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De Blasio And Schumer Say It’s Fixed

Build It Back Rebuilt

Seventeen months after Sandy tore through Rockaway, homeowners may finally be getting some relief as the broken Build it Back program is getting rebuilt. More...

Council Questions Build It Back

Nearly a year and half after Hurricane Sandy and nearly a year since its inception, the New York City’s Build It Back program is facing serious questions. More...

101 Commanders ExplainVehicle Checkpoints

There has been a bit of grumbling since the 101st Precinct began vehicle checkpoints almost two months ago, including a front page article in The Wave concerning a high profile resident. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Dan Mundy Jr., President, Broad Channel Civic Association

Tell us about yourself. I’m 50 years old and I’ve lived in Broad Channel for basically 50 years. My extended family, my uncle, my grandfather are all from here. More...

Boyleing Points

Knew And Now Know

One thing I knew already: Spirit Airlines is the worst (if they had their way they’d charge me for writing that). You might not have taken my advice about getting a colonoscopy but please, please avoid the worst company in the country. More...

Beachcomber

The Army Corps awarded two contracts to Weeks Marine totaling $36 million to pump sand on the beach. The second part of the contract, worth $26 million, is for phase two which is supposed to be completed by August 3. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Tale Of Two Reps

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Senator Chuck Schumer came to Rockaway last Saturday to talk about Build It Back and Sandy recovery. It was a tale of two representatives. The Senator knew what was going on. The mayor said he did. More...

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Obits

Florence Elizabeth Elges

Nutritionist

Florence Elizabeth Elges, a nutritionist for the NYC Board of Education, died on March 28. A Rockaway resident for 63 years coming from Brooklyn, Elges is preceded in death by her husband, John and brothers, Robert John McCabe (MIA WWII) and Douglas. More...

Margaret Rose Gillespie

Margaret Rose Gillespie died on March 29. Gillespie was born and raised in Belle Harbor before moving to Jupiter, Florida. More...

Richard T. Mikell

Manager

Richard T. Mikell, a manager, died on March 27. A Rockaway resident for 33 years coming from Sunnyside, Queens, Mikell served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. More...

Community

Dark Shadows Star Coming to Seaside Library

Kathryn Leigh Scott, who played the ingénue lead in the gothic daytime drama “Dark Shadows,” is coming to Seaside Library. More...

World Class Musician At Fort Tilden

Having toured in over 300 cities, and played at places as near as Carnegie Hall and the Bronx Museum of the Arts and given master classes as far away as the Ukraine, horn player Barbara Oldhan, the founding member of Quintet of the Americas, is ready More...

Beach 116th Tree Giveaway a Success

The Beach 116th Street Partnership hosted a wildly successful free tree giveaway outside of Station Wine & Liquor on Sunday, March 30. More...

Sports

Kevin Kearney Classic 5K

You can’t stop a dedicated runner or a good cause. Despite the rain, Rockaway runners and others came out for the Kevin Kearney Classic 5K on Saturday, March 29. More...

Blessed Trinity Now Tournament Champs

The Blessed Trinity 5th Grade Boys basketball season started way back in November with an opening game victory over Good Shepherd at home. Little did the coaches know what kind of season they were about to encounter. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Spring is upon us, or so the calendar says. I guess it would be an understatement to say fishermen are chomping at the bit to “wet a line” and as the temps rise that will evolve. More...

Letters

Locals Heard At City Council

Dear Editor: The New York City Council held a hearing regarding Build it Back. The hearing was run by council member Mark Treyger who chairs the Recovery and Resiliency Committee. More...

Mundy Outlines Disastrous Program

Dear Editor: (This is just a portion of the testimony of Dan Mundy Sr. at the City Council hearing on the Build It Back program): More...

Drug Tests for Electeds

Dear Editor: More...


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