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Breaking News - 3/23/2017 3:47 PM

All-Hands Fire On Shore Front Parkway Free Access

   An all-hands fire tore through a fourth floor apartment on Shore Front Parkway on Wednesday, March 22. More...

Cuomo Announces Cashless Tolling To Begin On Rockaway Bridges April 30

Cashless tolling will begin on the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Cross Bay Veterans Bridges on April 30.  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the start date of the program in a press release sent to The Wave on March 16.  More...

School News

The Charter Pestilence Hits Beach Channel Campus

School Scope

on the March 8 protest led by Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato outside Beach Channel HS before the pre-determined hearing to add another school to the campus, not even a public school, but a privately managed charter school.  More...

Brooklyn College Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship

Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus, chairwoman of the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators (NYSA- BPRL), presented a $1,000 NYSA- BPRL College Scholarship to 20- year-old Brooklyn College student, Ahdara Yahsharalaisrael More...

Business News

Glaziers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Finishing Trades Institute of New York will conduct a recruitment from April 10 through April 21 for 50 glazier apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.  More...

Local Business Owners Help Abandoned Girl

After a five-year-old girl’s daycare provider allegedly left her outside her home by herself on Wednesday, March 8, a pair of brothers, who own local supermarket Three Brothers Meat Market on Central Avenue, came to her rescue. More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

Once upon a time in Far Rockaway…  More...

Slice Of Life

I printed this column last year and I think it needs a re-print because Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato has an item on her website; a a piece of legislation she is sponsoring that would establish “St. Patrick’s Day as a school holiday More...

Does God care about cake? Free Access

It’s Lent, the season of fasting, sin-repenting, and worldly-pleasureabstaining. For 40 days beginning on Ash Wednesday, Christians around the globe participate in this abstinence in preparation of Holy Week. More...

Editorial/Opinion

You Get What You Pay For

Up until June 1, 2012, it cost just 35 cents to purchase the weekly edition of The Wave. On that date, the front page indicated that it would now cost 50 cents a week to purchase our paper. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obits

Linda J. King

Linda J. King died on March 10. Originally hailing from Brooklyn, King spent 37 years living in Rockaway. More...

Kevin John Lester

Kevin John Lester died on March 10. A lifelong resident of the peninsula, Lester was born in Far Rockaway, spent most of his years in Rockaway Park and also lived in Broad Channel. More...

Hanoria McCrohan

Hanoria McCrohan died on March 6. A 32-year resident of Rockaway, McCrohan previously lived in Inwood, N.Y. and originally hailed from County Kerry in Ireland. She was a member of the Pioneers Club and the St. Rose of Lima Young at Heart Club. More...

Breaking News - 3/18/2017 11:48 AM

MISSING ALERT Free Access

Teen missing from Far Rockaway home

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating 13-year old Anabel Cuevas. More...

Community

Pair Of Homes Collapse In Far Rock

Two houses under construction succumbed to strong Winter Storm Stella winds on Tuesday, March 14, tumbling down on Jarvis Avenue near Beach 7th Street. More...

CB14 Meeting Rescheduled

The monthly Community Board 14 meeting scheduled for March 14 that was canceled due to the snow storm, has been rescheduled for March 22, 7:15 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 Beach 90 Street.   More...

A Night To Remember For Michael McMahon Free Access

Antun's in Queens Village was packed on Saturday, March 11 with guests who attended The Mayo Society of New York Annual Ball. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Artist Robert Sarnoff Lands Exhibit At Mount Sinai’s Ruttenberg Center

Robert Sarnoff, The Wave’s editorial cartoonist from 2002 to 2016, created a major five-piece art installment that will be permanently displayed at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Ruttenberg Center in New York City.  More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Get Out

Moviescope

Get Out may be the ultimate hybrid horror movie.  Think of a merging of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Meet the Parents, The Stepford Wives, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, to name a few. More...

Sports

The Yankee Way Free Access

"I have nothing against long hair, but wearing a Yankee uniform represents tradition. I think a Yankee should look well-groomed. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

When they said beware the “Ides of March,” they weren’t kidding.  Sitting here watching the snow come down it’s hard to believe that April 15, the opening of striped bass season, is just around the corner.  More...

RBVL Prepares For 2017

Preparations for the summer 2017 Rockaway Beach Volleyball League are underway. Each year the first order of business is to find out which teams will be returning and which will not. More...

Letters

Shop Local, It Matters

Dear Editor:This week I found out about two of my favorite stores imminent closing Station Liquors and Rocka- pup. It’s very sad that our community did not make more of an effort to shop at local and locally owned stores, More...

Sunshine Week

Dear Editor:  Public records are very serious business for newspapers because they form the backbone of most newspaper stories. Newspapers are the loudest ones screaming when legislators have the gall to attempt limiting public records.  More...

Spring Ahead To Meatless Meals?

Dear Editor:  Where is global warming when we need it? 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...

Poseidon’s Prom To Party On

Get ready for a Ship of Fools this April Fool’s Day.  Gearing up for 2017’s anticipated Poseidon’s Parade, the folks behind the procession will once again be throwing a Poseidon’s Prom – an evening of sea-themed fun More...

Working Poor’s Next Big Break: The Queens World Film Festival Free Access

A few months ago, the short film, Working Poor, premiered at the Big Apple Film Festival to a sold out showing. More...


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