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31st District Participatory Budget Vote Begins March 29

After months of meetings and discussions among delegates and community members, it is now time to answer the question -- how would you spend $1 million to better your community? More...

$4 Mil Plus For Sandy Damaged Parks

Senator Charles Schumer and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder recently announced more than $4 million in federal funding for New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYCDPR) for Sandy-damaged parks and sports areas in Rockaway. More...

Goldfeder Urges City to Fix Beach Blocks

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is urging the city to speed up repairs on Sandy-damaged beach blocks. More...

School News

Old School

Desi McKinney remembers his school days in Rockaway and recently brought these pictures to share with The Wave. “I was about 5 1/2 years old,” he says, in 1960 when he attended kindergarten at PS 42 in Arverne. More...

Sports

Rockaway Fighters Kick High At WKA

“They all gave everything that any coach could hope to ask for," CROM Martial Training co-owner and instructor Chris Romulo said, “...all-out effort.” He was speaking about the team of “warriors” who represented the Rock More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

Traveling can be a wonderful way for you to boost your overall wellbeing. Done alone, it can be the key that unlocks doors inside of you that perhaps you never even knew existed. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Snowy Owls, Pesky Humans

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New Parks Commish Better Get Busy

It took him long enough. Bill de Blasio finally got around to naming a Parks Commissioner. He selected Mitchell Silver who had been Planning Director in Raleigh, North Carolina. More...

Weeks Marine Is AWOL

According to the Army Corps there are only a handful of companies that do beach replenishment. We have to wonder if they’re all as unreliable as Weeks Marine. More...

Weeks Excuse On Sand

Any Day Now...

Weeks Marine, the company awarded the $24 million job to pump sand onto Rockaway beaches has used one dredge and pipe story after another to explain their tardiness in getting started (and not just in Rockaway, see this week’s editorial). More...

Ferry Petition Gains Steam

The ferry fight is still on and this time residents are hoping service will be expanded to include weekends over the summer. More...

Community

Nature Walk On The Wild Side

The American Littoral Society’s Northeast Chapter, headquartered in Broad Channel, has announced a flock of upcoming events. Here are a few of them! More...

Goldie Maple PAL Art Winners

Four Queen’s children were named winners of the 2014 Police Athletic League Art Contest, and three were from the PAL Center at Goldie Maple Academy. More...

Happy Hour For Strays

Apparently someone has been feeding and ‘watering’ the stray cats and dogs at the old courthouse on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 90th Street. Either that or Rockaway has a very big alcoholic animal problem. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Tom Hughes, Beach 116th Street Partnership

Tell Us About Yourself More...

Boyleing Points

Letter Bombs

Poor Tom Morgan. Fed up with drunken teenagers who cause mayhem on Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day, Tom wrote a letter to the editor to say the parade should be cancelled. And quite the uproar occurred. More...

Go Parks!

Free Trees!

Spring is here. It’s time for Tree Giveaways at NYC Parks. More...

Letters

A Call For Unity

Dear Editor: More...

Tired Of Mayor Already

Dear Editor: More...

Who Is The Real Bad Guy?

Dear Editor: I just read this week’s issue (3/15/2014) of The Wave. I read The Wave from cover to cover every week. More...

Obits

Rosemary Dorin Kelleher

Computer System Instructor

Rosemary Dorin Kelleher, a computer system instructor, died on March 22nd. A Rockaway resident for 47 years, Kelleher retired from Verizon and was a member of the Rockaway Republican Club and Telephone Pioneers of America. More...

Nancy Marie Larkin

Homemaker

Nancy Marie Larkin, a homemaker, died on March 23rd. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Larkin was a longtime parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach and St. Mary Star of the Sea in Far Rockaway. More...

John M. McCormack

Communication Manager

John M. McCormack, a communication manager, died on March 25th. A Rockaway resident for 34 years coming from Brooklyn, McCormack was a member of the U.S. More...


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