January 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ferry Fight Is On

With the future of the ferry still up in the air and just two weeks to go before the ferry is scheduled to end, the fight is on. More...

RYTF Calls On NYCHA To Fix Centers

The Rockaway Youth Task Force (RYTF)is calling on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to finally fix two community centers damaged by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Bumpy Road For Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Drivers and pedestrians are having a tough time getting around Rockaway Beach Boulevard from Beach 90th to Beach 94th Streets. As they have in previous months, crews and heavy equipment are once again digging up this major Rockaway roadway. More...

Sports

BCAC Says Thank You In A Big Way

In the long year plus since the hurricane, many people have helped Broad Channel to recover and rebuild. More...

St.Francis De Sales 28th Annual Basketball Christmas Tournament

Over the last two weeks, 36 teams came to show off their basketball skills at St. Francis De Sales. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

Want to live to 100?

There are many factors involved in determining life expectancies, some of which are out of our control. Yet we have power too. More...

Editorial/Opinion

What A Pair: HUD and Build It Back

If Build It Back is designed to frustrate, wear down, exasperate, and confuse then we should start spending some CDBG money on Gold Medals right now. Build It Back reps go to meetings and few people leave happy. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Streaking To A Halt ... More...

Obits

Barbara A.Arkwright

Office Manager

Barbara A. Arkwright, an office manager, died on January 14th. Coming from Woodside, she was a resident of Rockaway for 45 years. Arkwright was a member of the Breezy Point Garden Club, the Golden Age Club and also the Altar Rosary Society at St. More...

Timothy Clifford

Lineman

Timothy Clifford, a lineman for Con Ed, died on December 24th. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Clifford was a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean War era and was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #2672 Rockaway Beach and the Co. More...

Regina M. Clooney

Purchaser

Regina M. Clooney, a purchaser for Brooklyn College, died on January 7th. A Breezy Point resident for more than 50 years, Clooney is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Timpone. More...

PS 106 In Harsh Spotlight

Not enough books; students watch movies instead of learning; no physical education, music or art; and a principal who goes missing. Those are some of the allegations reported in a New York Post article last Sunday. More...

Slow But Gets A Go

While the timeline seems birdbrained the Community Board found enough good reasons to give approval to the construction and design of the new boardwalk at Tuesday’s board meeting. Among the highlights of the plan are the following: More...

Community

Sold! At RAA

Artist Lee Ann Lindgren poses with two of her works at the Rockaway Artists Alliance’s “Gifted” exhibition. Behind her is a mixed media piece by glass artist Renee Radenberg. More...

Broad Channel Back Then

Long time resident Muriel Berry Stemmann is known for her large collection of pictures and clippings and Broad Channel memories. Recently she shared these vintage Channel photos with The Wave. More...

Pipeline Co. Offering Community Grants

The company behind the natural gas pipeline that may be installed, if given approval, is offering grants to the community. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Jose Velez, Community Board

Tell Us About Yourself More...

Boyleing Points

Bare Facts And A Name For The Wages

I’ve got to hand it to the hundreds of people who do the New Year’s Day ocean plunge and the Cystic Fibrosis dip in February. I’m such a weenie in the cold I shower with my clothes on from January to March. More...

Beachcomber

A number of readers wondered what happened to the column Ideas Wanted by Rick Horan. Well, apparently, Rick had 52 weeks of ideas inside that creative head but no more. More...

Letters

Dear John To BIB

Dear Editor: I was inspired to write this to Build It Back after the Community Board meeting: Dear John, Honey, I am leaving you. More...

Attendance Counts

Dear Editor: I just wanted to write to wish The Wave a Happy New Year and share the following. Last night I attended the Community Board meeting and arrived at about 7:35 p.m. More...

Horror Hotel

Dear Editor: I didn’t think it could happen, but the new refurbished $1.4 million (A/C in each room by the way) Rockaway Park Hotel has new tenants even more disgusting than before!! More...


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