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NYPD: High Water, No Problem

“We’ve never had anything like this,” Deputy Inspector Scott Olexa said. More...

Schumer Calls For Federal Funds For Breezy Dune

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer is asking for federal Hurricane Sandy funds to be used towards creating a double dune system in Breezy Point to protect residents from future flooding. More...

Richards Says About Time Sandy $$ Tracked

After the threat of proposed legislation introduced by Council Member Donovan Richards that would force the city to shine a light on where billions of dollars are being spent to rebuild communities post Hurricane Sandy, the Bloomberg Administration o More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Election Results Sparks An Investigation

Ok, there’s no real shame in losing to Derek Jeter but to Ed Koch and John Lindsay? Now that hurts. More...

Beachcomber

Avi Goldfeder, who delivered a few knuckle sandwiches to his younger brother Phil when they were growing up, seems nicer than the popular Assemblyman. Avi runs Generators & Beyond. His company installs and maintains. More...

Sullivan’s Court

Q. I recently called a lawyer’s office seeking a consultation for a possible lawsuit I thought I had against a Cityowned hospital. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Red Herring And Not Enough Chuck

A red herring is the term used when something is used to distract from what’s truly relevant. The Wall Street Journal used a classic red herring in its recent editorial about allowing devastating flood insurance premiums to go forward. More...

Obits

Evelyn Irene Belgrave

Nurse

Evelyn Irene Belgrave, a nurse, died on November 15th at age 85. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Belgrave was a member of Bethel Temple C.O.G.I.C. More...

Geraldine Boyland

Homemaker

Geraldine Boyland, a homemaker, died on December 10th at age 73. Boyland is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Boyland Sr. She is survived by her sons, Arthur Jr. More...

Martin Egan

Director of Finance and Purchasing

Martin Egan, a director of finance and purchasing for the Brooklyn Public Library, died on December 8th. More...

COMMUNITY BOARD MEETING TONIGHT -- TUESDAY 7:15

At Martin de Porres High School -- Entrance on Beach 11th Street

CB14 Meeting Tonight More...

WHEN?

When? That is the question. (Just don’t hold us to it). A graduate level researcher stopped by The Wave to gather information for a study. More...

Boardwalk Getting New Foundation

Old Stuff Too Salty

When it’s built, it will be built to last. Although the when remains a mystery, the what has been settled: the boardwalk will be concrete and it will sit on new steel pilings. More...

Community

Feeling Full: Residents Get A Taste Of Rockaway

Residents got a taste of Rockaway during the first food tour presented by the new Hospitality and Entertainment Association for Restaurants and Taverns (HEART). More...

Breezy Point Trio Awarded Scholarships

Three Breezy Point residents were awarded special scholarships for their academic excellence. Grace Dolan, Megan McGinn and Devyn Stansky, all freshmen from Breezy Point, were among eight St. More...

Joining Forces

Dr. Naushi Lalani and the Rockaway Dental Group are helping the U.S. Marines in their Toys for Tots Literacy Program. Dr. More...

Milestones

Happy 104th!

On December 13th, Mrs. Annette celebrated her 104th birthday! She receives Home Care Services at the Rockaway Home Care Service. More...

Sports

Local Shows Skills on the College Courts

Khalil Bratton, of Far Rockaway, is coming home for the holidays after showing off his top-notch shooting skills during the early college basketball season as a player for the SUNY Canton Men’s basketball team, The Roos. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

These days most items in the supermarket are available year-round. However, just because you could doesn’t necessarily mean you should. There are many advantages to selecting fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables. More...

Letters

A Taste For More!

Dear Editor: I hope the Taste of Rockaway was as much of a success for the restaurants as it was for the locals. More...

Schumer, Are You Really The Man?

Dear Editor: I am issuing a challenge to Senator Chuck Schumer. Senator, I am challenging you to put aside your fight for Illegal Immigration reform, your time and effort to implement The Affordable Care Act. More...

Inspect Carol!

Dear Editor: The Rockaway Theatre Company has once again accomplished the impossible in the revival of its 2007 production of the hilarious "Inspecting Carol." More...


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