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Parents, students and faculty unite against public school closing

Members of the PS/MS 42 school community weren’t buying the Department of Education’s (DOE) rationale favoring the closure of the Arverne site and demanded it remain open based on recent progress reports during a Wednesday, Jan. 10 public hearing. The auditorium was flooded with protestors decrying a recommendation to pull the curtains on the District 27 school, located at 488 […]

2018-01-12 E-Edition

Stringer Puts Heat On NYCHA

In last week’s Wave editorial, “NYCHA Mismanagement Is Endangering Lives,” we mentioned a scathing audit of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) released on June 24, 2015 by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.  In that audit, he called the agency out for mismanagement. In the last several months, NYCHA has been widely criticized for violating both a […]

Leave Santa To The Children

Dear Editor: In a letter to the editor in The Wave’s Jan. 5, 2018 edition, someone else agreed with me, Santa Claus isn’t vegan. More importantly, we all agree that Santa shouldn’t be used for political purposes. Just leave Santa Claus to the children. David Doblack

Erosion Study Sparks Concerns At CB14 Meet

Current plans on the part of the Parks Department to mitigate beach erosion along the peninsula were met with apprehension and doubt on the part of Community Board 14 members, who offered alternate solutions at their monthly session. The Tuesday, Jan. 9 meeting featured civic leader Hank Iori, who fired the first salvo by poking holes at the sand dunes […]

Upset With Addabbo

Dear Editor: I want to make a short comment on the article from our State Senator Joseph Addabbo published at your paper at the first issue of 2018. I mean specifically its last paragraph which underlined the very deep dedication of senator to people from his district. I have totally opposite feeling towards his performance. In November of 2016, I […]

Thanks For Doing The Dirty Work

Dear Editor: As someone who was born in the Rockaways, I’ve seen Riis Park transform from a pristine park to a disheveled one. For quite some time, there has been a tunnel of weeds and garbage surrounding the perimeter of the Riis Park parking lot from Beach Channel Drive toward the nursing home, and also towards Beach Channel Drive. These […]

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. If you are a musician or member of a band and want to share with our readers, where you’re playing or what you’re […]