March 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Fort Tilden Fix Up Needed

Local politicians are urging the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) to speed up the process of repairing Sandy-damaged Fort Tilden. More...

Post St. Patricks Parade Arrest

A stabbing incident marred the post-St. Patrick’s Day Parade afternoon on Saturday, March 1st. Police report that at 4:40 p.m. More...

Convicted In Police Knife Attack

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the conviction of a 39-year-old Far Rockaway man in the attempted murder of a police sergeant and assault on two other police officers. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Movie Scope

“3 DAYS TO KILL” – SPY DAD DYING

An aged CIA agent dying of a brain tumor at odds with his estranged wife and maladjusted teenage daughter has one last job in Paris. Sound depressing? It isn’t. Thanks to a wonderfully laid-back performance by Kevin Costner. More...

Milestones

Michael Turns 12

Michael Patrylo of Inwood celebrated his 12th birthday on February 20th with a birthday party at the home of his Bayswater grandparents, John and Peggy Patrylo. More...

Sports

Surf’s Up!

It’s never too cold for a surf competition! Lost Weekend NYC and The Leadbelly are hosting a single fin surf contest on Saturday, March 8th called the Rockaway Classic. More...

RB Volleyball League Preps For New Season

Preparations for the Summer 2014 Rockaway Beach Volleyball League are underway. More...

St. Camillus Team Sweeps To Championship

The St. Camillus winter intramural league playoffs were held these past three weeks, with the Orange Junior team, seeded third in the playoffs, taking on the sixth seeded team in the opening round of the playoffs. More...

Obits

Cyrus Bernard

Cabinet Maker

Cyrus Bernard, a cabinet maker, died on February 3rd at age 86. More...

Kevin Brown

Dispatcher

Kevin “Papa Smurf” Brown, a dispatcher, died on February 10th at age 47. More...

Rosie Lee Chandler

Park Nursing Home Employee

Rosie Lee Chandler, a park nursing home employee, died on February 3rd at age 76. A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Chandler was a member of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and the Young Adult Choir and Gospel Chorus. More...

Congress Looks To Stop FEMA

Flood Insurance Bill Passes House

The flood insurance challenge is a lot like Rockaway roads: full of potholes. Some holes are being filled but caution signs are still out there. And, as people in Rockaway know, some potholes become sink holes. More...

Community

Purim At Temple Beth-El

On Saturday evening, March 15th, all are welcome to join Rabbi Allan Blaine and Cantor Jeffrey Wolk to celebrate the holiday of Purim at Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park. The Temple is located at 201 Beach 121st Street in Rockaway Park. More...

Locals Get Tax Tips At Rockaway Republican Event

Nearly 100 concerned locals gathered at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on March 4th to get some tax advice. More...

RAA Celebrates An Irish Afternoon

Celebrating St. Patrick’s, the Rockaway Artists Alliance is hosting a lively and fun afternoon filled with live Irish music, humor, stories, poetry and more. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Belle Harbor resident and Graybeard Kevin Ward has been named Chief of Staff by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. Congrats to the 30 year vet. More...

Boyleing Points

Numbers Game

Sabermetrics is the term sports teams and crazy fans use to analyze player performance. It’s possible, more or less, to do the same with newspapers. In the fancy schmancy world of technology you can get all sorts of information. More...

The Insider

Why Hire an Interior Designer?

Whether you’re working on new construction or remodeling a single room, these projects have numerous choices and decisions that can make you want to pull out your hair. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Seeing Through The Act

The Oscars were last Sunday. Funny, we were reminded of a line from a Marx brothers movie: Are you gonna believe me or your own eyes? More...

Letters

End The Parade

Dear Editor: Think it's time to follow Hoboken and just end the St. Patrick's Day Parade here in Rockaway. More...

Taking On Intern’s Take

To Ilyassha Shivers (Intern’s Take): You should have started your article with the statement of "Today’s athletes stay away from fighting for the rights of the people" (Wave, February 28th) and elaborated on that subject. More...

Seawolves Soar At Parade

Dear Editor: How far we came since 2005! It was so wonderful to see the glorious job Ms. Mainhart has done with the cheerleaders, and how sweet the sound of the band is behind the leadership of Ms. Morritt and Mr. Leicht! More...


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