February 28, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

Peninsula Preparatory Academy Gets An “A”

Peninsula Preparatory Academy is an “A” rated school in the Rockaways. This recognition affirms the hard work and dedication of the parents and staff in persevering through seemingly insurmountable odds. More...

School Spotlight

On The Lookout For The Write Stuff

With all the recent emphasis on education— from the current call for Universal Pre-K on the city and state levels to the ever-present need for excellence in higher education—The Wave thought the time ripe to put the spotlight on Rockaway More...

Scam Alert

Whether by e-mail, phone or in your mailbox, there is nothing new about scams. Only the technology has changed. Recently 100th Precinct Community Council President Danny Ruscillo shared information about a recent scam. More...

An Intern’s Take

Sports Stars Play It Safe

When this month began who would have thought that the NBA and the NFL would be making such socially conscious decisions? This week the first openly gay basketball player stepped foot on court. More...

Slice Of Life

Not Asking Much

The recent pothole debacle all over the tri state area has me scratching my brow. A routine 40 minute trip took me 90 minutes last Saturday afternoon. More...

Dispatches

Brian O’Connell, Principal: Honored

The Catholic Teachers Association of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens held its annual dinner at Russo’s. More...

Go Parks!

Wild Beauty and Adventure on Staten Island

If you haven’t been to the Greenbelt in Staten Island, you don’t know what you’re missing. More...

Broad Channel Bits

If you walk along the edges of our island, it is evident that a few houses which were damaged by the storm are now demolished and gone forever. 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: 2/19/2014 More...

Boyleing Points

Pizza Pizza

Pizza places in Rockaway have never made a Top 10 list. There’s no Di Fara’s, Denino’s, L and B, Patsy’s or Totonno’s on the peninsula. Some of those legendary places only serve whole pies. Which is controversial. More...

Beachcomber

Max and Molly are the two most popular dog names in Rockaway. Bailey comes in third. We hope none of these are responsible for the loads left in the hockey rink at Beach 108th Street. Pick up after your dogs, no matter what their name! More...

Happy Phil Collins Day!

Not even heavy snow could stop the celebration of Phil Collins Day at the Beach Church on Beach 97th Street on Saturday, February 15th. More...

Super Volunteer Awarded

Vanessa Chumpitaz of St. Camillus School in Rockaway Park was honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award. More...

School Scope

Who Protected Marcella Sills?

The media seems to be enthralled over Marcella Sills’ magic disappearing act as principal of PS 106 in Far Rockaway ever since the NY Post reported the story a short time after Bill de Blasio and Carmen Farina took over the running of the schoo More...

Official Point Of View

Welcome PSEG - Goodbye And Good Riddance LIPA!

We have all seen and read the barrage of articles related to the countless problems and issues brought on by Sandy. It has been almost 16 months since the storm. 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. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Sex Offender Bill Adds Layer of Protection for Children

Earlier this month Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder announced he would introduce legislation that would ensure that all parks where children play are off limits to dangerous sex offenders. More...

From The Artists Studio

Art As Contemplation

Artists combine a variety of art tools and techniques to make a delicious bouillabaisse of work in “Mixed Media,” on view through March 23. More...


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