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Sidestep Tax Scam Pitfalls

Every day people are taken in by schemes, cons and scams of all kinds. Tax season is no exception and has its own pitfalls and hazards to avoid. More...

Oh Rats!

Some Eateries Show Rodent Droppings

According to restaurant inspection information from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, many of Rockaway’s eateries had unwanted guests. More...

NY Rising Rock East Asking For Ideas

How would you spend $15 million for community resilience? What are your ideas to make the east end of Rockaway ready to better weather future storms? More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“Labor Day” – Love Thy Captor

In this age of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” bondage is a big deal in the entertainment business. The film, “Labor Day,” shows its sweet side. So sweet, in fact, the captor-captive love story is laborious. More...

Sports

Hurricanes Celebrate Championship Season

On the last weekend in January, the Brooklyn Hurricanes celebrated the 2013 season with their 3 Award Banquets at Buckley's Restaurant in Marine Park. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

You couldn’t tell from looking out the window, but springtime is right around the corner and soon you won’t have that bulky winter coat to hide under. More...

Hoop Star Scores Big

Hurricane Sandy hugely affected Aiyana Dugue and her family, leaving them displaced for weeks after nearly six feet of water flooded into their house, But after the storm cleared the 5'4’’ point guard found a way to channel her energies o More...

Letters

Your Stories Sought

Dear Rockaway,Perhaps we’ve already met? I am one of six designers who, over the last five months, has been consulting with local community leaders to explore ways in which expertise in visual communications might More...

Campaign Laws Need Fixing

Dear Sir, Thanks to Frank Gerace for his thoughtful letter to the Editor of the Wave (February 14th) in which he expressed his concern about our country's campaign system and the need for political reform. More...

Praise For The CB

Dear Editor: Sad to see a small turn-out at the Community Board (CB) meeting on 02/11/14. Both councilmen were MIA. Most disappointing was Mr. Richards’ absence especially since both proposals discussed affect the east end of the peninsula! More...

NO CONFIDENCE

Et tu, Doctors?

Uh-oh. First, it was the union. Now it’s the doctors. In August, union reps and politicians, including Public Advocate Bill de Blasio staged a rally to call attention to fiscal and patient care problems at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. More...

Big Crowds Flock To Y

The ribbon cutting is weeks away but the long-awaited YMCA opened its doors and word quickly spread. Bustling crowds filled the new facility all week. More...

Community

Tuskegee Airman To Be Honored

The Tuskegee Airmen, the U.S military’s first African-American aviators served, with distinction in World War II and earned their place in history. More...

Goldfeder to the Rescue

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder makes politics personal. More...

Four Chaplains Remembered

The Daniel M. O'Connell American Legion Auxiliary Unit 272 of Rockaway Beach joined Queens County American Legion Commander Frank Weldon and Legion members from throughout Queens at their annual Four Chaplains Memorial Mass at St. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Winter Without Parole

Vacations in the middle of a winter like this are a big mistake. You’d think a trip to Jamaica --- not the hospital – would be just what the doctor ordered. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’s… More...

Beachcomber

Anthony Weiner wrote an op-ed for the Daily News this week about Albany’s disproportionate influence over the City. We wonder if de Blasio writes him “thank you” notes for the way he imploded on the campaign. More...

Obits

Anthony E. Morris

Airplane Mechanic

Anthony E. Morris, a former airplane mechanic for T.W.A. and a maintenance worker for the New York City Housing Authority, died on February 10th. More...

Mary C. Lenihan

Homemaker

Mary C. Lenihan, a homemaker, died on February 13th. Born in County Kerry, Ireland, Lenihan was a 46 year resident, having moved from the Bronx, and was active in community affairs. More...

Bessie Mae Smith

Home Attendant

Bessie Mae Smith, a home attendant, died on February 13th. Born in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Smith moved from Detroit, Michigan, to Rockaway 25 years ago. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. More...


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