December 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ferry Facts

The average daily ridership for the Rockaway Ferry from inception until last week (Nov 12, 2012-Dec 13, 2013) is 730. More...

Top Stories

Enviros Seek Payback from Pipeline Project

During a recent Community Board environmental committee meeting, members presented their concerns over the environmental impacts of the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project, also known as the Rockaway pipeline. More...

State Funds Awarded To Revitalize Jamaica Bay

The Regional Economic Development Council has awarded $400,000 in funding for the Jamaica Bay Habitat Restoration and Waterfront Revitalization. More...

Gas Leak Shuts Down Mott Avenue

On one end, buses and other vehicles couldn’t move. On the other, people waited for buses that were stuck in traffic just four blocks away. More...

School News

Stepping It Up At St. Camillus School

Saint Camillus was visited by the world champion Pepper Steppers directed by Stan Brown. These incredible award winning jumpers have been highlighted all around the United States. More...

Milestones

Happy 100th Miranda!

Miranda Juana will be 100 years young on December 26th. The staff at Rockaway Home Care are celebrating with Miranda. More...

Sports

Scholars’ Impact 6-0

When Rockaway thinks of Scholars’ Academy basketball, what most often comes to mind is the girls’ program. With three championship banners in six years, few would argue that they are a talented group. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

When it comes to health and wellbeing listening to the body and learning from situations, whether they directly involve you or not, is vital. More...

Special Athletes Pay Visit to the North Pole

Members of the Rockaway Beach Special Athletics program were invited to their very own lighting ceremony on the Little North Pole on Monday, December 9th. More...

Letters

Another Vote For Wood

Dear Editor: I just finished reading Kevin Callaghan's letter to the Wave about our beloved boardwalk. More...

Another Build It Back Slap

Dear Editor: There was one very disturbing point that was told to those who attended the Build it Back presenta- tion on Monday, December 9th. Actually there were quite a few, but this one really hit home, no pun intended. More...

Thanks Wave

Dear Editor: As we approach the conclusion of this incredible year of rebuilding in The Rockaways, our entire community owes a collective “THANK YOU” to the entire staff of The Wave. More...

Death, Threat

After getting a call from concerned neighbors in Breezy Point about a person who hadn’t been seen or heard from in some time, police responded in the early afternoon of Wednesday, December 18th, and found a deceased man and a grenade. More...

Rockaway Gets A Sea Wall

It’s a sea wall but it’s made of sand. Joe Hartigan and longtime beach advocates John Cori and Eddy Pastore demonstrate just how much erosion has occurred this winter. More...

Community

New Tenant Board Steps Up

On Tuesday, December 17th, Queens County Clerk Audrey Pheffer administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board of Directors of the Arverne View Tenant Association. More...

St. Saviour HS Breezy Bake Sale A Success

St. Saviour High School's bake sale in Breezy Point on December 8th was a resounding success. The Park Slope, Brooklyn all-girls school raised $800. The funds will be used for school improvements. More...

Dear Santa

The students at St. Camillus School in Rockaway Park wrote their “Dear Santa” letters that were delivered by teacher Gina DiSalvio to Macy’s. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

A Rockaway Carol

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the landPeople were waiting for replenishment sand Surfboards and shorts hung by the chimney with careIn hopes that FEMA would only be fair I settled in bed for a nap and a snoreStill thinking of jettie More...

Go Parks!

The Natural Network of New York

You don’t need to go on a trip to the zoo to observe wildlife in New York City. In fact, urban wildlife spotting is one of the best ways to learn about the non-human residents of the city and the roles they play in our unique ecosystem. More...

Your Life And Privacy

Is Your Webcam Watching You?

Recent media reports have highlighted dangers that webcams can pose. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Bloomie And The Rock

Well, Rockaway won’t have Mayor Bloomberg to boo any longer. At a recent event honoring him for his efforts on behalf of the environment he recalled his visits to the Rockaway St. Patrick Day parade with good humor. More...

Obits

Catalina Garcia

Homemaker

Catalina Garcia, a homemaker, died on November 16th at age 63. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Garcia is preceded in death by her father, Angel Garcia and sister, Carmen. More...

Michael G. McLoughlin

Director of Engineering

Michael G. McLoughlin, a director of engineering, died on December 11th. More...

Thomas V. Murphy

Computer Technician

Thomas V. Murphy, a computer technician, died on December 13th. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years coming from Fordham in the Bronx, NY, Murphy was a member of the US Marine Corps. More...


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