED

The Wave will be closed in observance of Columbus Day, Monday, October 13th. The office will open on Tuesday and resume regular operations. Enjoy the holiday! More...

Top Stories

Goldfeder Bill Restores Funding To Developmental Disability Programs

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced that legislation he sponsored, and strongly advocated for, was signed into law by Governor Cuomo. More...

LIPA Outages To Impact Community

LIPA outages are coming again, but this time it’s to make improvements. More...

Participatory Budgeting Comes To East End

What would you do with $1 million? Put in better lighting in the Far Rockaway business district? Fix broken streets? Can you think of something to make the quality of life better for all of those who live here? More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Prisoners, Connecting The Kidnappers

There are a lot of kidnappers in “Prisoners.” But can you keep track of who’s kidnapping whom? Forget about the why and the where. More...

Sports

NY Mets Honor Woods, Petronis For Sandy Work

Through his organization, The Wright Thing, New York Mets third basement David Wright has honored more Rockaway residents for their work during Sandy. More...

The Fishing Report

Jamaica Bay: The porgies are still hitting the hooks according to Ron at Big Ron’s Bait and Tackle in Howard Beach. More...

Coaches, Players Play Against Cancer

Local basketball coaches and players are driving hard for a win against cancer. Friday and Saturday, November 29th and 30th, will see the Coaches vs. Cancer 7th Grade Basketball Tournament hit the courts. All games will be played at the St. More...

Letters

Trees, Please

Dear Editor: I would like to respond to your article in last week's Wave titled "Do you smell what the rock is cooking?" I've lived in 107-10 Shore Front Parkway for almost two and a half years and can testify to the fact that the water treatment More...

Lifeguard Schedule Needs A Fix

Dear Editor: I would like to address an issue that is of concern to all residents of Rockaway, one that has somehow fallen silent in all the tumult of post-Sandy recovery: ocean access on our beaches. More...

Sand In Their Brains

Dear Editor:Today is Monday, October 7th, 2013.My guess is that the Parks Department is riding up and down our beaches in their four wheel drive vehicles wondering what happened to the eight foot mounds of sand piled in front of the four foot high More...

Absurd, Necessary, Or Both

This home on Noel Road in Broad Channel is among the first to be elevated in the area. More...

Lew Simon Update: Heart Stent

As The Wave went to press news came in that City Council candidate Lew Simon will undergo bypass surgery. Feeling chest pains, Simon went to the hospital and was later admitted to LIJ Hospital. More...

Community

Cuisine by Claudette Blends Food and Art

“Food and art. What a beautiful thing,” Claudette Flatow, owner of Cuisine by Claudette said, speaking of an upcoming event at her restaurant which will feature both. More...

A Touch of Ireland For All

Irish language, dance, humor and music come full circle back to Rockaway with An Afternoon of Irish Culture at the Knights of Columbus at 333 Beach 90th Street. More...

Timeless Story Comes To Rockaway

The Book of Job from the Old Testament presents an ancient story which concerns itself with the timeless question of human suffering. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Step Into The Liquid

You can write something that would make Old Yeller cry. You can write something that deserves to be framed and sent to Congress. And you can write something that Abe Lincoln and Mark Twain would plagiarize but it wouldn’t matter in Rockaway. More...

Beachcomber

One of Rockaway’s committed supporters in City Hall is Nanette Smith. She does a lot of jobs well and one of those is staying out of the limelight. More...

Go Parks!

Swimming season at the beach is now a fond memory but new adventures await you at NYC Parks’ thirteen marinas citywide. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Shutdown The Shutdown

The Congress that finished its term in January earned its reputation as a Do-Nothing Congress – though it may be that was a good thing. After all, those fools are the ones who passed the Biggert-Waters Act. More...

de Blasio Defenders

Some people say we should be nice to him. We shouldn’t pick a fight with a guy likely to be mayor. Sorry. A candidate who wants our support should show up – particularly to areas devastated by Sandy. More...

Obits

Anne K. Blum

Homemaker

Anne K. Blum, a homemaker, died on October 3rd. More...

Carlton Lloyd Coote

JFK Airport Worker

Carlton Lloyd Coote, a JFK airport employee, died on September 21st at age 65. More...

Lola L. Dalton

Registered Nurse

Lola L. Dalton, a registered nurse, died on September 27th at age 76. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Dalton was a member of God’s Battalion of Prayer Church since 1977. More...


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