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Mayor Says Sandy Is A Focus

(From the Mayor’s State of The City address which he delivered on Monday). … Finally, we will not forget our obligations to the people of this city still recovering from the after-effects of Superstorm Sandy. More...

Pinson Flooding Getting A Fix

Sewage water backs onto streets and into basements making residents sick. Cars and even school buses need rescue as they attempt to make their way through the constantly flooded street. More...

POLICE ACTIVITY

Most Mondays, we get crime reports (The Police Blotter) from the 100th Precinct. We will publish what we receive, as we receive it. These unedited reports come from the 100th Precinct: February 3 Location: 100 Block of B73 Street Charges: Larceny More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Denean Ferguson, 101st Precinct Community Council

Tell us about yourself. I was born in Manhattan. I was adopted by parents living in Long Island, in West Hempstead. So I was raised in the suburbs in Long Island. I went to public school up to 6th grade (and) went to Holy Trinity High School. More...

Boyleing Points

Cold, Cold Heart

Back in the days of the little red schoolhouse, kids would draw hearts on construction paper and bring home the valentine’s for mom. More...

Beachcomber

Schools are closed for the February break and you’re stuck at home with the kids? Well, here’s an idea – take the ferry to the city. It’s a great way to see the city and you and the kids help boost ridership. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Hurry It Up, Bill

Calling Tony Shorris, calling Tony Shorris. Who’s that, you ask? Come on, you know who that is. More...

Letters

Get Money Out Of Politics

Dear Editor: I’m tired of being ashamed of the campaign system in our country by which only millionaires can get a chance to serve their country. More...

You Can Help Now

Dear Editor: (To all Rockaway residents) Urgent! I have been doing this for close to a year now and I am finding myself a little burnt out. So here is what we all have to do. More...

Meeks: Yell At Yourself

Dear Editor: Congressman Meeks issued a press release last week bashing Republican lawmakers for essentially not reversing their vote on the Biggert-Waters Act by refusing to vote to delay the implementation of the B-W Act itself. More...

Temp Fix: Boardwalk Getting Connected

Other than a gap from Beach 35th to Beach 38th Street the boardwalk is intact from Beach 9th to Beach 59th Street. More...

Community

Rockaway Facelift

Freezing a moment. Artist Geoff Rawling gives The Creative Clown Studio a facelift. More...

Help Bring Back Whaleamina

It has been 16 months since Whaleamina swam away with Sandy. A group is determined to bring the beloved landmark back by holding a fundraiser concert. On Saturday, February 15th, Projects of Peace, Inc. More...

Arverne Library Gets Ready To Reopen

The Arverne Branch of the Queens Library at 313 Beach 54th street has been rebuilt and will reopen for public service on March 18th. More...

Milestones

Happy Birthday!

Wave publisher Susan Locke found herself on the other side of the news on her birthday on Thursday, January 23rd. More...

Sports

CROM Sparring Event In New Home

On the move since being displaced by Hurricane Sandy, CROM Martial Arts and CrossFit Training Center is celebrating the opening of their new and permanent home by hosting a sparring exhibition event on Sunday, February 16th. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

Natural Cures For Puffy Eyes

Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by a number of different factors, including lack of sleep, stress, allergies, illness, and infection. If you struggle with inflammation around the eyes and are unsure of the cause, consult with a doctor. More...

Molloy Girls Take 2nd Championship

On Sunday, February 2nd, the Archbishop Molloy High School girls swim team capped off its second consecutive undefeated season by winning its 2nd consecutive GCHSAA Championship by 279 points over its closest competitor. More...

Obits

Raymond Baxter

Construction Worker

Raymond Baxter, a construction worker, died on January 6th at age 62. More...

Deacon Charles Douglas Crenshaw

Security Officer

Deacon Charles Douglas Crenshaw, a security officer, died on January 22nd at age 81. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Crenshaw served as an ordained deacon and sexton of The Gateway United Church of Deliverance In Massapequa, N.Y. More...

Jesús Manuel García

Entreprenuer

Jesús Manuel García, an entrepreneur, died on January 26th at age 64. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, García served in the United States Army from February 1968 until February 1970, when he received an Honorable Discharge. More...


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