A Ferry Merry Day In May!

Rockaway ferry to start service on May 1

As The Wave first reported on April 6, the Citywide Ferry Service – which will now be called NYC Ferry – will launch in Rockaway on May 1, a month ahead of schedule. “Rockaway residents have some of the longest commute times in the city,” said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. “We promised we’d bring them our new […]

Cops Search For Missing Far Rockaway Man

Feliz Miranda, a 62-year old male, was last seen on Tuesday, April 4, at 6:00 p.m., leaving 15-26 New Haven Ave. He is approximately 5 foot, one inch tall, 130 pounds with brown eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing black sneakers, a red t-shirt and brown jacket. The missing man also walks with a cane. Anyone with […]

A Passover Message

It was hard to believe that Spring was ever going to arrive this year. There’s still a large pile of ugly, dirty snow, piled high in the corner of the Costco parking lot in Brooklyn, where I have just returned from purchasing large quantities of food for our family Passover Seder that will take place this Monday evening. For me, […]

BDB, Cuomo Feud Is No Laughing Matter

Mayor Bill de Blasio often puts his progressive agenda first, making it virtually impossible to make pragmatic decisions to solve simple issues. Governor Andrew Cuomo sees himself as a problem-solver for the middle class, and has very little regard for his fellow Democrat from Park Slope. However, this feud, always tiresome and petty, is starting to get a little dangerous. […]

Political Cartoon

Scholars’ Academy “Protest”

Dear Editor: I was reading the March 24 issue of The Wave and came across a large photo and article about the Black Lives Matter protest that took place, apparently approved and sanctioned by the administration at Scholars’ Academy. As my grandchild attends the school, I was shocked to read about an undercurrent of racism that supposedly exists there—as I […]

A Proper Farewell

Dear Editor: To those who didn’t know Susan Hartenstein you missed quite a bit. A bit of background on this Rockaway original will fill in some of the blanks. Spending better than 90 percent of her life in Rockaway, Susan, her mother and brother lived across from P.S. 114 until, as the sole heir of the family house; she sold […]

LBRB Co-Hosts Rock Soup

The Ladies of Business Rockaway Beach (LBRB) co-hosted this month’s Rock Soup – a winter supper series supporting community projects in Rockaway Beach at the Rockaway Brewing Company, on Saturday, March 25. LBRB is a group of female entrepreneurs who offer each other support, compassion, empathy and truth in a democratic environment. Lying on the sign-in table was LBRB’s glossy, […]

COGCA Gets Swim Strong

Spring is on the calendar and almost in the air! Church of God Christian Academy, a NY Rising Community Center Recovery Service provided in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) is getting a head start on getting youth more resilient around the water. On March 22, Shawn Slevin, founder of Swim Strong Foundation, shared water safety techniques […]

Kosher Wines At Ship To Shore

The Passover seder and the four glasses of wine guests drink throughout the annual Pesach meal will be easier to pour and pair with cuisine during this Festival of Spring now that Ship to Shore Wine Shop located at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd. in Rockaway Beach has added kosher wines to their inventory. Each of your guests will drink approximately […]