December 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Sending a Message

If you’ve driven down Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel lately, it’s hard to miss a small house with a big message plastered on the front. More...

Sandy Grants Available For Coastal Resiliency

Grants are now available for environmental projects that support coastal resiliency. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will administer grants from the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program. More...

Goldfeder Pushes DEC To Speed Sandy Recovery

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is telling the NYS Department of Environmental Conversation (DEC) to hurry up. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

"Oldboy” – Hammered

Filmmaker Spike Lee jumps feet first into the territory traveled by his nemesis, Quentin Tarantino: Revenge and Violence. And, he laces his new film, “Oldboy,” with a touch of Alfred Hitchcock, which is the saving grace. More...

Sports

Jen’s Fitness Forum

It’s easy to pack on a few extra pounds during the holiday season, yet harder to shed them afterward. Follow the tips below to avoid unwanted weight gain and enter into the New Year feeling healthy and confident! Start the day with exercise. More...

Running For The Sunshine State

The grandson of a proud Rockaway resident is headed to Florida to play some football. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Hopes for 2014

We hope for a boardwalk in 2014. If that’s impossible we hope the Parks Department and EDC will put in place some temporary measures to create a continuous stretch of boardwalk for 2-3 miles. More...

“Happy New Year Rockaway”

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Obits

Jane Peterson Bragg

Scientist

Jane Peterson Bragg, a scientist for the NYC Department of Health, died on December 22nd. A Rockaway resident for more than 25 years coming from Brooklyn, Bragg was a historian for the Ladies AOH Div 27. More...

Zaynah Brooks

Student

Zaynah Brooks, a student, died on November 18th at age 19. More...

Edward Brown

Florist

Edward Brown, a Manhattan florist, died on December 7th at age 84. More...

Hope For 2014

Once a burned ruin, this Beach 130th Street house will soon be a home. More...

Community

Up And Away

No question Santa had a lot of getting around to do in Rockaway and Broad Channel this year. Here the jolly man in red prepares to take off from this Belle Harbor lawn in a hot air balloon. Photo by Dan Guarino More...

Creamer Makes Coolest List

It’s official. Ariel Creamer is one of the coolest people of 2013. The editors of Scholastic News just announced their list of the 8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2013, and Rockaway’s Ariel Creamer is on it. More...

Queens DA Unwraps New Bikes For Rockaway Kids

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced that 30 Far Rockaway children who attend public schools that participate in his STAR Track (Straight Talk About Risks) anti-violence program have received brand-new bicycles as a surprise gift in a par More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Yule Tude Traditions

Tree lighting, gift giving, decking the halls with boughs of holly and donning gay apparel are all fine traditions that carry on year after year from sea to shining sea. Songs and poems are dedicated to these familiar traditions. More...

Broad Channel Bits

I do not know how many words I have logged since I started working at The Wave, just about one year ago. But if there are any words I will be happy to never write again, they will be “This week Broad Channel says goodbye to…” More...

Beachcomber

We guess they like the big boys better. When asked for comment about who they were supporting in the City Council Speaker race, Donovan Richards and Eric Ulrich brushed us off. More...

Letters

Christmas Trees To The Beach!

Dear Editor: This year, after the live Christmas trees have fulfilled their destiny by bringing Christmas joy to local families, why now reduce them to a mere pile of mulch or, worse yet, have the local dump become their final resting place? More...

Standing In The Way

Dear Editor: Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho and Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas are standing in the way of a solution for skyrocketing flood insurance rates. They are blocking the bill from going to the Senate floor to be voted on! More...

On Those Toilet Cops

Dear Editor: Let me get this straight.....We are paying people to guard a toilet (Wave article 12/6). FROM WHAT? MATT WHALEN More...


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