No sleep ‘til ‘Brooklyn’: Fans anxiously await return of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

Shows about police officers have been a staple of the prime-time landscape for many years, and they seem to be back with a vengeance lately. While cop dramas are once again in vogue, one hit series takes a look at the lighter side of police work. Andy Samberg (“Saturday Night Live”) returns as Det. Jake Peralta in the midseason premiere […]

Poseidon’s Prom Makes Waves

On Saturday, Mar. 1, Poseidon’s Prom returned to the Knights of Columbus in Rockaway with dozens dressed up in seafaring costumes and ready to set sail into the summer, while raising funds for this year’s Annual Poseidon Parade. “We’re all friends and family here,” said Diane O’Donnell, a local resident. “It’s a great cause and we get to be silly.” […]

Appel’s “Stengel” Is A Masterpiece

Only one man in baseball history has worn the jersey of the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees and New York Mets in his career. That man is Hall of Famer Casey Stengel, and as Casey used to say, “You can look it up!” There’s a new book out about the legendary Stengel, and it’s written by Marty […]

World Champions Karate Promotion Ceremony

On March 26, eight new black belts were promoted by The World Champions Karate Center. The black belt examination requires completing a set of rigorous criteria, established by the Shotokan organization. This includes knowledge and application (Bunkai) of 18 Kata (forms). Also included were 11 Weapons Kata, as well as the ability to use the various weapons. These include the […]

RLL Celebrates Opening Day

The sun broke through in force just in time for Rockaway Little League’s first games of the 2017 season last Sunday. The warm weather did not help the bats in some of the best played games; there were several stellar pitching performances. In the Game of the Week, the Neponsit Realty Giants and the American Legion Reds played a hand […]

Calling All Local Bands And Musicians

Promote your performances in The Wave’s ‘Who’s Playing’ column.

Looking to draw a crowd at an upcoming performance? Let The Wave know!The Wave’s longstanding ‘Who’s Playing’ column is looking to promote local bands playing on and off the peninsula while also spreading the word about out of area musicians looking to play in Rockaway. Send performance schedules, band photos and any other relevant information to with the subject […]

Stranded Seal Saved

The Wave is happy to report that the injured seal pup found on Beach 106th Street yesterday has been picked up by the Riverhead Foundation and taken to their rescue center.According to Riverhead Foundation President Charles Bowman, the young, gray pup was picked up early this morning and is doing just fine.Based on the videos and photos of the seal […]

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