October 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Top Stories

Rockaway Debate Night Free Access

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., The Wave will host a “Debate Night” at Knights of Columbus, Rockaway Council No. 2672 at 333 Beach 90th St. More...

School News

Find What You’re Looking For At St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn

Make the most of your college experience at SJC Brooklyn. In the heart of one of the most popular boroughs in New York, you’ll find what you’re looking for: A value-centered academic environment and More...

Archbishop Molloy High School Offers Excellence In Education

Archbishop Molloy High School is a Catholic Marist school that offers a challenging academic program rooted in Gospel value, has been recognized by U.S. More...

St. Francis Prep Students Travel To Home Of Their Patron

On Thursday, June 30, 86 members of the St. Francis Prep community – students, faculty, parents, alumni, and even parishioners from American Martyrs Church in Bayside – boarded buses to Newark Airport to travel to Assisi and Rome, More...

Business News

Avoid A Low Appraisal

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Not too long ago a major newspaper had an article about low appraisals. It explained that the appraisal process has become more rigid in recent years. A low appraisal may mean that the buyer can’t borrow enough money to close. More...

Columnists

Medicaid Benefits For Long Term Care For The Middle Class

Spotlight On Elderlaw

If you are 65 or older, or have been receiving social security disability for at least two years, you are by now aware of what Medicare is- the red, white and blue card that provides insurance for doctor’s visits, some costs of hospitalization More...

Simon Says

One of the biggest problems facing our community is dealing with the Build It Back program.  On Wednesday, Oct. 5, I testified at the Build It Back hearing at Beach Channel High School.  More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. More...

Obits

Sheila J. Barry

Sheila J. Barry, 84, of Bruff County, Limerick, Ireland, died on Oct. 8. She was a dietitian at Park Nursing Home and Lawrence Nursing Home, a parishioner of St. More...

Kathleen T. Fuchs

Kathleen T. Fuchs, of Brooklyn, died on Oct. 7. She was a member of St. More...

Naomi A. Henry

Naomi Amanda Henry of Darlinston, Jamaica, died on Sept. 4.  Henry became a widow in 1985, when she decided to migrate to the U.S. permanently. More...

Addressing Rockaway’s Struggling Schools Free Access

Dr. Harold Paez, president of Community Education Council District 27, said that Rockaway accounts for 37 percent of the struggling elementary and middle schools [PS/MS] in the district. More...

A Great Day For A Rockaway Marathon Free Access

On Saturday, Oct. 8, runners from all over lined up along the Rockaway boardwalk on Beach 98th Street to take their places at the starting line and prepare for The Rockaway Marathon. More...

Community

Halloween Block Party

Beach 116th St. Partnership Revived & Ready to Party

The Beach 116th Street Partnership has been ramping up its efforts to support merchants in Rockaway. The organization has announced that it will host a jam-packed Halloween Festival on Saturday Oct. 29 from noon to 8 p.m. More...

A Return Engagement Free Access

Jamaica Bay documentary film comes home to Broad Channel on Oct. 26

Saving Jamaica Bay, the award-winning documentary film directed by David Sigal and produced by Dan Hendrick, will return from an extensive film festival run to Broad Channel on Oct. 26. More...

Right Side Of Rockaway

Hold Your Nose and Vote

We frequently hear the phrase  With the presidential election less than a month away we are winding down the national discourse on which way to head as a nation.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Art Exhibit Opening At Claudette’s

Kerr and Barbera’s Landscapes

The Wave’s own editorial cartoonist seems a master of all his trades and a hidden freelancer gem who has reached the point in his career where he never makes mistakes with his fine tip quill and brush pens. More...

Brendan Patrick Visits RAA

We were treated to two amazing painting demonstrations by blind artist Brendan Patrick on Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Rockaway Artists Alliance’s exhibit, “Art- Splash,” currently being shown in Fort Tilden.  More...

The Hero of Rockaway

Full Story

Editorial/Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Shelters And Lies Free Access

NY1’s Bob Hardt is a Rockaway resident, and has been credited on the pages of this paper more than once for his excellence. So when we read his daily column “NY1 ItCH: A Nimbler Way to Beat NIMBY,” published on Oct. More...

Letters

Weaponizing ‘Racism’

Dear Editor:  I read a rather astounding opinion piece in the New York Times recently that claimed white people are trying to pretend racism doesn't exist by redefining the word such that almost no one can be a racist. More...

QPTC Helping Hold Electeds Accountable

Dear Editor:  "QPTC Candidates Night" (Aryeh Gelfand, Oct. 7) was a great way to hold city, state and federal elected officials accountable.  More...

Hunt Pokémon Instead

Dear Editor:  Hunters' special interest groups are pushing for New York schools to teach kids how to hunt animals in order to try to drum up interest and money for an antiquated blood sport that very few people are willing to engage in.  More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel. More...

Hip Hop Halloween Celebration

Celebrate Halloween with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance this Sunday, Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. More...

Ralphie May Brings White Trash Christmas Show To Westbury

Come spend the holidays with the colossally clever Ralphie May, as he brings his White Trash Christmas Show to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Wednesday, Nov. More...


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2016 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History

 

 

Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Riding the Wave with Mark Healey on BlogTalkRadio