Zwirn Blasts Build It Back At Hearing



More than two years ago, New York Comptroller Scott Stringer conducted several public meetings in Rockaway to listen to the problems people were having with the Build It Back process. “If I wasn’t here myself, I wouldn’t believe what I have been hearing,” he said on May 20, 2014, at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church. As that meeting drew to […]

Plans For Edgemere Press On



NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) met with more than 250 members of the Edgemere community, over the weekend, to reveal the “Resilient Edgemere Community Planning Initiative”—an eight-page roadmap for future development in the neighborhood between Beach 35th and Beach 49th streets in Far Rockaway. Daniel Hernandez, HPD Deputy Commissioner for Neighborhood Strategies, said that HPD held two […]

Save The Date For A Rockaway Debate

Wave To Host Candidates on Oct. 19

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., The Wave will host a “Debate Night” at Knights of Columbus, Rockaway Council #2672 at 333 Beach 90th St. The Wave has extended the invitation to all of the candidates vying for Rockaway votes. Democratic candidate Stacey Pheffer Amato and Republican candidate Alan Zwirn are hoping to fill Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder’s seat in […]

Ulrich: Show Up, Speak Out



Councilman Eric Ulrich wants his constituents to be aware of three very important public hearings that will take place in the next two weeks. At 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, the city will be hosting a hearing with regard to the Build It Back program at the Beach Channel High School campus at 100-00 Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway […]

O’Reilly Opens Campaign Office



Over 100 people showed up to the Sept. 10 grand opening of Mike O’Reilly’s headquarters in Broad Channel, making it a huge success. O’Reilly, a former Marine, attorney, and pilot, is running as the Republican and Conservative candidate for U.S. Congress against Rep. Gregory Meeks.

Back To Work



It was a great summer in Rockaway. Despite all of the delays with the boardwalk, despite all of the continued dropping of the proverbial ball by a number of city agencies on issues that need solving, we finally got a real glimpse of the Rockaway Renaissance we’ve been hearing about. Now, it’s back to work for all of us. The […]

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Yes, It IS “Ferry Good News!”



Dear Editor: Yes, the news is “ferry good” – because Rockaway is finally going to get a ferry service that it deserves and needs, and this time, the community does not have to worry about losing the service. The Rockaway ferry, which also benefits the Brooklyn riders who will take it from Brooklyn Army Terminal, is here to stay! This […]

We Need A Fixed Government



Dear Editor: In response to Ruth Graves’ letter “We Need Government,” we need government for a few things, but certainly not to take advantage of the taxpayers by creating more government jobs that do absolutely nothing for the people, especially when city and state official’s forget they work for the people. How many times do you call a city or […]

Give Zwirn A Chance



Dear Editor: The last thing that New York State needs is another Democrat in the Assembly. There are more than enough in Albany now to maintain New York’s position as the highesttaxed state in the union. While reading the local papers, including yours, I feel that this is a point being missed. As residents of New York it is difficult […]