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Have A Look Before Heading To The Polls

The Wave is providing a summary of election options facing voters on Tuesday. In the interests of space, we cannot provide information on all candidates and issues. There are, for example, fifteen people on the ballot of Mayor. More...

From One Rockaway Crystal Ball

A few short days ago, residents across the tri-state area marked the 2nd anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. As the rebuilding continues, there is cautious optimism about the future of the beach community. More...

Back To Business - Bouncing Back After Sandy

Rockaway is back in business a year after Sandy, even if it’s not quite business as usual. In its wake, Sandy left a trail of damaged stores, offices and companies. Some bounced back quickly, some never did at all. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Parkland – Reliving JFK’s Death

November 22, 1963 is a date most people of that era remember, but many want to forget. In “Parkland,” that day is vividly resurrected in every gory detail of President John F. Kennedy’s death. More...

Sports

Nyad Swim Supports Sandy Recovery

On October 8th, Diana Nyad swam for 48 hours in New York City’s Herald Square to support AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. More...

Rovers On A Roll

The Rockaway Rovers Gaelic Football Club finished up their U8 season with another fine showing in last weekend's tournament. More...

Running News

Rockaway Glider’s John Edwards has something to say about running in Rockaway. More...

Letters

A Keeper

Dear Editor: Thank you for the wonderful commemorative issue of The Wave. While it is sometimes difficult to remember all that we went through during the past year, More...

Honorable Collectible

Dear Editor: Congratulatons on the Sandy commemorative issue of THE WAVE. It was the perfect tribute to the devastation we suffered and to the resilience we displayed in the twelve months since that awful day last year. More...

Respect Tribute Park

Dear Editor: Tribute Park is one of the most precious places in our community, where friends and family members can go to pay their respects to their loved ones or just spend some quiet time to reflect, or soak in the gorgeous surroundings. More...

Ulrich Edges Simon

City Council Race Tight All Night

Incumbent Eric Ulrich beat back a strong showing by Lew Simon to hold onto his City Council seat. Ulrich topped Simon 53-47%. More...

Flood Delay Proposed

FEMA NOT STOPPED YET

Reality seems to be taking hold in some corners of Congress. Bi-partisan groups in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have reached a deal to delay flood insurance hikes. But hold the celebration. More...

de Blasio Makes Nice With Wave

The squeaky wheel got some grease. The Wave noticed that mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio did a good job of overlooking most of Rockaway, particularly the west end, since launching his campaign in January. More...

Community

Sandy’s Children Tell Their Stories

“It was inspirational,” author Marie Barret told the Daily News in a December interview, “It was their survival stories.” More...

Residents Remember Sandy With Candlelight Vigil

Dozens of residents gathered at the beach on the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy to reflect and pay respect to the lives lost during the storm with a candlelight vigil. More...

Students Paint The Town

Budding student artists from Scholar’s Academy, St. Francis de Sales, St. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Goodbye Media Coverage

It’s all quiet now. The rodeo has left town. Rockaway had its day in the sun as news teams descended upon the peninsula for the Sandyversary as a friend called it. More...

Beachcomber

While supplies last. The Sandy anniversary edition flew off the newsstands. Although it was a double edition, The Wave charged its usual price of just 50 cents and took a loss in the process. More...

IDEAS WANTED

These Ideas were considered a bit wacky, until they began making money… Toy robotic balls controlled by smartphones. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Vote No

Rockaway doesn’t need a casino. We don’t know what will happen with Arverne East and other open spaces that developers might be eyeing but making Rockaway a target for gaming would be a colossal misstep. More...

Obits

Mary T. Fox

Registered Nurse

Mary T. Fox, a registered nurse, died on October 26th. More...

Stacey Graham

Counselor

Stacey Graham, a counselor, died on October 17th at age 47. More...

Ellen Frances Molinari

Secretary

Ellen Francis Molinari, a secretary, died on October 28th, at age 84. A lifelong Rockaway resident, she was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church. Molinari is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Morin. More...


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