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Veterans Day: Remembering Veteran Volunteers

This Veterans Day, residents aren’t just paying their respects to the military members who dedicated their time on the battlefield and deployments abroad. More...

Far Rockaway GI Honored At West Point

Nearly 69 years after he died in the service of his nation, First Sergent Cosimo Crovello of Far Rockaway was honored at a special ceremony at West Point on October 1st. More...

Vets Monuments, Flight 587 Memorial To Be Preserved

After several previous visits in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Citywide Monuments Conservation Program (CMCP) is now dedicating its field team to start preservation work on several military monuments in the Rockaways, as well as the Flight 587 Mem More...

Sports

6th Grade Ravens Ready To Rock

The Ravens 6th graders are excited and ready to bring the Superbowl Trophy home to Rockaway this year. These young men have fought through much adversity and plan to leave it all on the field this weekend. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

The Way of Saint James, A Continuation: Physical

“The Way is not a race.” I heard this repeated many times at the beginning. I heard it until I understood it and put it into practice. After years of team sports and competition, it was in my nature to turn the pilgrimage into just that. More...

The Fishing Report

Jamaica Bay and outside: Big Ron’s Bait and Tackle in Howard Beach reports some bluefish action and some striped bass but, not a lot of it. What little bass action there is, are all short fish with few keepers. More...

Obits

Teresa Lovett

Custodian

Teresa Lovett, a custodian for the NYC Board of Education, died on November 4th. Born in Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland, she moved from Brooklyn to become a Rockaway resident 13 years ago. More...

Marie Liboria Nieves

Dietary Aide

Marie Liboria Nieves, a dietary aide at Peninsula Hospital Center for 47 years, died on November 1st. Nieves was a resident of Rockaway for 59 years, having moved here from Brooklyn. More...

Sandy Money Helping (Some)

Park Inn Getting 1.4 Mil

While homeowners await help from Build It Back, the city run program designed to assist homeowners recover from losses sustained from Sandy, New York State announced that it is handing out money to healthcare and social service providers and communit More...

The Sun Takes A Shine To Rockaway

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Community

Kingsborough, Beacon Offer New Courses In Rockaway

  Rockaway resident Susan Lavin and Kingsborough Community College Continuing Education Program Coordinator is letting the community know that the college has announced a brand new partnership with the Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. More...

Sea Song Sculpture Unveiled

With songs, poetry, shared stories of Hurricane Sandy and even a fire dancer, the Sea Song commemorative sculpture was raised on Saturday, October 26th at the Hip Hop Community Garden at Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Free Child Care Training In Far Rockaway

As Far Rockaway continues to rebuild and recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Business Outreach Center (BOC) is offering a free child care training course for all who are interested. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Poll Fault

Yeah, yeah, we live in a free country. More...

Beachcomber

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance is holding an event called Race To Connect designed for locals to be better prepared for future emergencies and natural disasters using 21st century technology. It’s sure to be a fun day for people 15 and over. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Is it just me? Or does everyone have this problem adjusting to Daylight Savings time? More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Close Call

The Wave sat out endorsing in the City Council race. Donovan Richards on the east end was a walk in the park. He won with more than 90 percent and an endorsement wouldn’t have meant a thing. More...

Letters

Vote Hassle

Dear Editor: I've just returned from voting, and have to say how very upset I am. More...

Agony of de Feces

Dear Editor: To the dog owners who walk their dogs under the el along Rockaway Freeway between Beach 87th Street and Beach 94th Street: More...

It’s About Our Rights

Dear Editor: A few months ago, my friend Jimmy was walking at night in an area of Rockaway “close to” where drug deals have been known to happen. He took a shortcut through an alley and found the police waiting for him More...


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