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“Riding The Wave”A Rockaway Podcast

The Wave will be producing its first-ever podcast next week, as “Riding The Wave” makes it broadcast debut on BlogTalkRadio.com. The podcast will be hosted by editor Mark Healey, and the first guest will be Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder. More...

Groundbreaking at Goldie Maple

It has stood mostly unused the last few years, very soon a new track, field and playground will be open at Goldie Maple Academy on Beach 54th Street. More...

Local Poetic Kids Honored

Local young poets were among many of those honored recently by the Police Athletic League at their Annual Poetry Jam. More...

Business News

Rock Businesses Network

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation’s CEO and president Kevin Alexander looks on as Jack Friedman, of the Queens Chamber of Commerce, speaks at RDRC's annual Business Card excha More...

Sports

RLL: Hail To The Champs!

Summer League Action

After more than 400 scheduled games, innumerable baseball and softball practices, and three busy months at Ft. Tilden, five teams stood tallest as the champions of their Rockaway Little League divisions. More...

Local Lacrosse Kids Shine

The Scholars’ Academy middle school boys’ lacrosse team took on the Brooklyn Crescents on Sunday, June 8 at Poly Prep High School, and with an 8-1 victory, won the tournament. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Ferry Fight Fail

Sad to say, but when The Wave learned that the $75 billion budget agreement made between the New York City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio did not include funding for a permanent commitment to ferry service, we weren’t all that surprised. More...

Obits

Robert Walter Bond

Contractor

Robert Walter Bond, a contractor, died on June 28. A longtime Rockaway resident, Bond is preceded in death by his brother, Richard. He is survived by his brothers, William C. Bond Jr. More...

Patricia Boothe

Legal Proofreader

Patricia Boothe, a legal proofreader, died on June 13 at age 59. A Far Rockaway resident for 25 years, Boothe was the former managing editor of Herman Hall’s (publisher) Everybody’s Caribbean Magazine for more than 30 years. More...

Estelle Edmond

Button Maker

Estelle Edmond, a button maker, died on June 18 at age 87. A Far Rockaway resident for 60 years, Edmond was a member of the Senior Choir and served on the Pastor’s Aide Board of New Hope Baptist Church. More...

Breaking News - 7/10/2014 9:59 AM

Sandy Lawsuit Against LIPA Gets Green Light

Local homeowners suing power giant will get their day in court

The Wave has learned the lawsuit filed by Sullivan & Galleshaw, LLP on behalf of 120 homeowners whose properties burned down during Hurricane Sandy will proceed, as Queens Supreme Court Judge Bernice D. More...

Final Curtain for Beach Channel High

Alumni, administrators and teachers gathered together last week to mark the passing of Beach Channel High School. More...

School News

Graduation Day For Learning Lab Class

“I ask you, ‘Who can stop you?” keynote speaker Michael Deer asked the crowd of 60 blue gowned graduates at the commencement for the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation and Time Warner Cable Computer Learning Lab in More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Rockstock And Barrels Draws Big Crowds

Rockstock and Barrels celebrates surfing, skating and music. Big crowds came out to enjoy the day, even with sand replenishment still taking place.

Huge crowds came out for a day of surf, sun, music and shopping at the Eighth Annual Rockstock and Barrels festival on Saturday, June 28. People came out to enjoy a beautiful summer beach day on Beach 90th Street and were treated to an all-day event. More...

Le Fooding Comes to Le Rock

A special cultural and culinary feast, featuring world renowned and local chefs is coming to Rockaway. More...

Rockaway Plays Arts In The Plaza

Rockaway musicians will be filling the air with live music at the Arts In the Plaza festival in Long Beach this Saturday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who?

Carmen Ayala, Executive Director, VNSNY Early Steps Family Center

Tell us about yourself. More...

Beachcomber

The Colors Of Rockaway event, aimed at creating the world’s largest chalk and pastel mural, has been cancelled for this weekend. But Friends of Rockaway, the organizers, promise something new will be in the works very soon. More...

Official Point of View

Rockaway Can Be Proud of 2014 Budget Deal

Last week, I proudly stood in the rotunda of City Hall with my colleagues as we gave our historic stamp of approval to the budget agreement inked between the de Blasio administration and the New York City Council. More...

Letters

Honor Grandparents Day

Dear Editor: Once again it’s time to thank all my wonderful grandparents out there who love unconditionally and cast upon us their wisdom and life experiences. More...

Rockaway Needs The Ferry!

Dear Editor: Yes, Rockaway needs ferry service, and we need the ferries to run seven days a week to bring people easily from Manhattan and Brooklyn, and everywhere else, to and from Rockaway! More...

What’s Going On?

Dear Editor: I attended the recent protest to keep the Ferry in Rockaway last month and was disappointed in the number of people that showed up. More...


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