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Youth Leader Gets Plea Deal Free Access

Accused of choking woman, pleads to disorderly conduct

Milan Taylor, president and founder of the Rockaway Youth Task Force More...

New Challenger For Meeks

Rockaway Park resident Allen Steinhardt has received confirmation from the NYS Board of Elections that he will appear on the ballot Nov. 4 against Congressman Gregory Meeks. More...

Goldfeder Urges Banks To Protect Elder Clients

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is calling on some of the state’s largest banks to make concerted efforts to protect elder citizens from financial abuse. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Mark Edwards Ancient Order of Hibernians

Tell Us About Yourself I was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 1, 1964. My father, David Edwards, was born in County Dublin and my mother Monica Brennan Edwards’ parents came from County Mayo and County Kilkenny. More...

Consider The Source

Law enforcement seems to be in the headlines these past few months, spanning from Rikers Island to One Police Plaza. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane More...

Editorial/Opinion

One Rockaway

Fridays are usually a slower day at The Wave. After delivering the paper, and catching up on events that happened after we went to press on Thursday, most of the rest of the day is spent on planning for the week ahead. More...

Wave Film Critic Wins First Place

The Wave’s film critic Robert M. Snyder and his brother, Philip Snyder, won First Prize for their short, “A Farewell to Arm,” at the 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-in Movie Festival in Oakland, California. More...

Rock’d By Violence

The recent shooting of a 12-year-old girl on Beach 59th Street, during a well-attended community event right near the boardwalk, is just one example of the recent uptick in gun violence in Rockaway. More...

Community

Jump For Life Fundraiser

Three years ago, Mark Dana had wanted to be part of the inaugural Jump for Life fundraiser, but it was, in his words, a time of “major decline in my life.” There was serious emotional, financial and every other kind of upheaval you can More...

Topless Showing

The Topless art gallery at 90-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard has brought its own intriguing dash of art to the Rockaway peninsula this summer. More...

Craft Fair Comes To The Boardwalk

Something new came to the beach this year. A craft fair. The Rockaway Beach Boardwalk Craft and Gift Fair held its first annual event on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Sports

RBVL Crowns 2014 Champions

On Saturday, volleyballs flew all day on the sands of Riis Park as contestants fought for the fabled winner’s sweatshirts in the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League playoffs. More...

The Stoop

Though his sport was football, Vince Lombardi’s legacy of winning and approach to team-building can be applied to any sport. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Bluefish seemed to be the main attraction this past moon. Saturday aboard the Jamaica Bay charter boat Karen Ann, the bluefish bent the rods for Billy and his guest. More...

Letters

A Welcome Recess

Dear Editor: Congress adjourning and leaving Washington for a five week recess is actually great news. Our civil and economic liberties are continually at risk when any legislative body More...

Obits

Dionne Barnett

Homecare Attendant

Dionne Barnett, a home care attendant, died on July 4 at age 48. She was a lifetime Rockaway resident. More...

Myrtle Bryan

Home Health Aide

Myrtle Bryan, a home health aide, died on July 3 at age 78. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, she was a resident of Rockaway for 10 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Louise Wiltshire. More...

David Greene

Presser

David Greene, a presser, died on June 30 at age 74. Born in West Point, Virginia, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. He is preceded in death by his siblings, Pat, Clara Bell, Daisy, Edith, Lysa, Elsie, Dennis and Joe. More...


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