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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. More...

Petition for Bike Lane

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to make the Rockaway Freeway under the A train safer and more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists. More...

Smartphone Smart Advice

The NYPD Community Affairs Bureau has issued this smart advice on what to do BEFORE your smartphone is lost or stolen. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Stan Brown, Coach, Stan Brown’s Pepper Steppers

Tell us about yourself. I live in Rockaway. I’ve been in Rockaway since, let me see...I moved to Rockaway near the end of 1957. I moved to Redfern. I went into the service in 1965. In the Navy I was a petty officer. More...

Boyleing Points

Rest In Pizza

Pete Mahon, one of my editorial scolds, wrote to say my last column about obituaries, also known as the Irish comics, was woefully misinformed. I admit as soon as I read: the term obituary stems from the Latin word obit, I fell asleep. More...

From The Artists Studio

Even More Classes For Adults

RAA is continuing to offer art classes to our adult community. More...

Sports

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

I Dance For Physical Literacy -12 Steps

This is an aspiring pledge and reflection to physical literacy and physical education ambassadorship. Start first by reading this article then replace the word DANCE with your favorite activity you enjoy. More...

Goal! New Rock Hockey Champs

The Greater New York City Ice Hockey League posted a big “Great Job!” to the NY Stars Midget 16U team and and their coaches and parents on winning the Long Island Amateur Hockey League (LIAHL) Championship. More...

Xavier Hockey Wins Championship!

The Xavier High School Varsity Ice Hockey, team, the Knights, defeated St. Edmund Prep 5-1 and 5-3 to sweep the finals and win the CHSHL (Catholic High School Hockey League) B Division Championship. More...

Obits

George E.Ambery Sr.

Firefighter

George E. Ambery Sr., an FDNY firefighter, died on March 9th. A Rockaway Point resident for more than 38 years coming from Brooklyn, Ambery was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and a 40 year veteran for the F.D.N.Y. More...

Maureen P. Garvey

Registered Nurse

Maureen P. Garvey, a registered nurse, died on March 6th. A Rockaway resident for 29 years coming from Brooklyn, Garvey was a nurse for 35 years at Maimonides Hospital. More...

Matthew F. Jackson

Manager

Matthew F. Jackson, a manager of a communications company, died on March 5th. More...

Army Corps Talks

Plovers And Sand Plans

The long awaited sand replenishment project is now scheduled to begin March 22nd. While the start date is likely, the rest of the plan is “fluid” according to Project Manager Dan Falt of the Army Corps of Engineers. More...

LATE BREAKING NEWS!

SENATE PASSES FLOOD BILL

The Senate must’ve heard Chuck Schumer. As The Wave was going to press, the United States Senate gave its approval to the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act in a vote that was swift and bi-partisan. More...

Community

Actors Wanted for Moon Over Buffalo

The Rockaway Theatre Company is looking for actors to audition for its May performance of Moon Over Buffalo. More...

It’s All About Your Point Of View

Full Story

Conservative Chair Headlines Repub Meeting

The Rockaway Republicans have announced that the Chairman of the Conservative Party of New York State, Michael R. Long, will headline their March 18th meeting at The Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

Milestones

Ransom Makes Dean’s List

Antanasia Ransom of Far Rockaway has made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester. In a personal letter to Ransom, college dean Dr. Donna N. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Tale Of Two Wastelands

Last week The Wave presented an update on the Neponsit Home Care Center which sits vacant and decaying on the oceanfront. Millions of dollars are being wasted by leaving it unused. More...

Invisi-Bill de Blasio

Senator Schumer came to Rockaway to talk about FEMA oversight, flood insurance and beach replenishment and coastal protection. More...

Letters

Keep the Parade!

Dear Editor: As a 30 year supporter of the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Irish parade, I was dismayed to read Tom Morgan’s letter last week suggesting that it be terminated because of the unruly few whose More...

Fix The Youth, Parade Is OK

Dear Editor: As a child growing up in the Rockaways I remember often seeing ugly acts of violence during the hot summer months on the beach. More...

Parade Must Go On

Dear Editor: I would like to respond to the letter by Thomas Morgan suggesting that the Rockaway St Patrick’s Day Parade should JUST END. More...


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