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DOH Addresses Area’s Mosquito Problem

The summer is here and so are the mosquitoes, the pests which plague the peninsula each year. Last month representatives from the New York City Department of Health addressed residents about what is being done to address the problem. More...

Stringer Audit: Sandy Shelter Problems

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has some strong criticism for the Department of Homeless Services following his audit of their performance after Superstorm Sandy. More...

Far Rockaway Flooding

Far Rockaway residents are asking why, with all the money being spent on infrastructure repair, it is possible to have had all of the recent flooding. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Begin Again – Once Is Enough

Once upon a time, there was a low-budget film hit named, Once. Written and directed by John Carney, it struck a chord, won an audience and an Oscar, then spawned a smash Broadway musical. More...

Sports

RBVL: The Home Stretch

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League completed week nine of their 11-week season Wednesday night and is heading down the home stretch to the finish line of playoff Saturday on Aug. 9. More...

The Stoop

It’s the end of July, so that must mean the baseball trade deadline is heating up and the main topic of conversation on New York’s sports radio stations and websites, right? Well, no. More...

Free Lacrosse Clinic

The Lacrosse Club of Rockaway (LCR), held its girls lacrosse clinic at Ft. Tilden this past week, and was well-attended. More...

Letters

Wounded Warrior Corrections

Dear Editor: In last week’s Wave, I reported on the 10th Annual Wounded Warriors Adaptive Sports Festival. I neglected to acknowledge one of the best volunteers, Ms. Deirdre Roberts. More...

Support Your Local Business

Dear Editor: Restaurant Week July 22 - August 15 should be celebrated every week during the year. In these difficult economic times, it is especially important to patronize your local neighborhood restaurant. More...

The Fork for the Fries

Dear Editor: I am writing in reference to your paper’s article on Weiss’s in Broad Channel. I can remember going there as a child with my parents in the 1950s and ‘60s. More...

Collision: Two Crashes In Rockaway

Two separate vehicle collisions in Rockaway, involving a total of six cars, marked Tuesday, July 22. Shortly after 12: 30 p. m. More...

Community

Broad Channel Block Party Returns

Nobody throws a block party quite like Broad Channel, and they proved it again this year. Barbecues, bouncy rides, games, water slides, live music and more came together for the big community bash on Saturday, July 18. More...

Sound And Art:

The ‘Fort Piece Motet’ At Tilden

By Susan Hartenstein More...

St. Mary’s Celebrates Fiesta Internacional

With food for all and two bounce houses set up for the children St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church in Far Rockaway held its annual Fiesta Internacional — the International Feast of St. John on July 13. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Trisha Williams, Director, New York State Miss Heart of the USA Pageant

Tell us about yourself. More...

Beachcomber

If you parked along Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 88th and 90th Streets and got a ticket on July 22, you may have a legitimate way to fight it. More...

Official Point of View

The Double-Edged Sword

Last week, the Department of Homeless Services alerted us that the former Daytop Rehab facility in Arverne would be converted into a homeless shelter, after denying their plans to do so for nearly two months. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Leadership Lessons

Here in Rockaway, with gun violence rising, unemployment far from being solved and infrastructure issues too numerous to list here, it is becoming apparent with each passing day that our mayor is clearly not focused on what is happening on the penins More...

Obits

Maria J. Hines

Airline Crew Planner

Maria J. Hines, an airline crew planner, died on July 19. Hines, who worked with Corcorde, Air France, was a lifelong resident of Breezy Point. She was a member of the Blessed Trinity Choir and secretary of the Blessed Trinity Parish. More...

Santos Rodriguez

Maintenance Worker

Santos Rodriguez, a NYC Housing maintenance worker, died on July 16. Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, Rodriguez was a Rockaway resident for 49 years, He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. More...

Winston Lloyd Tendale

School Bus Driver

Winston Lloyd Tendale, a school bus driver, died on July 17, at age 68. Born in Jamaica, West Indies, Tendale was a Far Rockaway resident for 38 years. More...


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