June 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rockaway Pipeline Gets the Go-Ahead

The Rockaway Lateral Project, or the “Rockaway Pipeline” as it is more wellknown, is officially a go. More...

Secretary Comes To Broad Channel

“We’re taking the lessons learned from this natural disaster,” U.S. More...

Man Shot In Arverne

A 22-year old male was shot on Sunday, June 15, at approximately 1:08 a.m. in the parking lot of 434 Beach 58th Street. The unidentified male was shot twice; once in the right arm and once in right lower back. The victim was a walk-in to St. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Movie Scope

“A Million Ways To Die In The West” — Blazing Sadness

Seth MacFarlane is in pain. More...

Milestones

Rockaway’s Newest Vet

Andrew Baker received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, from Tufts University on May 18, and will now be going into practice at the Animal Hospital of the Rockaways. More...

Ransom Achieves Honors

Antanasia Ransom has more than made the grade as a student at Russell Sage College. More...

Breezy Point Veteran Honored

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Sullivan, a Breezy Point resident, was honored last Saturday at Citi Field. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Early Primary Contrary To Purpose

About a month ago, a call came into The Wave, the caller asking what primary was being held on June 24, who was running and where could they get any more information. More...

Letters

A Ferry Good Idea

Dear Editor The answer to "City Hall Ferry Fight" (Mark C. Healey -- June 13) may be found buried in the soon-tobe adopted new municipal budget for the period July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015. More...

Another House Across The Street

Dear Editor, I commend Joyce Zoller for speaking out regarding abandoned homes. As Joyce, I also have major health issues; C.O.P.D. and am on oxygen therapy 16 hours a day to assist my lungs so I can function. More...

Beware Speed Trap

Dear Editor, I am writing to see if anyone at The Wave was aware that the Department of Transportation has made Beach Channel Drive from Beach 108th Street to Beach 97th Street a school zone and they have cars stationed there taking pictures of speed More...

Breaking News - 6/24/2014 1:21 PM

Head of Rockaway Task Force Facing Assault Charges

Milan R. Taylor, who heads the Rockaway Youth Task Force, is facing assault charges More...

A Primary Maze For Local Election

You may have been receiving notices in the mail about the upcoming Federal Primary Election that will be held on June 24. More...

Community

“Battle of the Walls”

A Big Success

The Rockaway Beach Civic Association held its first annual Rockaway “Battle of the Walls” Paddleball Tournament last Sunday, and it was deemed a great success from everyone involved. More...

Rockaway Artist Debuts In NYC

Calling her work a celebration of the connection between the female form and nature, Rockaway artist Alice Elisabeth will have her first-ever solo exhibition in NYC, opening on June 26 at 345 Broome Street from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. More...

PS 47 Collects For A Good Cause

PS 47 in Broad Channel not only teaches students about reading, writing and math, but also gives lessons in how to lend a helping hand. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

After the storm, a row of burnt out, half demolished buildings stood on Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 114th Street. The lot was eventually cleared and fenced in. Recently a new sign has been seen posted on that vacant spot. More...

Dispatches

Bring Participatory Budgeting Back To Rockaway In 2015

Councilman Donovan Richards is to be thanked for bringing Participatory Budgeting to the Rockaway community within District 31—and consider this a request that he commit to doing so again next year. More...

Dispatches

An Open Letter To Congressman Meeks

Dear Congressman Meeks, More...

Sports

RLL: Buckeyes Win Softball Title

Championship Saturday Looms

The Knights of Columbus Buckeyes (Major Girls) swept their way to the first championship of Rockaway Little League’s 2014 season. More...

Near Perfect Weather, Near Perfect Volleyball

I went down to Riis Park for Wednesday night’s RBVL volleyball. Something was wrong. The sun was out, no fog, wind or cold. I checked my phone calendar to see if it was Wednesday and it confirmed that. More...

The Making of BattleRock

Behind The Fight:

Buoyed by the success of the inaugural Battle- Rock, BattleRock2 is scheduled to hit the canvas on Saturday, June 28. More...

Obits

Aldo Dell’Aquila

General Contractor

Aldo Dell’Aquila, a general contractor, died on June 12 at age 42. Dell’Aquila grew up in Rockaway and attended Lawrence High School. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Elks in Honesdale, Pa. More...

Edward James Entwistle

Supervisor

Edward James Entwistle, a retired supervisor of installations and repairs for the NY Telephone Co., died on June 14 at age 86. More...

Edward Gahn

Union Delegate

Edward Gahn, a union delegate for #7 Tile, Marble and Terrazzo, died on June 13. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Gahn is preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ann Gahn Nash (John). More...


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