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Four More Shootings In 101st Precinct

Since last year, shootings in the 101st Precinct have risen. More...

Arverne Fire Under Investigation

A two alarm fire at a row of abandoned stores in Arverne on Wednesday afternoon, is under investigation. Firefighters, EMS, and police responded to the fire at 53-09 Beach Channel Drive at approximately 1:15 p.m. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who?

Salvatore Lopizzo, Founder and Director of YANA

Tell Us About Yourself. More...

Eye On Rockaway

New Bus Is A Plus

This past Tuesday, we learned the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering a new bus route linking Rockaway to Rosedale and Jamaica. More...

Beachcomber

No, you didn’t miss Niall Connolly and his band. They will be performing this Sunday, July 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rockaway Artists Alliance T-7 gallery, with special guest Warren Malone. More...

Sports

The Dukes of the Dunes

During a severe winter of constant snow, local kids likely made a killing from shoveling neighbor’s sidewalks for a few bucks, but with the summer in swing and snow nowhere in sight, kids are turning to other means to become young entrepreneurs More...

RLL SOFTBALL:

Great Season Ends on Losing Note

Rockaway Little League made its first ever entry into the Girls Softball 10U post-season tournament and dropped a pair of close games to Ozone Howard LL in the District 27 Championship series. More...

The Stoop

A few weeks ago, Major League Baseball (MLB) paid tribute to Hall of Fame legend Lou Gehrig, whose battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cost him his career and then his life. More...

Obits

Jean D’Anna

Homemaker

Jean D’Anna, a homemaker, died on July 10. A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years before moving to Kingston, N.Y., D’Anna was a member of Gabby Girl, Mariet at St. Rose of Lima Church and an avid bingo and card player. More...

Thomas O’Toole

Director of Environmental Services

Thomas O’Toole, Director of Environmental Services at Peninsula Center for Extended Care, died on July 14 at age 54. A lifelong Rockaway resident, O’Toole will be missed by friends and family. More...

City To Dump Homeless Shelter At Daytop

After months of denials, the New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) yesterday informed Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska of plans to place 155 homeless adult families at 316 Beach 65th Street, the building that once hous More...

Community

10th Annual Wounded Warrior Weekend

When one looks at the Wounded Warriors website, you can read the following; “The patriotically proud folks on New York’s Rockaway Peninsula certainly know how to say, ‘Thank you’.” For the last decade, the Wounded Warrio More...

Welcome Home

It has been a long road from the disaster, but mother and daughter Doris Gresser and Lorraine Burke have made it home. More...

Picture This: Gateway Photo Contest

Gateway National Recreation Area has announced a new photo contest and asked picture takers to join in and send their best images of this expansive National Park. More...

Milestones

Hazel Lewis Celebrates A Century

On March 13 of this year, long time Broad Channel resident Hazel Lewis celebrated her 100th birthday. Her parents, Ethel Grace Largent and Stephen Joseph Sivyour, were born in 1884 and 1883 respectively. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Rockaway: The de Blasio Dump

We’re not sure what’s worse; having the temerity to tell Rockaway they need to do their “fair share” in forcing a homeless shelter on Beach 65th Street, or lying about it for three months. More...

Letters

Rockaway’s Worst Nightmare

Dear Editor: It's no surprise to me that the de Blasio administration snuck these plans (for a homeless shelter) through right under our noses. More...

Inmates Are Running Asylum

Dear Editor: As a long time Rockaway resident I find it completely incomprehensible that after Commissar More...

Must Be An Election Year For Addabbo

Dear Editor: It must be an election year! Senator Addabbo has written two columns for The Wave in four months. More...


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