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NRNYC Provides Sandy Repairs

Not eligible for NYC Build it Back repairs? There are other options available for single-family homeowners impacted by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Super Bowl Grants Fund Local Projects

With the Super Bowl taking place in the New York/ New Jersey area, the National Football League is supporting local community projects through grants. More...

School News

Busy Winter Bees At St. Camillus School

Students at St. Camillus School in Rockaway Park have not been hibernating in this cold weather. In fact, the school has been a hive of activity. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Felicia Johnson, Community Board

Tell Us About Yourself I moved to Rockaway in 1986. I lived in Ocean Village when I first moved here, then I went to Arverne and then to Far Rockaway. I’m a geriatric social worker and work with the elderly at the Horizon Care Center. More...

Boyleing Points

Vacation Retrospective

Wave publisher and tyrant, Susan Locke, said I couldn’t go on vacation without submitting a column (in other words, I had to work twice as much if I wanted off). That means it’s time for me to pull a fast one. More...

An Intern’s Take

Black History Month… Connecting The Dots

This weekend I learned a little bit more about something that comes and goes every year. You start to notice it around the end of January. The library displays begin to change. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Katz Looks OK

The Wave did not endorse any candidates who, like Christine Quinn, voted to extend term limits. The act was a self-serving power grab in direct defiance of voters. Voters shouldn’t forget it. More...

Obits

Charles Edward Brady III

Controller/Accountant

Charles Edward Brady III, a controller/ accountant, died on January 27th at age 74. More...

Samuel Eaddy

Musician

Samuel Eaddy, a musician, died on December 17th at age 47. More...

Jerrie “Peter” Forman

NYCTA

Jerrie “Peter” Forman, a New York City Transit Authority employee, died on December 21st at age 74. More...

Not Out Of The Water Yet

Fending off devastating flood insurance premiums is an ongoing, complex battle being waged at grassroots rallies and in the halls of Congress. More...

Sand Delayed

“‘Where’s the sand?” is the question on the minds of many in Rockaway as another month goes by without beach replenishment. More...

Community

RTC: Sold Out!

Two talented casts are bringing a dazzling production of “Little Mermaid Jr.” to the Rockaway Theatre Company’s Fort Tilden Post Theatre. More...

Chili Winners!

Winners of the 100th Precinct Community Council for the Council’s 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser Contest, Bungalow Bar and Restaurant chefs show off their trophy. They were voted top chili from a field of 17 tasty entries. More...

Closer And Closer

The Key Food Supermarket at 87-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard is looking more and more complete every day. More...

Milestones

App Promotes Reading at St. Camillus

Saint Camillus first grader, Tyler Williams, 6, made his parents proud when he came home with an award certificate for reading 88 books. More...

Sports

Jen’s Fitness Forum

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve learned about the nutrition and healthy habits of centenarians. More...

Locals Shine On St. Edmund

The St. Edmund Prep High School varsity ice hockey team entered the second half of their season tied for first place with Xavier High School in the Catholic High School Hockey League (CHSHL). Both teams shared impressive identical 8-1 records. More...

Blessed Trinity Boys Win For A Good Cause

Blessed Trinity’s 4th grade CYO boys’ basketball team traveled to Brooklyn on January 18th, to participate in the “Swish for Kids” tournament held at St. Ephrem’s School gym. More...

Letters

More Than a Commute

Dear Editor: The ferry being extended is good for Rockaway but ridership must stay high. For those who have not taken the ferry or only take it occasionally because it is not as convenient to get to work, here is an idea. More...

Ferries For The Future

Dear Editor: Sail On! Ferry Service Gets Renewal" (Kevin Boyle -- January 24th) could be the wave of the future. Our waterways are an underutilized natural asset which can offer significant transportation alternatives More...

Congrats in Order for Ulrich

Dear Editor: I offer my sincere congratulations to Councilmember Eric Ulrich on his new appointment as the Chairman to the Veterans Committee. More...


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